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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Special brew with profits going to Grand Rapids Public Museum. A malt-forward beer brewed with seven different varieties of malts and grains.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doghair (256) - Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Nice dark brown with a light colored foam. Malty aroma, very minimal. Nice malt forward taste. Deep but not woody. Maybe a bit of chocolate. Well carbonated. Overall a very good brown ale. More beer please...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
koleminer20 (545) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2014
750 mL bottle. The poor is a very dark ruby almost light brown, with a medium light tan had and some decent lacing as it fades down. The aroma has a strong sugary sweetness to it. There is a good mall presence, but not a whole lot else going on. The sugar almost smells like a brown sugar. It carries a little bit of that molasses type of aroma. The flavor is a little sweet, and then carries on a bit of a metallic-y malt flavor. There is a light sugar, but it's much more malty and equally quick on the flavor. The mouth feel is thin and slick, with not a whole lot of carbonation to help it out, so it's light-bodied. The aftertaste is lingeringly sweet and metallic ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (612) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 30, 2014
750ml bottle -pours a deep amber . Some brown sugar malty sweetness balanced by some floral hops . Not bad .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mattyhennessy (272) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - AUG 4, 2013
Dark brown pour. Appears like a porter. Malty and biscuity flavours with low hops. Coffee and chocolate from the dark malt appears balanced with lighter malt flavours. A solid beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demmbonz (502) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Shared 750 to shaker. Clean dark reddish brown. Nice and malty. Similar to an American oktoberfest to me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (2245) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 13, 2013
This is the best Stock ale ive ever had!!! Whatever that means because I dont think Ive ever had one before. Tastes like beer. Not really sure what else to say besides light malts and sweetness with little to no hops. At least the person that bought this to trade it to us spent money that went to a charity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (3590) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 4, 2013
a bitter metallic brown ale, meh, its so boring it really sucks, dont like it that much, bail, we drain poured it

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle shared by Drew. Thanks! Pours a deep brown with reddish hints and a tan head. Nose is big bourbon and char. Some caramel and toast as well. Minimal hop aromatics, dominated by the char. On tasting, clean, touch of booze. Caramel and toast. Pretty solid as far as stock ales go. Should probably be reclassed as an old ale. Balanced.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ICEatALAMO (913) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle. The pour is a bright reddish brown. The aroma is all malt and toffee. The drink is more toffee, light booze. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
njager246 (342) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2013
In a bottle... dark amber... malty coco... not as much taste as I would have expected... but not bad

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Bottle:   Darker brown, moderate frothy beige like head, fairly nice lacing.   Malty/biscuity nose, somewhat sweet, little hop to be seen.   Faint cocoa as well.   Malty tongue, definite biscuit, little hop presense, soft cocoa or chocolate notes.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   A bit more hop on the finish.   Malty, soft chocolate malts, like a very nice Brown Ale.   Clean, enjoyable, and tasty.

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