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RATINGS: 1332   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LeRoytheAlien (55) - Kennesaw, Georgia, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Poured amber/brown with a tan head. Aroma is malt, cocoa, and grain. Taste is smooth, a bit roasty, nutty, nice earthy bitterness from the hops. Finished a with smooth, toasty mouthfeel. Excellent brown ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jagad5 (89) - - OCT 11, 2014
The description says "toasted" but my tongue says "burnt." Pours with a two inch, foamy head. Consistent flavor from top to bottom.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrTipple (3586) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Aroma: intense bread and light caramel malts. Appearance: clear brown, small white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets intensify, dry, light toasted malts. Overall: quite a syrupy aroma for this OK Brown Ale. Pint at The Ginger Man, Manhattan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (888) - 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 (1341) - 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 (2041) - 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 (969) - 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..

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