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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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In addition to their love of the night, nocturnal creatures have highly developed senses, which is recommended to fully appreciate this complex Nut Brown. The malty profile is dominated by caramel and chocolate sweetness with undertones of hazelnuts, dark fruit and subtle smoke.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Howlader (649) - - FEB 23, 2014
Served in a 4oz taster at Churchkey in Washington DC or Rustico in Ballston.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Draft at Beer Run. Pours a dark brown color with not much head. Aroma of raisins and heavy molasses notes. The taste is molasses, raisin, earth, bitter hops. Medium bodied. Too much molasses.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3018) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 28, 2012
On draft at lost dog cafe in mclean va. Pours a deep amber with an off white head. Mild toffee aroma. Slight dark cherry note. Mild bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3725) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Sampled on draft at the second Halloween bash at the brewery. Nutty toasty aroma. Flavor of hazelnut, toffee, caramel, biscuit. Maybe a hint of coffee grounds? And surprisingly earthy bitterness on the tail. Pretty good and drinkable but not amazing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Cask pour at snallygaster....dark brown, roasty, lots of rich nutty flavor and coffee. Clean finish, doesn’t linger too long. Good flavor and easy drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcos (1520) - Maryland, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Sample at Snallygaster DC event on October 13th, 2012. First beer I had at Snallygaster, on Cask. Nice amount of caramel, hazelnut, didn’t really notice the subtle smoke but maybe was just so excited to get my first beer I didn’t notice. Really enjoyed this one though, hopefully will be able to get more.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (1830) - Silver Spring, USA - OCT 2, 2012
On tap half pint at Gilly's Craft Beer & Wine in Rockville, MD. Opaque, dark cola brown with tan head and excellent lacing. Aroma of caramel, roasted malt and hazelnuts. Taste of licorice, caramel, smokey peat and light hop bitterness. Light body and medium/high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (1782) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Dark brown pour with a nice head that stuck around. Smell of slight caramel and nuts with a whiff of hops. Taste was smooth and sweet but the finish was quickly dry by the dark malts at the end. Different and enjoyable at first but the finish wasn’t great toward the end.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Draft. Large beige head, clear dark copper body. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some hazelnut, faint wood smoke. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, some smoke/ash, light nut. Smoke is fairly subtle, more pronounced in the aftertaste. Light-medium body, light acidity.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sonnycheeba (3295) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Cask. Pours tawny brown with average, frothy beige head; good retention and decent lacing. Aroma is heavy black licorice, caramel and toasted malts, floral hops, figs, spice, and pine. Flavor is dominated by the same black licorice notes, leather, toasted malt, and light hops; dry finish. Light body and low carbonation. Overall the whole thing seemed really off, making me think this might have been a bad cask.


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