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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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This strong Brown Ale is quickly becoming a new Goose Island favorite. Seven different malt varieties are used to give this beer it’s sweet complexity and round body. Lightly hopped for balance, this pint is the perfect accompaniment to a fine cigar.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5460) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2006
One of three brown ales that the Clybourn brew pub had on tap today, this poured a clear light brown with a modest white head. The aroma is caramel and chocolate. A bit of smokiness is added to the flavor, making the malts taste mildly roasted. Smooth with a sweet caramel finish.

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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frank (2776) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2003
Sampled at the brewpub in Wrigleyville. Nice brown color with a decent head. Sweet and malty with definite roasty and sour notes. It's alright but I doubt I will order it again.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
17thfloor (2429) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2009
Tap at Clybourn. Pours a darker cola color with a fine fizzy off-white head. Flavor is roasty, ashy, fruity, typical port type flavors, a bit buttery, vaguely English, touch of coffee, lingering ash, smooth and mellow. Thin water body with soft crisp carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
wheninhell (488) - chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2009
Dark brown body tan head. Little lacing. Cola vanilla toffee aroma with earthy notes...damp leaves. Sweet cola vanilla flavor with a nice bitter caramel backdrop. Feels light on the palate. Lightly carbonated but what is there is sharp. Finish unpleasant lasting bitter metallic flavor...maybe some masa in there as well...burnt tortilla? A light mess of a brown on the sweet side.


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