Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 1092   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 235   ABV: 7.83%
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

Onenote81's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Met a friend for lunch down at First Street Draught House, and saw this one on-tap. Full nonic-pint. A thick finger-width beige head on top. Excellent rings of lace left behind after each sip. The nose is hoppy and full of citrus goodness - orange slices, grapefruit, pomegranate. A little dry scent in there like sawdust. Clean body, though erring on the thinner side. Finish is a little more slick than I’d like on a Strong Ale. Grapefruit smacks me right away. Semi-sweet candied malts, honey, syrup, lime. Alcohol is barely detectable as far as flavor, but I can feel it after awhile. This was a good beer, and a treat to sip on while watching the first few games of the tourney and waiting for my food to arrive. Another win for Lagunitas.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SvanteL (292) - SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2016
En trevlig brown ale med bra rostade toner av choklad och lite kaffe plus lite extra humling, okej men inte så märkvärdig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2677) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2016
Dark amber/brown color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, caramel, & hops; Flavor of roasted malt, spicy hops, caramel, citrus, nuts, and some chocolate; Finish is dry & bitter; Fairly well balanced; Different - this was just ok for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
konungen (463) - - SEP 24, 2016
Schysst beska, hel del sötma, väl dold ABV, känns krallig utan att vara övermäktig. Ganska bra! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (4619) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle in Seattle. Creamy offsetting tan head on chocolatey malt brown. Sweet bitter coffee bean, cocoa nib. Bitter ruddy grain. Dark bitter brown. Bitter grainy chocolate. Alcohol well squared away. Lightest red fruit notes. Nice, bitter assertive brown.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KevinReddirt (2) - Midland, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2016 does not count
Another 22 oz. bomber from HEB, poured into a glass stein. I like the color sort of a reddish brown. Ivory foam. It laces nicely as you drink it down. Tasty flavors, slightly piney, nutty maybe. I am enjoying the big flavors these days and this is a step off of that. I prefer a hoppy IPA or a Belgian but this is quite pleasant. A little higher on the alcohol content but you will not notice it. Oh yeah, definitely worth a return trip.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franzen (500) - SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2016
Sweet, nutty and chocolaty. Mostly malty with just enough bitterness to round it off. Medium body and light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Abrakarl (420) - SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2016
nice aroma, mainly of malts and some spice. A bit sugary but mainly good. Different style

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23432) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2016
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Clear mahogany colour, rich head. Toasty nose with some nuts, dates and fudge. Mid sweet with solid body and dense, rounded mouthfeel. Caramel, pine and fudge. Very bitter finish with resiny tones.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (2973) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2016
Pours a very dark amber with a large frothy white head. Aromas of tropical fruit, ripe apple, raisins, toffee, butterscotch. Taste is quite sweet and very malty with caramel notes and marinated fruit. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OminouSC2 (450) - SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2016
Deep burgundy/brown color, large beige head. Malt aromas, sweet dried fruits, alcohol and caramel. Malt tasting beer with sweet layers of dried fruits, syrup and a long, slightly bitter finish.

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