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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (583) - - SEP 28, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 3, 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. 12/2/2014 Still really like it. Nice earthy and sweet malty notes. Smooth. Dare I call it the standard brown ale?


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
N3lson1 (378) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Drank this at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport on tap poured into an odd rocks/pilsner glass... Pours a nice magohany, brown color with light beige head. Aromas of roasted malts and a flavors of roasted malts a good beer!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barreras (1168) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Pours a deep chestnut brown color with a true nut and malt aroma. Taste is clean, simple, but yet complex. Flavor of brown malt, chocolate, and coffee. A slight hint of sweetness, caramel,and , molasses. This beer was very enjoyable with light bitterness in the aftertaste and good overall smooth flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ibrubeer (171) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 21, 2015
Draft @ RDU Indigo. Low aroma, a little sweetness. Dark brown color, white head, dissipates quickly. Taste is pretty sweet. Didn’t notice any hop bitterness. Med bodied. Overall, a pretty good American Brown. Not really my style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (296) - Redwood City, California, USA - APR 18, 2015
Can from Whole Foods Market in GA. Aroma is sweet, toasted malts, chocolate. Taste is a touch of hops with a nice malt underbelly. Very balanced...reminded me of something (anything) from Anchor

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cutitoutdave (58) - - APR 17, 2015
Pours dark brown with tan head from draft. Malty caramel sweet aroma with notes of raisins and plums. Peppery hop bitterness. Fairly full bodied with medium carbonation. Nice beer overall complex flavors and drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (1322) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 15, 2015
Can. Pours brown with a large off-white head. Smells of sweet malts, alcohol, and leaves. Taste is sweet malts, nuts, and banana. Yum.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (11647) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
Keg at Jack Of The Wood, Asheville, 16/02/15. Chestnut brown with a decent light beige covering. Nose is toffee, biscuit, light chemical notes, cocoa powder. Taste comprises biscuit malt, toffee, nutty, light fruit rinds, cocoa rub. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a light bitter trace. Whelming affair.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdixon77 (1410) - Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2015
Old rating. Pretty standard brown. Nutty, some fruitiness, some milk chocolate, pretty sweet. Okay.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11619) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Can. Poured a clear dark brown color with an average to large frothy tan head that mostly lasted with very good lacing. Moderate toasted malt, nuts aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium toasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. This is a good brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2114) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 25, 2015
For an often boring style.. This is pretty good. Thanks shrubber85. Aromas of milk chocolate, coffee, and caramel. Nice sweet caramel and coffee flavors with a finishing hop bite.


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