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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bamaboy1975 (242) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - JUN 21, 2013
This is my first offering from Good People. Their brown ale pours a deep caramel with a ruby tinge. Not much head to speak of and no lacing. Smell is not overpowering. I mainly pick up notes of honey. Mouthfeel is awesome. It just feels "right." Not really sure how to describe it better. Taste is well balanced. Upfront there are some very sweet notes of malt and syrup. The finish is well balanced with some bitter hops, but in both cases they are mild. This would make a great session beer. very drinkable, and very tasty. Good People: you done good!!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (7005) - 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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troyc (2227) - Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2014
[Can] Poured into glass. Clear and brown in color. Little head. Molasses and light cocoa nose. A good amount of nutty malts, with more chocolate and bready notes. Decent body and dry finish. Tasting notes from 2/2014.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (2500) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2014
How: Can.
Where: Tasting at Colin and the Vikings. Courtesy of Theydon_Bois.
Appearance: Hazy amber colour with a small off-white head.
Aroma: Chocolate, hops, caramel, berries, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Chocolate, hops, caramel, fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ekstedt (5217) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2014
Can (33 cl), courtesy of Theydon_Bois. Clear copper, medium off-white head. Nutty, caramelly, slightly roasted malt aroma. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, light to medium bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
_angst_ (2377) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Can courtesy of Theydon_Bois. Alabama tick, yey! pours hazy reddish brown with a rather small brownish beige head that quickly dissipates without leaving much trace on the glass. Smell is tiny malty and tiny fruity with dark bread, red apples, hay, lemon zest, frozen green peas and hay. Taste is sweet, slightly bitter and slightly malty with dark bread, cereal, red apples, hay and soil. Mouthfeel is soft, round and light to medium bodied. Finish is slightly sweet and bitter with dark bread, red apples, hay and lemon zest. It’s an Alabama tick, yey!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (3591) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle at the "Colin and the Vikings tasting, Goteborg". Poured a crystal clear medium amber with a round white head. The aroma is weak malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a watery light nut hop bitter palate. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (9495) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (492) - Leeds, Alabama, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Can. Brown with medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, molasses, and hops. Light/ medium body with malt sweetness, nut, and molasses notes and a hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hockeybeerguy (917) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Pours a slightly dark brown and leaves the same colored body with a slim one finger white foamy head that dies within about a minute, some nice foamy lacing graces the sides of the glass in a clingy sort of fashion; the aroma is nutty, malty, slight caramel all combined nicely and coming forth strong and sweet; the flavoring is mainly nutty and sweet; slightly nutty/caramel malty aftertaste and a dry sort of nutty finish; its fairly easy on the palate for a Brown Ale but still packs a slightly heaviness to sit just right on a Winter’s night; overall, definitely would trade for this again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClassyBeagle (319) - USA - NOV 19, 2013
FROM NOTES: August 9, ’23 Poured from a 12 ounce can into a shaker pint glass. A: Chocolate malt, a bit of coffee, nutty malts, and a bit of peat as well. A: Pours a dark, murky brown with a two-fingers off-white head that dissipates slowly leaving a slight lacing. T: Malty, nutty, bready, much like the smell with hints of caramel and chocolate with a touch of hops at the finish. Nicely balanced. P: Carbonation over-load! But after the carbonation bomb settles down, is quite smooth, almost creamy O: The nose is very promising, but the taste is slightly disappointing. The sweetness went away and it was just an average brown.

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