devilben02 (261) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 25, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
I poured this beer from the bottle, noticing a deep, almost opaque reddish-brown color and a modest beige head that settles to a thin film of foam. The aroma is initially has rich, caramel sweetness, but the wonderful sweetness somehow seemed to evaporate with the head and faded to little more than a dull combination of mild lactose-like sweetness, some musty hops, and an afternote of dry cocoa. The flavor is marginally better but still sadly bland, with a light, sweet blend of milk chocolate and a mildest noticeable toffee character, although each characteristic seems to develop nicely as the beer warms. The texture is good enough, with a nice medium body that is lightened by a fine carbonation. Overall, although certainly drinkable, the superficial flavor profile leaves much to be desired.
koleminer20 (348) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle into pint glass. The pour is a reddish brown with a little clarity in it, and a thicker khaki head. The head fades down to a film with no lace behind. The aroma is different. There is a little chocolate, but mostly I get a strange malty bread. That's all there is. The flavor is sweet, mimicking the malty bread. There is a little more of a hint of cocoa and maybe a little roastyness there. The maltiness takes over on the back end. The mouth feel is really thin and slick, with an aftertaste that lingers momentarily, before vanishing quickly. A strange brown ale to say the least
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George2Tall (20) - - MAR 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark brown with a light biege head. Complex flavor with dark chocolate overtones. Easy on the palate; pleasant aftertaste.
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AtronSeige (436) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAR 9, 2014
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aroma: Cacao, roasty, dark malts, dark fruits,
Appearance: Clear, dark brown body. Medium light-brown head. Lacing.
Flavour: Dark fruits, dark malts, very dry finish, medium bitterness, medium-high sweetness, light hop flavours,
Palate: Medium-full body, creamy carbonation,
Overall: Enjoyable, very nice. Luscious.
355 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Amanda & Wimpie!
11B. Southern English Brown
Luvystypotables (334) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 8, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Mild aroma of malts. Dark brown colour, sweet chocolate taste mild palate of malt.
NaturalIce (142) - originally from Michigan, New York, USA - MAR 7, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Interesting beer. Aroma eerily of a double. Tastes of a watered down IPA/Stout combo, although somewhat refreshing and lively. Finish is almost sweet like a double. Weird.
ttroha (150) - Georgia, USA - MAR 4, 2014
3.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Barcadia. Hazy dark brown in appearance with white head. Aroma of malt and yeast. Taste of sweet chocolate and coffee with a hint of hops. Medium bodies with a sweet aftertaste
GreatDane1632 (131) - Louisiana, USA - MAR 2, 2014
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Catching up on some old ratings from Untappd -- First rated on 24 Feb 2012. Sessionable brown. Decent.
1guywith_aboat (143) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours clear mahogany with red highlights and a long lasting khaki head. Aroma is mostly chocolate with a little coffee, and roasted malt. Flavor is rich roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee. Drinks almost like a stout. Light- Medium body, sticky mouthfeel, long finish. Very, very good beer with no surprises. Par for the course.
BeerInHeaven (100) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours brown with a thick tan head. aroma is malt and bread. mouth feel is smooth and creamy. slightly bitter, some hints of coffee and dark chocolate. Long finish same as the taste. Really a nice enjoyable brew.
biokid23 (97) - California, USA - FEB 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Reminded me of a black lager. Thinner than I expected and very easy to drink. Overall enjoyable.