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RATINGS: 1110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This beautiful, deep russet brew has the sweet and somewhat nutty character of Adam Avery's late (1992-2002) Chocolate Lab, for which it is named. Crystal and chocolate malts give this beer a brown sugar maltiness with hints of vanilla and nuts, while subtle hopping gives it an overall drinkability that's second to none, just like Ellie!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2007
Bottle. Clear brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, coffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2008
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden brown with a lacing tan head. Aroma is dry hops and fruity aroma with a light roasted malt note. Flavour starts malt sweet and soon goes into a light pinewood dry hops and mild overripe fruity note. Light acidic touch and more fruity notes. Ends with a pinewood dry hops flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29332) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2007
Bottled. A dark red-brown beer with a bubbly thick brown head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of caramel and nuts, but also with light notes of chocolate and hops. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of caramel, chocolate, and nuts, as well as lighter notes of vanilla, hops, and cream, leading to a dry woody and slightly bitter end. Dark bitter chocolate notes lingers in the aftertaste. The mouthfeel is very smooth. This is how I like my brown ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2006
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Dark mahogany with a reddish hue and a creamy, off-white head. Weak, burned aroma. Lots of roasted malt and a malty sweetness. 160106

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2005
Bottled. Clear brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Aroma of fruits and malts with light roasted notes. Light roasted flavour with notes of malts, caramel and nuts. Hoppy finish. Well balanced.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 14, 2007
Bottled. Dark amberish brown colour with a small beige head. Aroma is chocolate, hops and malts. Flavour is chocolate, roasted malts and slight ryeish and nutty. Still it feels a bit empty.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2006
Bottle. Reddish brown colour with a tan head. Malty aroma with hints of caramel and chocolate. Roasted and malty flavor with some hints of caramel and chocolate. Some bitterness in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 8, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2007 Bottle, 2006-01-27, 6-3-7-3-13=32
Brown color. Aroma of malt, paper and roasted chicken. Balanced taste, with some malt, roasted malt, caramel, nuts. Quite pleasant.

Bottle, 2003-09-08, 7-4-8-4-14=37
Brown-amber color, creamy head. Nice aroma, original, changing from the light oatmeal, to the caramel, cardboard, coffee, light hop. Pleasant, with a quite good body, malty, with some roasted barley and hazelnuts, but most of all a very nice hop note. A positive surprise!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2006
Bottle. Nice tan head. Color is dark brown. Aroma is roast malt. Taste is chocolate and roast malt. Pretty close to a stout this one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13922) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2007
Nut brown with an off white creamy head. Roasted malts, toffee, caramel & chocolate. Sweetness. Fine filling body. Easy hoppy end. All around very pleasant & well made brown ale!


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