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RATINGS: 1329   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (845) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 8, 2014
I really liked this one...new on the bell line at work.....one of the better browns......

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EyeAmBaldman (461) - Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Pours a translucent mahogany from the bottle with an off white head that dissipates quickly but leaves some lacing. Aroma is kind of weak coffee. Aggressive carbonation in the mouth with notes do roasted malt and coffee. Feels a bit bitter because of the carbonation. This is a good brown ale but not great.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lukedarock (246) - Howell, Michigan, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Wow great looking brown, exactly what u hope brown looks like, very mild light flavor but flavor is what makes this a smooth one, good beer love it

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - OCT 6, 2014
From a bottle. A clear brown body with a thin off white head that had some retention. Aroma was of heavy roasted malts a nutty quality too it. Two dimensional for the most part but very rich. Flavor had a nice balance between the malty flavors and the nutty flavor. A nice slightly dry finish. Easy to drink with a full mouth-feel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubblehouse (1174) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Probably is the best brown ale out there. Great taste and finish. Aroma is really pronounced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bif (1921) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 3, 2014
On tap. Pours a dark brown with a tan head and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel sweetness, bit of chocolate and grain. Taste of roasted malt, chocolate and some caramel sweetness. Light bitterness and a fairly dry finish. Medium body, smooth and quite creamy with a nice malty backbone. Enjoyable beer, good for a few.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
N3lson1 (867) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Drank from a twelve ounce bottle purchased from Wegmans. Amazing aromas of malty sweetness, slight notes of cocoa, and most importantly it smells like beer. Tastes like an above average but with a nice caramel sweetness..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fakebeersnob (297) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - OCT 1, 2014
One I like better as it warms. When it was colder there was a tingling on the tongue that seemed to mask tastes. As it warmed a bit (30 mins out of the fridge) the taste came through. Toasted malts at the back end. A bit of a hop presence. Still...a bit thin. Brown ales are not my favorite, but this one is pretty decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocJitsu (1559) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Pours a clear dark amber color with an active, foamy cream-khaki head. Aromas of medium toast malt, a little fruity, and an effervescent quality even after the head attenuated. Mouthfeel more creamy and thick than I would’ve expected. Flavors very closely approximate the nose.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (9230) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"agreed on the "best" part of the brown, or almost at least. wonderful roasty malt aroma and even better flavor. smooth, but thin like most browns. VERY well done for the style. another winner from John :)"

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