Big River Grille Sweet Magnolia American Brown Ale
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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 155   ABV: 5.18%
Brown in color with a medium body, Sweet Magnolia has a floral hop aroma created by Mt. Hood hops. A sweet, malty flavor is rendered by Crystal and Chocolate malts from the United Kingdom. Sweet Magnolia Brown won a gold medal in the 1998 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
walleye (1094) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - OCT 22, 2012
had this a while ago in Chattanooga. poured brown with a off white head. aroma floral, sweet malt,chocolate, hops, a hint of smoke. flavor caramel , hops malt, some molasses.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NJBeerman013 (1054) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - SEP 23, 2012
3 oz sample pour. Sweet nutty flavors, missing the spice in the nose most brown ales impart. Rich, full mouthfeel, bordering on creamy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - AUG 22, 2012
8/22/12. On tap at the Seven Bridges brewpub. Clear brown pour with a small tan head. Nice nutty aroma with some tannic bitterness and a touch of chocolate. Nutty flavor with a touch of chocolate. Definitely one of their least offensive offerings.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
smith4498 (3551) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Draft @ Big River Grille in the Disney Boardwalk. Pours clear brown color with tan head. Aromas of caramel, chocolate, and brown sugar. Sweet caramel malt flavor with some chocolate. Medium body with moderate csarbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jsmerig (1490) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Pours a deep but clear brown. Aroma of smoked malt. Malt forward with smokey notes followed by a sharp bite in the end. Crisp for a brown ale. Also not too dark.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Light brown in color, clear with a thin head. Light dark malt roast light hops flavor. Average to medium brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Clear red brown color with minimal white lacing. There is a light candied malt aroma. Palate falls a little thin but overall a nice drinking brown. An award from 14 years ago might be a little out-dated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (8178) - La Mesa, California, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Draft. Pours amber brown with a beige head. Lightly roasted malty aroma with some caramel sweet malts. The flavor is generally mild, with sweet malts, chocolate, and light toasted malts. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markwise (5187) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 9, 2012
On draft at Seven Bridges. Pours a light brown with an off-white head. Nose is sweet malt, nuts, and light tobacco. Flavor is similar- sweet malt, light nuts, and a hint of molasses. Light to medium in body and ok overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Draught at the Hamilton Place location. Pours a burnt sienna brown with small khaki head. The aroma is toasty with a slight hint of caramel, even a touch of cocoa, a slight earthy note, slight dried cranberry, and a bit of toffee. The flavor is toast, a hint of charred wood, a hint of toffee. Not as sweet as the aroma would have me believe. There are some earthy notes and some odd fruity hoppiness that comes across kinda like strawberry. Ok session beer.

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