NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 16, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
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Very sweet malty aroma is breadier than many Browns and almost touches on the Malt aroma of a Malta pop. Brown with amber hues and a quickly diminishing tan head. Big chocolate/caramel/malt powder punch in the fore. Some fruity apple notes in the middle and a mildly dry nutty finish. I just had the Deschutes Brown Ale and along with this one it gives me hope that there are still very good Brown Ales being made today.
schwaiger (90) - Laramie, Wyoming, USA - MAY 14, 2006
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. I drink a metric ass ton of this beer. Pours a dark brown with garnet hues and an average sized creamy head. A nice clean boquet with aromas of ripe apple, pear, roasty malt, and English toffee. A nice smokey, nutty sweet flavor with very little bitterness at all. More toffee. Good body and mouthfeel, solid carbonation. I really love this beer.
STEPHENDR (478) - California, USA - MAY 12, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dull brown appearance – nice frothy head – nose brown sugar, clove with a hint sour milk – robust malty and chocolate taste , a little cinnamon and hops present – medium/thick body- heavy lasting aftertaste traces of coffee
Padron4KM (763) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAY 11, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle, no freshness date noted.
pours root beer brown, with a fluffy, long lasting beige head.
Thin rings of lace are left behind.
Aroma is light caramel/toffee, and a little bit of bubblegum sweetness.
Flavor is caramel and chocolate, watered down coffee.
Simple but nice, easy drinking session brew.
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - MAY 7, 2006
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 3, 2007 Pours a full sized froth and posseses the color of brown blood. The aroma is of malt and biscuits. Medium nectar with ample residual effers. Malty yet dry with a mild roast and dark cocoa flavors. Theres a slight charcoal-esque constituant with a leathery precipitousness. The finish is dry and lingering.
after4ever (7061) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 24, 2006
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This has been one of my top ~50 session beers for years. Big frothy white head over a loamy brown, garnet-tinged body. Neutral nose (oh, well), and a hint of aluminum in the first sudsy mouthful (too bad). Snappy caramel malt flavor, with just enough hops at the end to keep you sane--and that not being too bitter. Easily the heaviest beer that you can drink all afternoon on a hot, muggy day. Completely flavorful without being at all domineering.
apoptosis (1317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 24, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
White head over a dark reddish- brown body. Slight amount of cocoa in the aroma, with a generous amount of malts, and a strong nuttiness, which also comes out in the flavor. Well-balanced, and pleasant. Sweet and ever-so-slightly bitter finish.
notalush (5561) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 24, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Mild, smooth and refreshing, yet rather flavorful at the same time - soft carbonation and a cocoa dryness - some nutty flavor and a touch of caramel - moderately dry, almost spicy hop finish - it doesn’t blow you away, but it does make you want to pour yourself another.
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - APR 21, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy of Indiana_Red. Transparent dark mahogany/brown, decent tan head fades over time. Tiny spots of lacing. Aroma has a nice balance of roasted nuts/grain, caramel and very faint fruity hop bitterness. Flavor begins with a caramel sweetness, turns to nutty roasted grain, with chocolate in the background. Finishes with a very minute hop bite. Well done brown. Very easy drink.
SoLan (1550) - Florida, USA - APR 18, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown/ruby. Dense tan head. Sweet, toasty, malty aroma. Flavor is the same with some nice balancing bitterness in the finish. Medium, balanced palate. Very good brown.