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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 20, 2009
Very dark brown with a fizzy white head. Nutty molases aroma and taste but a watery palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - APR 14, 2009
Chestnut brown pour with a dense light tan head. Simple nutty aroma with some mild crystal malt sweetness. Toasted flavor with a fluffy feel. Nutty and softly sweet. Rounded, hits the style, itís just nothing standout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (12153) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 11, 2009
(10/30/08) Draught sample at the brewpub in San Francisco. 4.1%. Dark reddish-brown color with a rather creamy beige head. Nutty malt aroma with some caramel, light fruitiness and buttery notes. Sweetish malty flavor with some nuts, toasted bread notes and caramel. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (14161) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 26, 2008
Cask at the brewpub. Roasted "brown" aroma. Opaque brown color with a decent tan head. Medium to full body with prickly carbonation. Flavor is dark roasted malt (but not burnt) with enough fuggles? hop to balance. Finishes malty and dry. Good brown.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UnholyBrewing (595) - Central Florida(Upper Hell), Florida, USA - APR 21, 2008
...was surprised at this beer. It was similar to a New Castle, with more quality. Deep flavor with nuttiness, but an overall lighter beer. It was good, and I wanted more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2603) - California, USA - NOV 27, 2007
Rich aroma with roast, nut, caramel and chocolate. Moderate hopping present. After that, body is highly carbonated, somewhat light. A good start and a bad finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 10, 2007
Damn solid brown ale here. Pours DARK brown (are you sure they didnít pour me the stout again?). I thought they messed up at first but then had a nice whiff and knew they had everything straight... these guys are pros. They even have a specific glass for each beer they serve. Aroma is malty, some caramel, some roasted malt and also a decent dose of hops. Flavor is slightly sweet with a bitter finish. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 1, 2007
(On tap) 4.9% ABV in my version. Clear, dark, orangey brown with a small, off-white head. Lightly nutty nose. Medium body, some nutty flavours and a dry finish. A very uncomplicated and highly drinkable Brown Ale. 210307

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2006
Pour is dark dark brownish black with some ruby highlights and a dense nice tan head...smell is great, with nice roasted malt and some nutty and toffee aromas too...taste is sweet and also very toasty with some great chewy malt flavors...finish is lingering and leaves a great aftertaste...weird, a fairly deep brown ale...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15804) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 21, 2006
Dark brown. Upfront liquorice, toffee malts. Light body but smokey, toffeeish malts make this is pleasurable brown and the only fully realized beer I had at Magnolia.

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