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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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rangerred (928) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - MAR 14, 2012
12oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours a very dark brown with a one finger tan head. Nose of caramel and toffee along with some roasted malt. A hint of coffee as well. Caramel and coffee flavors really jump out in the beginning along with a pleasant nuttyness. A light bready grain becomes noticeable about halfway through along with a light bitterness that nicely compliments the sweetness from the malt. Mouthfeel is smooth and a little sticky. Overall this is a really solid beer. One of the better American Brown Ales I have had.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
racecarr98 (30) - Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2012
I?m not normally the type of guy that likes nut ales but thus one is smooth. There is a hint of nut and chocolate. It finishes with wonderful palate. Overall I would buy this beer again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burpfrank (299) - carpinteria, California, USA - JUL 20, 2006
This had a small head.Color black.aroma was a mild malty.Tasted a bit sour.good stout taste.Not strong like the other black beers.Easy to drink,but I was hoping for more flavor.Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lb4lb (2547) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2007
Thanks to Fordest for this - Dark transluscent maroon pour with a light offwhite head. Very light smell at first of mildly roasted malt, perhaps a bit nutty. Flavor is nice and rich however, and packs a good roasty kick, lightly bittered in the finish, with a good hearty, but lively mouthfeel. This was one of my favorite brown ales by far, and one I’d easily recommend.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChetLemmons (87) - orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 25, 2007
poured a dark brown, with reddish hue. smelled fruity/malty. light bodied and goes down really smooth. plus it’s kosher!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Goodgrief (1792) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - FEB 16, 2008
Nov. 2006 - Dark as night pour with only slight reddish highlights around the edge. Quickly dissipating head with little lacing. Strong roasted aroma. Rich, full bodied flavor...a touch of caramel along with roasted malts, chocolate and sweet maltiness. Dry mouthfeel. This was one bold, rich brown ale that was anything but a boring example of a boring style. Very good!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nicosaya88 (9) - USA - APR 28, 2010 does not count
Definitely worth the 4 bucks!! Very interesting; nice aroma, strong taste and to the point!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DarkSong (292) - Dacula, Georgia, USA - JUN 14, 2010
12 oz bottle. Pours a very dark brown that is almost black with a medium sized tan head. It has a very nice chocolate malt aroma. It has a espresso and dark chocolate taste to it with some vanilla. This beer is outstanding. I really enjoyed it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (3446) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 29, 2011
355ml bottle. Rich chocolate aromas are the first thing that you notice as you pour the beer and then your eyes are to drawn to the heavy brown, black colour and the evn layer of sticky tan foam. Faintly smokey and bitter dark chocolate flavours at first.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
canuck_j (72) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 31, 2011
AROMA: Hops, some malt some sulphur APPEARANCE: deep reddish brown, tan 1/4" head that lasts TASTE: Malty nutty bold taste bigger than a regualr brown ale. sweet notes and a dry finish PALATE: medium to light body with hops apparent on the tongue and a nice carbonation. OVERALL: a Big bold balmy nut brown ale with nothing to aplogize for. whaps you in the face with caramel and nuts, finishes with a hop bite. Cool.


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