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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
A classic English Brown Ale, smooth with a full body. The grist bill contains a bit of chocolate malt giving this beer a slightly sweet character and is properly balanced with the right amount of Challenger and Fuggle hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garbageman (487) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Enjoyed while in DC. Poured a dark amber/brown color. Aroma was slight malt and little hops. Taste followed with sweet malt and a hop bitter that was somewhat balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (7399) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - SEP 21, 2011
Draft pour at Churchkey. Poured a slightly hazy, murky brown color with a small, almost non-existent white head. Aroma was sweet malts, nutty, touch of vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21692) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 16, 2011
Draft at Churchkey. Hazy brown, small tan head. Aroma of oil soaked wood, vanilla. Taste is softly sour dark summer fruit. Creative example of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ret12 (453) - Maryland, USA - SEP 5, 2011
This was a very decent brown ale with a smooth body. Nothing special but still a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerona97 (2398) - Washington, USA - AUG 12, 2011
4 oz sample at Churchkey. Cask. Clear dark amber, bubbly large head. Aroma is nutty, butter, cream. Taste of mild nutty malt, bread. I’m not a huge fan of cask beers usually but this one is pretty good, it’s not overly thing, but still thinner than I am used to obviously.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2011
Cask at Churchkey. Very strong caramel flavor with a good bit of medium malt and maybe some toffee as well.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
picknbrew (196) - Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Sampler at pratt street. Aroma- Slight caramel, subtle hops, some sweetness.App.Yhazy copper. Very little head. Flavor= Some sweetness a little caramel. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5786) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2009
Location: On tap at the Pratt Street Ale House, 9/6/09

Aroma: Caramel malts mostly, some nuttiness
Appearance: Brown color, dark beige head
Flavor: Similar to the nose, malty up-front, and a bit of hops in the finish 6/7
Palate: Medium-body 3/4
Overall Impression: Found this to be a decent brown, the hops in the finish improved the flavor and added some balance to the all malt nose. A decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 20, 2008
Deep brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma of caramel and hops and a smooth caramel taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcbackus (758) - Merritt Island, Florida, USA - SEP 28, 2007
draught wharf rat @ camden yards: pours a light crimson brown with a 1 finger froathey off white head. aroma of roast and chocolate, some toffee malt. nothing super overpowering, but pleasant. flavour is a burst of chocolate and sweet malt, some wonderful roast in the middle palate then finishes bitter and smooth.

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