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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.


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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.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Barreras (1115) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Pours a medium brown color with a light caramel malt flavor. Taste is clean but watery. A simple beer that was well balanced but lacking in complexity. A small sweetness to the beer, with an easy bitter aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (7039) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, hazy reddish brown pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, cocoa, earth into a bit of yeasty spice, slight grass. Taste was a mix of grass, earth, toasted bread into some cocoa, slight caramel, hints of red fruit, finishing slightly sweet, dry.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy00 (186) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Deep brown color. Nice caramel and toasted malt notes. Seems to be more like a porter than a regular brown ale, but a very tasty one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IrishBoy (3905) - Bakersfield, California, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Bomber from Sandy’s in SLO. Nose is chestnut, roast, and a little caramel. Clear rusty brown with a small beige head. Flavor is lightly bitter with some contrasting sweetness and nuttiness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (10615) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Keg at the Big Sur Taphouse on PCH1, 30/04/14. Chestnut brown with a moderate light beige covering that retains well. Nose is toffee, dark fruits, nutty tang, brown sugar. Taste comprises toffee, light vanilla, touch of cocoa, subtle hop presence, biscuit crumble. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close. Ok middle of the rod brown, a touch better than most to be fair!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3687) - Livermore, California, USA - APR 5, 2014
On tap at Cato’s Alehouse. It pours a deep reddish brown color with a khaki head. The aroma is nice and toasty with some chocolate and nuts. The flavor is nutty and toasted with strong earthy, menthol and spicy hop character. Medium/strong bitter finish. The malts work really well with the hop varieties and usage. This is a West Coast Brown Ale I can get behind. Really tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
badpuppy69 (281) - orange, California, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Pours a clear dark brown with nice soapy tan head. Aroma is milk chocolate and slight dark fruits and roasted malts. Taste follows the Aroma well with a medium mouth feel. Nice brown ale. Well made.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (7052) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle. Nice mahogany beer with a dark tan head. Nutty and maly aroma with light toffee. Nutty malt flavor with light caramel and light chocolate. Medium bodied. Caramel and nuttiness lingers with light cocoa.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pintofbitter1 (7) - - DEC 24, 2013 does not count
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 The bouquet of this scrumptious brown ale delivers on all fronts. Very Nutella with elements of roasted nuts and cocoa powder. Chocolate and toast on the palate, but crisp and exciting, not dense or weighty. Great stuff! ---- http://instagram.com/pintofbitter

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerFunGuy (793) - California, USA - NOV 24, 2013
This dark brown beer has an inviting aroma of nutmeg. It has a roasted malt flavor of chocolate and caramel. Very good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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