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A deep, bold nut brown ale beautifully balanced with rich dark malts and a complex hop character converging to reveal a simply enchanting elixir.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2634) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2013
12 oz. bottle poured to a Czech-pils glass, displaying a coppery/brown color, with fairly lasting, brownish tan head froth, and curtainy cling to the lacing. The nose was roasty, with some malty creaminess, light chocolate, caramel, and a little nuttiness & woody hints. Medium bodied, with lively carbonation, the flavor remained roasty, with a medium, earthy, and tanniny hop bitterness, some lingering nature, and a touch of smoke. Nicely malt smoothed, so no real bite. Tasty, and pretty darn quaffable!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomciccateri (1027) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - SEP 8, 2013
12-ounce brown bottle from the Clifton Park brewery. Pours an opaque brown, medium-bodied, early hop bitterness then a dry malty flavor. slightly sharp chocolate character. Overall, OKAY.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maverick34 (2396) - New York, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Bottled. Brown malts and the like. Nutty. Pretty standard fare for a nut brown. Inoffensive enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jayb0 (1056) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2013
A decent brown, very dark, maybe too dark, pleasant all the way through but style-wise just didn’t quite hit the mark for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - JUL 28, 2013
A hearty brown color with a thin off-white head. Aromas are malty caramel, with a spicy nut smell. Like a toasted hazelnut almost. Taste is caramel forward, with more pronounced toasted nut flavor in the back, balanced by a light hop bitterness. Finish is still mostly caramel. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (2919) - Michigan, USA - JUL 26, 2013
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours crystal clear deep reddish brown color with a 1 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of caramel, raisin, prune, toast, toffee, molasses, brown bread, chocolate, light roast, floral, light nuttiness, and toasted earthiness. Nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark malt notes with moderate fruitiness; and good strength. Taste of caramel, raisin, toast, toffee, brown bread, chocolate, light roast, floral, light nuttiness, and toasted earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, toast, toffee, raisin, chocolate, brown bread, light nuttiness, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a bit. Nice balance and complexity of dark/bready malt flavors; with a solid amount of robustness and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied; with a creamy and lightly slick mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a nice brown ale. Good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt flavors; and very smooth to drink. A pleasantly enjoyable offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tessic (913) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2013
This nut brown poured a deep black colour with a nice brown, frothy head. Scents include coffee, chocolate, caramel and a little licorice. First sip was smooth and a little watery but flavourful. Flavours of licorice, coffee and roasted caramel. Finish is roasty and smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1388) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Good not great nut brown ale. Aroma is suitably nutty in aroma. Taste-wise, tho, the nuttiness and maltiness are a bit weak and overpowered by the hops, leading to a somewhat unbalanced brew. B- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bpreo (1820) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Tasty, very rich. The Hebrews have been waiting a long time for the true Messiah to reveal themselves. Could this be it?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (930) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Насичен& коричне& колір , невисок& кремова піна. Запах горіху і солоду , ну і трохи карамел& Смак відпові& запаху. В кінці хмільна гіркота . Пється дуже легко. Не шедевр але смачно - via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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