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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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This deep colored American Brown Ale is often requested and one of our personal favorites. Many a weekend was spent perfecting this one. Brewed with 2 - row pale and 5 specialty malts, its malty in both flavor and smell. A heap of Cascade and Willamette add to balance this easy drinking ale. Hole up, have a few, and tell us what you think. We’re bettings it’s the best American Brown Ale you’ll ever have.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2011
(12oz can, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a cloudy amber-brown body with a medium cream head. Aroma of cocoa, tobacco, grass, manure, and plastic. Flavor of herbs, grain, cocoa, tea, nuts, plastic, and roasted grain with a dry, bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9686) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2011
Can courtesy of Doodler (thanks Scott) poured a hazy reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of cocoa, carmel and a hint of fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, light copcoa and a hint of nuttiness with a smooth malty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3386) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2011
Can. Pours Lehigh brown with an inch of brown head. Big caramel malts on the nose. Nice balance of maltiness and hop flavor on the tongue. Clean finisher.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
bleeng (1513) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2011
Can. Pours medium brown with a small white head. Nose is sugary, with some hop notes. Taste is slightly roasty malts, with a slight hop profile. A bit sharp but goes down smoothly. Body is light-to-medium and is well carbonated. Not a bad beer for a style that’s never been one of my favorites.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (2292) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 18, 2011
Received in trade from GPHarris, thanks for the opportunity! Pours a light shade of brown, or a dark shade of copper with a decent ivory head that dissipates to a cap and leaves spotty lace. Smells of toffee and brown sugar, a hint of chocolate and a touch of butterscotch. Very clean sweet malty aroma with a hint of earthy hops deep underneath. Taste is toffee brown sugar malts with a hint of chocolate and caramel. Sweet and malty. Creamy smooth mouthfeel, moderate level of carbonation, medium body. This is a nice little session ale. There’s enough flavor here to keep it interesting and light enough to have a couple.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kevster (344) - Bradenton, Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2011
Can: Pours a deep copper with a big frothy off-white head that is fully lasting leaving nice lacing. Malty aroma is peppery with hints of caramel and nuts. Flavor is spicey with hints of toffee and a mild nutty bitter finish. Easy drinking and good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6016) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 5, 2011
canned , medium brown color with tall off white foam, aroma of circus peanuts, toffee, excellent rich flavor of toffee, burnt toast, malty with good slight bitter finish of nutshells

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 18, 2011
Pours brown with a tan head. Smells peppery and earthy with some sweet caramel and toffee hints. Tastes of light caramel, tea, some peppery hints on the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
beernovice39 (3120) - Montana, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Can pours a dark hazy copper with a thin off white head. Caramel scent. Taste is caramel with a bready bitterness and a hint of nuts.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Rustyham (1722) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUN 19, 2011
Sample at a tasting at IlliniSmitty’s house. Another disappointment from Alabama. I really wanted to enjoy this, but I could hardly finish my sample glass. Basically dirty water. And I loved their special stuff that was brought to the East Nashville Beer Festival. I guess I’ll stay away from their main offerings.


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