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RATINGS: 1251   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.


3.7
   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 (26) - - 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 (513) - 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 (3036) - 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 (1319) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Ugh. Another turd from Bells. Can these guys do anything right? Pretty much no, unless it’s 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

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
firstsip (460) - Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Always a solid beer, tap or bottle. Good dark brown pour, very faint elements of campfire with both nose and taste. Perfect balance between dry malt and dry hop.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2308) - New York, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Bottled. Deep brown with red hints. Some chocolate and maltiness. Very well balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopScripts (28) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Very balanced and deep palate. Aroma and taste are well matched and this was a great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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