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A creamy English-style ale, brewed with a variety of brown and caramel malts. Lightly hopped for a pleasant flavor and aroma.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jimthechap (1652) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 21, 2012
As I pour I see that it is on the lush ruby side of brown witha cream coloured head that didn’t settle with much permanence, but it didn’t bugger off in quick time either. The aroma lingered predominantly in darker grains: chocolate malt and brown ale malts especially with a touch of dusty caramel. It is a lovely smell though. The smell isn’t of deep, rich, sweet chocolate, rather cocoa powder and maybe a mention of fruit peelings. Plenty of mouthfeel upon drinking give you a chocolate mousse or milkshake sensation and then there’s a return to the dusty cocoa. There’s some sweetness, but not unwelcome. A pinch of dark cocoa bitterness at the end. I did like this, but I felt that it could have had a little more character. So often Brown Ales suffer from a slight lack of inspiration. Let’s revive a great style shall we?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (6176) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 20, 2012
Definitely the best out of the sampler, pour on tap at the brewery was dark brownish red with off white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, nuts, hints of cocoa powder, hints of earth and grass as well. Taste is a mix of sweet caramel and nutty notes, hints of grass, cocoa powder bittering it out a bit, finishing fairly dry. Nicely done!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 12, 2011
(bottle 2/21/11). Clear brown color. Medium off white head. Moderate chocolate and caramel aroma. Flavor of the same, with light toast/malt. Avg duration. Smooth finish. Slick texture. Moderate carbonation. Fair lacing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwaggs2 (1297) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Bottle. Friend brought this back for me throught their trip thorugh Colorado. Poured a brown color with a smaller tan head. Aroma was milk chocolate , nuts, and caramel. Flavor was very nutty, roasted flavors, and chocolate. Somewhat dry finish. An above average beer. Glad my friends knew how much I like good beers.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3237) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUL 11, 2011
12 oz bottle at the Two Below dinner and show. Pour is a hazed brown, with a light tan head. Aroma is toasted nutty malts, some sweet honey. The taste is the toasted nutty sweet (caramel, light milk chocolate) of the nose, along with a very light roast which brings out a lot of flavor. Palate is medium bodied, though with bright carbonation and a clean dry finish. Nice brown, I enjoyed the Dillon Dam beers I had.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vikingguy (806) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - MAR 22, 2011
Had this at the brewpub in Dillion, CO. Thought it was called Sweet Georgia Brown. Pours brown. Flavor is nutty, malty, caramel and good balancing hops. Smooth and drinkable. Enjoyed.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (9108) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 29, 2010
Tap at brewery. Fairly deep brown appearance with a brown colored head. Creamy mouthfeel. Slightly nutty flavor with a delicious brown malty flavor. Sweet malty finish and aftertaste. Only beer at Dillon Dam Brewery worth a Damn.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (8660) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 4, 2010
Pours basic brown with no head. Thanks JMBSH.A malty with a little licorice aroma. Medium mouthfeel. Decent drinkability, but nothing exceptional.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16719) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2010
Draft @ Mountain Brewers Beer Fest 2010, Idaho Falls, ID. Pours a brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel chocolate aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate finish.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Nikiel (877) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 7, 2010
Bottle at ACBF. Pours a medium brown. Tastes very sweet with flavors and aromas of brown sugar. Sweetness overwhelms flavors from the hops and matls.


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