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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brown ales celebrate malt flavors. We lightly hop this one to let the caramel and coffee flavors of the roasted malts come through. While it is most definitely brown, it has a lighter body than you would think and is mildly sweet. An all-around favorite. It gets its name from the fact that the first batch was not particularly brown. 5.0% ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (2966) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 13, 2014
This was a solid brown. Sweetish and mild with a nice roasted aftertaste. Tried at the brewery with the parents in 2013.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Experiment_Ale (1004) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Draft at Coopersmith’s. Aroma is Carmel nutty, pecan, amber malt. Taste is chalky amber malt, some which hops and a big malt bite. Finish is long and full flavored.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10955) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 5, 2013
On tap @ Coopersmith. Brown pour with a khaki head. Nutty aroma, some roast, and toast. Slight sweetness of caramel. Grass, water, and cocoa powder. Flavor has some nutty sweetness, caramel, and cocoa. Coffee, roast, and coffee grounds. Toast, grass, and a touch of water.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (6176) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 17, 2012
Pour on tap at the brewery, hazy brown pour with thin white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, biscuit, grass and nutty notes, touch of chocolate and cocoa powder. Taste is a mix of caramel, nut and earth notes, touch of cocoa, hints of bread, finishing fairly sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5971) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2012
Tap @ CooperSmiths Pub & brewing. A stop on grand tour of Fort Collins breweries and bars with Tim, Aaron and Armin, Thanks !! Pours dark ebony with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, dark chocolate, caramel, wood notes, fruit. Taste is malts, chocolate, nuts, caramel, dark fruit. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry finish. 250212

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brucebruce81 (254) - Wyoming, USA - OCT 14, 2011
This beer was the best one on the sample tray, i would probably go back to coopersmiths just for this beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2011
(draft 6/6/10). Dark brown color. Small tan head. Moderate chocolate aroma. Moderate chocolate and malty flavors, with light hops. Avg duration. Smooth finish. Thin/slick texture. Soft to moderate carbonation. Fair lacing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 18, 2011
(Draught) Pours a brown body with a small cream head. Aroma of nuts, coffee, caramel, and cocoa. Flavor of caramel malt, chocolate, coffee, and toasted grain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5549) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2011
(Draught at CooperSmith) clear, no head, deep brown color. Nose is nutty, roasty, sweet, caramel and brown sugar. Taste of sweet roastiness, nutty, chocolate malt. Undercarbonated, smooth, roasty/nutty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ScorpyX (18) - USA - MAR 6, 2011
App: Very dark brown, nearly black with a small, white head. Redness shinse through when held before the light. Ar: Smells of burnt chocolate overwhelmingly with some smokiness, too T: The chocolate is at the forefront. Some roasted coffee and malt in the aftertaste. P: Not overwhelmingly heavy, but definitely a lot of body in this one.Creamy feel on the swallow. Definitely one of the more drinkable brown ales I’ve had, with its good taste and decent body. One of my favorites at Coopersmith’s.

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