on tap

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3681) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (1583) - 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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Craftbrewhaha (69) - - OCT 1, 2015
Everything I want in a Brown Ale. Delicious malt body, not overly sweet, balanced hops. Really enjoyed this beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andrus86 (210) - 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

   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

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (4405) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2015
Bottle from Wine Emporium 020115. Great brown ale with plenty of chocolate and toffee aromas and flavour. Looks good and tastes even better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SlimHabib (323) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle pour. Cloudy brown with off white head. Nuts, roasted malts, coffee aroma. Creamy medium body. Coffee, chocolate and roasted malt taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (7205) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Draft. Pours amber brown with a beige head. Lightly roasted and nutty malty notes, light sweetness, and a nice rich malty finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7565) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Called the West Coast Brown ale (no idea a brown ale and west coast had anything to do with one another) poured up at the brewery with a nice looking amber colored body that supports a tan head of foam. The aroma offers up nutty notes, roasted malts and some sweet malts off in the background. The taste delivers sweet malts, nutty sweetness, some roasted malts and then thin layers of brunt maltiness. This is pretty rich and deep with body and flavor

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6600) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle:   Bit of a foam over at opening.   Comes across as spritzy, light, soft toasted malts, touch of coffee and cocoa.   Nice flavor profile, but real light, too light.   Low on the hop side.   Light to moderate body and mouthfeel.   Soft toasted malts linger, even a touch of lactose.   Tiz okay, but needs more body.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50