bhensonb (11389) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 29, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Shared by BeerBoxer. Pours dark brown with a transient beige head. Light fruity hop aroma. Near med body. A little cinnamon with roast darkish malt and a bit of chocolate in the finish. Unusual for a brown.
beermaker69 (14) - Oceanside, USA - JUL 26, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
One of the better browns that I have had. A nutty brown aroma with a distinct American brown character. Does not taste as dark as it looks. White head, SRM is dark. Has great hop balance. I had it first from a 22oz bottle at a nearby restaurant and then on tap at their taproom after our group found out about the brewery. Great find.
BMan1113VR (7867) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 17, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours with a hazed deep brown body with a very small off-white head. Aromas are malty, brown sugar, nutty, sweet and slightly estery. Flavors are sweet, malty, bready, maple and a bit nutty. Decently bitter. Medium bubbles, medium-dry. A good brown.
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JUL 1, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
i had this on tap at figueroa mountain brewing and itís a nicely done brown ale. Roasty and tasty, Iíd have this again
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - JUN 26, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at the brewery. Itís truly refreshing to see a good example of an American brown that is properly roasty and hoppy. Such things apparently do exist outside of homebrew circles. Niuce chocolate malt flavor and aroma balanced by ample woody and citrusy hops. Dry and bitter but with lots of malt carrying through. One of the better browns Iíve had in awhile. Has someone been drinking Janetís Brown lately?