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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   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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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 06/22/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

clear dark brown, fine beige head, streaks of lace, nutty chocolate aroma with a light caramel sweetness, rich chocolate flavor, lots of toasted nutty character, light sweetness brings out the dark malts,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+/4


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (2801) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
vikingguy (925) - 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

3.2
   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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (924) - 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

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stldicedealer (28) - Missouri, USA - MAY 20, 2015
I thought this was a little hoppy for the style. Still an easy drinker though

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Joshua0317 (6) - sun prairie, 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
felsenpils (133) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a good deal of yeast in the bottom of the bottle. Good shelf life on this beer. The aroma is clean with some dark roasted notes. The flavor is a typical American micro ale with a thick mouthfeel due to the use of a high percentage of caramel malts. All in all pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (1941) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Another great nut brown ale. Really easy to drink. Nice nutty and malty start. Pours reddish brown in color with a tan head. Smells nutty. Had at grafton. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11234) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of caramel, cocoa and light nbuttiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of cocoa, caramel and a hint of nuttiness with a smooth finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARH (830) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2015
12 oz bottle poured into a shaker. A roasted nut aroma is initially noted with some grains and earthiness late. It’s a dark, but clear, mahogany color with a tan-yellow soapy head that retains a moderate ring and leaves a dusty lace. It’s balanced between moderate bitter and sweet. The smooth beer has a light and fuzzy carbonation. The medium body is roasty and nutty with some grains and earthiness and a syrupy, and creamy, caramel finish. It’s surprisingly clean with just a hint of caramel.


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