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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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A traditional, english-style full-bodied brown ale with a sweet, toasted malt aroma and hint of baker’s chocolate.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2013
From tap at Brewery. Pours dark brown with small tan head. Aroma all chocolate and roasted caramel. Taste followed. A little thin and under carbed.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8945) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Bottle thanks to Mike. Pours brown/chestnut brown with no head. Nose/taste of toasted malt, sweet cocoa and light day old coffee grounds. Lighter bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (13411) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Draft at the source. Clear chestnut color. Aroma of chocolate covered caramel. Taste is watery cocoa and caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Capa (2031) - Manama, BAHRAIN - NOV 5, 2012
Nutty, light chocolate, a bit of brown sugar, lightly toasted malts. Medium bodied. Solid brown ale and really dug the low abv.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leafs93 (1750) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Pours brown with a thin tan had. Aroma is coffee, bitter sweet chocolate and toasty. Taste is sweet with a twinge of tartness on the finish. Smooth and almost creamy mouth feel. Enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (3803) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Pours very dark with minimal head. There are some hints of nuttiness to it, which was a little surprising. Good level of roasting in the nose on this beer. An interesting find...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
strongpieman (1539) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUL 3, 2012
Bottle from sampler. A rich brown that has some porter like qualities with the chocolate and a little heavier body (which I like). Surprised by how low the alcohol content is for such a flavorful beer. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4101) - SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2012
Tap at Natty Greene’s. Pours brown mahogany with a nice creamylight tanned head. Aroma is sweet, caramel, coffee, nutty and some chocolate. Flavor is similar to the aroma, too sweet for me though, lots of coffee and chocolate. Some vanilla as well. Finishes sweet malty and bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Foxbush (1322) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 21, 2012
This was the third beer tasted. The DIPA is not listed yet. The color was a dark brown with lacing. The ale did not have much taste (possible potatoes) and was watery and thin. The finish was smooth but a disappointing beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 27, 2012
Originally reviewed: 8/11/09. Had this on tap at the First Street Draught House in town. I’ve had this in bottle form, but this is a first on tap. Came out a dark brown with ruby edges and a good 1-inch tan head on top. Retention was fair, but there was tons of sticky lacing on the glass edge. Smells like molasses, brown sugar, toasted bread, and roasted nuts. The mouth was creamy and smooth with a touch of carbonation on the tongue. The brown sugar that I found in the scent is also in the flavor. This is a pleasantly sweet, roasty Brown Ale. Bitterness is low. Plenty of malty goodness in this beer. I much preferred this beer on tap. Recommend.


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