16 Mile Harvest Ale
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Southern English Brown Ale. ***Voted best by regulars*** Demonstrates the robust flavors of chocolate and coffee. Muddy brown coloring and mild bittering provide a rich, smooth flavor profile; a proper reward after the harvest is over. Rich in agricultural history, the harvest is a critical part of life in Sussex County, Delaware, that spans the entire year. This beer celebrates those who feed their communities.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2013
12oz bottle-tan-mahogany. A-cocoa/roasty-med malt, some fruit. T-roasty-old med malt/barley, some sour fruit, earthy. The aftertaste becomes a yeasty detractor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9094) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 25, 2010
Bottle. Pours dark brown with an average, frothy beige head, short retention with spotty lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (caramel, cookie, toffee, nutty), light hops (woody), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of dates, plum, and brown sugar. Flavor is heavy malt (caramel, cookie, toffee, nutty), light hops (woody), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of dates, plum, and brown sugar. Medium-full body, medium warmth, carbonation, and creaminess with a smooth, sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (7110) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle shared by John. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose of caramel toffee, cocoa, malt and barley. Taste is mostly barley with some roast caramel malt. Finishes old grain and barley. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6329) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 27, 2011
Pours brown with a tan head. Smells of roasty malt, earthy. Tastes of light chocolate, spicy, earthy with some peppery hints on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (5679) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Bottle. Pours deep amber brown with a thin beige head. Lightly roasted malts, toasted bread, grains, hints of chocolate, and faint hoppy notes in the finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
thirdeye11 (5393) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2013
(12oz bottle) clear very deep brown, ring of fine white bubbles. Very roasty nose, manure, Melba toast, light stale chocolate. Taste of toast, meaty, sweet, off flavors. Not great. Roasty linger and fine carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EithCubes (4629) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle. Nose strongly nutty and deeply roasty, beautiful ash and hard toast, dark chocolate. Pours deep cola with a soapy light brown head. Taste lightly sweet with little bitterness, touch of sharp tartness to begin, dries with time. Nutty, woody, deep chocolate, a little mineral color from the yeast, malt is thin and much of the roast has disappeared. Body is too full and doesn’t match well with the slight acidity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (3563) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Location: 12 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 12/19/12

Aroma: The nose is earthy malts, roasted malts, some chocolate notes, and a little spice
Appearance: It pours a dark brown color with a small light brown head and light lace
Flavor: The taste is somewhat sweet, a little bit roasty, and with a mild bitterness on the finish
Palate: Medium bodied, though a hint watery, with a smooth, clean feel, and average carbonation
Overall Impression: 16 miles, what are these guys doing in NJ? I got some of their beers at State Line a few months back, and I wasn’t that impressed, but I’m open-minded, so I figured I’d give them another shot. I actually thought this one was pretty solid. It isn’t a stand-out or anything, but I can see what they were going for, and I respect the effort.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (3042) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Tap @ brewery. Pours dark brown with a slight red tint and medium, creamy beige head; good retention and lacing. Aroma is caramel and toasted malt, dark fruit, toffee, nuts, and faint earth hops. Flavor is heavy malt, light hops, and average esters. Medium body, carbonation, and warmth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2154) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 26, 2013
nice lighter body but full enough in flavors that include wheat wine and a muscatel like flavor cheerfully without that brown gravy character that seems incumbent to the style. touch of scotch peat to add an edge the brew looks nice, deep enough genuine brown with banded light brown head and an ending bitter but retreating closer to the endpoint. fruity butterscotch? nice brown drinker with a cooler warming bit of soul.

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