Burly Brown | Stevens Point Brewery

Burly BrownBurly Brown
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Burly BrownBurly Brown

Brewed by:
Stevens Point Brewery
Wisconsin, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by wheatyweiss on 04-09-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 195 |  Reviews: 97
Photo of BeerFMAndy
4.01/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. twist-off bottle poured into a Nonic
5% ABV

A - An aggressive pour unleashes a tall light khaki head on this beer which lasts and lasts, covering the pint above the gorgeous clear crimson copper-colored beer with thick lace.

S - Burley Brown combines the dry, mildly astringent aroma of toasted malt and biscuit character with subtle caramel and toffee sweetness for a balanced and inviting smelling brown.

T - Mild earthy hops cut through this brown's malt base of toasted wheat bread crust and suggestions of caramel and toffee for a balanced brown finish.

M - Burley Brown is anything but burley as this light-bodied beer crosses the palate with lasting, faintly metallic dryness and a smooth finish.

O - One of Points more balanced and thorough beers, Burley Brown does a good job of having different malt nuances such as toasted dryness and caramel sweetness play off one another for a very easy drinking brown ale.

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of DavoleBomb
3.1/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a perfect pint.

2.75 A: Clear, light amber brown color. Two fingers of frothy beige head. Retention is below average and very little lacing is left.

3.0 S: Toasty with nuttiness and caramel. Pretty standard nose for a brown, but this falls squarely at average.

3.0 T: Taste is about in line with the nose. Toasty, nutty, caramel. Neutral malt sweetness to balance. Grainy.

3.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Lightly creamy. Good enough here.

3.0 D: Pretty average, run-of-the-mill brown. That isn't to say it isn't good.

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Burly Brown from Stevens Point Brewery
Beer rating: 16.4% out of 100 with 195 ratings
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