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RATINGS: 360   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14103) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2012
Bottle. Thanks to Chrisv10. Pours dark brown with a large head and lacings. Dark caramel malts and fruit. Smooth and medium bodied. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14008) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2011
Bottle, 22oz. A big, dense and rocky head, beige in color, forms over a more or less clear dark amber body. Roasted malts, some sourish notes and a nice hoppyness in the aroma. The flavor has a distinct coffee flavor, along with bitterness, pine cones, some chocolate and and roasted notes. Full-bodied, too carbonated and semi-dry. Mostly bitter finish with chocolate and roasted malts. A really pleasant brown ale. Could drink more of this. Several times. 111112

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13777) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2011
Bottle at Ølbutikken. Clear brown – offwhite head. Chocolate, nutty, raisins, ok hoppy, citrus, grassy, roasted, high malty, nice bitterness, bitter malty. Nice.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (13167) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle. Hazy brown color. Aroma of dirty caramel. Taste is caramel and pepper in an odd combination.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 7, 2011
(22oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear amber body with a tall dense beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roastiness, caramel, nuts, and bread. Flavor of roasted malt, cocoa, grass, florals, and caramel malt with a dry, bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11824) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2012
Bottle shared with Paul and James at Delirium Hoppy Loft, Brussels, late on Saturday night (Sunday morning) during the pre-wedding celebration. Pours brown with a thick, off-white foam. Bit of toast and leafy hops in the nose. Decent flavor, medium sweet, with toast, dry caramel, bit of bread, mild dirt and leaves. Medium bodied with average to high carbonation. Mild dry finish, some toasted leaves, light cocoa and caramel. Doesn’t blow me away, but it’s OK. Some lingering dirty, floral bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (11728) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2012
Tap @ Bishops Arms, Copenhagen. Hazy dark brown with a lasting light brown head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and nutty. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 040612

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11635) - Washington DC, USA - APR 7, 2011
22oz bottle. Medium beige head atop clear dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, chocolate, some caramel, nut, roast, light orange/earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, orange/grapefruit, some roast, bittersweet chocolate. Medium body, light creaminess.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
brokensail (11529) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 8, 2011
A: The beer pours a clear brown color with a tall tan colored head. S: Smells strongly of burnt rubber. There’s definitely some citrus character to it, so it seems at least a little bit hoppy. Maybe a bit of burnt bread. Just a really off, harsh aroma, though. T: Doesn’t taste very good either. Quite a bit of rubber on the flavor as well. Some toasted malt and charred malt. A little bit of booze. Maybe some earthy hop notes. M: Medium in body with a medium level of carbonation. O: I hope that this beer isn’t supposed to taste like this because it was just awful.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11489) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Bomber from Half Time. Pours dark brown with a creamy 4 finger beige/tan head. Aroma (through a lot of foam) is dark malt, chocolate and probably resin hop. Full bodied. Flavor is lots of hop, chocolate, maybe a touch of coffee, definitely pretty darkly roasted malt. It has that brown ale malt flavor, but mixed with other things. Floral finish? Can’t say no, but the flavors are so strong I’d never have seen that on my own. Complex and amazing ale.


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