Nantahala Bryson City Brown
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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Dark in color, yet our lightest beer. Smooth with a slight roasty, chocolate flavor.

A mild, easy drinking "session" beer with a complex flavor. The chocolate and nutty character is flavorful yet not too heavy. There is very little hop bitterness and the finish is smooth and pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (4877) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 21, 2016
Pint on tap. Dark brown with a lasting ring and spots of foam. Nose is dark roast, toffee and a hint of apple. Flavors of toffee, cocoa, coffee, a bit of lactose, dry grass and toasted nut. Light-medium body has a nicely sessionable balance and low-medium carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
freekyp (1925) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - MAR 9, 2016
On tap at Brixx for featured brewery night. This one was disappointing. Light bodied English brown. Some earthiness, smoke and coal in the nose. Very laid back flavors. Fleeting brown sugar malt fading into lightly spicy hop, then disappearing. Craft beer for non crafties. Pours medium brown with zero head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (847) - - NOV 20, 2015
Not bad for the ABV. Drinks fairly light with an appealing bitterness at the end. Definite nuttiness and chocolate notes. Average but sessionable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
LuckyDog (615) - - NOV 2, 2014
I liked this brown quite a bit. Malt forward, with a light roast. Smooth finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (4348) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Draft in a flight at the brewery. Poured a dark brown with a small head. Very easy and tasty brew, with subtle hints of nuttiness over a warm and great brown ale. One of their better beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
magsinva (1105) - Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Reviewed from notes, tasted 12/22/2011 at the brewery - Pours a clear mahogany with a thin white head. taste is mildly bitter. Palate is a bit thin, but expected, considering the 3.8 ABV. Aroma is nutty with a touch of chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale Łber alles, Arizona, USA - APR 17, 2012
on tap 7/13/11 at the brewery. walnuty brown with orange at the edges and a tannish ow head. the aroma is nutty... along with notes of caramel, toast, mild choco and some lemony tartness. the flavor is the same. the tartness shows up on the finish. odd... but tasty. it is quite crisp but iím sure the lemon is lending a hand....6/4/6/3/13

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Bryson City Brown Ale
Date: October 05, 2010
Mode: Growler
Source: Tasting
Appearance: clear brown, fine beige head, bits of lace
Aroma: rich chocolate aroma, vanilla sweetness, light toasted
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, nice nuttyness, light toasted character, touch of sweetness brings out the richness of the malt
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 9/10
Score: *** /4

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (4189) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2011
Draft at westville pub. Pours dark brown with a slight, slight hint of toffee and chocolate but you really have to focus really really hard. Slight hint of malt on the tongue. Clean finisher. Just because itís less than 4% ale means itís a session ale. It has to have big flavor as well which this is lacking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5784) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Brown pour with tan head and lace. Aroma of light sour malt and a hinto chocolate. Sour malt and very light chocolate flavor. Light bodied and fizzy.

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