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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Don’t 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!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2009
From tap at the brewpub. Pours dark brown with a huge tan head. Aroma is roasted malt and complex Belgian yeast fruity. Sweet fruity yeasty and with a nice roasted malt flavour. Very fruity yeasty. Lasting fruity phenolic and sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29286) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2009
On tap. Dark brown with an orange hue and a creamy light brown head. Distinct aroma of strong licorice. Quite full-bodied, lots of hard roasted malt and fruit and again licorice. Hard roasted malt finish. Unusual but delicious. 110709

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2009
(Draught) Pours a dark brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of vinous, cocoa, roasted grain, raisins, black licorice, molasses, and light smoke. Flavor of dates, wood, yeast, and roasted malt with mild bitterness in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009

Date: July 11, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: clear dark brown, frothy beige head
Aroma: smokey chocolate aroma
Flavor: sweet caramel and chocolate flavor, nice smoke, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 25, 2010
Draft, Dark amber beer with a light tan head. Sour, light green apple aroma. Sour flavor with some caramel malt, light green apple, and light acetic notes. Medium bodied. Sourness lingers with light oak, green apples, and light malt.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5538) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAR 27, 2009
Dark reddish brown. Sweet molasses and brown sugar aroma and taste with a sticky palate and finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rciesla (5499) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (4931) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2009
Enjoyed on tap at The Stable. This is as big a brown ale as I can remember having. It looks quite distinctive with a big thick head on a dark caramel colored body. Aroma is sweet with brown sugar and caramel along with some fruit. Flavor is also quite sweet with lots of alcohol noted. Plenty of sugary caramel. Too high of an ABV is a drawback for me but lovers of bigger beers will enjoy this one.


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