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RATINGS: 746   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bkurtz (1060) - MOROCCO - DEC 17, 2005
Poured a reddish brown wothout much head. Nice balance, nothing overwhelming, but a little watery. A decent brown ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nick76 (4379) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 17, 2005
This one is better than the Genesis Ale. The aroma is toasted malt and resin hops. The appearance is a dark red brown with a medium head. The flavor is complex. It has coffee, molasses, caramel and oddly vegitables. The bitterness in the finish is just right. It’s like coffee with brown sugar. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
beervana (781) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2005
12 oz brown bottle received as a gift and purchased at Sam’s, Chicago, IL. Spotted in the hilarious Schmaltz Brewery home website. Clear dark brown ale having small diminishing off-white head with spare lacing. Soft carbonation. Sweet malt, dried fruit and toffee aromas. Medium bodied that starts with light sweet malt, toffee, and toast flavors. Finishes dry with nutty malt aftertaste and tiny hop bitterness. This is a very good drinkable session beer. Thanks Deb!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2339) - Linda Vista, California, USA - DEC 11, 2005
Lightly toasted malt and sign of nuts are found for the nose. Possibly the darkest brown ale I’ve seen or can remember of. Lot of sediment floating about and head had a short lived time span. Flavor is tad bit sweet with bitter aftertaste but a much more prominent nut flavor comes through then in the aroma. Perhaps almond or cashews.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - DEC 9, 2005
Dark brown with a very small dissapering head. Definately similar to the Jewbelation 8 ale. Choclately, molasses on the edge of a toffe/coffee but not enough to call it a porter or stout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hellomynameis (876) - Mayer, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2005
This was actually pretty good. I went in with low expectations and found myself with an above average session beer. I know I will choose other beers to stock my fridge but might find some occasional room for this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - NOV 24, 2005
Bottle. Pours reddish brown with retentive beige head. The aroma is kind of weak, but seems to be malty with some raw grain. The flavor is raisins and hay with some weak hops. I’m not particularly impressed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2005
Brewtopia 11-12-05. This was straight foward. Brown body, hop nose. Hop taste. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 23, 2005
Smell a lot of nose tickling cascade hops. Dark brown with a bubbly, but still thumb thick mocha head. Nice even malt base. Some nutty notes, but they don’t dominate. Has a toned down porter fell to it. A pretty nice brew all in all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmuhops (669) - Winchester, Virginia, USA - NOV 21, 2005
Pours very dark brown with a two-finger, quickly dissipating head. Very nutty aroma, with a rich chocolate and caramel sweetness. The flavor begins like the aroma, only weaker, but finishes strong and with a hint of smoke. Pretty boring, but above-average--I don’t know about chosen.

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