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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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HourGlass13 (128) - 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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
miyauchi38 (353) - chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2014
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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christpuncher (1386) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2014
A nice brown ale Nutty flavor with a kind of sweet finish. Pours brown in color with a tan head. Actually easy to drink. Had at tin roof in Charlotte ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (13196) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Draft. Clear brown color, thin tan head. Nutty aroma with a bit of grass. Taste is grassy brown bread. Thin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LuckyDog (363) - - OCT 24, 2014
On tap at Nate and Nick’s in Bryson City. Nice roast nose. Well balanced. Bigger body than a lot of brown ales.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (7353) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2014
12 oz bottle. Bottled on 03/31/14. (Food Lion) Boone, NC.
Clear reddish brown colour with a small light tan head. Toffee, malt, nutty dryness and some mild hops in the aroma. The flavour is toasted malt, nutty dryness and some chocolate. Brown Ale indeed.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bth122 (1293) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle at Ryan's house. Poured a clear brown color with medium sized head. Roasted malt, caramel, nuts, vanilla on nose. Medium light sweetness. Light bitterness. Caramel notes with all light bitterness. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (1285) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 2, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Dark brown, with a reddish hint and a small, tan head. The aroma is nice, light roast, oak, sherry, peat, and floral hops. Sweet and malty, with a light bitterness and some booziness. Medium body, creamy, a little acidic, and malty. This is an excellent brown ale! Nice, mellow nose, and good balanced flavor. Overall an approachable, complex, and delicious beer. I’m impressed!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3551) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Brown beer with a foamy tan head. Roasted grain nose with some brown sugar and nutty tones. Sweet beer with lots of brown sugar, dark toast and some tea flavors. Some dark fruitiness, a hint of spice and some bitter coffee finish it out. Pretty tasty brown.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BucannonXC5 (930) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Type: 12-oz. bottle Glass: Boulevard Ales pint glass From: Trader Joe’s in Ballantyne (Charlotte), N.C. Price: $1.67 (I think) Purchased: July 26, 2014 Consumed: July 28, 2014 Misc.: N/A Poured a dark red, almost mahogany color with 1-to-2 fingers of khaki white head that dissipated pretty quick. Minimal lacing on the sides of the glass. Minimal retention on the top. Light bubbles coming up from the bottom. Smelled caramel, toffee, roasted nuts, chocolate, espresso and some rye. Tasted roasted nuts, caramel, toffee, chocolate, espresso and hot cocoa. Medium body. Oily-to-creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, smooth finish. Not a bad brown ale overall. It grew on me a bit as it went down.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (2251) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a brown color with white head. Nutty, roasty, malty aromas and flavors. A touch light.


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