Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice easy drinking brown ale - bubbly, thin and citrus/sour up front followed by a nutty sweet and chocolate malt, vanilla coke, almonds; a little bit of hops at the end. This beer looks very invitiing - deep brown, tan head, nice lacing. Of course, this bottle was sent to me from Matta!
DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
4oz on tap at the brewpub. Labeled simply "BROWN ALE"; 6% ABV. Mostly clear red, slight brown color. Thin off-white head. Leaves great thicker sheets of lace. Solid chocolate; nuttiness. Some earthy hop. Moderate sweet taste, light bitter. Bit dry. Lighter to medium body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. Decent, standard brewpub brown ale.
Beerman6686 (6109) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
This one poured a brown color with a white head. Aroma was of toast and caramel, Flavor was the same with a dry finish
TXBadger (2422) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a brown color with off-white head. Roasted malt, some caramel, and a bit of hops on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice roasted character.
kevd193213 (967) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - MAY 14, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap. Opaque brown pour with a thin off white head. Aroma of earthy hops, caramel, brown sugar and roasted malt. Medium mouthfeel with a lasting hoppy yet malty finish.
markwise (5096) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On draft at Dunedin. Pours a hazy caramel color with a white head. Nose is tobacco, nuts, and light cocoa. Flavor is similar with tobacco and cocoa. Light to medium in body with a dry finish.
Jow (3270) - New York, USA - DEC 17, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at brewery near start of quite debacherous Dunedin day. Pours deep brown with nice head. Tastes toasty warm malts, coffee beans, caramel, walnuts, and light earth. Pretty decent brown
burg326 (5253) - Florida, USA - NOV 12, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft, pours a deep brown color with a aramos of nuts, cocoa, and malt. Flavors follow the aroma, with a touch of hops.
gnoff (9431) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at the brewery on January 30, 2011
As part of a sampler plate
Clear dark copper color, off-white head. Roasted, dry, coffee taste. Lingering roasted aftertaste. Moussy mouthfeel, medium high dry bitterness. Roasted, malty, slight bit fruity scent.
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - AUG 9, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black-brown with 1 finger of white head and great lacing in glass. Nose is medium-strong of coffee bean. Medium-bodied palate is balanced and not too sweet like some brown ales. More coffee on palate with a long smoky finish.
yobdoog (1888) - Kingston, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Light brown color. Aroma has light roasted malts, some grain, caramel and nuts. Flavor has all the same, pretty balanced and nice and drinkable brown.