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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   IBU: 79   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
whitebear (41) - - APR 16, 2012
This brown has a nice aroma with a sweet malty taste to it. Isn’t a bad choice for the price.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hair6a11 (1348) - Illinois, USA - APR 11, 2012
Bottle; pour is murky brown with a mahogany undertone. Khaki head, albeit modest, with mediocre retention and lacing. The nose is heavy on the caramel, it reminds me of a shitty doppelbock actually. The flavor profile has light bittering hops, heavy on the caramel, Brown sugar. Toffee..... Roast.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3127) - Tennessee, USA - APR 10, 2012
Pours a clear, dense, mahogany brown with an average sized tan head. Sweet nutty malt aroma. Sweet nutty flavor that follows the aroma. Not too bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3276) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2012
22oz bottle 4/5/12 (Trader Joe’s Naperville)-40° in Dimpled Mug-Pours a brown with a ruby tint with a small off white head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, and caramel. Taste of roasted malt, sweetness, light chocolate, and slight hops. This light to medium bodied brew is not bad as I was expecting worse.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Appreciator (26) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 2, 2012
Pours a clear, very dark brown, almost black. Large dark tan head from an aggressive pour. Head is mostly remaining with large bubbles. Inviting aroma of a fairly high intensity. Smells sweet, but bitter with chocolate and caramel aromas. An intense flavour, with a lot of things going on. Salty sweet on the front of the tongue, full bodied with a long aftertaste. Round and creamy texture. with sweet, sour, salty, bitter, toasted, hoppy tastes ( a whole lot going on). A complex, rich quality. Very Appreciated.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1342) - Missouri, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle - had this as Boatswain HSV from Trader Joes - average size thick head, dark brown color, sweet roast & chocolate malt aroma and flavor, with a pretty good hop balance

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jandd1983 (2533) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle from Trader Joe’s under the Boatswain HLV name. It poured a brown color with a beige head. The aroma was of some toasted, bready malt, with dark fruit. The taste was of toasted malt, brown sugar, roasted grain, dark fruit and earthy hops. A decent brew.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4212) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 25, 2012
The aroma is malty with caramel malt and pine hops. The appearance is brown with a medium head. The taste is like the aroma but astringent and bitter. The palate is smooth. Overall this is pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palidor19 (2931) - Brandon, Florida, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Strong taste, but as a mellow taste with a touch of nice burnt malt. the hops are not that strong. still it has a great amount of character. I can enjoy this one the big scale.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (3542) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAR 23, 2012
This beer sticks with you. It’s very dark with coffee overtones and has a very lasting aftertaste. A good brown ale. I got it under the name "Boatswain Heavy Lift Vessel."


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