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Brewmaster Mark Carpenter’s unique recipe for Brekle’s Brown—a tip of the hat to our first brewmaster—looks to both the past and the future. Mark’s special blend of roasted malts, inspired by the all-malt brown ales in Anchor’s brewing archives, gives Brekle’s Brown its coppery brown color and its unusual depth of flavor—richness and complexity without heaviness. For brewing and dry hopping, Mark has chosen a single, American hop variety called Citra. The subtly entrancing flavors and aromas of this distinctive new hop perfectly complement the unique maltiness of Brekle’s Brown.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drtygrys (15) - Gdańsk, POLAND - JAN 16, 2015
Mocne figi i troche rodzynek w aromacie, piana srednia, kawowa, w smaku troche suszu, wysycone, drapiace, lekko kwaskowate, lekko winne. Smakowalo!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerkenstock (69) - - JAN 10, 2015
Drink cool 10-12°C Eye: Pours a hazy reddish-brown color with a small white to beige head which dissipates slowly but steadily. Not much carbonation though. oily texture while pouring in the glass. Nose: nuts, sweet and sour candy, raisins, red berries, yeasty notes. When the beer gets warmer there are, and don’t take this the wrong way - hints of gravy. Mouth: fruit bread/cake with candied fruit, nuts as well, slightly yeasty. Palate: strong coffee and chocolate malts but also hops. yeasty touch still there. nicely balanced and roasted nuts. slight Ovomaltine notes with milk as well. Overall: My second Anchor beer tasting and no surprise for me. Not too strong, nicely balanced, just a very nice brown ale which I’ll definitely have again. I especially like the fact, that there’s something left after filling a 0.33l dimple glass :-). A really great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LuisVida (58) - - JAN 8, 2015
Un bombón floral de naranja y fresas ácidas con un delicioso punto de azahar. Paladar bien construido, tostado y refrescante al tiempo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RW80 (954) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2015
355ml bottle Appearance: Hazy brown with a small, beige, creamy head, with a ok retention and leaving some lacing. (typical Anchor head) Aroma:caramel and bread malts, sugars. Taste: caramel, sugars, roasted malts some dates, prunes leading to a moderate sweetness , a bit of hoppy bitterness from the citra hops on the finish and the aftertaste medium body, average carbonation,sticky palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerardgathier (485) - - DEC 30, 2014
Currently I am updating my ratebeer with al the beers I drank but was too lazy to rate at the time. I give the scores I gave back than. If I drink the beers again I might re-rate them.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TEJA (1411) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle from Citymarket in Kouvola. Very nice Brown head ove a perfectly clear Deep dark red-Brown beer. Small aroma from roasted malts and a tuch of citrus from the hops. Usually the Citra hops gets wery artificial but here in small amounts it ok. Sweet malty but not so much from cara malt. Big body and low bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1672) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2014
Aroma: intense caramel and bread malts, sugars. Appearance: hazy brown, small, beige, creamy head. Taste: light sweet. Plate: sweet, toasted malts continue, slightly watery feel, soft carbonation. Overall: nice Brown Ale, excellent aroma. Bottle from Wittich Weine, Olten.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moravius (684) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 21, 2014
Flasche (355 ml) von Bierzwerg.de. - Tiefes Kupferrot, klar, kurzlebiger Schaum. - In der Nase herb-fruchtiger Citra-Hopfen: Pampelmuse, Tabak, etwas Holz. - Antrunk schlank aber vollaromatisch mit zitrusfruchtigem Hopfen. Kräftiges dunkles, mild geröstetes Malz, abgerundet mit leichter pikanter Säure. Mild rezent, schlank, weich im Mund. Kräftig fruchtig-hopfenherber und malzbitterer Abgang; gut bitterer Nachtrunk. - Sehr leckeres Bier, knackig gehopft und schön dunkelmalzig, voll im Geschmack aber nicht schwer. Bloß etwas schroff im Abgang.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Squizzle (167) - Idaho, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Initially I thought it tasted like a barely wine. Took a while to settle into the brown. Good for a try.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cenzura (178) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Aroma: sweet malts, citrus, caramel and bread. Taste: bread, sweet malts, caramel, little bit of chocolate and plum. Big head, medium lacing and low to medium carbonation. Really balanced and drinkable. Price [Warsaw, Poland] 12PLN (0,3 bottle)

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