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Coastal Empire Savannah Brown Ale

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Savannah Brown Ale is an American brown ale crafted with a rich malt flavor, balanced by a crisp hop finish. It has aromas of roasted nuts, chocolate, and citrus. The flavors start with a blend of chocolate, caramel, and roasted nuts and follow with a balance of resinous and citrusy hops. The beer pairs well with hearty dishes. Steaks, hamburgers, and sausage are all good choices, and the hoppiness of the beer makes it particularly well suited to be served alongside game dishes. The beer also stands up to strong cheeses such as sharp cheddar, gorgonzola, blue, and (our favorite) asiago


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (5266) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Cola like brown, big beige head. Smell like toasted bread, a bit of coffee and nuts. Seems to be more of a hoppy brown, which is fine. Piney finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
snoworsummer (2474) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2014
From a can. Pours murky brown with a fizzy off white head. Tastes bitter, earthy, light nuttyness, and not very good. Smells like earth and roasted malt.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (3758) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Can. Pours medium brown with thin, off-white head. Aroma is bready and cereal malts, toffee, light nuttiness, and faint woodiness. Flavor is toasted malts, some toffee sweetness, faint woodiness, and some dark fruit notes. Light/medium body and medium carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ordybill (141) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Local brew from Savannah, GA. Popular with several of my friends but I am not a big fan of brown ales. This may grow on me if I drink it more often. Has a good dark smoky color.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Serving: Draft at the Crystal Beer Parlor. It pours a medium to dark brown with a small, light tan head. Light roasted malt nose with a bit of nuttiness. Nice light sweetness on the tongue with a bit of roasted malt, husk, and chocolate. Slight bitterness in the finish. A good brown.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (2291) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 28, 2014
can @ Habersham Beverage / Savannah GA --- Clear amber brown color, out-of-control head that takes awhile to lose its 6" to drop to a 1/2" foamy mess with scuds of lace hanging about. Taste is toasted caramel malt with hazelnut and milk chocolate. The finish is just lightly bittered, but that is enough. Everyday, but enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hallinghansen (2107) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2014
Can @ Barracuda Bob’s Bar & Grill. Hazy brownish body with a medium offwhite head. Malty, bread, light roast, chocolate notes, nutty, light hops.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JHeath99 (1130) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Tap from Lazy Dog. Pours a transparent brown with a circle of light tan head. Aroma is pretty faint. Taste of malt.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdb288 (581) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Can. Pours murky brown with disappearing white head. Aroma is chocolate, floral, shoe leather. Taste is caramel malt, some bright hop/resin notes, brown sugar. Pretty well balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bif (1561) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 24, 2014
Can. Pours a brown color with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and nutty with bit of chocolate. Taste of roasted malt, chocolate nuts and bit of citrus in the background. Mild bitterness and a bit of a malty aftertaste. Medium body, smooth and creamy. Decent beer for the style


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