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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8742) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 12, 2009
On tap at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis, MD. Pours a hazy brown with a thin tan head that leaves crazy lacing. Big soy sauce aroma with some roasted nuts. Taste is soy sauce, biscuit, major English hops presence, some raspberry tart, big fruit juice sweetness. A bit of nutty bitterness at the end. Drying mouthfeel. 7.5% well hidden. Strange but nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arone12 (919) - Maryland, USA - MAY 4, 2011
Tastes a bit like burnt coffee and caramel. Has a sweet smell to it with a tiny bit of burntness. However, the burnt taste was a bit of a welcomed surprise. I like.

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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10074) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2011
Sampled at 4th NoVA Summer Brewfest; cask. Pours clear brown with a light, fizzy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, cookie, toast), light hops (earthy), and light esters (fruity) with notes of peat and smoke. Flavor is heavy malt, lightly bitter hops, peat, and caramel. Light body, warmth, and carbonation with a sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6863) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (6165) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (1990) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
presario (4709) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 31, 2010
Tap. Thick lasting head on dark amber. Quiet scent. Flavour is strong alcohol, sweet malt and strongish hops. Alcohol and sweet toffee finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5071) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4490) - 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.


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