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RATINGS: 737   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2673) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Dark brown, almost black colored pour. Big light tan head. Tons of lacing. Malty, nutty aroma. Sweet malty flavor with some bread and nuts mixed in. Creamy finish with just the slightest bitter note. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boozedude (2208) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Poured brown with red hint, head was off white. Aroma is full of malts. Taste is malty and slightly nutty in the finish. meh, ok

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (3525) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 20, 2013
12oz bottle from ABC on Apalachee. Deep almost black pour with a thin tan head that leaves a slight ring. Aroma is toasted malts, nutty, caramel. Tastes are the same with a yeasty twang to it - little metallic. I think that actually kept it from being too sugary for me - typical for browns and me. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crajun (1086) - , Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Ok brown. Nice aroma nutty hoppy slight chocolate. Nice brown pour. Taste not as good. Thin. Nuttiness in flavor with coffee bitterness. Not quite right

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocJitsu (1299) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Pours a dark bourbon brown with a one-finger tan head. Rich caramel, toffee, and chocolate nose. Texture is surprisingly thin and carbonated given the nose. Horehound, toffee, and a bit of nuttiness in the flavors.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Itzjerm (1739) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Not that good of a nut brown... more like a licorice flavor. NOthign special. not very nutty very much like many mndocino beers. Blah.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (3308) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 23, 2013
12oz bottle in MA. Dark brown pour, foamy tan head. Lighter aroma and taste than the look of this beer. Light chocolate malts, banana nut bread. Mild fruit and very light chocolate. Fairly light.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (7354) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Glass at the Green Dragon. Pours a deep cloudy brown color with a small white head. A big sweet malty nose, some coffee. The flavor is dominated by bitterness and coffee, light roast, sweet nutty flavors, some toffee. Pretty nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapFlu (4822) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 10, 2013
(12oz bottle) Malted nose, somewhat peat and burnt sugar. Earth and minor booze flavour but too thin. Above average. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
eRock_2013 (335) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2013
A nice brown ale indeed, solid brown color, chocolate hoppy aroma. Taste is good, featuring chocolate notes with a dry finish, but could be more assertive. Very smooth with a relatively light body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy


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