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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (5333) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Bottle at hob nob, brevard nc. Deep brown pour. Mild chocolate and roast fill aroma. Butterscotch with chocolate in flavor. Too buttery

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
idedek (157) - USA - JUN 5, 2012
Could be a solid beer if not for the lack of an identifying flavor. A very bland beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maxwelldeux (3083) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Iím not usually a brown ale fan, but this is awesome. Great chocolatey notes to this one and is remarkably smooth. A very easy drink and lighter than I would have thought.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leah2974 (445) - Georgia, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Toasty, malty, sweet flavor with a hint of bitterness. Good. Would try it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (1258) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - MAY 7, 2012
On tap at Cabo Fish Taco, NoDa, Charlotte NC. Clear deep brown liquid with a nice head of white bubbles. Nose is light caramel malt with hints of nuts. Taste is lightly sweet malt that has a nice roasted middle taste resolving into a very faint hint of bitter. Good overall beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2012
Originally reviewed: 4/10/12. 12oz bottle, "bottled on" notched on the side - January í12. Poured into a pint glass. Pours a dark chocolate brown with some ruby tint on the edges. Small tan head caps it off. The nose is sweet with fresh breads, mild chocolate tones, and a sugar-cookie whiff. Moderate depth, carbonation level is just a touch high for my liking, but not too bad. Nice bready flavors. Sweet malty toffee. Light bitterness. This beer is refreshing and a good one to cap off the night. Sweet, malty, tasty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
HopTsing (401) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2012
The draught came brown with light brown head. Slightly sour an biscuit aromas. Toasty malt flavor with mild hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tia (849) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2012
Tap.medium brown with a red tint and thin creamy head. Smells like bread and green plants and metal. Nice hoppiness but a little watery. Light bodied and a little creamy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rrauth (1091) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 7, 2012
I originally had this a long time ago at a movie theater and I thought it tasted like a bad penny. My palate has expanded so here we go again. Pours brown and hazy. Very small brown head. Smell caramel. Taste is bland to me. I think I served it to cold so thatís more my fault. Still donít think itís worth it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TravHimself (38) - mebane, North Carolina, USA - FEB 29, 2012
Poured out of a 12oz bottle ...pours very dark almost black ..has a aroma of roasted malts and a hint of chocolate ...taste exactly how it smells big on roasted malts hints of chocolate is in there on the finish...over all it has a better balance than the Belgian style ale they put out and all in all the only bad thing I can say about this is that I wish it had more carbonation but thatís just my preference ...cheers

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