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RATINGS: 2472   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   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


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4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hopsaddict (6) - USA - APR 10, 2007
Bottle. Simply the best dark ale I’ve ever imbibed. The caramel/brown sugar taste blends seamlessly with the burnt flavor. The carbonation is very present and adds a pungency that drives the entire taste home. Forms a thin, light brown head - the first I’ve ever seen from a dark ale. Goes down effortlessly and enjoyably. Found it at Greens Liquors in Atlanta.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
emartell (346) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - AUG 28, 2016
Aromas a caramelo, malta, notas dulces y ligeramente ahumadas. De color rojizo con tonos granates. Corona de espuma abundante de buena retencion. Carbonatacion media. En boca, notas a caramelo, maltosa y con final seco y amargo. Al paladar deja muy buen sabor de boca. Al principio sobresalen las motas a malta, grano y caramelo, para dar paso a un final seco y amargo. En general es bastante buena, quizá no tam apegada al estilo por el amargor tan intenso, pero muy rica.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DeliriumT (485) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 27, 2016
Pours dark brown. Aroma of rich brown sugar, caramel and molasses. There's little hop aroma to speak of (in this bottle at least - bottled 8 months before drinking). Hops come through nicely in the flavour but again I was expecting a hit of hops. All in all though it is a brilliant brown ale which I would definitely drink again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
M15ter (50) - - AUG 17, 2016
Amber-brown. Thin tan head. Caramel, chocolate, coffee, and vanilla aromas. Mostly sweet and bitter throughout. Malty flavors. Syrup, bread. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnstledger8 (712) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours an opaque brown with a fading light beige bubbly head. Aroma is of molasses, ginger, chocolate, nuts, slight bitterness. Taste is of ginger, chocolate, Nutella, grassy, caramel. Light oily mouthfeel, soft to medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjez (441) - Osaka, JAPAN - JUL 21, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown, cola highlights and a low beige head. Big full aroma of caramelised brown sugar, chocolate. Rich and sweet. The flavour is similar, almost too strong in its sweet caramel and molasses, cacao, kinda overpowering any hop notes. The hops do integrate well with bitterness combining well with fizzy carbonation and smooth malt. Decent overall.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (3717) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2016
sample from bottle, poured a deep amber to brown colour with a tanned head on top.nose of sweet caramel malts, toffee, light cacao, molasses, nuts, and slight roast. taste is sweet with a sticky mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ANZUShophunter (275) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 2, 2016
On tap at Brewski. A dark hazel hue with chocolate, molasses, and hops on the nose. A tasty brew with a bit more zing on the palate than a standard brown ale, but still a fairly dry finish. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
portwood (143) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
Smell: caramel, roasted malt, brown sugar, raisins.Taste: sweet brown sugar, prickly alcohol, low carbonation, nutty toffee. Finish: bitter chocolate, malty, burnt sugars, slightly dry and some hop bitterness. (bottled 01/29/16, tasted 04/03/16)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
George999 (376) - Colorado, USA - JUN 19, 2016
From the bottle the pour is dark brown with and as light passes through a little red. The head is light brown, thick and lingures. The aroma is cream notes of toffee and coffee. The taste is roasted, slightly smoked. Quickly brightens with the hops and finished roasted and bitter. Overall impression is the beer is dark but a good balance of hops that make it feel less heavy but a solid brown.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
westknife (78) - USA - JUN 9, 2016
Black Betty... Black Jetty...... In... Ind..............Indian Black Betty!


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