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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
villania80 (1) - charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2006 does not count
excellent beer, very smooth, soothing aroma. I recomend this beer for anyone who loves dark beer. "Uncle Nuts" nut brown ale resembles the taste of Guiness Draught or Murphy’s Draught.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
moreshoes (2) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - SEP 14, 2004 does not count
This is my fave Brown Ale. Not overwelming hoppy taste. Very easy to drink

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cavie (4310) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2009
Thanks to emacgee. Now this is what a brown ale should strive for! The aroma on this beer was awesome, so fresh smelling. Very dark pour with minimal head. The taste was that of the smoothest dark beer I have ever tried. A nice mix of roasted malt with a touch of caramel make this a top notch brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maxwelldeux (4349) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAY 27, 2012
I’m 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 (453) - Georgia, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Toasty, malty, sweet flavor with a hint of bitterness. Good. Would try it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (3424) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
stangger (619) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Deep, sticky nuttiness. Caramel malt, thick body. English toffee, a touch of hoppiness. Butterscotch. Underrated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tilley4 (218) - Huron, Tennessee, USA - FEB 23, 2008
What a great little brown this one turned out to be..... This one could almost be classified as a porter.... Much, much darker than other browns.... Aroma of roasted malt and quite a bit of chocolate.... Very surprising taste of sweet roasted malts and a definite chocolate/cocoa finish that sets this one apart from most browns to me.... Great little beer from North Carolina.... What a treat...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
warmsilence (25) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 31, 2011
poured into glass from 12oz bottle, deep brownish red color with beige head, aroma very sweet like caramel or brown sugar, the taste was similar with a roasted, toffee-like flavor, very drinkable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGoyWonder (5) - - NOV 24, 2012 does not count
Not too sweet and plenty bitter: I would call this a porter over a brown ale. Malt profile leans toward well-roasted. I believe the featured hops is Chinook: smokey, piney, a little minty. Chinook and chocolate malt is one of my favorite combinations in a porter, but to critique it stylistically it didn’t have what I look for in a brown ale in terms of malt/hops balance, sweetness, and supporting nut/toffee/toasty flavors in the grist.

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