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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (601) - Dahlonega, Georgia, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Great brown ale. The balance in this one makes it. Great taste. Smooth. Wonderful ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2324) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Brown ale is brown. Nicely chocolatey with very light hop presence. Tasty and balanced and not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamT (162) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 28, 2013
On tap from Quince on 10/25/13. Dark brown hue with a light brown mostly lasting head. Good lacing. Malty chocolate taste up front with a light malt/chocolate finish. Toffee hints on the nose. Oily texture with medium alcohol finish on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerenberger (1440) - Fischer, Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2013
A malt forward aroma with hints chocolate and caramel. Pours ruddy brown with a thin tan head and minimal lacing. The taste roasted malt, chocolate, biscuit, and a nice balanced bitter finish. Full body and moderate carbonation. Overall, a excellent brown ale verging on a porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (354) - - SEP 28, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2014 a decent brown ale, overall. am somewhat suprised that it scored as high as it did here, but perhaps i am hung up on the style. I am probably more inclined to enjoy a light porter than a brown ale. no explaining it. had on tap at Lillys pizza in durham. pours a transparent brown with a bit of lacing on top. mouthfeel is light but taste is reminiscent of darker beer- chocolate, earthiness, malt. some hops but have to sort of close your eyes and use your imagination. actually paired decently with the mushroom pizza- all that earthy goodness working together. good. enjoyable. 6/24/2014 On tap at Ben’s Tune up. Better than I remembered. And one of the only brown ales I will happily drink a pint of. Nice deep brown color with red hues. Nice weight to it as well- like a light porter. Still a bit sweet and malty, but some hop presence balances it out. Really good for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1481) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - SEP 21, 2013
On tap at The DIstrict Rooftop Bar. Pours a dark chestnut brown. Aroma is earthy with some wet coffee ground notes and cocoa. More earth and bitter than roasty and malty. Full body with moderate bitter coffee sting. It works overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (3708) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 23, 2013
draft in charleston, light sweet brown ale, sweetiush caramel flavors, with not much else, very lightly hopped, cheap to make, and ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jw0406 (766) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 21, 2013
12oz bottle pours a brown color with a small off white head. Aromas of roasted malt, light chocolate. Medium bodied, pretty good brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scotchzombie (327) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Pours topaz brown and clear with a decent beige white head that hangs awhile. Aroma is cocoa malt. Taste is malt chocolate. Milk taste too. Very mild hops on the back and some alcohol and bitter. Smooth drinking brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkoch (47) - USA - JUL 6, 2013
Nice American style brown ale. A bit higher alcohol. Chocolate notes. The description mentions hop bitterness but I don't taste it. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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