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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (1003) - - 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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrSilverworm (9090) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (5210) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (9454) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (3077) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
vikingguy (968) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Reddish brown with pillowy head. Dark fruits on the nose. Taste- toasty malt, honey, nutty and caramel. Mellow and lightly hopped. Not bad but this serves to remind me why I don't drink brown ales much anymore. Just kind of boring but again, a decent decent brown ale if you're in to them. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuddBarker (8) - - JUN 14, 2015 does not count
Bottle. Sam Smith my current gold standard for nutbrowns. Madtown not as ssatisfying - weaker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (1000) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Pours dark brown with a finger of foamy, tan head. Nose is bready with slight fruity notes and a hint of caramel. Taste is slightly bitter on a malty-sweet backbone. Medium body. Lively carbonation. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stldicedealer (30) - Missouri, USA - MAY 20, 2015
I thought this was a little hoppy for the style. Still an easy drinker though

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Joshua0317 (9) - Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, USA - APR 24, 2015 does not count
Smooth and a bit creamy/thick feeling. Lack of any real aroma. Molases notes are really awesome. I woulf rank below, but near to, New Castle.

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