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RATINGS: 1002   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A hearty brown ale that benefits from the silky mouthfeel provided by oatmeal, pairs great with Cigars.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle. The pour was a hazy dark brown with a large (2-3 finger) light brown creamy head that lasted a very long time, finally reducing to a thin cap and a medium collar which in turn did produce some good sticky lacing. The aroma was of a toasted cereal malt and a leathery yeast with notes of milk chocolate, roasted coffee, caramel, molasses and a bit of oats. The taste was extremely malty and a tad sweet with hints of caramel and molasses early on, and then became rather creamy and a little bitter with notes of chocolate and coffee towards the end. The flavor hung on for a good long duration letting an espresso mocha taste settle in wonderfully on the taste buds. Mouthfeel was medium in body with a light creamy robust texture and a mild to medium carbonation. Overall a brew that is an exquisite representation of this style, with the oats giving it a nice smooth, creamy feel and a great drinkability. Most definitely one of the best Brown Ale’s I have tasted to date...


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichardW (1739) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2015
On tap at Brickhouse, Orlando. Headless and cold, but loads of flavour. Brown sugar, chocolate, sweet fruits and a long tasty finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2775) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 24, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2015 Can at Brickmakera Vienna. Molasses dried fruit. A little too one dimensionally sweet. Like a good quality malt extract or Kvas or something. A touch of cocoa. Overall too sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2348) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 24, 2015
A very nice Brown ale. This can be and often is a boring style. This is a good one. Nice sweet molasses and dried fruit aromas. Some fresh roasted nuts in the flavours...more nice sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StLsportsfan (60) - Hazelwood, Missouri, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Good brown ale. Oftly soft palate....oatmeal perhaps? Somewhat 1 dimensional. Not Sam Smith, better than most micros.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ethanTHEtrill (43) - - JUL 10, 2015
Can from Florida brought by my coworker. Poured into a British pint. Appearance is a deep dark brown with a slight head. Fragrances of malt are heavy. Tastes comes in light at first with a bit of a roasted note then middle note comes in blunt with a thick malty roast then dissapates into roast again. Nice brown ale too bad we don’t get it here in Texas.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcr (2346) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Can. Hazy brown body with a frothy, off-white head, rapidly diminishing. Aroma of toasted grain, light roast, cola, ash, wood, tobacco. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/chalky texture, lively carbonation. Taste of cola, caramel, roast, light molasses and a light astringent bitterness in the finish. Slick oatmeal followed by a chalky coating on the back of the tongue. Disappointing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrownALEx (347) - Portland, Michigan, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Velvety, smooth taste. Chocolate and malt are prevalent to the tongue. Palate is a little weak but stays with you for a while. Overall, a good brown. Would get again.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
katrinaez (586) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Very good Brown ale. Has a nice nutty flair, light woody malts and smooth slick mouth feel. Tap

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mstrcrwly (667) - New York, USA - JUN 23, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2015 On tap poured into a pint glass..brown with a fluffy off white head..aroma of roasted nuts, caramel,oatmeal, earth..toasty flavor with medium hops..not too carbonated..not one of the my favorite styles but this one tastes like a porter..good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (1132) - GREECE - JUN 20, 2015
355ml botle. Dark brown color with light beige head. Malty aroma, light roasted, caramel, hazelnut, bready, light chocolate. Sweet and light bitter taste. Almost medium thin to oily body with soft carbonation


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