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RATINGS: 1090   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A hearty brown ale that benefits from the silky mouthfeel provided by oatmeal, pairs great with Cigars.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (4406) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2011
Bottle bought @ Systembolaget and consumed on September 9. Pours chestnut brown with a thin white head. Smells of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste is dry with lots of chocolate. There is also a sweet bitterness to it. I expected a fuller taste and was a bit disappointed when I felt like there was something missing. ----- Had this with a hot red curry thai stew which mixed very well with the beer. The spicyness of the stew completed the flavour of the beer in a nice way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (3875) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2011
750 ml bottle from Systembolaget. Dark brown liquid with medium off-white/light tan head. Aroma of chocolate, oats, toffee, caramel, cedar, spices, cardamom and some light fruity/piney hops. Taste is quite malty, chocolaty, light sweet, very light sourness and light to medium bitter. Very balanced and enjoyable. Medium bodied with good carbonation and a bit sticky mouthfeel. More refined taste than most brown ales and less hoppy than American ones. Really balanced and well made.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15435) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2011
Bottle @ Vinens Verden, Odense. Pours ruby dark amber with a lasting creamy white head and lacings. Sweet nose of wood, oat and chocolate. Flavor adds a nutty and earthy touch. Medium bodied. Full of flavors for a 5,5 % beer - not to keen on the earth though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EithCubes (5485) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 8, 2011
Draught from the LZR WLF. Dark brown pour, light beige head. Nose is woody, light chocolate and toffee nose, reminds of a trail mix brew. Lightly juicy, bittersweet but somehow hollow inside (a little too silky?). Medium body, touch of stale/sour tang, but very good overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blomster (288) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2011
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours dark brown with a foamy tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, alcoho. Smells really goodl. Caramel, chocolate, coffee, roasted malt in the taste. Fairly light body, abrupt finish. I can’t help but feeling dissapointed when drinking it...really nice aroma but it doesn’t live up to that all the way through.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (12942) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2011
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Dark amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Light swet and bitter flavor. caramel and nutty notes. Woody. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bsp77 (724) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 6, 2011
Serving Glass: Poured from bottle into pint-like glass. Appearance: Rich chocolate brown with a slight reddish cast. Moderate sized tan head with very slight lacing. Aroma: Caramel, chocolate, oats and some coffee and nuts. Taste: Heavily roasted for a Brown, with lots of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Slight oat and English-style hops. Palate: Moderate carbonation, medium creamy body, semi-dry finish. Overall: Delicious ale even if it is almost more of an Oatmeal Stout than a Brown Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (16377) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2011
Bottle. Medium head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are caramel, nuts, malt and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerBaron (261) - Florida, USA - SEP 2, 2011
Pours a very dark brown with a small brown head without noticeable carbonation. A very brown ale indeed. The aroma contains molasses and nut, a hazelnut aroma. The smell is also heavily malty, making for a rich aroma well appreciated. The taste is a dark and sweet malt that tastes like coffee. If you think of this beers origins you can imagine a hearty cigar tobacco leaf taste. It is thick tasting with a fair share of hops to interfere with the alt. Palate is heavier than your usual ale but not overly sweet or sticky. Its a decent gimmick ale and stands out in the weak Florida brewing locale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2011
(swingtop courtesy of HOPSHUNTER, sampled 4/1/10). Dark brown color with ruby hue. Medium tan head, which is mostly diminishing. Moderate toast malt aroma. Flavor of the same, with light caramel. Avg duration. Smooth finish. Thin/slick texture. Soft carbonation. Spare lacing.

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