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RATINGS: 1273   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A smooth, toasty brown ale, Best Brown Ale is a mainstay in our fall & winter lineup. With hints of caramel and cocoa, the malt body has the depth to stand up to cool weather, but does not come across as heavy. This balancing act is aided by the generous use of American hops.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Brown pour with a small off-white head. Nutty/biscuit malt aroma. Flavor is similar. Very malty but not super heavy so itís still easy to drink. Crisp, refreshing finish. A classic example of the style.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drdisque (570) - Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2013
On tap. Delightful sweet aroma. Sweet light and nutty but flavorful. Clean lightly roasted finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JHeath99 (1170) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Tap. Pours dark amber with slight off white head. Aroma of malts with a slightly sweet note. Taste of roasted malts.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ESBob (358) - Indiana, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours a ruddy brown with slight amber highlight. Slight off white head. Aroma is a toasty light cocoa. Taste is a very light cocoa malt, some caramel as well. More complex as it warmed. A nice brown.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainBoosh (37) - - NOV 7, 2013
Tasted from tap into pint glass. Pours caramel brown with small light tan head. Aroma is sweet, caramel. Tastes sweet up front with a nice, mild hoppy finish. Some toast and almost floral notes. Nice mouthfeel. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (582) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Nice toasted malt aroma. Some cocoa aromas and flavors as well. Nice full balanced brown. Has a bit of a dry finish on the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (3078) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 3, 2013
This is a very nice brown. Slightly nutty, some chocolate and roasted caramel flavors. Light brown and nicely carbonated.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
MacBoost (1399) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Ugh. Another turd from Bells. Can these guys do anything right? Pretty much no, unless itís a stout. Pours a deep mahogany with a tan head. Listless aroma of dirty unfiltered well water and mud. Taste is unsweetened baking chocolate minus the good part. This is like a half baked cake...

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcran86 (19) - Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2013
On draft at RFD in Chinatown DC. Good seasonal beer. Dark amber pour with light head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrianHop (4) - - OCT 30, 2013 does not count
Nice brown ale great color and smooth taste. The caramel color and malty smell makes for a great fall brew. Easy to drink yet


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