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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
This brown beer is a hybrid concoction brewed with malt heft and all around backbone. A styleless wonder.

Available all year long. 6% ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fluffy (2241) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2013
this is a brown? reminds me of a amber. way to hoppy to be a brown. nuttiness is thin and one dimensional. pretty bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigalittlea (18) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Pours a deep copper/amber that’s really very nice. 2 finger head that won’t go away Aroma is all coffee with just a touch of alcohol - odd in a beer so low abv. good creamy mouthfeel. Slight hop flavor up front, but not a ton of deep bitterness. Finishes sweet and just a touch hazelnutty. I don’t really know what style this is supposed to be - maybe an underhopped amber? It’s tasty, but doesn’t really fit anything

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (5770) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 3, 2013
16 oz. can. Dark mahogany color with small off white head. Aroma is mostly malt (nutty) and yeast. Flavor is roasted grain, light toffee and a light hop bitterness on the back end of the sip. Body is appropriate for the style, soft carbonation, balanced sweet and bitter. The overall impression of the beer is good. However, it just seems a tad boring. I appreciate the classic brewing of the style (nothing is out of place here) perhaps my beer ego has reached a new level. Maybe I have now escalated into a whole new snob category….

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuamVice (72) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2013
On draft. Amber Brown with thin head. Immediately smell the malty nuttiness of this. Smells almost like a Scotch ale but upon sipping it is lighter bodied and not quite as nutty as a brown ale. Sweet all the way through with a slight bitter aftertaste. No real hop presence here. This would be a good beer for the fall...a little too thick feeling for my summertime night. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bucs572000 (237) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 30, 2013
From a 16 oz can. Aroma is caramel, chocolate, and light pine. Flavor is coffee, chocolate, caramel, and light pine. This beer is decent, not really a brown ale guy. The flavors are all pretty light in general. Worth trying if your a fan of half acre.!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (3000) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2013
16oz can. Pours a medium brownish red color with almost zero head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, and raisins. Taste is light roasted coffee, caramel, slightly woody, with light bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10374) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Tap @ Half Acre with TheAlum. Pours a reddish brown appearnce with a light brown head. A touch nutty, caramel, a bit spicy hoppy aroma. Well balanced, toasty malty, a bit citrusy hoppy flavor. Not my favorite but pretty easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Daytonbeer (726) - Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Pours brown with a reddish-orange hue. Aroma is faint with malts, dark fruit, coffee, and chocolate. Taste is better...carmel malts and bread. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAY 19, 2013
On tap at Half Acre, Brown pour with some red, off white head. Light Aroma of malt and nuts, taste is some malt and a bit of coffee/chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (10660) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 20, 2013
Can from Oak Tree, A nice brown, with a little sour finish. Above average mouthfeel. Light brown colour, nicely hoppy.Malty aroma.

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