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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A blend of seven unique malts give this brown ale an earthy aroma and a flavor reminiscent of caramel with a slightly creamy finish.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Smooth little brown ale, sweet and balanced. I was a little disappointed in this brown ale, I guess I was expecting more flavor. A simple session brew.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mrjaxson (466) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 25, 2016
May I suggest that seven malts may be too many for a brown ale? Besides a bit of caramel in the aroma, there was little more to show for the malt investment. This ale isn’t particularly sweet, nutty or creamy. Pleasant enough, but that’s about it. Had from a tap.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (7229) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2016
On tap at Howells & Hood. Brownish with a small head. Fairly mild with malt, chocolate, vanilla some toffee and nuts. The body was medium and the finish on the dry side.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mears (73) - - JAN 23, 2016
It's a below avg nut brown ale. Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hype (39) - - DEC 31, 2015
Lighter than what I typically like... Very good! Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (3428) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Pours chestnut brown with aroma of nuts, caramel, and chocolate. Nutty flavor with some toffee sweetness and chocolate. A bit underdeveloped, but nice nonetheless.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (1241) - - NOV 15, 2015
Bottle, thanks George999! Rich, nutty aroma with sweet caramel notes. Pours dark caramel brown with a thin tan head with poor retention and some lacing. Starts with rich nutty flavors with a bit toffee. Finishes smooth with excellent caramel sweetness permeating the other flavors nicely. Excellent brown ale!

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 11, 2015
12oz bottle, thanks to shrubber85/phaleslu. Dated 12/10/2015. Red / brown color, with lots of yeasty chunks in the body. Thin off-white head. Fades to a minimal ring. Dark fruit up front. Caramel malt, very mild nuttiness. Touch of papery oxidization. Touch of chocolate. Moderate bitter taste, lighter to moderate sweet. Bit of a bite to it. Just a touch of tart. Mild drying finish. Medium-plus body. Lighter carbonation. Hint of coffee comes out later. Seems a little rough and off though. Didn’t finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (5786) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 9, 2015
Bottle: Pours slightly hazed mahogany with a creamy, light tan head. Caramel, chocolate, bark aroma. Creamy, nut and chocolate malt flavor. Roasty, a little oily, maybe some cola notes. Smooth, simple, straightforward...... Really pleasant and rich....nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (10243) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle. Nutty chocolate malt and herbal hay aroma. Medium brown with moderate tan head. Mildly sweet nutty chocolate malt and mildly bitter herbal quinine/hay flavor. Okay but a bit harsh.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (3477) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 18, 2015
12 oz bottle pours brown with a white head. Aroma of malts, nutty and earthy. Taste is nutty and malty.


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