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RATINGS: 350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Brown Angel comes at you with three levels. At the heart the beer is layer upon layer of pure, delicious malt. Columbus and Amarillo hops add an intense hop presence while a final layer of East Kent Goldings delivers a delicate floral finish. This is NOT your old school brown, but a rather sexy American interpretation.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
SpongeRuiner (729) - Michigan, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Pours a light chocolate color tinted with a dark fruit. A light mocha colored head with a spotty lacing. A nutty mild chocolate aroma with a background of some light citrus hops. At first sip a nice creaminess is present with a tropcal note full of carbonation on the tongue. As it settles the chocolate mouthfeel takes over with a very small chocolate taste. The darker flavors that come later are a bit overpowered from the original hoppy taste and feel. A lemon flavor comes in at the end that is almost lemon tea flavored. Not sure if this one is particularly to style exactly but oh well. A very weird brew but I did enjoy it. I knew there was a reason I grabbed this one. Clown Shoes definitely keeps me guessing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2070) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 15, 2014
Shared at my Summer Plunder Tasting by Mick. A dark brown almost black pour with a thick fizzy tan head. Chewy malts & sweet nutty caramel in the nose. Great soft round sparkling carbonation. The taste is soft cocoa, nutty, a bit tangy chewy malt goodness. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrFecesious (962) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 3, 2014
Bomber. Cloudy burny brown, with a massive rocky off-white cap and thick lacing. Aroma is pine and citrus rind hops, with some very roasty caramel. Earthy and rooty. Taste is relatively bitter, with a balanced sweetness. Creamy mouthfeel, long dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (2781) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, and chocolate. Great flavor with roasted malt, nuts, chocolate, and hint of pine. Very nice.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (11932) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle. Hazy brown color. Aroma of dirty caramel. Taste is caramel and pepper in an odd combination.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROBC3366 (644) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Pours rich brown with a foamy tan head and lots of lacing. Tastes like sweet, dry, nutty malt with light alcohol and toffee notes. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like booze, roasted malt, and sweet cereal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1788) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
650 ml bottle. Pours brown with light head. Aromas of nuts, pine, dried malts, and grass. Flavors of cocoa powder, nuts, and roasted malts with a light hoppy finish. Rich for a brown. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2610) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
650ml brown bottle. Brown pour, unclear. Tan head. Nose has big chocolate malts. Taste has rich chocolate malts, leafy hops. Good finishing bitterness, trace of alcohol. Enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kambei70 (601) - - AUG 9, 2014
On tap at the Sanctuary Pub. Pours a hazy brown with a cocoa/khaki head. Aroma is roasted malt, milk chocolate and floral hops. Taste is big malt, chocolate, and a sharp floral hops bitterness underneath. Medium body with a dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (686) - - AUG 3, 2014
Pours a dark brown. Aroma and taste are bready malts, caramel, and chocolate.


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