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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZR2Blazer (87) - Christiansburg, Virginia, USA - DEC 14, 2010
Bottle - 1F slightly tan head, medium brown in color. Little heavy in carbonation, otherwise ok mouthfeel, fairly balanced for the style. Malt comes through on the finish and hangs around a bit then alcohol shows up for a bit and dissipates, great lacing.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
steadyj (87) - Kentucky, USA - JUN 3, 2011
Pours a reddish brown. Caramel malt in the aroma. Taste is nutty and toasty malt. Subtle hop presence in the finish. Seems just a little bit thin.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bowlnman1990 (87) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 10, 2013
Aroma: caramel and sweet malt. Appearance: deep brown but almost no head. Taste: sweet caramel and a hint of chocolate. Palate: full and a nice finish. Overall: everything I like in a brown ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PGA324 (86) - Savage, Minnesota, USA - FEB 25, 2006
Oranegy brown in color, with thin to average head. Aromas of citrus at first, caramel near middle. Sweet malt taste not too overly complex but well done.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beercamel (84) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 15, 2009
Pours crayon craola brown. It is brown and tasty and has a good taste. Only thing is if drunken with food or othner beer taste is lost or seems altered. Weak head that is different in each bottle not consistent and not a favorite. Had in 12 oz. bottle probably wont buy again aunless I am forced to or a hot girl wants to drink it and demands it.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kieleszd (83) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 17, 2008
The hops are a little stinky here. It has an amber brown appearance. Good malt character followed by dry hop. More of a Belgian brown. This one is not a real hooter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TJackHole (83) - Alabama, USA - JUN 18, 2004
thick brown with sediment gently floating, creamy head, good bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
black95tt (82) - Doylestown, Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2006
Pours bright mahogany. Aroma is nutty and bready. Taste is much the same with some caramel sweetness. Very little to no hops present. Decent beer. Not my favorite style though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PaperKnife (82) - - MAY 12, 2012
Draft. Rich O's. Reddish brown, disappearing tan head. Sweet malty aroma, earthy and nutty. Dry, nutty, slight fruitiness, bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoeshineboy (81) - Youngstown, Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2004
Reached for one of these guys again after an extended period of being bells free.... Alot better this time around than i remember it...good stuff


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