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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This big brown is named for Jason "Uncle Big" Ruud. A medium to dark brown ale with hints of chocolate and caramel, mildly hopped, and very smooth.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5015) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Brown pour with creamy tan head and lace. Toasted malt with a hinto chocolate and earthy hops. Rich toasted malt with sweet chocolate start that fades to a choco like bitter finish. Medium body with smooth carbonation. Nice rich flavor pretty nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 6, 2012
Bottle. Hazy dark brown color, huge beige head, fair lacing. Aroma of milk chocolate, brown bread. Taste is sweet brown sugar, caramel, cocoa. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2012
22oz bottle-pours mahogany with a big tight light tan head and trailing lace. Aroma is roasty medium malt-cocoa, some earthy. Taste is roasty medium malt-cocoa, 2nd earthy hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Bottle:   Brown, large frothy beige head, fairly nice lacing.   Sweet malty aroma, a little nutty, soft chocolate, cocoa, and salted caramel.   Nutty like breadiness up front, semi-sweet, soft cocoa and a bit of musty chocolate bring up the backside.   Hop aspect is minor.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate to full.   Seems pretty smooth.   Very clean, lingering nuttiness/breadiness, darker malts, some musty chocolate, with little in the way of hops.   Enjoyed it more than I thought I would!


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
thouse (50) - New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2012
A medium to dark brown ale with hints of chocolate and caramel, slight biscuit malt flavors, mildly hopped and very smooth.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
improvjock (322) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 10, 2012
22 oz Bottle. Pours a dark brown with light tan head. Aroma of molasses and malts. Flavor is a bit sweeter than I normally like, dominated by roasted malts and brown sugar. Fairly smooth, decent, but not great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aubrey (3432) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Draft at brewery, summer 2011: Sweet and chewy with some sappy caramel and brown sugar. Pleasant notes of oak, nuts and chocolate. Mild bitterness. Overall, I thought it was a wholesome and tasty brown; just a bit too sweet for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11530) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2010
22oz bottle. Medium beige head atop clear dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, cocoa/milk chocolate, light caramel, roast. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolate, some roast, grapefruit, light earthy, caramel. Light-medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sloth (2483) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - SEP 26, 2010
Mediumm statured head, offwhite and reasonably lasting. Clear, chestnut hued brew. Toasty malts in the nose, slight caramel and coffee. Body is medium, lioghtly oily on the palate, soft carbonation. Nice roasty flavors, hint of chocolate and some dark fruits and caramel, faint hop herbally notes. Finish is fairly dry and a touch tangy. Bomber procured @statelineliquors.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11054) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 4, 2010
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours sort of dark ruby with a 3 finger foamy tan head. Smell of sweet brown roast malt with a hint of chocolate. Medium body with strongly foamy carbonation. Flavor is smooth roast brown with a lot of chocolate notes. It’s bitter. And it seems to be hop bitter. Drinks pretty easy.


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