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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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jd10 (68) - Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 6, 2013
pours dark brown with tan head and nice lacing. nose is like that of a dark, dry scotch ale: mostly butterscotch/toffee with some dark fruits and coffee too. flavor starts fairly sweet with dark fruits and toffee, but the finish trends toward bitterness with piney hops and bitter coffee; lots of smoky roast notes throughout as well.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ComradeK (1029) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - SEP 18, 2014
355ml bottle. Pours a deep ruby chestnut, verging on black, with a large light beige head, which lasts very well and leaves good lacing. Sweet treacle and toffee notes mix with nutty malt and floral and spice hops to create the aroma. Strong grapefruit and floral hops up front are tempered by treacle sweetness, which builds into the mid-palate, where it plays nicely off savoury, nutty malt. Treacle sweetness and mild floral hops combine in the finish. A very nice brown ale, with a good balance of sweetness and hoppiness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElbowRocker (9) - - SEP 16, 2014 does not count
Bottle to glass. Pours a very dark brown with minimal head. Aroma is very malty, with hints of raisin. Mouth is very smooth and moderately thick. Taste is sweet, malty, and very well balanced. A great brown.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (598) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle. Clear brown pour with a light frothy tan head. Lots of burnt malts, brown sugar, caramel, some exotic fruits, raisins and biscuits.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Campy877 (171) - Michigan, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours a deep chocolate, almost black with a thin brown head. Aroma of molasses and caramel. Taste has a good brown sugar or molasses tsar with a typical IPA finish. Good diversion from your typical IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ametras (404) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 10, 2014
12oz bottle. Hazy dark burgundy with a foamy tan head. Flavors are molasses, maple syrup, cocoa powder, caramel and roasted malts with nutty and herbal notes. Medium body, soft carbonation, sticky texture.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (1943) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 9, 2014
Pours dark brown with a massive head. Nose shows chocolate, toasty and nutty malt with a bit of brown sugar and treacle too. Some soft spicy hops. Similar flavours, mainly focusing on the nutty and toasty malt. Again there’s note all that much in terms of hops, just some spicy and earthy notes. A fairly aggressive bitterness though. Nice creamy carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3458) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 9, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours reddish brown with a nice beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, fruit, and grass. Taste is malt, caramel, fruit, spice, chocolate, and grass. Superb.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maxbier (263) - Maryland, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Dark brown pour with dark tank head. Strong roasted malt aroma, some chocolate aroma as well. Flavor is caramel malt, some chocolate malt too. Finish is hoppy bitter and roasted malt. As the finish fades there is a lingering roasted malt flavor. Nice beer all around.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1783) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark reddy brown with a tan head. Slightly nutty, toasty, caramel aroma. Medium body, medium carbonation. Lots of toffee, hazelnut, lemon, pine, coke, light dark fruit, wood... Too much toffee going on for me, still tasty though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bootlegger007 (44) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 1, 2014
Really dark brown to black, off white small head, aroma of caramel and molasses, flavours of caramel, malts and spice, creamy body finishing with a mild bitter aftertaste, very good brown ale


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