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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Brünette is a European-style brown lager that mixes the robust malt character of a British brown mild with the easy finish of a German lager. Through the blending of 5 different malts, this beer features a complex, smooth and highly flavorful body with hints of nut, cocoa and a hint of coffee. With an airy, silky mouthfeel and such an incredibly complimenting series of flavors, Brünette is sure to become your new favorite lager. Brünette won a bronze medal in the American dark lager category at the 2010 World Beer Cup.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (2138) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 26, 2014
16 oz can bought from "Lifesource" in Salem OR $2.49 Pours a darker chestnut brown colour with a nice sized thick and creamy tan head. Nice creamy fudge malty aroma,very welcoming, touch of brown sugar and sweet coffee,slight floral hop. Taste is similar to the aroma but the coffee is darker and semi-bitter, surprised this is a lager, and like Brewdad says its hard to place.Its a little like Full Sail Session Black... Mouthfeeel is rather thin but adds to drinkability..carbonation is medium.. Nice session type beer whatever the style is.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
tnkw01 (1540) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Can. Absolutely the best can beer I have ever had. Medium brown with a medium head. Aroma was nutty, chocolate. Taste was a pleasant roasted nut with a chocolate overtone and a hint of coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13966) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 7, 2015
Draft, Harbour Public House, Bainbridge. Med chestnut, aroma is pretty rich maltiness, sort of toffee/brown sugar note. Rich taste...same characteristics. Sweet, but not cloying. Full body. Really nice amber lager...definitely aiming high for a Vienna.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bill Becker (610) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - SEP 19, 2015
16 ounce can. It pours a clear mahogany with an ample head of off white foam. Good lacing ensues. The smell is sweetish, has a nuttiness, light grain, minimal bitterness. Malty taste with mild sweets, bit of a nutty character, light grain and chocolate, mild bitterness. Mild...that’s what this beer reminds me of. A Mild Ale. Light bodied but not watery, good mouthfeel. Very nice 4.2% abv beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanuta06 (404) - Washington, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Serving: from tap at Filiberto’s. Aroma: light chocolate. Appearance: small, frothy, light-brown initial head with fair lacing and fully diminishing longevity. Clear, dark-red body. Taste: lightly sweet and chocolatey initial flavor and finish with average duration. Palate: light-to-medium bodied with watery texture and lively carbonation. Overall: excellent. Great aroma and flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chuckstout (327) - Washington, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Nice roast and nutty character in the aroma. Pours a nice brunette with creamy head and good lacing. Really good flavors roast, nutty and chocolate with a nice body clean finish. Bigger flavors then I was expecting. I think they got a winner here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (4219) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - APR 27, 2014
Draught. Pours a clear brown color with a small head on it. Nose is very toast with some slight roasting to it. Taste has some nice toast to it, with a bit of nuttiness coming through underneath. Nothing earth-shattering, but a very pleasant drink for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (6925) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 24, 2014
Draft at sb. Pours a clear medium amber with a loose white head. Mild sweet caramel nose. Creamy medium body with slippery carb. Toasty caramel mid palate with a long toasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3605) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 13, 2014
Deep amber hue, dense head. Nice dusty chocolate and roastyness in the aroma. Appealing chocolate and malty melanoidin body. Chocolate sweetness throughout. A really good chocolate lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
robforbes (2089) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - APR 6, 2014
pours a dark amber with a thin tan head, and very good lacing. smell is faint, some malt, and some caramel. taste is a little on the watery side, nutty, brown sugar, and roasted malt. ends tangy and slightly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brentv (533) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 29, 2014
From can. Amber brown pour with off-white head. Caramel and roasted malts on the nose. Taste is caramel and roasted malts, nicely sweet and balanced. Very smooth. Thin mouthfeel. Easy to drink and delicious.

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