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Foothills Cottonwood Low Down Brown Ale



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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Skillfully Hopped with Amarillo, Willamette and Magnum Hops, Low Down is Brewed North American, German and British Malts. A hint of oats for roundness and silky goodness makes this one profound American Brown.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (1248) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle (trade with non Rate Beer member); pours dark brown with a tan head; aroma is nuts, caramel, and malt with a hint of chocolate; taste is sweet with some chocolate, nuts, and malt; the finish is bitter when the hops come forward; nice beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (21641) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Beautiful crystal clear ruby color. Aroma of nutella biscuits. Taste is chewy smoky nutella. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SpringsLicker (3466) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Clear medium brown body with a tall, off-white head. Sweet, nutty malt aroma. no hops. The flavor is sweet but a good crisp hop bitterness balances this out nicely. Decent, I’ve had many that were far worse and a few better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (1354) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 2, 2014
Taste is of light hops, smooth mellow and good though, malty on the back end good beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1724) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle. Clear, medium brown color with a decent tan head. Nice lace. Aroma. Is very similar to a pale ale. Taste has really good balance with a hoppy aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5850) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Brown pour with a touch of red. Aroma is a touch of chocolate and a light roasty malt. Resiny hops. Flavor is roasted malt, light chocolate with a decent resiny bitter. Sweet start with a dry finish. Medium body with good carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerme31 (645) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours brown, thin tan head. Aroma of nuts, chocolate malt, floral. Medium sweet roasty taste. Medium-light body, slightly above average carbonation, relatively sharp lingering bitter finish. Texture sticks. Overall an average brown ale, good for the purchase price of $7 for a 6-pack on sale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emeister84 (2161) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Aromas of earthy hops and light chocolate. Clear ruby-brown with a mostly lasting khaki head. Dry, earthy, and a little fruity. Light-medium bodied with decent carbonation, and finishes balanced and clean.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (11913) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Draft at Whole Foods Market Charlottesville. Pours a clear dark amber color with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of nuts, brown malts, chocolate. The taste is caramel, nuts, mild hops and cocoa. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (6099) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Clear, bronze or copper, with a nice white head. Smells Very malty, lots of caramel and molasses, perhaps a hint of cola. Smooth and rich, lots of caramel and molasses. A bit of piney hops in the finish.

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