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RATINGS: 408   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Toasted malty aroma, with a hint of sweetness. Taste starts just like the aroma, then fades away leaving a nice level of bitterness. A nice brown ale with a decent amount of complexity and body.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ctplt777 (465) - - MAY 8, 2016
Definitely the best tasting brown ale I’ve had in a long time, or even ever. It’s way more complex than your average run of the mill brown ale. The aroma is full of coffee, chocolate, vanilla and caramel. The amarillo and columbus hops are definitely present in this, and add a nice citrus taste. It’s interesting because despite the big chocolate, coffee, vanilla and caramel, the citrus isn’t off putting or weird. Overall, this is an awesome brown ale and way better than most of the ones out there. Tons of awesome flavors and aroma’s work great together. Cheers

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (2658) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2016
Pours a deep brown with a large foamy mocha head. Aromas of chocolate, roasted malt, roasted nuts, vanilla, brown sugar. Taste is very well balanced between caramel sweetness and hope bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
electrotype (574) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 20, 2016
Très houblonnée que cette brune! La deScription est très exacte. Un liquide un peu trop mince à mon goût mais raffraichissant, présentant à la fois un côté torréfié et un côté "houblons américains" affirmé. Je ne suis pas un grand amateur de ce style, de ces hybrides étranges comme peuvent en être certaines Black IPA, mais je peux comprendre que certains y trouvent leur compte. L’alcool est caché à merveille et c’est tout de même intéressant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (2421) - SPAIN - MAR 31, 2016
Bottle 65cl / Botella 65cl. @ The Beer Garden Store, Madrid, España. A: Dark brown / Marron oscuro. T/S: Roasted malt, sweet, nuts, slightly hoppy / Malta tostada, dulce, frutos secos, ligeramente lupulado.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quick3Beers (777) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 26, 2016
Another good brown from Clown Shoes. Pours a nice warm dark brown from a bottle, off-white head with lots of lacing. Nice caramel maltiness, a little coffee note, good floral hoppiness with some lasting bitterness. Heard they’re going to retire this one so thought I’d grab a bottle, glad I did. Good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (5983) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2016
Bottle at Cotteridge Wines tasting rooms; dark brown pour with a massive frothy light, aroma has milk chocolate, taste has chocolate, dark fruits, bitter finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eljebi (56) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 22, 2016
Muy chula versión de Brown Ale americana. Carácter maltoso tostado, con notas dulces y a frutos secos. Tras esta base, lúpulos C en nariz y boca para llegar a un final amargo y floral

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fombe89 (1768) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAR 20, 2016
Botella de @Vivalabirra, Oviedo 19/03/2016 Color marrón oscuro, sabor malta, notas caramelo, chocolate, cuerpo medio, muy rica.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (5591) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Sampled at a festival. It has hard for a brown ale to get much better. Simple beer. Lots of malt flavor, lightly sweet but the flavor of malt and grain is more prominent. good palate on this beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beachmaster (377) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 21, 2016
Bomber into a pint glass. Pours mahogany, with a dense tan head that lasts. Good lacing. Nose is hops and malt,and the taste follows. Malt up front gives way to moderate hop bitterness. Not what you’d expect from a brown ale-hoppier than the norm. Pretty good, but not outstanding.


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