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This dark brown ale is slightly sweet with a caramel and dark fruit finish. A show case of fine English malts, floor malted the old way. We use pale, chocolate, and crystal malts to produce a complex, but easy drinking dark ale. Very reminescent of northern English ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2234) - Florida, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Bottle consumed with Carolina BBQ at the Charlotte airport. This is actually a damn fine brown ale. Smooth malty notes with brown sugar, nuts, and earthy sub-tones. Above average mouthfeel and body.....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (9999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2013
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 25, 2013
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spilledpint (345) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 5, 2013
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
pras (463) - Maryland, USA - MAY 9, 2013
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsmerig (1246) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2013
Taste is caramel malt sweet followed by notes of berry. Dry finish without a lot of lingering darkness or malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (1055) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Draft pour opaque dark brown. Nose of dark fruit and sweet malt. Taste dark fruit, roast, very smooth. Minimal bitterness and not much length.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HourGlass13 (53) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 23, 2013
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1159) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2013
I found this brown ale quite enjoyable. Great mix of pale and chocolate malts, even a slight toffee flavor coming through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - JAN 21, 2013
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.

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