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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A creamy, medium-bodied, dark brown pint of liquid bliss that combines a creamy mouthfeel, smooth drinkability and a relaxing 5% abv, with a jubilant swirl of caramel, almond, and toffee flavors to leave you in a state of ecstasy.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAR 1, 2014
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a dark brown color. Thereís about a fingers worth of light mocha-shaded head, also. It isnít the most impressive retaining head, but has a nice texture and nice lacing, as well. S: The first whiffs bring a pleasant chocolate-coated peanut character. After it opens up, some nondeScript esters and a touch of acidic twang enter. While nothing about the aroma is wowing, it certainly smells pleasing enough. T: The flavor, actually, is quite forward in sweet caramel and toffee, as opposed to the nutty chocolate suggested on the nose. I donít even get much nuttiness in fact (maybe a twinge on the swallow). The finish is a touch roasty/acidic, though not overwhelming. All in all, itís decent, well balanced - and unexciting. M: Medium in body, the slight roasted touch on the back end cleans the palate acceptably. The finish errs on the sweet side, though. Itís drinkable due in large part to its vibrant carbonation. O: Everything about this brew is íniceí. Nothing more, nothing less. Like most brown ales, it feels safe. Normally safe isnít good, but considering some of the duds Iíve had from this brewery in the past (oh hai, Serum!), I guess - for once - Iíll say íbetter safe than sorryí. This oneís on the pile of beers Iíd gladly drink again, as long as I donít have to buy a 6-pack of it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Voodoo (455) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Pours a deep dark reddish brown with a slight off white head which is gone quickly.....aroma of smoked sweet malt.....taste is caramel, slight smoke, sweet toffee dropping off into bitterness. Interesting and different.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
metalhead0043 (170) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 15, 2015
12 oz bottle from Triangle Wine for 2 dollars. Pours clear brown, fizzy light brown head. Taste and aroma consist of light toffee, sweet malts, some brown sugar flavor as well. Overall palate is just average. A decent enough brown ale but far from the best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5953) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle at Mason Social - in Alexandria VA. Poured a dark brown color, light brown head. Aroma was lots of toffee, sweet caramel notes. Light toffee, light bitter nutty notes, light maple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EvanFriend (441) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Looks awful. Way too light for a brown ale with no head. Taste isnít at all bad though, I get caramel, hazelnut, and a hint of coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nephilium (1554) - Ohio, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Strong toffee aroma with a touch of caramel, pours a clear (but very dark) amber with a full off white head. Sweet toffee and caramel notes carry the flavor, with just a little bitterness to keep it from being cloying. Higher carbonation also helps to lift the sweetness away. Medium body, and very drinkable. Iíll probably revisit this one when it cools off outside.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdixon77 (1607) - Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Chocolate, toffee, caramel, candy taste. Pretty sticky overall. Interesting brown ale, but wouldn't be a go to for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joejames (374) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Bottle to shaker glass, pours clear reddish-brown. Two finger almost white pillowy head some lacing and retention. Aroma of coffee and hazelnuts. Taste is somewhat sweet with just a touch of bitterness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, creamy mouth feel. Finishes sweet. Tasting notes of caramel, hazelnuts, faint chocolate, toasted malt and grass. Itís a pretty decent brown ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
klk343 (153) - - JUN 13, 2015
Dark brown with off white head. coffee like scent. Smooth, slightly bitter but also a tad sweet. Nutty (hazelnut?), caramel, coffee, bread flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5667) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 17, 2015
Some roast and a sharp but aroma. Some light toffee. Pours maroon with ok head. Bitter finish. Good, and well balanced. Tap at BWI brewpub.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fooj (35) - Maryland, USA - APR 5, 2015
A sweet, chocolate aroma . The color is dark brown, nearly opaque with white head. The taste is, well, like tootsie roll. A nice sweet mellow aftertaste. A good brown ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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