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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Big and friendly, our Brown Ale is as approachable as its inspirationóCedric, George Vanderbiltís beloved St. Bernard. Our deep russet-colored beer offers hints of caramel and roasted barley, with a nutty flavor produced by Victoryô malt. The crisp finish is marked by well-balanced hops.

Malty_MacHops' rating

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
OrthoDoc (82) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2015
No nose to speak of. Smooth taste and decent malty sweetness but pretty bland overall. I drain poured the last part of the glass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (1287) - Maryland, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Draft sample at Cedricís Taven at the Biltmore near Asheville, NC; clear darker brown color with off-white head. Aroma notes of roasted malt, caramel, toast and some nuttiness. Taste adds some more nutty sweetness with some earthy bitterness. Light-medium body, moderate-low carbonation, creamy with light sweet roast finish. Pretty solid brown ale, enjoyed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2781) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Mahogany pour. Creamy off white head. Plenty of lacing. Slight roasted note atop malt. Dry malt flavor. Slight sourness. Crisp. Little roasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (5252) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Location: Draft at the Biltmore, 1/1/15, My 100th Brown Ale Rating!

Aroma: The nose is light, sweet malts, toast, some caramel, and some nutty notes
Appearance: Pours a mostly clear brown color with a decent sized head and medium lace
Flavor: The taste is clean and a little sweet, malty, with a good balance from the light bitterness
Palate: It drinks very nicely, with a clean and smooth mouthfeel, and a nice finish
Overall Impression: Pretty nice example of an English style brown. It isnít an out of this world beer, just a clean, drinkable, enjoyable one. Thereís always a place for that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (3338) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Thanks to Marshall Hutcheson for bringing this back from North Carolina --- Clear amber brown color with a 1" rocky beige head and a broken curtain of lace. Aroma of caramel malt - quite appealing. Taste is clear malt with just a bit of caramel that grows as it enters the palate, showing molasses and a bit of hazelnut. On the swallow, light bittering enters, keeping everything properly aligned. On one hand, a simple brew. On the other, an outstanding Brown Ale that Iíd be willing to drink every day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (4905) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Draft pour at the Biltmore at Cedrics. Brown with white foamy head - like a guiness head. Slight nutty aroma. Taste is a sweet smooth carmel spicy and mildly nutty. I like this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LiMuBai (222) - - AUG 3, 2014
Deep caramel color. Malty taste and aroma, moderate body with a light bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1538) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - JUN 10, 2014
On tap at Cedricís 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OldGrowth (3058) - the Containment Area, 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (1088) - - 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

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