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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 1.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.11   ABV: -
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This rich, dark and decidedly tasty ale is brewed with coffee and cocoa which lends a complex and roasted flavor profile to balance brown sugar notes of a typical American Brown Ale. In 2012 NPB won a Silver Medal at the GABF in the Gluten Free Category with the Brown Ale, and starting this September, will be packaging and distributing this ale nationally.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
alobar (2754) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Clear copper color with metallic aroma with some chemical. Sweet molasses flavor with some funk.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
nick76 (4212) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 6, 2014
The aroma is cardboard, brown sugar, and chemicals. The appearance is light brown with a very thin head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is thin. Overall pretty much like all the New World Beers.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1078) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle. Clear, medium brown color. Medium to small head. Funky, sweet, molasses aroma. Taste, toffee, molasses, touch of funk. Not really bad for a gluten free beer.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BOSSbrewer (1582) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Had at the Great Arkansas Beer Festival 2014. This one is better than their Pale, but still not quite "beer." I’m glad it is available for my gluten intolerant friends. Making progress.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
stoutchap (404) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Ok ... well ... first of all I have to say that as someone who is a beer lover who has recently found out he was gluten intolerant ... I applaud New Planet’s attempt at making a gluten-free brew. I think some of the comments here are undeserved. If you are drinking this and rating it as a beer head who doesn’t think twice about gluten ... I get it ... this brew is never going to compete with founder’s or bell’s or stone, but they are trying to do something new and useful for a lot of people. Ok ... on for the review. Pours a clear amber with a yellowish off-white head and just a touch of lacing. Sweet nose, but not offensive. Flavor profile is interesting. Definitely malty, with some nuttiness, but some notes of sour mash and malt liquor predominate, throwing off the balance. Decent attempt ... interested in trying their other gluten-free brews.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
NFL4NOW (3) - - JUN 26, 2014 does not count
I could only compare the taste to molasses. This is one of the least tasty Gluten-Free beers I have tasted.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (1679) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAY 11, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours a reddish brown with a thin white head that does not stick around. No it is not very good but for a gluten free beer it is actually one of the better ones. Luckily I do not have big issues with gluten so will not be having any more of these but it was drinkable and for gluten free that is saying alot.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
schne361 (18) - - APR 28, 2014
This beer has the color of a copper orange color with a small head. The taste of this beer is very sour and rough in my opinion. One of the worst gluten free beers i have tried.

0.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
weirdie (1) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 18, 2014 does not count
Really, really bad. So bad that after trying a sip I needed to check online to see if it was indeed terrible or if it had gone sour on the shelf. Taste is strangely metallic, sharp, sour, rotten, like swallowing isopropyl alcohol. Poured straight down the sink.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
gripweed57 (632) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAR 1, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours a bright copper red color. Brief beige head dissipates quickly. Peculiar metallic, sweet dark corn syrup aroma. Flavor is cola-like and tart. Slight medicinal flavor throughout. Unpleasant bitter aftertaste. Not good.


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