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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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The is a pretty beer almost an amber/brown color. A well balanced beer that is great for the summer months. Unlike the porter, this is the beer that put them on the map.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle->session. Amber/brown with huge offwhite head. A: faint sweet malt, oats. T: sweet cola, caramel malt, nuts. Eh.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ProBadass (4) - - AUG 23, 2013 does not count
Color resembles Coca Cola. weak grain aroma. Slightly sweet with a butter mouth feel. Medium body.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
vinylsound (3) - white stone, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2013 does not count
drinkable, nothing special;caramel, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrettTaylor (393) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Poured in a plastic glass from the bottle at a local minor league ball game. Some head, medium lacing, some caramel flavor.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dr_Fellini (265) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle to glass. Pours a clear light to medium brown with some light reddish hues and a thin light tan head. Aroma is a faint toasty malt with a light nutty sweetness. Flavor is a light nutty sweetness. Body is also light for a brown with little flavor lingering the finish. Drinkable, but nothing fantastic.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JDBaker11058 (1131) - Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Appearance: medium amber brown, with a short, creamy light tan head. Aroma: nutty and malty, with brown sugar, cola, and molasses. Taste: as the aroma indicates. Finish: prickly and lively, with the slightly sweet and nutty flavors lasting a while. Notes: Unexpectedly great brown ale. Light and vivacious palate, sweet and nutty without being cloying. This was actually very refreshing on a hot summer day. NoVA Brewfest 2013.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (7243) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2013
On draught at Blue Sky Cafe in the Newport News airport. The beer pours a clear mahogany-brown color with a medium light beige head that recedes steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted nuts and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of grainy malt, nuts and mild hops. The finish is sweet with a short malty aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Westchesterco (785) - mclean, Virginia, USA - APR 21, 2013
Aroma does not have much. Very subtle hold on it’s coming appearence reddish brown taste a little nutty long on the palate

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (2676) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 21, 2013
On draft at Tortugas Lie in Nags Head NC. Pours a clear cola brown with an off white head. Feint malt aroma. Light malty mouthfeel. Moderate carbonation. Hints of black olives. Mild bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zickbeer_ye (221) - Virginia, USA - APR 18, 2013
Malty, nutty, sweet scents of molasses. Thin head brown body with light amber hues. Spicy malty cinnamon with a dry hop finish. Smooth and a little spicy


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