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Style: Brown Ale
Hull, England

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask & bottle; Regular.

Chestnut infused brown ale.
One of our favourite styles - American Brown Ale! Medium bodied with a solid backbone of malt richness. This is balanced with toasty and nutty textures from the roast chestnuts and finished with lashings of hops.

Specs:
Abv: 5%; OG: 1.051; IBU 30
Malts: Pale, Munich, Special B, Melanoidin, Brown Malt, Crystal Dark, Chocolate, Roast Barley, Carafa Spe 3
Hops: Summit (bittering), Columbus (aroma)


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2015
Backlog rating. Cask at CBC Clapham, Craft 100, London. It pours a brown color with a medium tan head. Aroma is roasty and sweet with mild dried hops. Taste is roasty and lightly sweet and bitter, with a dry roasty finish. Notes of lactose, cocoa powder, roasted malts, burnt sugar, dried leaves. Finishes with a dry grassy note. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, ok

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (3400) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - dark lava with a creamy head. Nose - toffee and nuts. Stewed fruit. Taste - Very nutty and biscuity. Prunes on the finish. Palate - medium bodied with a crunchy texture and a dry finish. Overall - yes enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5173) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
330ml bottle shared with AshtonMcCobb. Pours dark copper, chestnut brown, thin off-white head. Aromas of light resinnous hops, nuts, brown malt, toffee. Taste is massively nutty, light stone fruit. Tickly finish. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1793) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Bottle from Cornelius. Clear ruby body with a thick off-white head. Great lacing. Aroma of filter coffee, stewed pear and caramel. Flavour of burnt sugar and fig. Thin body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Soft fizz. Decent without being particularly memorable.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackafholmes (516) - - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle from sharrow vale beer shop. Brown ale with frothy off white head. Aroma is resin and toffee. Taste is mostly bitter, some roasty malt notes. Prickly carbonation medium/thin body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2152) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle. Beer Central, Sheffield. Clear, dark, reddy brown. Thin, broken, tan head, that’s leaves some lacing. Chocolate malt. Some woodiness. Some grassy hop. Taste is a little burnt toffee sweet. Some dryness, and a burnt bitterness. Decent body. Finishes dry, with more of the burnt bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2809) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Dark copper coloured with rich red fruit, liquorice, nutty and sarsaparilla flavours followed by oak and floral red fruit on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerCast_Rich (1902) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 30, 2014
[330ml bottle] Brown beer with a thin white lacing. Inviting aroma, deep crusted caramel aroma, demerara sugar. Tastewise, leathery and nutty, cocoa and brazil nuts - long very dry bitter finish. Good stuff [29092014]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tommann (2967) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours dark brown with a small head. Aroma is piney mango hops, coffee and cocoa. Taste is very bitter with coffee and piney hops. Cocoa on the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (3933) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark clear mahogany pour with a creamy beige head, aroma has caramel and roasted malts, taste has toffee along with a hint of pine hop, this is really clean and easy drinking.


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