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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Big and friendly, our Brown Ale is as approachable as its inspiration—Cedric, George Vanderbilt’s beloved St. Bernard. Our deep russet-colored beer offers hints of caramel and roasted barley, with a nutty flavor produced by Victory™ malt. The crisp finish is marked by well-balanced hops.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
glorydaze (32) - Savannah, Georgia, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle. Aroma of warm bread and roasted pecans. Very well balanced... malts of toast and caramel, hops are not overly bitter. Nice example of a good brown ale. Would be glad to get this in my area from time to time.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1470) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - JUN 10, 2014
On tap at Cedric’s Tavern at the Biltmore Estate, brewed by Highland. Clear nut brown pour. Sickly sweet caramel malt, some toffee and chocolate, with decent centennial type hops to balance the finish.Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OldGrowth (2590) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Pint at Cedric s tavern. Ok aroma sweet. Earthy, cocoa. Clean orangy browncolor. Good head and lace. Sweet flavor. Medium body smooth creamy mouthfeel. Sweet finish. Fine brown ale.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (459) - - OCT 6, 2013
Bottle, thanks sevenhokie! Malty, nutty aroma with caramel notes. Pours medium brown colored with a tan, thin head and good lacing. Great brown ale. Strong nuttiness followed by sweet caramel malt to start. Finishes smooth with a touch of hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4781) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2013
12 ounce bottle from a friend. This is clear and kind of cinnamon colored. A tan head has good retention. Nice lacing. Carbonation floats visibly up from the bottom. An earthy and nutty aroma. The flavor begins with a little hop bite up front. Light bitterness and citrus and noble hop notes. Nuts and rich malts. Earth. This is fairly well balanced but is a little light on the flavor. A spicy hop aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malty_MacHops (640) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Nuttiness is predominate in the nose accompanied by caramel and baked bread. Medium to chestnut brown with a decent off-white head. Sweet with just enough bitterness to balance. Medium bodied with a sweet nutty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (5013) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Dark reddish brown, loose white head. Smells like roasted walnuts and chocolate - very malty. Taste is nutty, woody, bready. and lightly sweet. Dryish finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bmac01 (6) - Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 28, 2012 does not count
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2012 Had on tap at Biltmore Estate. Great taste and aroma and very smooth to drink. Pours a clear brown with long lasting off white head. Surprisingly good. Would drink again.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
magsinva (860) - Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Tap @ Cedric's tavern @ the Biltmore Estate - pours a clear dark brown with a white head, lots of lacing on the glass. Aroma is nutty, with some caramel notes. Taste is bitter almonds. Overall, solid, though not spectacular. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2011
Had this one bottled; thanks Chris! Outstanding brown ale, had a great, nutty, almost sweet maltiness that helped balance what was a mild, herby hoppiness. Smooth, milky finish. Outstanding example.


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