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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Ring Neck Braun Ale is the initial offering in the Brau Single Batch Series of beers. A perfect autumn ale, this big double nut brown ale is dry and fruity, yet surprisingly drinkable. Nutty flavor is derived from both biscuit malt and toasted oats. A hint of raspberry and classic British hops round out this mild and complex brown ale.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Guerde (1221) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2007
(bottle) Pours dark brown with an off-white head. Nice aroma of toasted nuts and roasted malt. The flavor was sweet with caramel initially and some roasted coffee, but then this yielded to a somewhat dry cocoa-like finish that was a little odd. Pretty good though.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
demitriustown (1140) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUL 7, 2011
12 oz bottle: Aroma is malty, caramel, slight chocolate cake notes, slightly roasted, not much hops here but very fiantly detectable with light grassy notes. Appearance is a muddy brown with a medium to low tan head that diminishes into a soapy film. Taste is sweet malts with a slight graininess, lightly bitter, and more of the chocolate and caramel note coming out in the backing. Palate is medium bodies, creamy and slightly thick, nice carbonation with a nice bitter finish. Overall, Nice offering as a brown ale. I would drink this agian. Cheers!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
One of my personal favorite brown ales. Easy drinking, and delicious!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ccex (1081) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2011
12 oz. bottle pours a clear chestnut brown with a small beige head and practically no lacing. Smells of roasted malts and yeast. Aroma has hints of chocolate and fruit (raspberry?) The finish is slightly sweet, clean, and satisfying. As Minnesotans would say to praise this: not bad at all.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mnmike (1071) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Bottle pour. Nuts abound here with that being the big take away in my mind.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
HuskerTan (981) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle. A- Malty, subtle dried fruits. A- Dark amber color, clear liquid, tan head. T- Cooked veggies, spinach dip, subtle fruit, malty, caramel. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, astringent finish. O- I wasn’t sure if I was drinking a beer or pureed spinach dip from a chain restaurant. This had a lot of vegetable flavor to it although the descriptions on the bottle were there too, just minimal.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Getbetter (976) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - JUN 3, 2010
From a 12 oz bottle,Brown in color. Chocolate,Malt,Raspberry , Nutty notes.A Great Rasepberry Brown Ale

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gopherfan99 (961) - CROATIA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle, pours brown with an off white head, tastes of roasted nuts, malt, and caramel, pretty smooth and drinks easy, nice brown ale

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vikingguy (933) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2007
Friend of mine gave me a bottle on the day it was released. Pheasant season opener 2007. Very nutty flavor with strong chocolatey tones. A lot more complex than I thought it would be. Impressed and can’t wait to visit the Brauhaus sometime and taste all there selections.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoDog (927) - Griffith, Indiana, USA - DEC 5, 2007
Poured from a 12oz bottle(thanks Tyler!) and served in a Bell’s dimpled mug. This beer poured a semi-translucent brown color with a lasting tan head. A small amount of slippery lacing was left around the glass. The aroma of the beer was made up of caramel, nuts, and biscuit. The flavor was nice and malty with notes of caramel, chocolate, nuts, along with a mildly spicy noble hop finish. The mouthfeel was medium-bodied and smooth with light carbonation. A very nice example of the style. I wish I could get my hands on more of this!


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