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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Brewers Special is a robust brown ale full of malt character. The deep, bronze body awaits the discerning drinker below a substantial foamy, light tan head. As it’s name suggests, this is no ordinary Brown Ale. At 6.6% ABV this beer is a testament to the craft of the American Brewer. The noticeable strength is balanced by an impressive malt backbone from imported Maris Otter barley, the complex flavor profile comes from a combination of crystal, victory and roasted malts while the hopping rate for this ale (33 IBU’s) ensures that the malts don’t overpower but retain the upper hand while vying with the persistent alcohol to ensure a consistently pleasurable experience to the bottom of the glass. So beware, this Special Brown ale is deceptively easy drinking for its strength!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (38083) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 15, 2015

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ [ First Official Randers Tasting ] by HenrikSoegaard, at HenrikSoegaard house, Randers, Denmark.

[ As New English Brewers Special Brown Ae ].
Clear light to medium brown color with a small, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty, keller - earthy notes. Flavor is moderate to light light sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, malt - hop bitter, caramel, light nutty - eartht. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150124]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (34303) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2009
From tap at Pizza port San clemente. Pours dark andgolden brown with a small white head. Aroma is light butterish and caramel malty base. Sweet malty and light toffeish base. Caramelish sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29989) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2010
Draft. A red-brown beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel as well as an odd brett like edge, and some citrus fruits. The flavor is sweet malty with a light acidic edge and notes of brettanomyces, lemon, and caramel as well as a bit of nuts, leading to a dry and lightly tart finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2009
On tap. Pours dark brown with an orange hue and an off-white head. Lightly nutty nose. Medium body, hard roasted malts and nuts. Fairly bitter finish, some of it from the malts I believe. 080709

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (22067) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Bottled@wPBFIII. Coppery brown colour, small beigeish brown head. Aroma is nutty, some wooden notes as well as some toffee and mild dry wooden sourness to it. Flavour is nutty, bready, some wooden and mild earthy notes. Wellbalanced.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (20662) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2015
Bottled at Petalax Beer Festival. Clear mahogany colour, small head. Fruity, caramelly nose. Mid sweet with medium body and rounded, somewhat oily mouthfeel. Caramel, vanilla and butter. Some cocoa powder. Mid bitter finish. Unexciting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18904) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2013
Draft @ Beer Company, San Diego, CA. Pours a dark amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (17446) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
30th November 2014
Clear deeo amber - brown beer, good pale tan head. Palate is light and semi dry and a little crisp. Light brown malts, a bare whisper of earthy coffee. Mild ripe fruits, orange identifiable. Light finish. Clean but somewhat plain.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2012
Tap. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are rich nuts, caramel, toasted malt, fruity notes and hops. Nice brown ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (13693) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle at wpbf. Brown color, small off-white head. Sweetish caramel, a bit of licorice in the nose. Medium-bodied. Salty flavor, toasted with some caramel and alcohol. Decent.


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