fiulijn (15770) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 27, 2015
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver
Brown color. Earthy and dusty character, not much malt flavor, a bit of caramel, low bitterness.
A waste of time.
Ferris (6575) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 26, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft - Light roast and toast. Cloudy brown with a decent white head. Toast, light roast and malts. Clean finish.
mcberko (8113) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 26, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at St. Augustine’s, pours a dark reddish brown with a small off-white head. Nose brings out toasted malt and toasted nuts, with a medium hop profile. Flavour is earthy and sort of muted, with toasted nuts and dirty earthy malt. Not bad but pretty standard brown.
obguthr (4315) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 23, 2015
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can: Peanut hull, soil, and coffee nose. Clear brown, thick tan head. Soil with a crayon box finish. Thin, soft carbonation. Quite mild even for a session ale. Dialed a little too far down.
Ratman197 (10546) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 4, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of cocoa, caramel and eathiness. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of caramel, cocoa and light earthiness with a smooth lingering cocoa finish.
smroush (85) - Michigan, USA - FEB 24, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Quite dark brown color with a sparce white head.
Aromas are all malt with notes of nuts, molasses and chocolate. Hops are very light; a bit of dough from the yeast.
Body is medium; moderate to heavy sweetness.
Overall a fairly typical brown ale - sweet and malty.
teorn88 (3489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz can from Utobeer, London. It pours a clean brown color with a small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet and mildly hoppy and grainy, with notes of caramel, nuts, dried leaves, earth, citrus. Taste is lightly sweet, medium crispy and lightly bitter, with notes of dried leaves, earth, grass, herbs, nuts, caramel. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, nice brown ale
reggiedunlop (3381) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours brown with a medium tan head...nice lacing and retention. Aroma has light roastiness and dry leaves. Flavor follows suit...adds nutty notes and a bit of chocolate and some earthy hops. Mouthfeel is medium and silky with a dry roasty/dry leaves/earthy hoppy finish.
radagast83 (5322) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz can. Poured a brown color with a small tan head. Aroma was notes of light roasted malt, light chocolate notes, with some nutty notes. Flavor was light sweetness, some milk chocolate. Nutty finish.
zizzybalubba (1546) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. can from Total Wine, Chesapeake, VA. Dark brown cola-like pour with a short khaki head. Aroma of chocolate and nuts. Taste offers roasted malt flavors of chocolate and weak coffee with some floral hops. No lingering bitterness on the palate. This is an above average brown ale.