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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
andyburnette (26) - - AUG 11, 2012
Too much toffee character. If youíre a fan of flavored coffees then this might appeal to you.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkinWell (225) - - JUL 6, 2014
Pours a dark reddish brown, not much in the way of head or lacing. Malts, caramel, brown sugar on the nose. Hints of sweet citrus, banana, molasses. A very drinkable brown ale, though Iíve had better.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarkSachon (551) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2014
12 oz bottle. I liked the toffee flavor which goes well with a brown. Not too sweet which is a plus.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tstamba (289) - Maryland, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Taster at brewery. Light brown with minimal head. Roasted nuts, bread, milk chocolate... Balanced and smooth... Like ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
LinusStick (2814) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2014
A delicious and sessionable brown ale. Aroma was nice. Toffee, peanut and burnt caramel. Not too strong, but good. Pour was a nice medium brown with a thin light tan film for a head. Taste was very full and delicious for such a low ABV. They nailed it here. As the commercial description says; caramel, toffee and almond. Big and full. Nice strong carbonation. Will buy this again

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Huhzubendah (2399) - Washington DC, USA - APR 18, 2014
On draft at DuClaw in Bowie, MD. The beer is chestnut brown and hazy with a wisp of tan head. The aroma offers toffee, malt, bread, brown sugar. A touch of sweet toffee among brown bread and caramel malt notes. Moderately low carbonation with a touch of bitterness in the back. A decent brew, but not something I feel compelled to have again.

3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Underdogs88 (67) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Super nutty aroma with some peanut butter notes. No hops on the nose. Appearance is a cloudy brown beer with an off white head with poor head retention. Flavor is malt forward with nut, caramel and peanut butter notes. No hop flavor in the taste. Esters are low. Mouthfeel is moderate with moderate low carbonation. Overall, the beer from this bottle seems a little flat, but the beer has potential. I'll assume the carbonation issue with this beer isn't typical and is an anomaly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HoppyScallywag (56) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Amber in color. Scent of chocolate/toffee....not a strong one. Taste is of choc/toffee. Palate shows off the toffee after a few seconds. Leaves a cappuccino kind of palate after awhile. Pretty darn good. I would get it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThisWangsChung (747) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdb288 (472) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Fresh bottle. Pours Orange gold with minimal head. Aroma is caramel, nutty. Taste is earthy and nutty, some caramel and brown sugar tones. One of the better "nut ales" I've had. Solid.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Testudo45 (1) - - FEB 23, 2014 does not count
Good body. Carmel color. Good finish. Flavor isnít as deep as it could be. Slightly bladder New Castle.


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