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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2014
can at home .. deep brown ... thin tan lacing ... soft fruits ... juicy fruit nose ... soft totffe fruit ... light sweet malts .. light dry fruits .. ligfht toffe

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bu11zeye (11942) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (11835) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 18, 2011
Can courtesy of GT2, thanks! Brown color ( no kidding). Large beige head. Aroma of caramel and brown bread. Taste is high carbonation chewy biscuit and earth. Interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10917) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 20, 2011
A: The can was amazingly carbonated, but that could easily have been our fault. Eventually the beer appears under the massive off-white head and is brown in color. S: There is an underlying green apple note to the beer which sort of mars the experience, but otherwise the nose is good. Chocolate and nutty malts with a nice toffee note to it. Plenty of bread and just a bit of roast. T: The flavor is similarly affected by the green apple, but the rich maltiness and chocolate flavors are quite good. A touch of roast and coffee, and a really pleasant nuttiness. M: Medium to full in body with a moderate carbonation. O: My first beer from Alabama and it was a good one. I look forward to trying more from these guys.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10516) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle at Colin And The Vikings in Nol 2014-03-22. Thanks to Colin. Clear amber/golden beer with a small offwhite head. Chocolate aroma, hoppy, smoked notes, caramel, berries, biscuits, nutty notes, some metal. Chocolate flavor, cocoa, hoppy, caramel, fruity, some bready notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9806) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9690) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2011
Can shared by GT2. Pours clear brown with an average, creamy off-white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is caramel and nutty malt, earthy and herbal hops with dark fruity esters. Flavor is medium malt, near balanced hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (8668) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2014
Can, from an IP trade in Londinium, split at Colin and the Vikings tasting, Nol, Goteborg, Sweden 22/03/14. Dark amber with a good sized light beige head that soon dissipates to spotting and edgework. Nose is toffee, biscuit malt, dark fruit tang, light hop notes. Taste comprises toffee, biscuit, brown sugars, earthy. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Pretty basic affair, not much doing, another boring brown beer!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT2 (8433) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 18, 2011
355mL can thanks to blutt59. Pours a hazy, murky deep amber to brown with a towering, yellowish head. Very nice retention and suddy lace. Looks great. Towering root beer float head. Pretty much permanent head. Wow. Nose at first is a little detergent heavy, lemon soap, muted rustic malt. Moves very nicely to amaretto and pound cake. Taste up front is pretty damn tart and mildly acidic. Long lemon juice finish. Not sure what happened here. Palate is both very harsh and buttery/slick.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ibrew2or3 (6889) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Can pour courtesy of Jeremy. Pours dark copper with explosive tan head. The aroma has mild notes of cherries and lemon. The taste seems improved over what the nose was delivering with some malts, roasted malts, a touch of nuttiness and some faint earthiness too. It ends with some acidity and a lemon/lime like quality.


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