Chicago Old Town Brown
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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
CBC’s medal winning old town brown is a German-style brown ale. This beer has a clean well rounded dark malt character which creates a mild chocolate aroma and flavor. Colder fermentation temperatures and long cellaring time makes our brown a truly smooth all round brew.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Sampler at the brewpub in Vegas. Brown in color. Mildly roasty in flavor, not much aroma. Fairly bland. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillRunForBeer (2342) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Sampler at the Four Queens location. Pours medium brown with a beige head. Aroma is toffee, mild nut. Flavor is toffee, mild chocolate. A hint of almond in the finish. A little thin.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (6380) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2014
Part of the 9 sample selection I had inside the Four Queens Casino, in Downtown Las Vegas on 20th July 2014. Light brown with a weak tanned topping for a head. The nose was a little hard to find, some nuts and a semi-sweet malt aroma maybe. The flavour followed the same lines. Mild sweetness from the malts with a nut trace or two. Medium bodied and decent enough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6842) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a very dark brown color with orange highlights and a medium sized creamy beige head that left decent lacing. The aroma was dryish wood and a touch of nut. The flavor was dry, roasty and bitter with a sour malty note and a hint of dark fruit. Medium length finish. Medium body. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
runnertal (22) - Parump, Nevada, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Not a bad brown, carbonation pretty good, not much head, caramel aroma, somewhat lean buy drinkable. Had at four queens

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - MAR 26, 2014
(draft @ Chicago Brewing Company in Four Queens Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, NV) Light brown pour with a thin tan head. Nutty and sweet malt aroma that fades quickly. The flavor is much the same. Light sweetness with a nutty and malty middle that fades away quickly. A bit more punch and it would’ve been a lot better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (7064) - Utah, USA - FEB 24, 2014
On tap at Four Queens location
Clear brown with a small beige head and some lacing. Aroma of dark malts, nutty and citrus. Flavors of toasted malts, nutty with a bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Travlr (21653) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Draft at the source. Hazy deep amber color. Aroma of caramel. Taste is sweet caramel, medicine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palidor19 (3167) - Brandon, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2013
The beer has a good start, soft with low carbonation, a nice brown with a toasty middle. It does have a weak finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
valpoaj (730) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - JUL 2, 2013
On tap at 4 Queens in LV - minimal head atop a brown body, hint of red at the edges - decent lacing. Aroma is subtle - sweet malt dominates, hint of chocolate, slight hint of alcohol. Flavor is pretty good...chocolaty malt, hint of caramel...not complex, but given what I was in the mood for, that was just fine with dinner. Palate is generally smooth and this was easy to drink. Not world class by any means, but definitely a sessionable beer.

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