Lubiere (9866) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A clear brown ale with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet nutty caramel malt with grassy character, roasted notes, OK. In mouth, nice roasted chocolate malt with grassy notes, light hops, not bad. Bottle from Courtyard Marriott Billy Graham, CLT.
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown, cola color with thin head. Vert nice toasted nut aroma. Nice slightly sweet nut flavor with no bitterness. Medium/light body with thin but lively mouthfeel.
spilledpint (345) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz. bottle from Trader Joe’s Chapel Hill
Ar: Moderately roasty aroma with notes of dark caramel and chocolate.
Ap: Pours a very dark brown with a 1" frothy manila head that leaves decent lace.
T: Very strong sweetish chocolate flavor up front, with a bit of dark caramel. Finish is roasty with a mild-medium bitterness.
P: Medium-thick body, somewhat sticky. Milder carbonation.
O: Pleasantly surprised by this one. This is a solid brown.
pras (436) - Maryland, USA - MAY 9, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Beautiful dark brown appearance. Aroma of malt and roast. Flavor is slightly roasted and malty, with a sour note and not a good sour note. Body was thin.
jsmerig (1230) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Taste is caramel malt sweet followed by notes of berry. Dry finish without a lot of lingering darkness or malt.
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drsordr (1040) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft pour opaque dark brown. Nose of dark fruit and sweet malt. Taste dark fruit, roast, very smooth. Minimal bitterness and not much length.
HourGlass13 (50) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a dark deep brown amber color. Its malty and has hints of toffee caramel and a mild sweetness. There is also a bitter somewhat metallic finish, just as the name says. Not bad at all.
Beerathon (1131) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
I found this brown ale quite enjoyable. Great mix of pale and chocolate malts, even a slight toffee flavor coming through.
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - JAN 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From bottle. Pours a deep brown color. Aroma was all nutty mat with a little chocolate and caramel. Sweet. Taste follows with a small bitter ending. Clean finish.
italianjohn (2311) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear dark chestnut pour with a thin off white head and very light lacing .... aroma of roasted, chocolate and caramel malts with a slight nuttyness .... taste is slightly nutty, roasted, chocolate and caramel malts ... very malty ... thin bodied with a very light bitter bite in the finish ... easy drinking brown ale