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Brewed by Arbor
Style: Brown Ale
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Special. Also available bottle conditioned.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14785) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 10, 2012
bottle at cropredy 2012 ... deep brown ... thin tan head ... soft toffee chocolate roast ...dark bitter malts ... rich chocolate ... light charcoal roast malts ... mellow soft ... really nice

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2403) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 16, 2012
Bottle. Brown with tan head. Aroma has grapefruit, chocolate, coffee, burnt toast. Similar taste, citrus grapefruit with subtle coffee and chocolate. Creamy texture, smooth. Very nice, leaning towards a brown ipa

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15420) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2013
9th September 2012
Opaque dark brown beer, good pale tan - cream head. Smooth palate, slightly soft and a little airy. Nice malts, smooth with mild coffee and roast. A little malt cream. Nice pine hops. A little red berry fruits. Finishes smooth with mild fine carbonation. A little Kernel like. High praise!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6391) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Three Tuns, Bristol 14/06/2012. Mahogany with a reddish tinge and tight, off-white head. Sweetish aroma of caramel, red fruits and roasted malts, with some grassy hops. Flavour was similarly sweet, with added chocolate, more fruit and a gently bitter finish with a hint of citrus. Very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (2777) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2012
500ml brown. Pours dark ruby brown with a tight, medium head. Aroma is piney hops and nutty, caramel malt. Taste has a piney hop start, with a nutty malt and mango finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (3868) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2012
Bottle at the Victoria, Birmingham. Some coffee notes, APA mouthfeel and hops build through the finish, which is pretty tangy. Feels slightly heavy and over bitter on finish, but a solid, hoppy, UK interpretation of a style which has itself been rebooted by the America.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4004) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2013
Bottle. Brown and slightly hoppy with some maltiness. Quite powerful for its relatively low strength. Unusual and quite pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (3088) - NORTHERN IRELAND - OCT 24, 2012
bottle at home
Watermelon, coffee, chocolate, roasty malty, dark chestnut colour.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (10873) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2013
cloudy brown, small offwhite head roasted malts, slightly hoppy aroma. flavor is roasted malts, hops, dusty note, like a black ipa

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31494) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2012
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small off white head. Aroma is solid hoppy, grapefruity. Smooth malty, crisp hoppy and lingering bitter into a crisp and dry finish. Lasting bitter and grapefruity finish. Light malt presence.


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