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Magnolia Big Cypress Brown Ale

Magnolia Big Cypress Brown Ale
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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
Big Cypress Brown Ale is a bold, American-style brown ale that would make our phriends from Vermont proud. It is made with lots of English brown malt to give a deep, smoky roastiness. Caramel and chocolatey characters abound along with an earthy hop aroma and flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JAN 23, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear cola brown with a thin tan head. Maple syrup on the nose, big brown sugar. Medium-bodied, soft roast, toast, a touch of molasses and brown sugar. Never picks up the sweetness the nose implied, which is a nice thing actually. Gentle bitterness into the finish, super easy drinking and loads of flavor for a beer under 4%. Nicely executed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sask89 (514) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
Pours a really dark brown colour with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is of toast, a little nutty, with a slight vanilla-like scent. Taste is dry and malty sweet with a slight bitterness closer to the finish. Medium body, softer carbonation, and slightly creamy on the palate. Overall a really good brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1993) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 23, 2014
On cask at Magnolia. Clear brown with a beige head. Roasty caramel aroma. Nutty, toasty, roasty, sweet taste, with a slight bitter finish. Mmm smooth cask mouthfeel. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DYCSoccer17 (3629) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 16, 2013
10 ounce sample on cask at the brewpub. The aroma has a really nice nuttiness, as well as some good toasted malt character. Lightly sweet, and nicely aromatic. Transparent mahogany body with a medium, bubbly light tan head. Good lacing. Starts with a flavorful toastiness, before a little light coffee character comes in the middle. Finishes with light astringency. Very easy-drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 22, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pour is deep brown with a frothy tan head and great lacing. Roast, cocoa, graham crackers, bread, lightly earthy, vanilla, and coffee in the aroma. Taste is roasty, bready, biscuity, grassy, graham cracker, and slightly herbal with a lightly roasted bitter finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (5751) - Livermore, California, USA - DEC 2, 2012
On tap at the brewery. It pours a nice mahogany color, clear but dark with an off white head. The aroma has great notes of strong toffee, cocoa and toast. Kind of like a Heath bar without all the sweetness. The flavor is more toffee, toast, mild red berries, and a hint of mineral tartness and toastiness in the finish. Dry. A great session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tinco (613) - Linköping, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2012
Classic looking brown. See through. Nice off white head. Aroma is brown sugars and caramel malts. Taste is slightly roasted, caramel, no hops, very good for a low ABV beer! Tastefull!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Dark brown/light amber pour with a soapy off-white head. Coffee grounds and roasted malt on the nose. A hint of chocolate, some cocoa powder, and a bit of coffee grounds. The flavor is semi-sweet with some toffee and bread malt notes. A little bit of earthy hops, some cocoa powder, a light coffee note, and some dark chocolate bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (8069) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2012
Drauight at Alembic, San Francisco
Aroma is a bit light with roastiness, some peanuts, hints of coffee and licorice. Flavour has coffee and licorice with a dry, nutty finish. Smooth and a bit watery palate. Your typical Brown Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bnoel09 (578) - Elk Grove, California, USA - MAY 5, 2012
On tap into a snifter. Dark brown with little head. Aroma is malt without much else. Flavor is malty and chocolatey with Rosemary. Creamy with a slightly spicy note. Overall a decent brown ale.

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