DuffMan (5247) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, shared at Three Boars. Bold malts, bold citrus hops combine to make this a full-flavoured brown inthe same spirit as DH Indian Brown. I love the versatility of this style, and I’d have a hard time stating my preference between the bitter/hoppy vs the sweet/fruity/nutty beers in this category-- I just like when they don’t skimp on the ingredients. Yum!
junon (327) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - JUN 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hmm. The slight hoppiness is interesting. Always thought browns needed something. Wish it were a tad bit more thick.
petergaynor (107) - NEW ZEALAND - JUN 12, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a dark hazy brown with an amber tinge and a nice creamy off white head. Nose is some caramel smoked malts with a tinge of espresso. Nice thick mouthfeel. Caramel malt follows through, lightly hopped, long slightly bitter aftertaste.
Gerbeer (891) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 29, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle. Pours a dark red.brown with medium head. Aromas of roasted malts and spice. Flavors are similar but stronger with the addition of licorice, resin, vegetables, and funky hops. Tasty for the ABV.
Borup (3808) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at CBC 2013.
Brown colour wiht an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, hops, caramel and roasted malt.
Pyrmir (1453) - Westra Aros, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @CBC13. Aroma of toffee, burnt sugar, citrusy and grassy hops and some caramel. Taste is toffee, grassy hops, roasted malt and coffee that finishes with a powerful bitter hop punch.
finol (1719) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at CBC.
Malty, nutty but mainly too hoppy than I prefere a brown ale to be.
hirigalzkar (1846) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample @ CBC. Pours red-brown with a off white head. Notes of grape, citrus and red orange in aroma. Taste has a quite heavy malty base and hops that tastes like red grape. Well balanced.
Camons (3755) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ CBC. Pours brown with a light brown head. Aroma of malts, caramel, some fruity hops. Flavor is malts, light coffee, caramel, grassy and light citrusly hops. Medium body, soft carbonation. 040513
reebtogi (3383) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2013 500ml bottle pours a deep amber color with a finger and a half of light beige head that settles to reveal some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is light roasted grains with hints of chocolate and citrus. Taste is a light roasted grain and citrus hop bitterness balanced nicely with a chocolate malty sweetness. A pretty well done brown ale that I recommend others to try it.