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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

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jamesthebrit (317) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 27, 2013
A: Strong malt note followed by a hop note. A: looks good. pour is a little thin. Head is creamy light tan. In the glass it looks thin dark brown. T: Hits with some medium hop flavor which builds into the middle. Finish is malty with a hint of chocolate. Very nice. Flavors clash a little in the front but develop well. Unique. A little thin. P: A little clash of flavors at the start. Body is light and thin. Finish is good. Overall this is a solid beer and it is decently unique. Fun play between hops and malt. Drinks almost like a pale ale but has a chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (1183) - Georgia, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Old rating. Hazy brown pour. Roasted malts, coffee, caramel, with some hop brightnessz balance isn't entirely in check, but still an interesting decent brown.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bartzluke (39) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 25, 2015
12 pour from refrigerated bottle into a Spiegelau stout glass. Allowed to warm for a bit. Strong last. Moderate lacing and fairly strong retention. Brown or maybe dark ruby. Mostly opaque-- a tiny bit of transparency. Carbonation looks good. Nose is sugary, malty, and a little woody. Mouthfeel is a little weak, but mostly creamy. Taste is awesome. Scotch ale sweetness, brown ale maltiness, and a nice hoppy bitterness at the end. A bit of coffee and molasses. There?s a lot going on-- a bit hard for me to dissect the flavors. Great complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigben873 (153) - Virginia, USA - MAR 21, 2015
March Madness 2015 - A nice brown ale but a really sour finish that is overpowering. So much potential but it doesn’t work for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ludhaber (85) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 21, 2015
March madness 2015. The aroma is not strong with coffee the most dominant contributor. The ale itself is smooth with good roasted malt notes. The roasted malt and hops work together nicely. The finish is not overly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dpgjrnhcraftbrew (34) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Really decent brown ale with great caramel look, smell, and taste. Off white head sticks around with lacing all the way down. Really enjoyed this Dogfish Head version.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yorker (1466) - Herning, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2015
35 cl bottle @ home. Pours clear reddish brown with a white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are toffee, caramel, and dried fruit - with a slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (406) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 16, 2015
12oz bottle from Mitsuya’s poured into a tulip pint. Pours a dark chocolate brown color with a big beige head. Nice lacing. Sorghum, brown sugar, prune, currants and roasted grain on the nose. Nice creamy mouthfeel. Medium bodied leaning to the sweet side of the palate. As it warms up the fruit really stands out. Really solid brown ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopwine (472) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Nose is dark bread/sweet. Flavor is same plus orange marmalade, mild citrus rind, roast, nutty, caramel accents, pine accents. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cargo150 (891) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 12, 2015
Couleur brune foncé avec un col beige respectable. Aromes de noix,caramel,herbes,café. Respectable mais rien d’incroyable!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ARH (707) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2015 12oz bottle poured into a belgian tulip. The aroma is a malty chocolate and roasty coffee initially, but the chocolate fades. Coffee aromas remain in the form of fresh beans and are joined by earthy grains, brown sugar / molasses, gingersnap cookies, and raisins. The beer is crystal clear, oily, and lightly effervescent with a deep, dark, and rich caramel brown hue. It’s topped by an off-white, soapy head that retains a thick ring, a frothy foamy surface, a leaves a moderate, messy lace. The beer is a balanced, medium bittersweet. It’s smooth with a light, prickly carbonation, and a medium body. Lightly smokey flavors of raisin and cooked brown sugar merge with coffee and a light biscuit biscuit note on the palate. It finishes with a syrupy chocolate, roasted coffee, and cooked brown sugar blend, as well as a light charred note. The aftertaste is lightly astringent as well as cloying with a sticky sugar character, and light flavors of coffee, clean ginger, and bread.

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