hayduke (3474) - Eureka, California, USA - DEC 3, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours very dark brown with a beige head. Good lacing. Nose of chocolate roasted malts. Medium body. Flavor is strongly chocolate and the finish is better. Excellent brown.
dhunter151 (577) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - OCT 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle. Pours dark brown with an off white head. Brown sugar, chocolate, caramel. Moderate bitterness. Solid but nothing special.
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slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2014
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
A pleasant roasted malty aroma hits the nose and follows up in the flavor with light chocolate, caramel, and coffee. If not for being overly thin in body, this would be a solid brown. Had to laugh at this ridiculously high score on RB, seemingly for no reason other than "it’s local."... "The most local beer I’ve ever tasted, so I may have a bit of bias, but nonetheless I’m super proud of this local small brewery." How bout rating it on its merits? Ya know...taste and smell and that kind of thing? "
BeerFunGuy (752) - California, USA - JUL 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This deep brown beer has the aroma of caramelized brown sugar. I rich chocolate and roasted flavor are strong.
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dereksup (13) - - DEC 31, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
The most local beer I've ever tasted, so I may have a bit of bias, but nonetheless I'm super proud of this local small brewery.
joeneugs (3498) - Livermore, California, USA - OCT 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
22 oz. bomber from Nugget Market in Woodland. It pours a nice dark brown color with a creamy tan head. The aroma is very toasty/roasted with light notes of cocoa and floral/woody notes. The flavor is intense with roasted malt, woody/floral hops, some cocoa and light notes of molasses. Really intense flavor for a brown ale. Good use of hops. No citrusy stuff going on here, just good earthy, woody floral hops to complement the toasted/roasted malt. Very nice creamy mouthfeel. I really enjoyed this one.
timfoolery (1124) - California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Taster at Whole Lotta Brews going on at Whole Foods in Folsom. Coffee-forward almost porter. Pretty damn good beer for a brown.
SHIG (3667) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - SEP 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle thanks to timfoolery: Poured deep dark brown with a huge never ending light brown head. Aroma is herbal and malt. Taste is light metallic, nutty, and malts.
brokensail (11613) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ American River. The pour is dark brown with a khaki head. Roast forward nose with some cocoa, coffee, and bitter chocolate. Some earthy hops in the background. A touch bitter on the palate. Dark chocolate, coffee, and plenty of roasted malt. Mild tea, cocoa powder, earth, and a hint of licorice.
maltman53 (387) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - JUL 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
True-to-type American brown ale, full-bodied palate, sweet malt, clean finish.