BucannonXC5 (956) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 26, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Type: 22-oz. bottle
Glass: Pint glass
From: BevMo in Goleta, Calif.
Misc.: Had on Dec. 24, 2012
Nutty brown color with 1-2 fingers of tan head. Average lacing on the sides, wet and foamy. Better retention.
Smelled chocolate, Cascade hops, caramel, toffee and lots of bitterness.
Tasted dark chocolate, regular chocolate, toffee and caramel, backed my Cascade hops.
Medium body. Creamy texture. Above average carbonation. Long, smooth finish.
A pretty good debut (for me) by Figueroa. I love the brown ale and hoppy mixes. Try it.
brokensail (11854) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A light brown pour with a khaki head. Somewhat nutty, a nice toast character, some bread, and toffee. Light cocoa, a very light coffee note, and a hint of coffee. Nice nutty flavor, a good sweetness of toffee, bread, and toast. A mild fruitiness, some cocoa, roasted malt, and coffee.
BOLTZ7555 (2852) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep chestnut and mahogany pour with a small eggshell head that left very little in terms of lacing. Aroma is muted. Roasted malt, nuttiness, and a hint of caramel. Flavor is so much better than its nose. Cocoa, light coffee notes, almond and cashew, char, and vanilla. Moderate mouthfeel and mild alcohol...easy drinkin’. Solid.
dwyerpg (4686) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 19, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
This is pretty good. A creamy brown ale with a bit of hops to the body. Light finish. A solid introduction for me to these guys.
topher_78 (28) - California, USA - SEP 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
The beer poured a very light brown with red hues on the sides of the glass and 1/2 finger of a khaki colored head. The aroma was slightly muted and consisted of toasted malt. Davy Brown is true to the style and the flavors were of toasted malt, nuttiness and was very smooth.
BeerSamizdat (4) - San Francisco, USA - AUG 15, 2012 does not count
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Phenomenally surprising brown ale (!) full of body, depth and taste. Malt and caramel and a really husky, robust backbone make for something a lot more special than most brown ales I’ve come across.
Beautiful label, too.
crajun (1011) - , Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
solid brown! bomber to paper cup 9classy; I know) nice nutty roasted aroma; med brown pour - a cola, nut, and balanced hops - not sweet. good brew!!
peteinSD (1414) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 21, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber. Darker brown pour with a froth of tan foam. Aroma is even, dry roasted malt, nuts, and minimal sweet malt into the finish. Taste is semi-heavy roasted malt with a strong nut flavor, slight coffee-type roast, and a nice hop bitterness into the finish. Mouthfeel is even and light. Nice brown ale and one of the better beers I’ve had from this brewery.
daknole (9623) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Light brown pour, off white head. Roasted grain and nuts on the nose. Flavor is roasted nuts, toasted bread, some light bitterness.
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - APR 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a reddish brown. Aroma is minimal but the taste is really strong. Big nutty taste with some grain notes on the background. Really nice.