Evans Kick-Ass Brown Ale
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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Awarded Gold medals as the best brown ale in America at the 2000 and 2002 Great American Beer Festival! This copper-brown brew has a strong hop presence and firm, malty backbone. Generous amounts of Horizon, Amarillo and Crystal hops are balanced by rich German Munich malt and just a touch of roasted malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (34658) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2015
Bottled. An unclear brown beer with huge tan head. The aroma has notes of caramel and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and metallic hops, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (11939) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2015
cloudy brown, small white head. mild aroma, faint malty. flavor is malty, flowery hoppy, yeasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40833) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2015
Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and breadish. Toasted, breadish and caramelish. Bitter, toasted and malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (12023) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2015
Bottle. Hazy brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fuit, spice, nuts and roasted notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bnokk (473) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 29, 2015
APPEARANCE - Very dark brown, i can only see that it is brown around the edges and when backed by light. NOSE - light hop scent, not overpowering, just right bitterness. Not sure of hop variety, but it’s not floral or fruity, or overly resinous. FLAVOR - the brewery’s description is on point. Malt forward with a modest amount of hop bitterness. NOTES - solid brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Drank this brew years ago at the Pump Station, surprised I never rated it! Drank recently from a two litre growler pour from a tap at the Pump House! Pours a beautiful hazy, brown color with decent beige head. Has an aroma of roasted malts, slight nutty notes. Tastes roasty and complex, with the perfect smoothness. A good brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (3860) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - MAY 31, 2015
At the brewpub, this was poured into a nonic pint glass. The appearance was a dark brown color with a light transparency about it. Carbonation could be seen rising to fill a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than thirty seconds leaving some foamy lacing in a messy way. The smell had a semi-sweet dry roasty nuts, caramel, toffee and a light cocoa combining into a light sharp resin. The taste took all of those previously mentioned flavors to combine initially and then as it warms more resin starts to kick into a decent little hop bite. Lingering resin and nuts lead into the aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body so it becomes pretty sessionable. Carbonation comes across fairly smooth and allows the resin to be the bitterness over my tongue. Overall, I say this was a pretty good American Brown Ale, hopheads might even like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18700) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Keg at the brewpub. Pours clear, reddish brown with a beige cream head. The aroma holds light roast, coffee and toasted pine. Medium sweet flavor with nice floral and piney hops, moderate earthy bitterness, cocoa, slight espresso. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Good balance on the finish, slight piney resins, more toast, cocoa and pine. Solid.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Braudog (6377) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Draft at the brewpub. Overall, I’d call this more of an amber ale, and am surprised to see it’s medaled (12 years ago). Moderately nutty, quite smooth, but really not much to say about it. Middle of the road. (#5796, 10/8/2014)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mep3222 (1285) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - FEB 1, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2014 Nice roasted malt aroma of a brown. Taste is quite nice. Fairly full flavored. Maybe slight watery palate (when I had again it didn’t seem like a watery palate. Pretty full) with a bit of a bitter finish. Good brown. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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