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RATINGS: 452   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A full-bodied, brown ale with a rich chocolate taste created from roasted chocolate and caramel malts. Topped with Czech Saaz hops to give it a spicy flavor and aroma.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
DGamez8866 (5) - Duarte, California, USA - DEC 30, 2007
pours dark brown. Small light brown head. Smells of chocolate and coffee. Tastes like a chilled coffee with a twist. Overall pretty good winter time beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BunchABeer (30) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 17, 2015
Pours a clear dark reddish-brown with a small creamy light-brown head. The aroma is all nuts and malt-- a typical Brown Ale. Flavour of malt, hops, chocolate and nuts is a little too mild. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (6881) - Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2015
12 oz. bottle at home from notes. Pours a hazy reddish brown color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have some roasted malts, a decent shot of chocolate, spicy hop character, some earthy notes, body is lighter and the mouthfeel is thin and watery. OK brown ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HourGlass13 (276) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Pours a dark brown color with a good tan head. Aroma is caramel, roasted malt. Flavor is caramel, a hint of chocolate, and some dark fruit. Full rich and creamy. Mild hop presence rounds this beer out nicely.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
butter14 (9) - Florida, USA - MAR 12, 2015 does not count
Bready, malty and thick. I taste a hint of chocolate but the caramel shines through the most. Little hop presence, malt aroma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (13848) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle at Taska Gau, Ponce. Dark opaque color, small beige head. Licorice, dark bread, soya sauce in the nose. Full-bodied. Dark bread, molasses, alcohol, hops. Very tasty winter warmer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (1160) - California, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Pours a caramel brown color with a khaki head. Caramel, toffee, toast, malt and light hop aroma. Caramel, chocolate, toffee, malt, toast and earthy hop flavors. Medium full body and average carbonation. Chocolate and caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (6013) - Utah, USA - FEB 12, 2015
12oz bottle picked up at Total Wine
Pours clear dark amber with a small beige head, some lacing. Aroma is sweet malts, caramel and chocolate. Flavors or toasted malts, chocolate, caramel with a nice spicy finish
A decent Brown ale.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
climberbob (266) - Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Slightly sweet caramel aroma. Dark amber beer with a thin head. Tastes like it smells. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (586) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 18, 2015
12oz bottle. Clear copper-amber, small tan head. Sweet chocolate malt aroma. Flavour is quite light, alcohol is well hiddenfor 8%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (949) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JAN 3, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Mahogany color topped with a moderate creamy beige head. Faint roasted malt nose. Hints of burnt caramel and toffee. Sweet roasted malt flavor is pleasant and spicy with cocoa and cinnamon-like notes. Spruce-like hops in midtaste balance this nicely. Slightly warming though the 8% alcohol is well hidden.

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