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Bold City Duke’s Cold Nose Brown Ale

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (5648) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Can pour. Clear brown color with light tan head. Brown sugar, molasses, mild plastic aromas. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Nutty, caramel, light roast flavors with a lightly bitter finish____decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deaconmike (365) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Can. Brownish amber with tan head. Caramel, brown sugar and grass in the nose. Taste is sweet with a touch of hoppiness. Similar taste as nose with more grain coming through. Body is medium with a fair amount of fizz. Overall, not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndyW68 (1035) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Brown pour with white head. Aroma is brown sugar and grain. Taste is caramel and sweet grain. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheEpeeist (3283) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2014
12 oz can. Brown with a beige head. Nose is brown sugar, grape and hay. Smooth medium body with a buzz, finishing chalky. Taste is dusty caramel, tobacco, cocoa and green apple.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
smaynard6000 (605) - Apopka, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2014
12 oz can. Hazy brown in color with generous foamy beige head. Sweet malty aroma. Sweet flavor with chocolate notes. Medium bodied with creamy texture and a touch of hoppiness in the finish. Interesting for a brown.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 30, 2014
NIce and very strong. The features were thick and heavy. BUt nice brown characteristics and enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malaclemys (368) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Taproom, pours opaque dark amber/brown with a white head. Aroma is nutty, chocolate, coffee, caramel. Taste is nutty, coffee, caramel, and slightly earthy. Medium light body with a slightly sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (2541) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Can from Beer:30 in Jax. Amber-brown pour with thin light tan head. Aroma of nutty cereal. Tastes are light sweet, brown sugar, nuts, roasty, graham cracker, chocolate. Not overly sweet that usually puts me off browns. Straightforward, but drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mikljon (5) - San Mateo, California, USA - MAR 10, 2014 does not count
12 oz. can from my Florida brother. Very pleasant. Appearance is more dark orange than brown with off-white head. Chocolate, roast nuttiness in nose, nothing too pronounced. I might detect a bit of a tobacco note. We'll balanced taste, rich and toasty without being sweet. It has a nice fruity finish and subtle hop flavor. Above average mouth feel. A good easy to drink mild brown. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jgb9348 (4659) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Crisp, slightly hazy rich brown coloured body with a darker brown top and a rich, thick, five centimetre tall brown head. Aroma of alcohol, toasted malt, nuts, earth and hints of light sugars. Light-bodied; Very very mild flavour of toasted malt, alcohol, sour grapes and nothing else - water. Aftertaste shows the palest of malts with a touch of grass and grain and the ever-present lemon taste. Overall, a pretty lacklustre beer with only some toffee flavours noticeable in a good way. Otherwise, this beer is worth passing up, even in the novelty of the can. I sampled this 12 ounce can purchased from Total Wine in Tampa, Florida on 03-January-2014 for US$1.79, sampled at home in Washington on 25-February-2014.


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