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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (9156) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 17, 2013
On draught at The Distillery in Savannah. Dark brown pour with a medium tan head that diminishes steadily. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of toasted malt and hops. Medium body with flavors of roasted nuts, sweet malt and hops. The finish is roasty with a lingering malt aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (8142) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2015
12oz can, purchased 2/23/15 from Habersham in Savannah. Hazy brown red color. Finger of khaki head. Good retention. Good ridges and spread of lace. Good toasty malt, earthy hop, nuttiness, and some chocolate. Some spiciness. Nice bigger bitterness, lighter sweet. Great hop to this. Definitely a more bitter, hoppier brown ale, without trying to be a brown IPA, at least not as it’s drinking now . I dig that. Medium-plus body. Smooth, kind of soft, crisp light to moderate carbonation. Dry finish. Not getting much citrus (as described in the description), but I suspect this may not be ultra-fresh. It is a bit musty, and there’s no date on the can... But it’s not ruining this beer. Pretty quaffable, complex brown ale. Great to enjoy with my sandwich.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (7226) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Draft at World of Beer in Savannah. Pours a clear deep copper color with a finger if frothy off-white head that laces heavily. Aroma of toasted malts, earthy hops, nuts, and mellow caramel. Flavor of earthy hops, caramel, toast, dust, and leaves. Finishes with a surprising amount of bitterness. Medium body, moderate carbonation, and an earthy, dry, bitter mouthfeel. Interesting brown.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6652) - Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2013
5/22/13. 12oz can from Green Truck. Brown pour with a fluffy tan head. The aroma shows seltzer water, nuttiness, and hints of caramel. Bitter flavor with roast, peanuts, and toffee. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6163) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2014
On tap, coffee brown with tan head, coffee and dirt aroma, chocolate malt, earthy moist, some cashew, nice , sta shows

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (6018) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Savannah, Ga - Piggly Wiggly - 12 oz can. Murky medium brown pour, sticky off-white head with nice lacing. Aroma has some sour notes, a touch of chocolate. Flavor improves as it warms with some chocolate notes, a touch of molasses, some brief topsoil notes. Mouthfeel has a nice chalkiness to it. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5972) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Draft at the Crystal Beer Emporium in Savannah. Funny, ’cause the guy next to me asked for something local and they gave him this ... never mind it’s brewed in Virginia. This is a dark, nutty and creamy brew, opaque and swallowing the light. It delivers with a chewy malt, semi-sweet. Quite nice drinker, ending with a sweet toffee finish. (#4702, 7/23/2012)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (5420) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (4592) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Slightly acidic, roasted malt aroma. OK can, but it looks like beach house artwork. Dark, ruddy brown beer with a clingy bone colored head. Kind of like a light porter, though slightly sweet. Goes flat and has palate problems. Roasty and slightly sweet finish and aftertaste. Pretty drinkable, not exceptional otherwise. Habersham’s Beverage Warehouse, Abercorn, Savannah. Halftime of the FSU/Oregon Rose Bowl. Noles have the Ducks on the ropes - we’re only down by 5 at the half.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChainGangGuy (4489) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Appearance: Pours from the can a mahogany-hued, near clear body with a smallish, off-white head.

Smell: Falls in-between toastiness and roastiness, a restrained dose of floral, citrusy hops.

Taste: Roasty, toasty malts with a hint of a charred grain element. A dusting of lightly sweetish cocoa powder. Minor caramel. Modestly estery. Floral, citrusy hops with a medium degree of bitterness. Soft finish with a drying maltiness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Not bad. A drinkable, run-of-the-mill brown ale.

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