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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


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GoldenSpunky (120) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 19, 2004
Pours dark brown and reminds me a brazillian coffee during the rainy season. The aroma is quite lacking but the appearance is nice due to the small tan head that lingers throughout. The beer is quire easy to drink. There is a two fold reason for this. The alcohol is masked well but not by a spectacular tasting beer. I dont think there is anything exciting about this beer. Its is quite hoppy but beyond that I canít really recommend it based on flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9270) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2004
Poured a darker mahagony with a small tan head. Heavy brown sugar and molasses aromas. Sweet tasting (like the smells) but with a nice bitter balance. Alcohol well hidden. Another good beer from the folks at Dogfish Head.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biznizness (1121) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 14, 2004
Very nice beer here. Nice and dark with a great flavor and the 7.2% is a bonus. The hops are nice too.. me likey. Very interesting and unique beer. Try it. Sorry I canít think of anything else, I gave blood today.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2004
Very dark. Ok head. Aroma is developed, nutty. Taste is malty, some dark fruits and bitter. The makings of a good beer, but it just didnít come together quite right.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CamdenD (1110) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 10, 2004
I usually donít like Brown Ales, but I was intrigued by the idea of an IBA -- and was very impressed. A hoppy Brown Ale makes an Interesting brown ale with a bit of a kick. Well done and very drinkable for a brown. Will have more.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pauliefrog99 (302) - FLINT, Michigan, USA - JUL 6, 2004
Poured a reddish brown with a big tan head. Aroma of malt chocolate and brown sugar. Nice chocolate malt brown sugar and fruity citrus taste. You can taste the alcohol in this one. This is good stufff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
walleye (1066) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUL 3, 2004
poured a reddish brown with a light tan head. aroma malt, dark brown sugar dark fruits, caramel.flavor nice and smooth , choc. malts,alcohol, plums. and other dark fruits.another good beer from the fish.I sure hope they send more up here.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crockett (1017) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 3, 2004
Pours deep clear mahogony, with a little browned butter head. Nice lace. Big malt, brown sugar, dried fruit, wood and alcohol nose. The aromas carry into the flavours. Alcohol heat and tangy hops. Earth, toffee, and citrus. Full flavoured finish. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - JUL 2, 2004
Pours reddish brown with a small head. Taste is sweet caramel malt and light hops. It has a different flavor than any other brown ale Iíve had. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BŁckDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JUN 30, 2004
Amber ruby color with tan head & moderate carbonation. The aroma is well balanced with a nice nutty caramel body. Flavor is smokey with some alcohol & tons of caramel malts. Very balanced and tasty brown ale. I like this one! Thanks to <A HREF=http://www.ratebeer.com/ViewUser.asp?UserID=1 for the birthday beers!


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