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A temptress that will seduce you, but leave your wallet feeling empty. Sweet Josie is crafted in the American Brown style. This is a complex beer balancing a nice hop bitterness with a generous amount of chocolate and aromatic malts.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (2975) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 5, 2014
On tap at Tommy Condons. It poured a reddish/brown color with a tan head. The aroma was of nuts and some brown sugar. The taste was a little hoppy for a brown ale with a bitter aftertaste. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (6212) - Indiana, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a transparent brown with ample foamy beige head. Smells of malt and chocolate. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel that’s on the lighter side for the style. A pretty good brown ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (2919) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Draft at Beer and Bacon. Pours tawny brown with a fizzy beige head. Tastes sweet, malty, like roasted nuts and earth. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like roasted, nutty malt.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (4078) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Sample pour at a festival. Pours hazy brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is bready malts, toffee, mixed nuts, and light earthiness. Flavor is dry, toasted malts, mixed nuts, faint toffee, and light hops; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5450) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Draft at County Grill. Dark brown with a short tan head. Aroma is sweet malt, caramel, soft nuttiness and toasted bread. Taste is sweet malt, toasted malt, light chocolate, soft nuttiness and caramel. Body is medium with a soft creamy carbonation. Ends with more caramel, sweet malt, light toffee, soft nuttiness and toasted bread.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2518) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 2, 2014
12 oz bottle pours brown with a off white head. Aroma of roasted malts, nutty and some spice. Taste is nutty and sweet malts.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shadey (1967) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 20, 2014
On tap at East Nashville Beer Festival 2014. I’m disappointed. This only slightly nutty and actually quite watery to me. If I get a shot at a full pint I will try to give this lady another try.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
whundley3720 (7) - Norlina, USA - APR 18, 2014 does not count
Brown Ale’s are typically not my style of beer, but this was one of my favorites behind Rogue’s Brown Nectar Ale. Appearance is a typical dark brown color with nice carbonation. Aroma- Smell of toffee and caramel malts with a slight nuttiness. Taste- Like the aroma. I get roasted and caramel malts typical of a brown ale. Medium body and a nice bitterness at the end of the palate. Overall a nice sessional brown ale. I give it a B. Not outstanding, but nowhere near being terrible. It’s worth checking out.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
solidfunk (4850) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 15, 2014
Not huge. Comes together ok. Pours clear mahogany with good head and lacing. Some sweetened malt. Very light roast. Finishes with light bitterness. Tap at DC Beer festival.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2795) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2014
6 pack from the inlaws. Thanks for booking me up with some sweet Carolina brew. Nuts and caramel and toffee. Crisp clean flavors with a light pepper bite. Bit of citrus on the finish. Good body good presence.


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