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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kathouse (812) - Nevada, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Cloudy brown ale with an off white head. Nutty aroma with toast and biscuits. Malty mouthfeel with a chocolate and dry malt finish. These guys continue to impress.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
annunz123 (809) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Aroma has nuts, dark fruit, coffee and a little metallic tinge. Flavor starts sweet and nutty, with some roast coffee bitterness in the finish. This is the first beer from Clown Shoes Iíve tried, and Iíll definitely try more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimmay (807) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2011
22 oz bottle from Total Wine. pours reddy brown in colour with huge frothy tan head. aroma and taste are weighted to bitter, bitter hops and bitter roasted malt. lots of alcohol present

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thisis12ptfont (781) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Aroma of faint brown sugar, plum, apricot and rum. Solid brown with little foam and some hop residue. Subtle flavors of amber malts, burnt sugar, sweet, candied caramel and a very sweet molasses on the finish. Overall, a bit too sugary and sweet for my taste. Iíd give this a B rating.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skmikeg (739) - Poway, California, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Pours a amber brown with a two finger tan head with nice lacing. Aroma is of toasted malts, nuts, caramel, sweet malts, pine, and some grassy hops. Taste is toasted malts, nutty malts, pine, grassy hops, sweet malts, caramel, citrus, light booze, and some toffee notes. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi bitter, medium-long finish. Overall, a pretty nice, robust brown ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Getbetter (726) - Cucamonga, California, USA - NOV 18, 2012
From a bottle and the major flavor tastes like a Chocolate Tootsie Pop.This has very frothly thick head.Dark brown red in color.I like this beer a lot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Philym (710) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2014
Appearance: Clear dark ruby/brown with 2 finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Leather, peat, hint of chocolate malt, Brett, citrus, resinous, mineral, slight toffee, earthy. Taste: Medium bitter and sour with low sweetness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, dry bitter, sour, hint of chocolate malt, burnt toffee, peat finish with a taste of Brett. Comments: Very good and glass lace. Rating is for 7% ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnsense (704) - - NOV 14, 2011
Bomber shared with Sammy and friends. Pours brown with a massive head that laced the glass. Some chestnut, coffee and toasted brown sugar in the aroma. Taste of assorted nuts, brown sugar, caramel toffee, some hops, bitter coffee with cream - quite tasty. Bitter aftertaste. Very drinkable. Not quite what I would expect for the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hivemind (693) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2011
On tap @ RnH. Dark brown pour w red hue. Small to medium off-white head. Aroma is of hops, unroasted nuts like almonds and sweetbread or pumpernickel. I think of a bakery when first walking in. Palate is smooth with light nuttiness and no roast, a big plus in the style for me. Some dried fruit even -- maybe a remnant of the last offering, but I taste it. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dagimp (685) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Poured from a bomber into a snifter. Pours a very deep brown, bordering on black. A couple inches of brownish white head but little lacing. Aroma is dark and malty. Plenty of chalk, dark malt and cocoa. Mouthfeel is dead on. Not heavy like a stout, but more porter-like and dry. Carbonation is perfect. Taste is chalky with with plenty of dark flavors such as chocolate, chalk, some berry, cocoa, red wine and a wee bit of grassy hops. Overall, a very good beer. Didnít wow me but very well constructed.

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