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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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The Barn Owl Imperial Brown is brewed in the style of southern English brown ale, only much stronger (7.9% ABV). A myriad of specialty malts impart a smooth, layered flavor with notes of chocolate, caramel, and biscuit shining through. The perfect beer to celebrate the beginning of spring.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
boFNjackson (4191) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Bottle @ The BeerMongers... Poured dark brown with a thin head. This was quite ashy. No where near smoke but tasted like burnt earth and dirt. Low bitterness, roasty malts. Easy drinking. Cocoa, coffee, mocha, and a burnt sweetness.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (4923) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2015
650ml bottle. Almost opaque mahogany colour with average, thick, creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, off-white to beige head. Sweet-ish, nuttily malty aroma. Taste is dry, wide-ranging nuttily malty, dry hoppy overtones. Clean, simple, straight to the point, well handled sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (3944) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2015
Dark brown with thin lacy head. Aroma of dark malts and chocolate. Flavour is chocolatey and malty. Lots of the bitterness seems to come from hops though. Nice but misses a bit of balance.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (631) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAY 18, 2015
Botella. de @Señor Lúpulo. Despacho de cervezas, Gijón 16/05/2015 Color caoba, espuma blanca, aroma maltoso, sabor caramelo y chocolate

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (3428) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle. Amber, average to large and mostly lasting light brown head. Moderate to full, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, some caramel and light roasted malt, faint bread and hoppyness. Body is medium to full, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and light roasted malt, light - some hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish - sweetish, light caramel and some roasted malt - faint coffee, some hoppyness. OK bitterness for (imperial) brown ale - not overly too sweet. Still this is (only a) brown ale. Nice head though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (7546) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
65 cl bottle (7.9% abv) @ oh6gdx. Bottled on 14.08.2014.
Pours dark red color with a large head. Nutty aroma with malts and roasted notes, some ashy tones and faint coffee. Dark malt flavor with some fruity notes, ashy with way too much carbonation, some coffee turned to vegetables. Feels a bit thin because of the carbonation, a bit of a disappointment.
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (14175) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
Bottled 650ml (bottled 08/2014, ABV 7.2%)
Dark ruby color, steady beige head. Coffeish, papery and grassy. Medium to full bodied. Very coffeish, a bit tart, long bitterness/acidic. Not very fresh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22640) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
Bottled (7.2 %). Very deep brown colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is nutty, some sour wood, mild liquorice and quite strong ashy notes. Flavour is ashes, old black coffee and some caramel. A bit tart and sour wooden notes.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
laiti (7264) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
65 cl bottle @ oh6gdx. Bottled 14.08.2014. Aroma has nuts and hayish tones. Feels musty. Flavour has grapefruit-like hops, strong gooseberry bush notes, some nuts and hayish tones. Also lactic sourness. Feels somewhat contaminated.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (1331) - SPAIN - APR 13, 2015
Bottle 65cl / Botella 65cl. @ Cervezorama 2.0. A: Brown / Marron. T/S: Malt, hops, bitter, chocolate / Malta, lupulo, amargo, chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
birrero (10) - SPAIN - MAR 31, 2015
Muy buena cerveza. Aspecto oscuro y cremosa en paladar. Posiblemente hubiera perdido algo de frescor y amargor, pero sigue siendo una muy buena cerveza, con toques a cafe y chocolate


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