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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Davy Brown Ale is a deep, caramel beer that combines wonderful roasted malt, light chocolate flavor, and a blend of Northern and Cascade hops. Named after a Santa Ynez Valley pioneer, this beer is a true discovery-both rustic and refined.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BucannonXC5 (956) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Type: 22-oz. bottle Glass: Pint glass From: BevMo in Goleta, Calif. Price: $5.99 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11854) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 24, 2012
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.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOLTZ7555 (2852) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 15, 2012
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.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4686) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 19, 2012
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.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
topher_78 (28) - California, USA - SEP 24, 2012
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.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerSamizdat (4) - San Francisco, USA - AUG 15, 2012 does not count
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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crajun (1011) - , Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2012
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!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
peteinSD (1414) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 21, 2012
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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (9623) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Light brown pour, off white head. Roasted grain and nuts on the nose. Flavor is roasted nuts, toasted bread, some light bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - APR 20, 2012
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.


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