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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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An imperial brown ale.

A refined beauty that’s more than capable of standing on its own. Developed with an understanding of history, it leaves the past behind and moves forward to write its own story.

This Imperial Brown Ale is brewed with house toasted pecans and a perfectly balanced selection of complex malts. Dark roast and hints of chocolate transition into a smooth finish that leaves you wanting more. With each sip it pulls you closer and envelops you in its mysteries, until you are powerless to resist.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2546) - New York, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottled from mom’s. Poured a deep brown. Chewy malt and some nice full body. Pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1798) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2015
Backlog. Draft taster at RFD. Dark brown with beige head. Caramel, bready malt. Bittersweet. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (3208) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at 3 Stars. Clear dark brown with light tan head. Aromas of caramel, chocolate, brown sugar. Tastes of chocolate, nutty notes, caramel, light roasty and toasty notes, brown sugar, sweet syrup. Medium body with a dry finish. Somewhat creamy mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
muffel (144) - Lower Saxony, GERMANY - APR 1, 2015
On tap at Matchbox @ Washington DC. Dark brown color with light brown head with lacing. Medium carbonation, medium to full body. Aroma of roasted malts and chocolate. Smooth mouthfeel. Flavor is malty, some caramel, nuts and chocolate. Slight bitterness, but overall very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Keg at Magnolias Purcellville. Pours a clear copper thin fizzy tan head Decent head retention. Caramel toffee stone fruit. Taste is toffee dark fruits spicy hops. Medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (4300) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 30, 2014
On draft at Magnolias in Purcellville. Pours a clear cola with an ecru head. Nutty nose. Flavors of toasted caramel. Bitter roast finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10618) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2014
Bottled. Dark brown coloured. Dense brown head. aroma. ripe fruits, swwetness, spice. Flavour. Ripe fruits, sweetness, spice, caramel. Medium to full bodied. Ends fruity with a touch of alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (30177) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Bottled. A dark Brown beer with a Brown head. The aroma has notes of pumpernickel bread, cardemomme, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, bread, and malt, leading to a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (23307) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle at yespr. Black colored with a small beige head. Sweet and light roasted aroma of caramel and chocolate with notes of bread. Sweet and roasted flavor of caramel, bread and chocolate. Light roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11257) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
pitch dark, smooth light brown head. roasted malty aroma.flavor is roasted malty, sweet roasted malty, good bitterness.


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