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Old 07-28-2008, 07:40 PM   #1
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Our favorite beer bar is running a promo night with Old Speckled Hen tonight. Is it worth making the run out. I've never had it that I can recall. Opinions anyone?

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Old 07-28-2008, 07:42 PM   #2
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its a well brewed beer, but its too sweet for me

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Old 07-28-2008, 07:45 PM   #3
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I REALLY wish I knew. I have heard good things but have yet to have any that weren't skunked.

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It is a good mild/bitter can't quite tell. I like it but it is a session beer, not a "holy hell, did you taste that crazy beer" kinda beer. If it is a promo, it sounds like a good excuse to head to the pub. Trust me I have gone for much leaner reasons than that

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Old 07-28-2008, 08:22 PM   #5
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It's a good malty beer that's well balanced. It's the kinda beer that's nice to have 2,3 or 4. I like it but I wouldn't call it a session beer. I think if you build your hopes up for a WOW brew then you may be let down.

If it's available do I reccomend you try it.?
Most definitely

If I'm in a pub I'll go for other stuff. If it's on a shelf it's one of my top 5 beers.

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My novice review is that it is a fairly malty beer that I would prefer to imbibe in the fall rather than the hot summer. I bought a 4 pack of cans a while ago and have only gone through 2 of the 4.

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Thanks for the replies all. I think with a couple hours of ot tonight and 20 cent buffalo wings at the pub along with a promo night. The pub will take some of our money tonight. All I need to do is have one to get a free pint glass. I can handle that. cheers

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It's one of my favorite draft brews, but I agree it's best in the cooler months. If they're giving away pint glasses though, there's no reason not to try it, right?

Let us know what you think.

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Sounds good.
I drink it all year round.

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It was nitro charged and very nice. Malty and very tasty good mouth feel. I enjoyed it. We ran into our brewer and lhbs owner friend. So it was a really nice evening. I'm a bit druck. Capping the night off with a bottle of apfelwien and...

Cheers and thanks for the info. It was more than worth the night out.


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