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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This medium-bodied English Brown Ale is smooth and easy to enjoy. Widflower honey is used to compliment the roasted malts and subtle hop profile. Whether you’re preparing a delcious meal or enjoying a cool southern evening by the fire.
You better have your honey!
Hops: Apollo and Willamette
Malts: Honey, Crystal, Chocolate & Two Row malts
Honey: Alabama Wildflower (Hokes Bluff, AL)


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
obguthr (4081) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2011
Mushroomy barley malt aroma. Clear auburn, medium head. Barley malt flavor, slightly astringent. Alcohol too noticeable for what it is. not really impressive, bland.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
brentfeesh (1207) - Mansfield, Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2011
Wonderfully fresh bottle from Trip and Jason. Thanks. Nice deep copper - nut brown pour. Very clear with pretty carbonation. Plenty of aroma with cereal grain, caramel, and a light sweetness that’s like, well sure, honey. Flavor is easy malt with a grain note and a very faint sweetness that is honey like. Medium body with a lingering wet mouthfeel. Can’t wait for the brewery to open!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jsh12bama (681) - Alabama, USA - JUN 18, 2011
Pours brown with thin tan head.  Taste and aroma dominated by caramel malt.  Just ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (1286) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 16, 2011
On tap at Mellow Mushroom Huntsville. Pours brown with a medium frothy, beige head. The aroma is caramel and brown malts, honey, pine and resin hops, and a significant note of bread dough. The flavor is heavy sweetness and bitterness, which balance and play off each other very nicely. The palate is light to medium and smooth, with a clean finish. Overall, nothing special about the components, but a very well assembled and thought out beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrnkMcDermott (2835) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAY 5, 2011
Tasted from glass at DLD. Poured by a nice lady from Alabama. This is on the sweet, but the honey does not come in too cloying. Pours a light, bubbly brown with a big-bubbled head. Smell doesn’t yield much up besides nice malty flavor. Taste does have some caramel malts, hops for balance instead of bitterness. Honey in the mix keeps away the dry or nutty finish of an English brown ale. Maybe a bit of "sweet tea" was intended? Could have a good shot at becoming a "native" Southern style. And I get to knock Alabama off my list of states!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10073) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 22, 2011
Tap at The Nook. Pours clear brown with an average, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, cookie, caramel, toasted, nutty), light hops (earthy), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of dates and brown sugar. Flavor is heavy malt (bread, cookie, caramel, toasted, nutty), light hops (earthy), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of dates and brown sugar. Medium body, carbonation, and creaminess, low warmth with a medium sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (3243) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 17, 2010
12 ounce bottle from brentfeesh. Thanks Brent! Poured from a bottle into a brandy snifter. Appearance is an amber color with no head. Aroma is like a sour with some malts. Taste is fruity with malt and some minor hops at the end. Overall a very enjoyable beer. One to savor and take in all the subtleties as it warms.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GAManiac (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 25, 2010
On tap at Hopjacks in Mobile. Pours a deep, hazy amber brown with a thick creamy beige head that recedes to a hefty collar and swirl on the top. Aroma is subtle with some sweet caramel malts and faint fruity sweetness. Taste has a bit more kick to it with some floral hops joining the sweet malty backbone. Tingly carbonated feel. Medium to light body and very drinkable. Not all that complex but not a bad brown ale. Not nearly as sweet as I was expecting.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pastor (799) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - OCT 24, 2010
Thanks to Kirkpjr for sending this out in the under 100 BIF. I poured it into a Sam Adams glass and was greeted with two fingers worth of off white head that trails off to a thin sheet of lace. The body of the brew is clear brown. The aroma is sweet and bready malts and yeast . The flavors mimic the nose but with a light hop bitter finish. That kind of thru me seeing this was a honey brown. I thought it would be sweeter and show more of the honey in the flavor department. It had a medium feel in my mouth with good carbonation. Overall I liked the brew and it was an easy brown ale to drink but... It did come off as a rather average brown ale to me.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 16, 2010
Pours copper with an off white head. Smells of honey, caramel, some pepper, appley. Tastes of light honey, some peppery hints, caramel, some earthy undertones.


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