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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A brown beer that balances the influences of English malt and yeast and American hops. Notes of chocolate, coffee, toffee and caramel play nicely with a healthy dose of citrusy hops, making for a noteworthy twist on the traditional concept of a Brown Ale.
Hops: Cascade, Columbus
Malt: Pale, Munich, Brown, Chocolate

Note: Formerly known as Black Market Anglo-American Style Brown.


alexandersh's rating

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexandersh (196) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle; Pours a black/brown with a medium tan head. Aroma: light toffee/caramel. Flavor: Malt/ chocolate with a hint of caramel


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11460) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 2, 2016
Tap at the brewery, both on CO2 and Nitro. Pours clear brown with a medium, bubbly off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is chocolate and bready malt, dates and earthy hops. Flavor is chocolate and bready malt, dates, medium earthy hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StevieT (1243) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 27, 2015
From a bottle. This is great stuff, deep rich flavours with a pleasant lingering bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TedE (719) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2015
22 fl oz bottle into pint glass. Cocoa/chocolate nose. Hazy red/brown beer with two finger white head. Sparse carbonation. Flat mouthfeel, oily texture. Finish is coffee bitterness and a hint of fruit cordial. Somewhere between a brown ale and a stout. Much nicer as it warms.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lazerlobe (37) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Little hop, lots of cocoa and coffee notes. Pretty progressive brown. Goes with the sandwich I’m eating.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CLeclercq1961 (118) - Temecula, California, USA - OCT 18, 2015
Overall pretty good brown. Poured an amazingly clear brown with nice layered tan head. Aroma subdued but brown malts evident. Taste of biscuit lightly toasted barley and some toffee sweetness. Way better than that swill Newcastle. I’d get again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3810) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 4, 2015
Large beige head clear red pour dark side medium carbonation aromas caramel earthiness chocolate fruits the flavours coffee bean freshness caramel nut citrus oily note roasted coffee chocolate yeast rich tangy the finish goes down well toasted and rich malts good lasting hop and bitter flavour a fair brown ale

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (2024) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Draft pour at Frankies pizza. Pours a cloudy dark copper color with a thick foam head. Rich malt aroma and flavor. Very nutty. Doesn’t have any sweetness to speak of. A little bitter even. Hop presence late in the palate. Middle of the line brown for me. Not bad.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Craftbrewhaha (80) - - OCT 1, 2015
Everything I want in a Brown Ale. Delicious malt body, not overly sweet, balanced hops. Really enjoyed this beer!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andrus86 (241) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - JUL 9, 2015
BOTTLE. Pours kole beer brown with a touch of red & small beige head.. Dark roasted malts on the nose, a touch of coffee?.. Roasted malts up front, with some dark malt & coconut at the back end.. Sourced PourHouse

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SnoopALoop (4) - Long Beach, California, USA - JUN 15, 2015 does not count
And a fat a$$ J, of some bubonic chronic that made me choke Sh*!, this ain’t no joke I had to back up off of it and sit my cup down Shakedown Brown, yeah I’m f*ck*d up now


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