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RATINGS: 741   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
grimreaperguru (233) - santee, California, USA - SEP 15, 2011
Pours a dark reddish brown color with a light tan head.The aroma is of brown sugar with a hop note to it.The flavor was of a light caramel with a hop note that got stronger as you drank it.The body was full with strong bitter aftertaste.Overall a good beer.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (865) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
355ml bottle served in a pint glass. A: Pours a dark amber to brown color. Nutty. Formed a big, bubbled and soapy beige head. Medium retention and lots of soapy and lingering lacings left in the glass. Beautiful beer S: Strong caramel in the nose. Strong notes of toffee, wood, roasted malts and flowery hops. A bit bready too T: Sweet upfront, roasted malts, caramel malts, toffee, wood and nuts. An extremely malty beer. End is hoppy and slightly bitter. Balanced M: Light body. Medium to high carbonation. Roasted malts with a touch of hops in the aftertaste O: Good drinkability. Refreshing. Anchor quality [ BA Review @ 4/1/2013 ]

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
outlawskies (961) - - OCT 12, 2014
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (853) - ALSACE, FRANCE - OCT 12, 2014
Couleur brune, reflets caramel, mousse beige qui disparait. Net malté, sucre candy, fruits noirs, voir notes agrumes. Gout caramel un peu brulé, houblon citronné, petite amertume, note reglisse et coriandre. Corps moyen, aromes intenses malgrés 6c°, bien!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radzik5555 (355) - Gdynia, POLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Butelka 0.33L.
Wygląd: Miedziane, klarowne. Kremowa, zbita piana.
Aromat: Przyjemne połączenie aromatów melanoidynowych, karmelowych oraz chmielowych w postaci dojrzałych owoców. Do tego rodzynki, lekki winny aromat i guma balonowa.
Smak: Chlebowy, lekko metaliczny, chmielowy i trochę alkoholowy (jak w anchor IPA a tylko 6%ABV) Goryczka niska, owocowa.
Odczucie: Ciało średnie, nasycenie CO2 powyżej średniego, faktura kremowa.
Całość: Podobnie jak w IPA dziwi posmak alkoholowy. Poza tym łagodne, zbalansowane brown ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
loco_gallego (93) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Ambrée brune foncée, sur les tons rouges. Mousse beige, peu persistante, mais beaux dépôts sur les parois. Arômatique beaucoup sur l’houblonnage agrumes, citriques. Maltage caramel, toastage aussi décelable. En bouche entrée sur le caramel, puis on on est vite sur l’amertume et arômes agrumes de l’houblonnage, amertume persistante. Belle longueur grâce au maltage également, duquel on perçoit le côté toasté en fin de bouche.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cagou007 (331) - FRANCE - OCT 7, 2014
Pours deep Brown with thin tan Head. Nose is grilled malts, caramel and nuts. Aromas are roasted malts, wood, nuts and dark fruits. High carbonation, medium body. Dry and bitter/toasty finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ken1 (945) - DENMARK - OCT 5, 2014
Aroma: Nutty and sweet with caramel notes. Flavor: Slight sour beginning, roasted nutty with sweet caramel notes. Color: Brown amber with a light brown head.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
erling1000 (77) - - OCT 4, 2014
Amber unfiltered apa with low head and hyld. Aroma is hoppy. Taste is very bitter. Not much hyld.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kleurplaatje (23) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2014 Poured from a 355ml bottle. Copper-colored with a frothy quick disappearing beige head. Aromas of citrus hops and a bit of caramel are clearly noticable.Tastes mildly bitter due to the present hops and a bit malty in the beginning, ending in a long lasting mildly bitter, creamy and sweet finish (caramel, roasted nuts). Bit of a lovely unexpected warmish mouthfeel also, regarding the 6% alc/vol. Full body, pretty creamy texture and quite mildly carbonated. Indeed, a great palate. Overall, a loveable well-balanced Frisco brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Buczer (251) - Pabianice, POLAND - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle, pours copper, clear with rather unstable off-white head. Nice aroma of dried fruits, some malts and cherries(?!). In taste dried fruits, roasted, slightly sour. Medium body, average carbonation.


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