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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.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jimthechap (1652) - Christchurch, - OCT 21, 2012
As I pour I see that it is on the lush ruby side of brown witha cream coloured head that didnít settle with much permanence, but it didnít 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 isnít 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 thereís a return to the dusty cocoa. Thereís 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. Letís revive a great style shall we?


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (2183) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JUN 7, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Light brown and clear appearance with a sticky, light tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, toasted grains, earthy hops, caramel, chocolate and light fruity notes. Similar flavor, pretty smooth with an average body. Pretty tasty brown ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Niko100 (2007) - Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Draft; Dark brown/cider color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of malt, caramel, & some chocolate; Flavor of caramel malt, light grain/hops, and some chocolate notes; Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2147) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear brown with a thin, fizzy beige head. Tastes like dull coffee, burnt toast, dry grains, and light caramel. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like light malt and caramel.

2.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Westchesterco (951) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2013
On tap at the brewpub it us a cloudy amber color with a slight ecru head it has the aroma of roasted malt and tastes of bitter roasted coffee that lingers on the palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3268) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2013
On draft at the brewpub in Dillon CO. Pours a clear cola brown with an ecru head. Malty nose. Light caramel flavors. Smooth slightly bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1499) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle. Good overall brown. Lighter brown color with medium body. Light hoppiness and smooth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (2671) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2013
On tap at brewpub. Pour is clear brown with a frothy tan head and great lacing. Roasty, brown sugar, caramelly, earthy, light coffee, grassy, graham crackers, and bready aroma. Taste is brown sugar, dark fruits, bread, lightly grassy, roasty, vanilla, and earthy. Medium body with soft carbonation. Not a bad brown.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zoucrew102 (531) - - FEB 3, 2013
Sweet caramel malty aroma. Pours medium brown with medium head. Taste is sweet caramel with and creamy body and finishes very sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3560) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Tap. Pours clear brown with thin, creamy beige head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is caramel and cookie malts, dates, raisins, light floral hops, and sweetbread. Flavor is sweet malt dominate with some supporting dark fruit esters and faint earthy hops; dry, lightly sweet finish. Medium body and low carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Nutty chocolate aroma. Mild and faint. Pours brown w light non lasting fizzy head. Flavors of light chocolate and toasted malts. Sweet finish. Thin body.


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