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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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
swenocha (81) - Franklin, Tennessee, USA - NOV 27, 2010
Brown pour, small tan head. Slightly cloudy (this is bottle conditioned, so not surprising). Great english malt aroma paired with nutty, malt, and maybe a bit of coffee. Taste is much the same. Some toasty bread as well. Very dry and smooth finisher. A new favorite brown...

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jjgmd (1374) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2012
Pours an orange brown color with a small wispy head. Aroma is malty and fruity and pleasant. Taste is nutty and flavorful with a nice roasted malt taste.Can taste a hint of sweet chocolate. Drinks easy since it is on the light side. Slightly bitter finish, NICE brown ale, of course from a top brewer. It rung my bell. Quaff Score Brown Ale ( drinkability with heart enjoyment ) 9 /10

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2012
apperance: on first pour shows a deep amber color with a slight haze about it. Above avg carbonation with a nice foam head that lingers around the glass until the bitter end. : nice hardy malt aroma with some roasted malts and toffee coming throught. Taste: malts and roasted malts with some bitterness at end Mouthfeel: slightly heavy mouthfeel coarse on finish overall: pleasent tasting, good looking beer a good beer to drink aver a long session. This beer also works well in cooking and barbeque sauces.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
frpilz (110) - Illinois, USA - MAY 30, 2012
Aroma of coffee grounds, dark chocolate, buterscotch. Dark brown with traces of red color, still opaque enough to barely see through. Dark beige 1/2" foamy head. Smoooooth entry, rich, roasted complex. Hints of chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, and then some slight hoppy bitterness towrads the end, I suppose its slightly balanced in the favor of sweetness, but the hops added were a very nice choice. Mouthfeel is syrupy, thick, clingy which all add to the long aftertaste. Medium bodied , and deliscious. Impossible to have just one.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tmohr (37) - Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Pours a nice brown, decent head. Taste is slightly malty, smooth and warm. Really good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BlueRidgeMatt (39) - Virginia, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Great Brown Ale! Nice nutty, roast flavor. For some reason the carbonation really jumped out at me and I liked it with such a deep earthy flavor. Fantastic from start to finish!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
S_Side_Smitty (433) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Pours an opaque brown with a small tan head. Aroma is rich roasted malts and for some reason Iím picking up some faint tobacco. Taste is very malty up front with tinges of dark chocolate going into a molasses sweetness. The finish is a roasted and mellowed bitterness. Great beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestlake (122) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 27, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 2, 2013 From a bottle. A great brown ale. A nice malty taste with a touch of bitterness at the end. Very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Caytinator (899) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 7, 2013
12oz bottle. Yeah, so itís fantastic. Just like the description says, itís got a malty body, but itís not too heavy. Really good taste notes, agree with description. Itís just a little toasty, but not too much. Just a great beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (2814) - 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.


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