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RATINGS: 209   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Skeptical_1 (12) - - JAN 11, 2013
Pleasantly surprised with this local Richmond brew. Has a great taste and is easily drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2827) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Amber brown pour with tall soapy off-white head. Aroma of bread, nuts, and molasses. Bread and nuts flavor with molasses and some coffee. Decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
voyageurmike (48) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Served in pint glass, dark reddish brown with thin head. Little aroma, mild taste, deceptive ABV. Clean finish, easy to drink. But still a non-distinctive beer within its style, lots of better competitors.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkSachon (621) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle at a canal side tapas restaurant in Richmond, VA. Medium body with an average taste. Nothing outstanding.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (1782) - - JUL 24, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 7-15-12- Poured from bomber into pint glass Appearance – Pours a medium to deep brown color with a billowy off white head. The head fades relatively fast initially but thickens, and fades more slowly over time. It does eventually fade however and leaves a medium amount of lacing. Smell – The smell of this one is quite delicious. It has a nice roasted malt base with sweet toffee accents. Caramel, brown bread, and light coffee aroma are there as well. A wonderful roasty sweet smell. Taste – A sweeter brown sugar and brown bread flavor meet the tongue. These form a base for the taste and are present throughout. Notes of the toffee and caramel come and go as the taste moves on with at the end the taste bittering up ever so lightly; bringing on some more roasted flavors. Mouthfeel – The carbonation level of this brew is a bit on the higher side with the body on the mid to higher side as well. The carbonation level creates a more refreshing style at a little expense to the creamier and roasty flavors of the body. Overall – Very easy drinking with great flavors and aromas.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maverick34 (2335) - New York, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottled. Brown pour duh. Malty Ness and a bit of hops but pretty thinninsh with some toffee OK but not amazed.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2085) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2014
On tap at O’Malley’s Pub. Hazy brown body with a medium offwhite head. Hazelnut, caramel notes, coffee notes. Smooth.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RussianDragon (505) - - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle at Mekong, Richmond. Pours a clear brown color with a small but thick white head, minimal lacing. Aroma is mild: hazel nuts and caramel. Flavor is mild and overall weak. Slight lactic tang in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
strongpieman (1526) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle. Copper brown color, a little cloudy, tall head. Nutty aroma, body is a little thin. Pretty good all around

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HippieFee (63) - - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle - Hoppy, dry, nutty flavor to this one. For me this is one of my go to favorite beers to drink on a regular basis. I love the slight bit and flavor on this one.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ads135 (3071) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Caramel and stale fruit. Some burned sugar. At least it looked brown... Tried this at the DC beerfest with Jess, Mark, and Matt in 2014.


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