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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A strong English Brown Ale. The full complexity of the body offers undertones of anise, hints of sweet toffee and a well-rounded dry finish. Hopped with Challenger, First Gold and Bramling Cross.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
picknbrew (196) - Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Sampler at Pratt St. Aroma- some caranel, alittle nuttines, some alcoho thogh subtle. App.- clear copper, med head off white. Flavor- Caramel, toffee. Lots of hops to balance out maltiness. Smooth mouthfeel. A little alc warming.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4018) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Pretty decent; for a brown but not a huge amount of complexity. Pours maroon with OK bubbly head and lacing on cask. Some booze and some hops. Light roast. Cask at smoke and barrel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (1646) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 19, 2013
On tap at their pub. Amber pour thin tan head. Alcohol up front. Slightly tart. Some licorice. Slightly sweet. Somewhat bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (6114) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Draft. Pours brown with an off white head. Toffee sweet malts, light earthy notes, and a bready malty and toffee sweet finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (6049) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Sampled during CBC 2013. Deep amber pour, small khaki head. Toffee notes, bready, and caramel on the aroma - a hint of spice. Rich flavor, a touch sweet, toffee, caramel, bread, doughy, some spice. Not bad.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gsmitty80 (1794) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Way too much anise for my taste. Albeit i didnt read the description and wasnt ready for it i just thought it was very one dimensional. I think i also had it on cask.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
snoworsummer (2149) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 6, 2013
With Tim. On tap at Pratt Street Ale House. Strong flavor, obviously English style. Nice color, very little head. OK.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
MrChopin (3288) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 6, 2012
hazy red-brown, thin cream head, moderate lacing. Vine nose, green and woody, light bubblegum. Flavor show chocolate, spice, tomato, emerging into extreme burnt sugar finish with sweet marshmallow finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4656) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Cask at Rustico Alexandria. Poured a slightly ruby red color with a small off-white head. Aroma was some nutty character, with sweet malts. Flavor had toasted malts, sweet malt taste, nutty character. Enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11932) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 3, 2012
Cask. Clear ruby amber color, white large bubble head. Aroma of perfumed butterscotch. Taste is bitter and peppery butterscotch. Interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6603) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 1, 2012
On tap at Pratt. Pours a ruby color with a touch of haze under a medium sized yellowed beige head. Nutty malt, toast on the nose. Sweet and warming up front, malty. Malty, sweet toast, chewy malt with a touch of dark fruit. Long sweet malt, toast, gentle bitterness on the finish.


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