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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Signature beer, Bad Tom Smith American Brown Ale is a beer to please even the most meanest of outlaws. Not too malty or sweet, like those other “Wimpy” beers. We balance the sweetness with a large amount of, good ol’, American hops to strike the best balanced beer you have had in a long time. A beer perfect for any occasion. Try this beer with a mess of wings or your next meat lover’s pizza.

Flavor: Our use of medium Crystal malts lends to a sweet, caramel flavor. Hop bitterness is noticeable but not overpowering. Clean, sweet finish.

Clarity: Very clear.

Aroma: A clear, crisp sweetness in noticed along with an assertive hop aroma. Not as much as a pale ale or IPA but there.



3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (7078) - Ohio, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Draft sample at Volksfest. Pours brown in color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have toasted malts, chocolate, a bunch of fruit character, almost candy like sweetness, caramel, better than some of their beers, but not something I would revisit.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1724) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Easy drinking brown ale. Nothing special in this beer but easy to drink and enjoy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chudwick (2475) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Mild and nutty. Light-ish. Really light. People around me are ruining the score of the game I am intentionally not watching so I can enjoy this beer tour. Grrrrrr

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (2936) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 16, 2014
on tap @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Cloudy dark amber color, heavy bubbly off-white rim head, spots and dots of lace. Taste is heavy sweet malt that turns crisp and a little bitter on the swallow. Overall. a little heavy in the stomach, but, otherwise, satisfactory.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dal9000 (303) - Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Immediate soft malt dark flavor. Middle of malt softness that finishes with a mild lingering dark malt. At Bad Toms brewery ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JStax (3814) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Draft pour during Volksfest. Pours a hazed brown with no head. The aroma is papery and caramelly. Taste is sweet and papery. Lighter body. Low carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (1588) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Draft pour at MJ on Main pours light chills brown. Nose light sweet malt, Taste almost cherry licorice sweet, minimal toffee, mostly sweet malt. Trace bitter late palate. Not my favorite.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (9605) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Sample at The Daily Growler. Cloudy dark brown color with a medium beige head that dissipates steadily to an outer ring. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, hops and caramel. Light-bodied with flavors of bready malt, caramel and mild hops. The finish is sweet with a short caramel malt aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drjohnrock (549) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Draft at Double Barrel taproom, summer 2013. Nice brown/dark amber hue, moderate malty/fruity nose, thin body, malty/fruity flavor with a prominent dark berry note. Interesting, refreshing brew that to my taste buds is kind of like a cross between a brown ale and a fruit beer. Might be a good gateway beer for those getting into craft brew

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LilBeerDoctor (3539) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 21, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours a deep amber with a thick light tan head. Aroma of caramel malt, toffee, raisin, sweet malt. Flavor of sweet malt, maple, hazlenut, raisin. Sweet but light and easy drinking. 7/4/6/3/13 (3.3/5)


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