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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Made with roasted malts and European hops. Red-brown color and a fruity malt sweetness. The alcohol is in accordance with a northern European lunch beer.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BigSkyman007 (202) - USA - SEP 11, 2004
Excellent beer! Had a cola brown color, with nice white foamy head. Flavor had a great balance of maltiness and hops, with a colorful sweetness(can’t put my finger on what type of sweetness). Another winner from Oliver!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Braudog (5578) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JUN 13, 2003
UPDATED: APR 29, 2012 A brown beer with a nice toffee head. Wonderfully smooth, sweet, nutty and malty at the same time, with just the right level of hoppiness.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 2, 2011
A "northern European lunch beer?" Is that anew style? Is it OK that I drink it at dinner time? This one was full bodied, had an aroma of smoky nuts, and tasted like burnt caramel and light spice. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holdwine (1075) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 17, 2005
Quite nice. Dark red pour with a good toffee malt nose. Slight carbonation with a very complex and slightly sweet malt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2005
Delicious beer. Very sweet and malty, though it is well balanced. One of my first in the style, but I enjoyed it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LordHedgehog (144) - Westminster, Maryland, USA - SEP 6, 2005
Gentlier, both in terms of alcohol and flavor intensity, than most beers of the style. Mild yet tasty... Mostly malty with hints of hops. A good variety of flavors, but all mild and subdued compared to some of the wildier beers. A good ale to drink with lunch, or to introduce a friend to the world beyond lager.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
obxdude10 (2022) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2002
Dark red in color, didn’t keep a good head, very smooth, very strong malty flavor, strong aftertaste as well

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2011
Cask - Pratt St (ABV 6.8%). Soft rustic fig and raisin aromas warm to swirls of cherry toffee and yeast throughout. Flavor is similar with a musty dark fruit component riding a soft wave of caramel yeast. Touch of earthy hops in the background keeps most of the sweetness in check. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Nicely done...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzzler67 (1490) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 21, 2004
Earthy, malty aroma. Appearance was a dark bronze with a small head. Roasted malt taste with some sweetness paired with a nice bit of fruitiness. Medium-bodied with a malty, well rounded flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2006
(Draught, The Wharf Rat) Pours an amber-brown body with a moderate creamy beige head. Aroma of toasted and sweet malts. Flavor of toasted malt, mild hops, and fruitiness with a somewhat bitter finish. Ehglish bitter spin on a biere de garde.


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