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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 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
slogdice (3) - grain valley, Missouri, USA - JAN 2, 2013 does not count
Nice roasty flavor best beer this week . Has a sweet smell not as sweet to taste this is a good thing nor is there a bitter after taste great brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (5612) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle @ The Diner, Viby J. Pours brown with a creamy very light brown head. Aroma of malt, light caramel, nut, light hops. Flavor of malts,, caramel, nuts, dark chocolate, light fruity, and a little citrusly hops in the finish. Medium body, soft carbonation, smooth and easy drinking. 010113

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bif (1384) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle- Pours Reddish-brown color with a red hue around the edges. has a good full head and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruit and some spice. Taste of dark fruit and roasted malt with a bit of chocolate and spice. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. Medium body, smooth and creamy. Nicely balanced. Enjoyable beer, goes good with the holidays.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TorbenH (805) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2012
brown, clear, tan foam, roasty, cough drop, roasty, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, medium sweetness, medium bitterness,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niller (537) - Hammel, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2012
Flaske fra Fakta, Hammel. Brun farve. cream skum. Aroma og smag karamel, malt, nød. Finish, frisk sød humle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (1667) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2012
(bottle from Fakta Hammel, DK) pours a amber/brown with light tan diminishing head and medium lacing. Aroma/taste caramel fruity malt with a citrus hop medium sweet finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciaranc (784) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 22, 2012
Pours a red brown, nice off-white head, foamy and lasting. Sweet toasted malt, nuts, sweetbread, toffee in the aroma. More nuts and toffee in the flavour. Very creamy mouthfeel, nice citrus hops in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onslow (1130) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Aroma of toffee, nuts, sweet malts. Taste is sweet malts with nuttiness, drying hops in the background. Good, simple, not extreme. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brnandersen (1800) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2012
355 ml bottle. Dark brown colour with a huge, creamy light tan head. Extra credits for the foam! Sweet, malty aroma with caramel, toffee, toasted bread and citrus hops. Light sweet taste. Medium body, creamy texture, average carbonation. Finishes bitter with citrus hops, nuts and toasted bread. A typical example of Anchor´s beers: Not extreme, just balanced and well made.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2438) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Bottle. I got this a while back and it has been sitting in the fridge waiting its time in line. Pours a lovely medium brown with reddish highlights and a nice fizzy tan head. Aromas are earthy, roasty, leafy, and toffee-like. Flavor is a bit thin, but a nice mix of dark caramel, earthy roasted malts and a slightly leafy bitterness. Very solid for a nice brown.

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