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Meantime American Style Brown Ale
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Brewed by Meantime
Style: Brown Ale
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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Deep copper Brown Ale with roasted malt caramel-like fullness and a medium body. The beer is balanced with the firm clean bitterness of American Amarillo Hops, that whilst not strong in flavour or bitterness, are crucial to the overall complexity of this beer. Roast Caramel Malt and Milk Chocolate–like flavours are the hallmark of an American Style Brown Ale.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frovigalning (2930) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2012
Bottle from Systembolaget. It poured a clear dark amber liquid with a big pale golden-brown head. Mild smell of dark malts and fruits, feels like fruity hops. Similar taste, no flavours really stand out and there are some fruity hops in the background. But it feels like the hops is teasing me, I just feel like I want more of it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsniclas (5561) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2012
Bottled from Systembolaget Deep amber with a beige head. Fresh, piney aroma and flavour with citrus. Light bitterness. Sweet and malty flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (5356) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2012
Bottle (50 cl) from Systembolaget. Clear mahogny, medium tan head. Nutty and faintly roasted aromas with some chocolate notes. Light to medium bodied, low to medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5110) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2012
500ml Bottle - Dark brown with red tinges and a small head. Pine, caramel, toffee, grapefruit and dried fruit in the aroma. Nutty, malty and reasonably hoppy taste with notes of roasted malt, grapefruit, toffee and nuts. The finish is fruity and nutty with a pleasant bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34404) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2012

Draught @ The Old Brewery, Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, London, Greater London, England SE10 9JF.

Unclear medium to dark brown amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111231]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1473) - FINLAND - FEB 1, 2012
Tap. Brown cola color. Aroma and flavour is mostly fruity hops. Dry on palate. Quite an interesting mix of a british style brown ale with american use of fruity hops.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (4574) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 15, 2012
On tap at Beer Temple. Clear amber brown colour, off white head. Aroma of coffee, toffee, roasted malts. Flavour is light sweet, brown malts, dry, coffee, bitter chocolate, toffee, bitter hoppy finish. Light bodied. OK.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thomat (2000) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2011
Dark amber with a medium off white head. Malty with roasted notes. Malt, caramel and sweetness. Medium body with a short, balanced finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (3756) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 25, 2011
On tap at Beer Temple. Nice brown body with big head. Nose of malts and caramel and sweet. Toasty taste of malts and caramel. Nice bitter in there as well. Good job.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2149) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2011
Pours dark amber with a medium head. Aroma is malts and fruits. Flavor is malts, fruits and hops. Pretty basic ale. Nice.


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