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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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The malt bill of this brew is comprised of seven different malts for a very complex base. We add brown sugar to the boil which will increase the alcohol content and give the beer a molasses flavor. Cinnamon is then added to the whirlpool to finish. Finally, the beer is aged on Tahitian vanilla beans and Ecuadorian cacao nibs for a true brownie flavor.


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2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
redtechnj (265) - Williamstown, New Jersey, USA - MAR 18, 2013
Appearance-Clear dark amber with a fluffy off white head. Nice lacing. Aroma- Slight sweet aroma, slight vanilla and cocoa scents. Overall very little aroma to it. Flavor- Cocoa, sweet malt, bitter finish.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1372) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Dark brown pour with a small, tan head. It has an aroma of chocolate cake mix. The medium body has a creamy texture and average carbonation. The taste is sweet all throughout.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
scotchzombie (429) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Clear red-tinged brown with a decent bubbled and foamy topped light tan head. Aroma is malty porter sour. Just eh. Taste is mediocre but improves with warming. Some roasted chocolate malts, grain and a touch of cocoa. Not really seeing the brownie- maybe a bit in the aftertaste. A touch of bitter. Better than run of the mill.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerdedDave (880) - - JUN 11, 2015
light reddish brown color; spicy, cinnamon aroma; roasted malt flavor with spice notes - cinnamon, mild vanilla, and brown sugar; not as sweet as I expected it to be; still, not a great combination of flavors

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ktownclown (13) - Missouri, USA - APR 18, 2015
A very serviceable beer, taste is better then the smell, carbonation good, could enjoy more then one if that helps

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbruner (2984) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 13, 2015
Can shared at catch 22 bottle share! Deep brown with bubbly tan head. Aroma and taste are sweet chocolate and vanilla with a touch of spice. Too sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EtTuCthulhu (1384) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - APR 9, 2015
The beer pours a clear reddish brown with a large off-white head, and the aroma blends roasted malts and yeast with a hint of chocolate. The taste is slightly sour, a touch umami, and a touch sweet with an aftertaste that is only a bit sour; the taste isnít bad, per se, but it is not brownie flavor. The palate fuses a thin and slick texture, medium-light body, and a soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chad9976 (1439) - Albany, New York, USA - APR 8, 2015
If you know me you know I love sweets and sweet beer, so Horny Goat Brownie Porter would seem to be ideal for me. Brewed with brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla beans and cocoa nibs - this would seem to be a delicious beer based on the recipe. And while itís not bad, itís just too mild for my expectations and standards. Chalk it up to the fact the can was over four months old, I suppose.

I poured a 16oz can into a tulip pint glass. It was canned on 11/20/14.

Appearance: Deep mahogany hue; plenty of carbonation visible. Pours to a large, beige, foamy head which never dissipates but doesnít leave much lacing.

Smell: Fairly mild nose with faint dark malt and a touch of cinnamon. No chocolate scent.

Taste: Thereís a sweetness to this palette thatís always prominent, yet itís not a sickly cloying beer outright. Light notes of cinnamon and brown sugar to start along with dark malty flavor. Nothing in the way of deeply roasted malts or any kind of toasty taste, though; certainly no fruits, either. Only mild bitterness on the second half with a discernible tanginess on the finish (probably due to the age of the can). Thereís only the slightest trace of vanilla and cocoa nibs, but I would not describe this as being a brownie-tasting beer at all. As a novelty brew itís fine, but forgettable.

Drinkability: At 5.6% ABV, Horny Goat Brownie Porter is much too big to be even under consideration for ďsessionable,Ē yet much too light to be a liquid dessert. The mouthfeel is noticeable thin, slightly watery in texture, and crisp for a porter. It does go down smoothly, though; and leaves a minor cinnamon aftertaste, which is alright. I had no trouble getting down a full pint can serving.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (5692) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Dark dark clear brown with a fast fading light khaki head. Nice chocolaty and earthy nose but a bit faint and one-dimentional. Medium palate with some cocoa, light cola notes, a little earthy bitterness (just enough to balance), and a light biscuity body. Drinkable, but ímehí.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ronaldtheriot (1542) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Horny Goat Brownie has a medium, cream-colored head, a dark, ruby-brown appearance, and no lacing left behind. The aroma is of dark, rich, bread crust, molasses, brown sugar, vanilla, and chocolate. Taste is of those elements, with some pleasant yeast sourness. Mouthfeel is medium, and Horny Goat Brownie finishes on the sweet and wet side, with high drinkability. RJT

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vyvvy (4726) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Pours rich brown with a dense tan head. The aroma has brown sugar, some toasty nutty malt, hints of vanilla, toffee and caramel. It has a medium sharp body with a light amount of carbonation. The flavor has lots of brown sugar, caramel, smooth roast, walnuts and minor spice. The finish has a root beer type of spicy taste. As it warms up the flavors all become more offputting and artificial tasting. Not for me.


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