RJ Rockers Brewing Co Brown Eyed Squirrel Review
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IMG_86735.6% // 18 IBU // 12 oz

Appearance: Deep brown in color. The color comes from a combination of chocolate, caramel, & black malts. Pours with slight head but the head dies off pretty quickly. Some bubbles  around the edge of the glass remain. 

Smell: Subtle aromatic beer. It has complex layers that appeal to your nose throughout the enjoyment of the beer.   

Taste: This beer has hints of raisin, dark chocolate, & roasted pecans. On first sip you get the chocolate and raisin flavors and the beer ends with the pecans. It’s light for a American Style Brown Ale which makes it easy to drink.

Mouthfeel:  Smooth with light carbonation. It coats your mouth and leaves your tastebuds extremely happy.

If you are a fan of American Style Brown Ales then you can’t miss out on this one from RJ Rockers Brewing Company located in Spartanburg, South Carolina!

The slogan at RJ Rockers Brewing Company is “Handcrafted. Every Beer. Every Drop.”

 

About RJ Rockers Brewing Company by Founder Mark Johnsen

While riding a chairlift high atop a mountain in Pocatello, Idaho I had an epiphany:  Why not start your own brewery and have free beer for life?  And fifteen months later, the dream became a reality.  RJ Rockers Brewing Company opened its doors in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in April 1997, on a mission to provide delicious, hand-crafted beer to the good people of the Upstate.  Originally a brewpub, Rockers quickly became the soul of downtown nightlife and served as a catalyst for the revitalization of Morgan Square.  5 1/2 years and thousands of “SpartanBurgers”  later, Rockers ended Chapter 1 as a brewpub in November 2002 and began Chapter 2 with the transition to a production brewery.  Over the next six years, and with a lot of help from the Sons of the Fermentation, RJ Rockers flourished throughout South Carolina and could be found at favorite watering holes and fine stores everywhere…sort of.  After  maxing out capacity at their 1,200 barrel windowless cinder block location,  and suffering from a severe Vitamin D deficiency, Rockers made its triumphant return to Downtown Spartanburg in August 2009.  The brewery now anchors the West End of Downtown Spartanburg, affectionately and appropriately known as the Grain District, and hosts Tours and Tasting and “Hoppy Hour” every Thursday through Saturday.  And with over 16,000 barrels of capacity, RJ Rockers beer can now be found throughout the Southeast on draft, in bottles and cans in fine stores everywhere…almost.  We’re getting there.

Cheers,

Mark

The company’s social media channels include FacebookTwitter and Instagram (@rjrockersbrewery), and its official website URL is—http://www.rjrockers.com.


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