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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Donít be fooled by this innocent beast. Handcrafted by the Bear Republic Brewing Team this Belgian Brown incorporates a trifecta of sugars including our homemade candied syrup. Wild and untamed this full bodied beer starts out sweet and finishes with notes of cloves and nutmeg. Enjoy in moderation; tread lightly!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (10128) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 7, 2014
"i have to take issue with the "wild and untamed" portion of the brewers description. other than that, itís pretty accurate. a darn good beer, wild or not, just not what i was expecting. great malty flavor and aroma, with just a hint of the wildness and spices promised. a dangerously drnkable brew for 9.5%. The Bearís summer alternative to Blac Bear stout."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34350) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2010
Draft. A dark chestnut colored beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of malt, yeast, wood, and wine. The flavor is sweet - a bit too sweet, with notes of malt, caramel, spices, nuts, yeast, and wood, leading to a dry spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - SEP 11, 2010
(draft @ The Old Toad - Rochester, NY) Dark brown pour with a thin tan head and very light carbonation. Mildly roasty and rather spicy aroma with a lot of sugar sweetness. Spice and nuts with a big sweet and syrupy flavor at the start with s very nice dark fruit, dark malt and lightly spiced finish. Goes down smooth for nearly 10%.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4200) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 2, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2010 Tap @ Saraveza... Poured a dark cola looking with a thick, off-white head that retained. Aroma of faint spices, yeast and such. Lots of spice on this brew. Even an earthy, peppery heat towards the finish. Slightly dry and cloying, but made up for it in yeast spiciness. Yeasty, doughy, cookie dough sweetness on the malts which paired nicely with the nutmeg/cinnamon spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (6679) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2010
Draft @ Blind Tiger. Brown pour with some tan head. Spices, sweet fruit malt, sugars, and yeast aromas. Flavor is of nutmeg, cinnamon, sweet fruit through the malt, and some alcohol warming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 18, 2010
Draft at Blind Pig Co in Champaign, IL. Pours a deep rich brown with a tan head. Aroma of yeast, belgian malts, and dark fruits. Heavier side of medium bodied with soft to medium carbonation. Flavor of plums, berries, spice, and dark belgian malts. Yeasty and musty finish. Nice beer. Pretty simple and not overly complex.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 14, 2010
Tap @ Hamiltons. Opaque dark brown with a small beige ring. Brown sugar, candied apples and roasted malts on the nose. Flavor was fairly sweet, almost cloying, pretty tasty overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rciesla (5500) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 11, 2010
Draft, pours a bruin body with an off whit head. Cinnamon with a light malt body caramel and a modest warming. Belgian yeast and ginger. Light fruit esters spicy and fruity with again a modest warming. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 5, 2010
Tap at BT. Pours a deep dark hazy brown with a thinning head. Aroma is a bit minty earthy bubblegummy phenolics, Belgian yeasty character, toffee, dry roast and toast with some chocolate tones, vanilla, and brown baked/toasted malts- some cookiedough. Flavor is a touch fruity with earth, mineral and sweet nutty chocolate malts, more phenolic slight plastic notes, leather, and some menthol crystal slightly offwith a slight buttery thing going on and cherry cola on the finish. Strange and a bit off overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (5070) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2010
Floral, powdery stout aroma with threatening alcohol overtones. Black, with a light tan head. Raisiny, pruney stout - sweet with moderate bitterniss and some licorice. Heavy, maybe medium-heavy body. Bitter, stewed fruit finish. A big beer. Tap, Flying Saucer, KC.

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