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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 16, 2009
Bottle on 09/04/2008. Dark brown body with ruby highlights and a medium creamy tan head that persists. Nutty and caramel aroma with some chocolate hints. Sweet nutty flavor, more faint chocolate in the background. Medium body with moderate carbonation and a smooth finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LawBadger (24) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2008
From tap @ Natty’s: Dark brown appearance with hints of amber and slight tan head. Aroma is nice mix of nut, malt, caramel, and coffee. Slight bitter taste with hints of above aroma flavors. Smooth and light body with a good finish. One of their best beers. Note: Old Town Brown on tap at restaurant far superior to bottles sold at local stores.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maugus4ever (123) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - OCT 19, 2008
Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Sweet malty aroma. Good roasted malt flavor. A smooth drinking brown ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2008
12 oz bottle courtesy of Butters and Maniac 09/04/2008. Nice nutty roast malt aroma with notes of coffee. Clear dark brown with ruby highlights. Small fine tan head. Rich slightly bitter roast malt flavor with moderate hop bitterness. Light body with light mouthfeel. 4.2% ABV is a bonus for this very smooth drinkable beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3960) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2008
On draft at Mellow Mushroom. Pours a brown mahogany with garnet highlights and a fair ring of tan head. Sweet raisins and caramel malt aroma. Some nuttiness shows up in the flavor. A bit cloying in the finish but overall, pretty good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nearbeer (4150) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 6, 2008
12 oz, bb Jul 08. Uncloudy mahogany with a large and enduring creamy head that leaves nice lacing. Molasses, cocoa, caramel and occasional sour-metallic notes in the aroma. Flavor is molasses, cocoa and dark-toasted walnut with a slight lactic acid twang and light metallic hops. Medium body is lightly carbonated, smoothish and sufficiently dry on the finish to make a great session ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DukeBrewDevil (732) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUL 14, 2008
Bottle. Clear with a redish brown color and a big soapy head. Faint nose of sugary malt. Mouthfeel is too soda-like. Flavor’s are simple coffee and nutitness with a sharp, clean finish. Tastes very much like a homebrew with minimal complexity. Quite drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaltOMeal (1092) - Land of Sugar, Texas, USA - JUN 1, 2008
12oz bottle thanks to jrob_21. Pours a dark brown with a thin tan head which dissipated quickly. Smell is of malt and roastiness. Taste was of malt and vinegar. A bit cola-like. Mouthfeel was medium-to-thin with a bit of dryness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAY 11, 2008
Draught, from a CASK at the WBF in Raleigh. Pours dark brown, with tan head. Aroma is malty, sweet, roasty. Flavor is similar, nice beer, but nothing extraordinary about it. A little thin in flavor, but otherwise, okay.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
masedawg (156) - Statesville, North Carolina, USA - MAY 4, 2008
Dark brown with an amber hue. Some chocolate and roast aroma, but nothing overwhelming. Good bittering hops, although I wouldn’t mind seeing more aroma hops used.


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