Farmer Brown, Great River Brewery with 5 Stars!

Now on over at the ol' Great River website, they say that Farmer Brown is:

A chocolatey, robust, rich and nutty ale
dominated by a complex malt flavor.

And that sounds just fine to me. But I think there's a bigger story here that involves beer, ratings systems, and the anonymity of the internet turning people into really mean versions of themselves.

I'd like to introduce you to the Greater Internet F*$kwad Theory:

normal person + anonimity + audience = F*$kwad

I think this is what happens to beer reviews over time - they get infected by people who can google big words and aren't afraid to just be a jerk to someone for no reason other than they disagree. Or maybe they're just meanies.

That hasn't happened yet for Farmer Brown! All the reviews are actually useful. Don't tell anyone!

All About Farmer Brown

Farmer Brown | American Nut Brown Ale

A chocolatey, robust, rich and nutty ale dominated by a complex malt flavor.


Alc. 7.0% // IBUs 22
16 oz. can, 1/2 & 1/6 barrel

Beer Advocate
Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a very dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is nutty, malty, chocolate. Taste is malts, chocolate, smoke, some nuts, a touch of sweetness,tasty. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a good quality beer.


On tap. Pours a deep mahogany color with a tan head and spotty lacing. Aroma of malt, dark fruit and nuts. Taste of roasted malt sweetness, bit of nut and trace of coffee. Nominal bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body, smooth with a nice malty character.


Next Week - SEPTEMBER 15th

Beyond the standard tap takeover!


Our friend and Beer Leaguer Jonesy has been busy these last years. From showing people how to brew to running a full brewery operation atStandard Brewing Company he's been out there killing it. And making killer beer.

Jonesy will be back at Beer League at The Waiting Room for the first time in a while, and man, is he comin' back strong taking over The Waiting Room Bar & Venue's taps for the night.

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