arminjewell (8842) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 25, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
marcus (7994) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 29, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by beerboxer. Pours brown with a thin beige head and a burnt toast aroma. There is a hearty chocolate and roasted malt flavor that is a bit nutty with a slightly bitter finish.
BMan1113VR (7909) - 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.
Stuu666 (7806) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at craig’s. Pours deep amber, nose is light roast malts, toasted nuts, taste is dry, sweet, roasty.
bb (7754) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 30, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Craigs. Pours clear chestnut brown with a thin off-white head. Aromas of caramel, metal, toffee. Taste is nutty, metal. Sweet finish.
jonas (6300) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAR 7, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at BKL. Roast nut, herb nose. Clear chestnut,low brown head. Asian spices , herbal, Berrylike hop notes with staying power. Chewy medium body, mellow mouthfeel. Grassy finish.
bytemesis (5167) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours clear brown with a small tan head and some residual lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, tobacco, a touch of cocoa, and cardboard notes. Flavor is the same with a light citrus bitterness and light roasty sweetness. Medium body, lightly astringent. Interesting.
dwyerpg (4918) - 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.
joeneugs (4585) - Livermore, California, USA - APR 5, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.