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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Got them fancy clothes. Got that big car, suicide doors, 8 track stereo, color TV’s. Livin’ the American dream, now you’ve got a brew as smooth as a chorus from Al Green. Brash Brewing and Clown Shoes each made a brown ale at Mercury, then blended them. You don’t have to have solid gold pants to enjoy, but it helps.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3982) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Sampled at slutfest 4.0. Malt bomb. Very dark brown pour with decent ring of light tan head. Caramel, chocolate, and light cocoa aroma. Flavors of the same plus lots of molasses and some weird note of sweet potato? Interesting. Very heavy and syrupy, but it was very enjoyable. Pretty cool though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
caralkaline87 (435) - Washington DC, USA - APR 22, 2013
Pours near black with a big, frothy brown head. Nose is a bit like a stout, with lots of roast, hops, and a bit of bread and booze. Flavor also leans more toward a sweet stout that expected, with the coffee leading the attack, and a long, only mildly hoppy sweet finish lasting long. Booze comes out some but not too badly. Fairly interesting ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (10105) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2013
22oz bottle. Poured a dark brown with an off white head. Aromas of roast, earthiness, chocolate, and toasted nuttiess. Tastes of roast, caramel, roast, earth, nutty, and chocolate. Never would have guessed it was 10%.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (1881) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 17, 2013
Bomber from Total WIne in Jensen Beach. Pours a very, very dark brown with garnet highlights and a tan colored head. Nice lacing that hung around forever. Aroma has molasses, dark chocolate and brown sugar, with an underneath layer of fruity/citrusy hops. Nice! Taste is of sweet caramel malts, with sweet cocoa, heavy bittersweet bakers chocolate, some nuttiness and some tingly spice at the tail. Medium thickness is all that stopped me from saying "sweet stout". Smells and tastes like a thin sweet stout, and a flavorful one. Finishes to the bitter side of bittersweet. No real alcohol presence in the drinking, just after the glass. Imperial brown, ’eh? It was a good tasty brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1840) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 14, 2013
Hazy brown with an off-white head. Aroma is chocolate, dates, hint of wood. Medium body, sweet on the palate. Taste is chocolate, raisins, oak, chestnut.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - MAR 23, 2013
22oz bottle. Toasted malts & citrus hops aromas. Pours very dark brown, light tan foam. Nice biscuit nose, toasted character, sweet malt, earthy hops, and chocolate. HEAVY syrupy body. Very sweet, with sweet toffee, nuts, caramel, chocolate (sounds like a candybar), but then there is the hops. Very hoppy; earthy leather bitterness, pine, citrus rind, and resin. Finishes with a bitter chocolate flavor along with some wood. Very sticky. Very strong indeed. Its a frisky one. Overall, a very amazing (and strong) Imperial Brown Ale. Definitely a Brown Ale, not really gonna get a score as high as some American Strongs though. (3648)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmohno (1319) - Iowa, USA - MAR 18, 2013
Very dark brown-black.Slight head.Some murkyness. Malty aroma with nuttiness,chocolate,roast,dark fruit/berries.Mildly vannilla/oak woody. Smooth beer,barlywineish, some tartness,same nature as aroma character,malty chocolate sweet mild coffee roast towards finish,balanced bitter finish piney finish maybe some citrus/pepper in there.Good/ok desert beer in small amounts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12343) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2013
(22oz bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of nuts, chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, grain, and grass. Flavor of dark chocolate, roasted malt, nuts, and grass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mrthekidd (55) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2013
Something just seems a little off. More of a chocolate taste than coffee. Not bad, but much better stouts out there. (I know it's called a double brown but seems like a stout to me) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Pours dark brown with a small brown head. Nose is roasted coffee, brown sugar, nuts, little booze. The taste is sweet with some nice bitterness. The mouthfeel is crisp and clean, the body is light and the finish is long. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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