High Class Broad | Tyranena Brewing Company

High Class BroadHigh Class Broad
BA SCORE
84.6%
Liked This Beer
4.06 w/ 91 ratings
High Class BroadHigh Class Broad
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
tyranena.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DaPeculierDane on 03-26-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,614
Reviews:
65
Ratings:
91
Liked:
77
Avg:
4.06/5
pDev:
8.37%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
3
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 91 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of Shafaegalo
4.36/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rspauldi
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BSiegs
4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Murky dark amber to brown in color. Two fingers of light mocha head, retention is good. Some lacing. Fruit esters from the brandy are prominent on aroma. Notes of sweet malt and oak. On taste, malt, chocolate, fruity esters, oak. Complex and delicious. Medium full body, moderate carbonation, and a dry finish. Slightly bitter. Very impressed, this is a great brown and the brandy barrels add an interesting complexity.

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Photo of Lucular
4.2/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Plenty of brandy flavor with a lot of brown sugar and vanilla. Looks like most other brown ales with a nice head that quickly fades away. Does not come across like a 9%+ abv beer in either the aroma or flavor.

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Photo of Sweffin
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zuidman
4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of uwmgdman
4.35/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.44/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mothman
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tan head cooper color.

Caramel, oak, vanilla and rum. Chocolate with a hint of roast. Raisins, plums, and molasses. Very sweet. Toffee.

Medium bodied. Fairly easy to drink.

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Photo of Ssippisam
3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Benish
3.89/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kidzord
3.56/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of yesterdayfaraway
3.78/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L: pours brown, can see through the glass a dark red. Small off white head
S: sweetness, smokiness, char
T: sweetness from the barrel, and the typical "brown ale" flavors
F: thin/ watery
O: it was an extra in a trade and should be treated as such

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Photo of Drew26
4.17/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wcu80
4.08/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bound4er
3.74/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dark amber appearance with a two finger light tan head. Smells like booze, brandy and roasted nuts and peat. Taste is rather soulless - some fruity oak influences, dried fruit and warming alcohol. Feel is on the medium side with low carbonation. Not one of Rob's better BGW beers - I'll take Wrath of Rocky over this any day.

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Photo of egrace84
3.31/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Duff27
3.43/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.29/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 fl oz stubby bottle sealed with Tyranena logo pressure cap.

poured into unbranded snifter.

Appearance: Tawny brown bodied beer with 2 full fingers of thick and creamy white head. Nice head retention and lacing from the head clings to the side of the glass.

Smell: Huge nutty and toasted malt in the nose of this beer. Dark fruits, cocoa powder, brown sugar, and caramel. Nice waft of oak barrel. Smelling this is an off the charts experience!

Taste: Rich and sweet. Lots of dry oak upfront combine with rich and decadent dark fruits. Nutty and toasted malts that taste slightly dry. Caramel, raisins, brown sugar, and chocolate or cocoa powder / cocoa nibs. Big splash of brandy. More oak slightly drying up the finish and cutting the rich flavors in this beer.

Mouthfeel: modium bodied beer with low end of moderate carbonation. Smooth despite the big brandy character in the flavor. Creamy carbonation. Slightly dry finish, yet the beer coats the palate with rich flavors.

Overall: The nose is ridiculous on this beer. The brandy is monstrously big without being overbearing or boozy; yet the beer is flavorful without being too big in mouthfeel department. I really enjoyed this recent installment of the brewers gone wild series, but as far as the barrel aged brown rift goes I like Island Booty just a little bit more than High Class Broad. Its not by much though.

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Photo of Austin32
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Another great offering from the brewers gone wild series. The brandy aging comes through without being overly sweet. Well balanced but potent, highly recommend if you can get some.

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Photo of Ri0
4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured 12oz bottle into snifter. Cola brown with some dark amber highlights and a 2.5 finger sandy colored head. Head is foamy and holds retention with webs of lacing on my glass. Aroma is sweet with the caramel and bread malts. Some nutty notes along with dried fruit and oak. Flavor is deep and rich with sweet bread, caramel, brown sugar followed by the brandy, dried fruit and oak. Feel is smooth and medium bodied with soft carbonation. I found the imperial brown to impart the brandy notes nicely and make this enjoyable to sip.

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Photo of mjpolzin
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On the one hand I love that Tyranena keeps cranking out new beers. On the other hand, I am growing somewhat weary of the barrel aged brown ales. Especially when other than Wrath of Rocky; the barrel age character is not noticeable enough to make a huge difference. This one for example, had a slight sweet, brandy barrel characteristic but otherwise was just a nice imperial brown ale.

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Photo of oldvines
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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High Class Broad from Tyranena Brewing Company
Beer rating: 84.6% out of 100 with 91 ratings
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