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RATINGS: 1028   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 235   ABV: 7.83%
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WTF Ale. A malty, robust, jobless Recovery Ale! We’re not quite in the Red, or in the Black... Does that mean we’re in the Brown?

A big Ol’ Imperial Brown Ale to help you with your slipperly slide on into springtime. Rich, smooth, dangerous & chocolatey.

Alc. 7.83%
O.G. 1.072
64.20 I.B.U


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3502) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2013
(Backlog) 22 oz bottle. Reddish brown in color, decent head, and somewhat clear. The smell is malts, hops, good balance, caramel. The taste is malts, hops, slight alcohol, good balance and good finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrymel (1448) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Bottled in Feb 2012 Pours a nice brown with a solid sheet of light tan foam. Smells robustly hoppy with some resin and tea. Nice malty background as well, burnt caramel and crystal malts. The flavor is malt first, slightly oxidized with a good helping of bitter and noble hops. Some grass and pekoe, nice flavor; just what I was looking for this morning honestly, glad I chose this one. Medium bodied with slightly hi carb and a wet finish. I like this beer, would actually like it more with a couple more months I’d guess. Good stuff. Serving type: bottle 06-03-2012

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsquire (3344) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Deep amber (almost garnet) color out of the bottle with a lasting tan head. Nose of brown sugar and some wet card board. Lots of brown sugar sweetness with dark fruit and a bloody oxidation. I may have kept this bottle in the cellar too long.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (11918) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Tap@Bukowski, Boston
Dark brown-ruby color, steady beige head. Woody resiny aroma. Medium-bodied. Very resiny flavor, pine, hints of caramel malts. Very long resiny aftertaste. Tasty!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClassyBeagle (319) - USA - OCT 30, 2013
FROM NOTES: July 1, ’12 Slightly hazy, light brown body with a bit of red tint. About a one-finger tan head that leaves a small amount of lacing. Pine and citrus hop notes that are pleasing and are equally balanced with the solid caramel malt. The flavor follows the aroma. The citrus and pine notes come across the palate cleanly. The maltiness is strong and provides a very solid base for the flavors. The mouthfeel is a little thin but a decent brew overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (1742) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2013
A: Reddish/Light Brown Hue, Passes Some Light, Off White Head, Some Lacing S: Mild Raisins, Mild Molasses, Mild Resin, Mild Bread T: Molasses, Sweet Malts, Mild Raisins, Mild Resin M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Mildly Bitter Overall, a decent tasting beer but I wouldnt classify this as a strong ale ad that flavors arent overwelming at all.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patxa (179) - MEXICO - OCT 22, 2013
Consistent aroma, malts and hops. Beautiful pure brown color with both awesome head and lace. To hoppy for the style even if I like it that way. Very good brew altogether.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (1889) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2013
Black with light brown foam head. Aroma is little coffee. Taste is coffee, little chocolate, nice bitter. Aftertaste is lasting. (Houston 201310) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
finn1918 (190) - Georgia, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Pours a clear brownish red with a big off-white head and some chunks floating in it. Aroma is hops and caramel/nut malts. Taste is dark nuts with some yeastiness. Decent hop finish. Overall, this is good (especially at $4.49 a bomber), but it tastes like a brown IPA, not a brown ale.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
coyforce (477) - Virginia, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Nice brew. Pours a dar, malty color with a thick off white head. Smooth aftertaste and delicious flavor - a bit of roasted malts.


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