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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A 2002 Bronze Medal Winner in the North American Brewers' Association competition. This northern Arizona favorite has a consistent nutty flavor with just a hint of spice in its depths. A slowly emerging bitterness crops up along the way and is unobtrusively incorporated into the smooth flow. It finishes with a gentle nuttiness and spiciness. Excellent with sandwiches and subs.

OKplus' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 14, 2013
A - Pours a clear garnet/amber with a 1.5 finger kahki head S - Honey, brown bread, waffle batter, raisins, sugar coated black walnut, ripe plums, molasses. T - Strong honey hits the palate followed by raisin brown bread, light brown sugar, strong tea tannins, and some malty undertones. Finishes sweet and malty. M - Light side of medium body with low carbonation. Leans on a raisin infused malt background. Lots of honey and nuts here. Sweetness carries through to the finish. Serving type: bottle 10-05-2011

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbaaron (1816) - Arizona, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Ruby light brown. Big fluffy beige head. Cocoa. Toast. Nutty. Berries. Bigger light body. A bit of roast. A hint of sweetness. No bitterness. A fine classic brown ale, but its a style in desperate need of some innovation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (6115) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Bottle at the November 2015 DC Gathering. Poured a brown color with a small off-white head. Aroma was light caramel notes, some nutty notes. Flavor had toffee, roasted notes, caramel. Nutty. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
nimbleprop (6355) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 16, 2015
12oz bottle pours a murky brown with some foamy, white head. Nose has almond skin, bread, malt, light brown sugar. Flavor is sweet, brown sugar, malt. Mild and chalky finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (4121) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle at the DC Gathering. Thanks DCLawyer! Dark brownish with beige head. Aromas of caramel, roast, light oats. Tastes of roast, caramel, toffee, malt. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (17715) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle. Dark slightly hazy brown color, big beige coca cola head. Aroma of metallic brownies. Taste is herbal brownies.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
djd07 (6619) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2015
On tap at Black Hole Brewing. Pours a dark amber with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is nuts and caramel. Medium mouth, nuts, sweet, metallic finish, decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Niko100 (2390) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Dark brown color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted caramel malt, & some spice; Flavor of slight roasted sweet malt, nuts, caramel, and some weird spice; Finish is slightly bitter; Just ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (12415) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 26, 2015
Draft. Poured a clear brown color with an average creamy tan head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt, nuts and spice aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium toasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Good brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
arminjewell (8853) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, reddish brown with white head, aroma brought notes of slight nutty note, grain, hints of bread, touch of red fruit, hints of spice, touch of yeast. Taste was a mix of yeast, bread, nuts, hints of red fruit into a bit of yeast, finishing fairly watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (12962) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 12, 2015
From file last updated 2010. Bottle. Pours dark amber. Aroma is malty with nut. Flavor matches. Not bitter.

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