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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
ACME CALIFORNIA BROWN ALE is creamy smooth after the style made famous in the north of England. It's toasty with hints of cherry and black currant. Acme Brown is brewed according to tradition with high dried and brown malt, and lightly finished with the Noble hops Tettnang and Hallertauer. The result is a very drinkable beer that can be enjoyed for an entire evening.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
hauxe (415) - Butzbach, GERMANY - NOV 7, 2015
Muddy colored ale with slightly nutty aftertaste. Turns sweeter but finishes drab. Unremarkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (10118) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
iím not sure what the goal of the acme line is. i love north coast and several of their beers...itís like the brewmaster at north coast had a little brother that needed a job, so he gave him the acme beers. this on, like all of em, are pretty boring. standard brown, nothing special.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vballnbeer (158) - Gorham, Maine, USA - JUL 6, 2013
This brown is different from most browns in that it has an English flair. The malt and hops are English and mellow, but they have added some fruit essences that change the profile somewhat. This is a good beer that strays from the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
daknole (10872) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Medium brown pour, tan head. Nuts, light milk chocolate, some bready notes. Again, not much to write home about.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2011
Bottled. Amber colour with a small white head. Aroma is sweet malts, mild syrup as well as some slight hopping as well. Flavour is brown sugar, caramel malts, mild syrupy notes as well as some floral and fruity hops. Balanced, but not that exciting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (7627) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 30, 2011
I found it didnít have a lot of flavour, though it certainly wasnít unpleasant. I much prefer the red Seal from North coast. Bottle in Taipei, Taiwan

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pressurewave (13) - Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2011
Itís beer! This is a quiet little brown ale, and it is smooth, has a nice tight little head on it, and has a touch of mellow malt, and just a little bitter coming down. Sweet, kind hearted, and better than Newcastle with more up-front flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (5776) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 14, 2011
Decent malts and smooth, its not the most flavorful brown ale but it wasnít bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jtclockwork (14942) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Brownish pour. Taste is slightly roasted malt. Taste is very watery, some malts. Rated 2/11/03

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 16, 2010
North Coast Brewing Company--Acme California Brown Ale--2004 12 oz. Bottle. 5.50% ABV--23 IBUís. (4.25 / 5.0) 5.6% ABV on Web Page. Tight creamy lacy head. Clear dark amber color. Toasted mild hop front. Crisp mild cocoa fruit malty crusty biscuit caramel earthy body. Dry clean mild citrus hop end. Amber Ale Cross. Nice! Sampled 11/17/2004.

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