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RATINGS: 2399   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Indian Brown Ale A cross between a Scotch Ale, an I.P.A, and an American Pale, this beer is well hopped and malty at the same time. It is brewed with Aromatic Barley and caramelized brown sugar. - 50 IBU available year round, bottles & draft - Descriptors: Notes of molasses, coffee, ginger, raisinettes, chocolate


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GonZoBeeR (2987) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 20, 2005
Aroma:nuty,caramel and alcohol.... Appearance:Ruby brown with a light tan head... Flavor:A good mix of alcohol and hazel nut,caramel.The alcohol is the dominan think....

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerRules (243) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2005
Fairly thin tan head on a ruby brown body. Smells of caremalized sugar, honey, and a bit of coffee. Taste is of highly roasted coffee, baker’s chocolate, and toasted bread. Not much carbonation here, goes down smooth and silky, which isnt a bad thing. Nice beer to sip on, but not really one I’d buy again, I guess im just not fond of beers with low carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
duke33 (69) - Eldersburg, Maryland, USA - JUL 11, 2005
Only had this once, but it was quite good. I thought the head was a little flat for my liking, but the chocolate and coffee tastes were extremely good for a brown ale. However, i must take exception to Dogfish’ description that says it a cross of a scotch ale. I didn’t see much of a resemblance to a scotch ale, as this wasn’t as sweet as a scotch ale, but maybe it’s just me.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 7, 2005
Calling this one simply a brown ale doesn’t give it the credit it deserves. Pours brown with a tan head. Smells of coffee, chocolate, dark chocolate, raisins, prunes, and cherries waft through almost immediately. Taste is of honey with a slightly citrussy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
atpayne (615) - Zionsville, Indiana, USA - JUL 7, 2005
Deep brown with reds on the edge and a fluffy tan head. Aroma is very roasty. Chocolate toasted and a hint of coffee malts. Very quick hit of sweetness followed by lingering roast coffee and chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2519) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 4, 2005
Bottle. Brown in colour with a tan coloured head. The aroma was of mild chocolate, some roasted malts and caramel. The flavour was of chocolate malt, roasty and toasty, slight toffee sweetness. Medium body, medium carbonation. Finishes with a lingering bitterness, slightly dry. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4617) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUN 30, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2007 Pours a deep brown with amber amber highlights, tan foamy head which stuck around and laced the glass. Sweet smell of molasses, toasted malts, nuts and hint sof citurs. Tastes of coffee, roasted malts, brown sugar and molasses. Some pine, hop bitterness and flavor. Overall another fine beer from Dogfish Head.

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BitchesBrew (715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 28, 2005
[Bottle] Strong malt flavor, sweet at first, then more coffee/molasses emerges. Excellent overall, as with most DFH’s. I’ll more than likely buy this again.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jon112981 (327) - Bristow, Virginia, USA - JUN 26, 2005
Bottle. A nice dark brown color. Malty and nutty flavor. Not my favorite DFH beer but it’s a nice one. It’ll keep you nice and warm with the alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2007 pour dark amberish with a nice lasting head, smell of roated malts, good body and a decent bite, i was a little disappointed by it, yet it is still drinkable.


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