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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20714) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 27, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Cloudy red-brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and light roasted aroma of dark chocolate and cocoa powder. Sweet and light roasted flavour of dark chocolate and coffee. Roasted finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tennisjoel (1173) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - OCT 11, 2007
Autumn Brew Review ’07
Out of the many high gravity brews I sampled, this beer was against that mold. However, what I sampled was a nice brown ale that was surprisingly complex. What I discovered was flavors of caramel malt, some dried fruit, and a roasted nut background. Very solid. Besides the doppelbock, I would consider this my second favorite Brau bros. brew to date.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Guerde (1167) - St. Paul, 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tyler_mn (1475) - SLP, Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2007
Bottle. Biscuty and lightly toasted malt aroma. A hint of cocoa powder, which I imagine derives form the oats. Pours a fairly attractive rich brown with some nice amber highlights. Flavor is slightly nutty with some malt and oats. A tough of roastiness. Nice offering! Keep it comin’, Dustin and crew!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (2613) - Williston, North Dakota, USA - DEC 29, 2007
Bottle from Tytoanderso - Thanks! Beautiful chestnut brown pour with a finger of creamy tan head. Nose is sweet, malty and nutty. Flavor is earthy and nutty. Plenty of malts, hints of chocolate and light bitters. True to the description, a little twinge of raspberry is detectable right before the bitters in the trailer. Nice suprise from a small MN brewery!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 15, 2008
Appearance: opaque, ruddy brown, small head. Aroma: caramel & nuts, nice and malty, good and toasty. Taste: medium-bodied, with flavor of nuts, and toffee. Dry finish. Grows in complexity through the life of the drink. Getting a deeper feel that reminds me of a Belgian dubbel...makes me wonder what the malts are. Hops seem to be on the way-down-low, but are around here somewhere. Missing something, though, could use a little this, a little that, to make it memorable. But quite good...As an autumnal seasonal, not bad at all...I can feel the warmth, already.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAR 5, 2008
12 oz. bottle via trade with tytoanderso - Pours a clear brown color with a one finger thick light tan head. Very light spotty lacing. Aroma is a toasted caramel malt with some light nuttiness to it. Flavor is a lightly sweetened toasted bready malt. Very light bitterness. Medium body. No unpleasant aftertaste. A very good Brown ale. Thanks Tyler.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
capncali (12) - USA - JUN 3, 2010
good balanced braun alealittle heavy on the carbonation for me but consistent with style good overall sessionable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3253) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAR 18, 2011
Pours a beautiful reddish brown color with a very small well retained head. The aroma is fruity and very nutty with a bit of toffee and leaf rot with just a tad hint of chlorine. The flavor is strong with molasses up front but this gives way to all sorts of pleasantries like cocoa and vanilla, nuttiness and roastiness.... just tons of malt flavor without being really sweet at all. The beer is moderately bitter but really well balanced. Just the best Brau Brothers beer I’ve had yet, the best one by a mile.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9099) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 11, 2011
Clear brown, beige head. Nutty, coffee, bready aroma. Flavor is sweet, yeast cake, brown sugar. Not all too bad.


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