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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Our most popular brewmaster special brought back by overwhelming requests. A classic British nut brown ale. Full bodied, complex and interesting yet mild in flavor. Our interpretation of this style has distinctive hop aroma and flavor. (O.G.-1.052, IBUs 23)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 5, 2006
12oz bottle. Filtered with a deep garnet hue. White ring of head. Coffee and toffee nose. Cocoa and buttery. Full and sweet malts. Cola pruny. Chocolate and cocoa. Sticky finish. Biscuit toasty. Dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (6284) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 26, 2006
Gift from Aurelius on his travels. 12 oz bottle - pours a dark copper color, light, off-white head. neutral aroma with some fresh lake water accents if you try really hard. Flavor has some toffee notes, some nuttiness and a slight touch of chocolate in the back end. Medium thick mouthfeel - but metallicizes in the end. Has potential. Had this on vacation at the beach - Cape San Blas, Fl.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
KariCupcake (214) - Lenox, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 23, 2006
Bottle. Smells like rank dry poo. Donít ask me how I know that, but I do. It tastes like Gh-ro-ss vinegar wearing a beer disguise.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - JUN 20, 2006
via trade with Beer_Hawk - Pours a dark brown color with a faint head. Has a sweet, roasted malt aroma. Flavor is chocolaty and nutty. Medium body. Easy drinking. Thanks Steve.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - JUN 15, 2006
12oz bottle via trade with Beer_Hawk! - Thanks Steve! - Pours brown with a short beige head that didnít stay very long. Aroma of caramel, nuts, and a touch of brown sugar. Flavor is roasted nuts, caramel, chocolate without much hop presence. Medium bodied and creamy on the palate. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12291) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 23, 2006
(12oz bottle, thanks SpringsLicker) Small beige head atop a clear chestnut body. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some chocolate, roast. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, chocolate, light nut. Minimal bitterness. Light-medium body, slightly sticky.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Braudog (6024) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 19, 2006
Draft 5 oz sample at the brewpub, 5/14/06: Reddish brown with a roasty caramel nose. Despite the roasty aroma, the flavor is more sweet. Tasted like a malt ball.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 24, 2006
(On tap) Beautiful, clear reddish brown with an off-white head. Malty nose with a vaguely burned edge. Medium-bodied with lots of roasted malt and a hint of nuts - perhaps even coffee. Dry finish. 300306

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4677) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 21, 2006
Dark, clear brown. Mild coffeeish aroma. Fairly complex. Overall it gives a smooth coffee and cocoa impression. Some musky malts bordering on a mild ale. Mildly astringent. Creamy mouthfeel. Finish quite bitter. No fruit or grassiness as with many other browns. Lightly sweet, acidic without tartness. Pretty good.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kevin (2156) - New Mexico, USA - APR 13, 2006
Dark stained oak body with an off white head. Aroma is negligible, slight maltiness comes up, but it took a few minutes with my nose in the glass to get that, really a non entity here aroma wise for me. Nut flavor comes out quickly, pecan pie came to mind, then I thought mo, just pecans, it doesnít have that syrup sweetness that pecan pie has. A semi sweet caramel background props up the nut flavor and the hop finish accentuates nicely. A touch of citrus kind of watery grapefruit really adds to this. A thin and watery mouthfeel, but thatís all right, all beers donít all need to be viscous, this is a good beer. Ap-4 ar-2 tas-7 pal-3 ov-15

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