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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cakes (362) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2012
12 oz bottle. Pours a dark brown, almost black with a 2 finger off white head. Very dark,, almost as dark as an average stout. Mild carbonation with a malty light alcohol aroma. Wonderful flavor with hints of chocolate and coffee, full bodied... not bitter and well balanced. Nice crisp short finish. Nice malt finishes medium sweet with a touch of complexity lingers, but still a very smooth brown ale. Dogfish takes everything that they do seriously, don’t they? If tasting brown ales, make sure this one makes your list.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (3327) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour, thin off-white head. Aroma of caramel, bready yeast, spicy and brown sugar. Flavor is quite bitter, spicy and with a decent body. Well balanced. More like a Belgian Dubbel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Crispy34 (374) - Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Draft. Aroma is a danker hop with some dry chocolate malt. Appearance is a darker brown, with some tan lacing. Taste is a darker brown ale that ends with lots of dank hops at the end. Palate is dark and hoppy. Overall, a good beer. Will buy again and again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoR (504) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
355 ml bottle. Pours a deep brown colour with generous tan head. Aroma is molasses, coffee, roasted malts, caramel. Taste is molasses, caramel, malts. Creamy. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rangi (566) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 14, 2014
Nice deep brown clear poor with lasting fluffy white head. Aroma of roast and mollases. Taste is bitter sweet with the mollases coming through strongly. Enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (2403) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle, 10C. Clear deep brown with a beige head that laces well. Aroma is malty and spicy with some figs and sultanas. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. Fairly sweet with enough bitterness that it doesn’t seem that rich. Chocolate, sticky breadcrusts, light spices. Wholesome and harmonious.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (451) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a foamy, long-lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet brown sugar and caramel. Flavor is caramel malts with a little bit of bitter hops. Quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (656) - - AUG 9, 2014
Draft. Pours a dark brown. Aroma and taste are brown sugar, caramel, and pine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALLOVATE (2382) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2014
At cellar temperature and into a snifter. Had no idea what to expect of style so a cool temperature seemed apt. Deepest, darkest brown and opaque with a fine, tight bead and a thin pad of sandy cream atop. Big waft of cocoa and rpasted carob dominates the nose with minor licks of tangerine, cola and root beer, burnt toast and burnt, savoury raisins. Creamy mouthfeel, velvety even. Rounded, sumptuous body with a smooth finish. Chocolate malts dominate here as the nose. A tannic, dark berry note in back gives it a fruity element and then it is all dusty cocoa powder, carob and chocolate icecream in the finish. Light rust and blood, a higher, heated alcohol kick and plenty of wood and peanut husks in the aftertaste give it complexity. This is a nice brew. More Brown ale than Scotch ale and by no means showing any inkling of IPA. Great drinking though! (12fl.Oz, Bottled on 05/07/14, The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmacklin (252) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 1, 2014
12 fl. oz. bottle. Pours a dark red brown with a very thin, short lived, light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate and liquorice. Sweet flavour of roasted malt, brown sugar, dark chocolate and liquorice with a bitter, hoppy finish. Full body with a creamy, oily texture and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bjhawar (2) - - JUL 31, 2014 does not count
Agree with the malty and hoppy taste. Didn't get much nose. Nice beer. Smooth on the palate.

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