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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   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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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cduncan14 (138) - Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA - JAN 26, 2013
From a growler. Aromas of toffee, dark chocolate, a bit of smoke, and a decent amount of roasted light malts. Itís a reddish-brown color as opposed to a more traditional flat brown and itís a bit more translucent than a typical brown ale. It starts with a light sweetness, more roasted malts/toffee flavor throughout and finishes slightly bitter. Itís definitely on the low side for carbonation for a brown ale, but I imagine thatís by design. Itís very smooth as a result, and it lets the bitterness hang around just a bit longer on the finish.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (1049) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - APR 20, 2016
12 oz. can from Bob and Shereeís in Fayetteville, NC. Dark brown pour with a foamy white head. Nose is sweet toffee with coffee and toasted bread notes. Taste is slightly bitter with a spicy edge with a sweet finish. Nice brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (2250) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2016
Malty with caramel and some bready grain. Earthy with a bite. A bit of hops that comes through more in the finish.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (1451) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2016
A sweet malt aroma, pours a clear reddish brown color with a short lasting tan well laced head. A sweet malt taste with a watery body and a short lasting malt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3809) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2016
Can, very dark brown with a foamy head, sweet toffee on the nose with hints of resin and coffee, sweet bodied with a bit of toasty bread, a light spicy hoppiness, a little burnt cocoa and a sweet caramel hit in the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
glennrudy (5) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 18, 2016 does not count
chocolate, caramel, brown, medium sweetness, medium body, smooth, well crafted beer. My go-to beer when looking for something that everyone will like.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TylerGreenDC (723) - - JAN 18, 2016
Draft. Roasty toast aroma. Flavors are of mocha kissed by orange, with a mild suggestion of honey and coffee. The little bits of orange and honey sweetness add wonderful complexity.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jabah (322) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Grabbed a 6-pack of this while in the Asheville area over the holidays. This reminded me somewhat of our Maduro brown by Cigar City here in FL. Malt is a little more roastier and heavier on the chocolate. Almost like a malta. Semi-creamy texture. I would look out for this one again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5102) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 1, 2015
On tap at The Hamilton. Nice dark brown body with medium head. Nose of malts, roastiness, nuts. Taste is malts a plenty, sweet, nuts, chocolate and some toffee. Good stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ldcuervo (7) - USA - SEP 6, 2015 does not count
Amber to medium dark. Slightly hoppy finish. More full bodied than other browns. Draft is rich. Changed a year ago from bottle to can at local stores and not the same. Mistake. Good overall but suggest Big Boss Bad Penny for local Raleigh brown ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PlantCityJax (48) - Plant City, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Very nice brown ale that leaves a smooth chocolate / malty taste on the palate - giving a very nice finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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