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RATINGS: 384   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3383) - California, USA - APR 20, 2012
20 apr 2012, bottle. Light nut brown and faintly hazy. Nose is slightly alcoholy brown ale. Toasted banana bread and alcohol. Med/thin body and rather fizzy. Some ground coffee, dried toast, and some alcohol. Too fuzzy but nice otherwise. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4551) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2012
22 ounce bottle - $5.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia. Bottled 1/2012.

Appearance: Pours out a deep, dark medium-brown body beneath a tall, foaming, light tan-hued head.

Smell: A central deep breadiness, fairly toasty in the scent, streaked by hoppy notes of spice (white pepper), florals, and pithy tangerine peelings.

Taste: Bread, toasted grains sliding towards a roasty chicory-like taste given a thin layer of sprinkled toasted ground nuts. Near nil sweetness, though a very, very low hint of brown sugar that races by the tongue. A mix of florals and spice wrapped up in a big orange, tangerine-flavored bow. Moderate bitterness. Scant grassiness. Drying, bitterish, toasted finish with a light lingering hint of mint leaf.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel.

Overall: As expected, it was a hoppy brown.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TizzleJizzle (732) - Garland, Texas, USA - APR 14, 2012
Bottle at Big Texas Beer Fest. Aroma of coffee, nutty malts. Cloudy brown color. Has stout-like characteristics: roasted caramel, chocolate malts. Lingering taste on palate. Not a bad brew, just doesn’t taste like a brown

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (12593) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 13, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. aroma is dry, hay, hop, roasted malt, peach, caramel. Flavour is is hop, hay, roasted, peach, orange, caramel, coff. Full body. Nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
stangger (615) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2012
22oz bottle. Light brown pour. Malty, nutty aroma. Nice, strong flavor of almonds, caramel. Bitter hop presence dominates the finish. I love strong brown ales and this is A Good one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martinus (3841) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2012
Clear dark red beer, beige head. Malty aroma, quite sweet, generous hops, coffee, roasted malts, bitter chocolate and ash. Sweet malty flavour, bitter hops, milk chocolate and mocha. Silky mouthfeel, Finish caramel and roasted malts.
Not your typical brown ale, but as it isn’t my favourite style, for me that isn’t a bad thing.
(From 75cL bottle @ ZZT3, Oirschot. Courtesy of Benzai)

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
abcfan (832) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 22, 2012
Decent brew, but doesn’t quite "do it" for me. Pours brownish red with a nice eggshell colored head. Aroma is nutty and roasty. Taste is full of nutty and toffee notes with a bit of coffee. Finish is very sticky bitters.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fabel_beer (11) - eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2012
mooie bruine kleur met een mooie witte schuim smaakt lekker naar koffie chocolade en lekker romig van smaak

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gam (3632) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 16, 2012
Big biege head block like dark misty red brown pour medium carbonation with aromas of rich caramel earthyness chocolate fruit hint of vanilla the flavours medium bitter sweet caramel rich chocolate citrus bitter finish main aftertaste strong bitter not much else seems unbalanced sweetness does not come through well

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bth122 (1340) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2012
Big bottle, Poured a brown copper color, full head. Small coffee flavor, hazelnut, caramel in the aroma. Light sweetness, Light bitter. Med body. Ave carbonation. Creamier Texture. Its got a good mouthfeel and taste of light cofee beans, hazelnut, caramal malt, with lingering floral hop. Pretty good stuff.


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