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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.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTAEgeek (1162) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Growler from the Brookhaven Beer Growler. Nice, clear brown with a thin, tan head. Walnuts, black bread, mild chocolate, and some rye. Malty sweetness, with a good bitterness. Medium body, chalky, and sticky. Overall, this is a nice brown ale, with a good toasted aroma, with a mild flavor.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (7314) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle. Light ash and chocolate malt aroma. Dark chestnut with light tan head. Sweet milk chocolate and mildly bitter herbal hops. Body a bit light. Good - on the hoppy side.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
devman171 (906) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Draft pours light brown. Aroma is sweet toasted malt and light pine. Taste is similar with a medium body and mild finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (3446) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle: Clear, ruby-brown with a thick beige head. Nuts, mild chocolate scent. Taste is chocolate malt, slightly bitter nuts, wood. Malty with a pretty nice leafy bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
geologyguy (638) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Darker aroma, taste similar, very malty, no hops...very smooth like water! Good beer!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5363) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Asheville, NC - Bruisin’ Ales - 12 oz bottle. Pours a deep chocolate-like dark brown with a bubbly off-white head. Aroma has some light chocolate accents, some nuttiness, a touch of licorice. Flavor is pleasantly sweet with some cocoa accents, a touch of licorice, a hint of molasses. Mouthfeel is a bit on the starchy side, but not a major detractor. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
pnesbit (93) - Marietta, South Carolina, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle pour of dark copper with a fluffy off white head. Aroma of deep roasted chocolate malt with a hint of floral spice. Taste of sweet chocolate malt with a hint of spice that play of the carbonation that leads into an herbal earthy hop. Lively med body that dances on the tongue and finishes with a short herbal hop. Overall smooth drinking brown that is light enough for sipping anytime. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (1404) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Nice looking brown pour with a light tan head. Roasted malt and slightly sweet smelling nose. Sweet malt taste fades to roasted malt and slight bitter chocolate and slight hop bitter finish.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Cdabeers (1) - - JUN 10, 2014 does not count
overly malty with hints of chocolate that has been kept wrapped in soiled underwear in the back window of a closed car for the summer in a desert in South America"

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (2505) - 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 (5192) - Cincinnati, Ohio, 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.


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