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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This is one monster of a Brown Ale! We used an obnoxious amount of chocolate malt and roasted barley to give this beer a cast iron backbone. Our Oatmeal Brown pours a dark mahogany with aromas of dark chocolate and coffee.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thechasm442 (720) - Chicago heights, Illinois, USA - JUL 29, 2016
Draft. Dark brown with an average tan head. Aroma of oats, roasted malts, and coffee. Taste is oats, coffee, chocolate, and roasted malts. Average thickness and creamy.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brettsky06 (146) - Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 29, 2016
Very dark brown pour. Aroma is nutty chocolate, taste is also chocolatey with some caramel notes and roast. Very nice brown

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (1397) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Pours a mahogany with a very thin head. Aroma is chocolate, toffee, caramel, and roast. Flavor is chocolate, toffee, roast, and coffee. More on the sweet side. Thin body. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (2871) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - FEB 28, 2016
on tap at the casino Served a dark brown with a thick head and nice lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, nutty, with coffee and a bit earthy. taste of roasted malt, dark chocolate, touch of coffee and nuts. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. A good medium body, smooth and creamy feel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6417) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JAN 31, 2016
12 ounce can. Dark brown pour. Lots of carbonation. Lots of chocolate. Very rich tasting for ABV. Nice.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ads135 (4129) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 16, 2016
One of the best browns Iíve had. Tons of malts, mostly caramel but with a nice burned chocolate aftertaste. Tried at Westport Ale House in 2015.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
freekyp (1907) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 15, 2015
Cast Iron brown is quite possibly the best brown ale Iíve had, playing up powdery chocolate and earthy spice components in both flavor and aroma. I found myself sipping this one slowly, watching the malt-dominated flavors expand and give way to well displayed hops that both balanced the malt,and put on a delicate earthy spice dance of their own. Pours crystal clear dark brown with a 2 finger frothy light beige head. Wish they this one back home, On tap at Doubletree in St Louis.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jaymobrown (1833) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 3, 2015
Yum. Had this on draught, and perhaps it was because it was a nice fall day, but this hit the spot. Dark, roasted, caramel, thick without that sometimes overwhelemd bitter coffee roasted flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
EvanFriend (475) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Chocolate, coffee, a bit of molasses and nuttiness. Very smooth, like one would expect from an oatmeal stout. Tastes like a cross between a stout and a brown ale. I like it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lightbias (446) - USA - SEP 23, 2015
Nice. Dark caramel cola coloring, creamy, off-white head. Pours thick with a nutty, chocolate malty aroma off the top. The roasted barley certainly comes through in the swallows, but accentuates the chocolate very nicely. Definitely a brew I could drink all night. Tasty, creamy and solid all around.


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