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RATINGS: 840   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Celebrated as Americaís Original Brown Ale, Wicked Aleís inviting ruby-brown color, distinctive malts and aromatic Brewers Gold hops will stir up a devilish urge to let loose.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewBoxer (2595) - New York, New York, USA - APR 4, 2011
Bottle. Pours a ruby red brown color. Smells of fruit, apples and berries. More like an irish red or amber ale them a brown. Not as malty. Nixe session beer, but nothing memorable

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
greig (253) - Hamilton, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 18, 2011
Decent, tasty ale. Slightly caramelly, some dry roasted nuts, and a nice bready note. A good session ale, though a little strong at 5.3%

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6850) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2011
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a dark caramel-brown color with a medium sized foamy tan head that lingered and produced some lacing. The aroma was sour, tangy and lightly fruity with a faint caramel note. The flavor was toasted caramel, tangy and vague fruits and a bit of nut. The finish was long with caramel, nut and citrus. Medium body and a bit smooth. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Amco (34) - Louisiana, USA - MAR 11, 2011
The aroma of roasted nuts, poured into a dark caramel color with minimal head. You can definitely taste the bitter in this beer. Fizzy & carbonation texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
vikingguy (1069) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - MAR 4, 2011
Brown-red color with foamy white head. Sugary sweet bready aroma. Tastes much like it smells...Doughy, caramel, toasted malt and just a tad nutty. Very low hops. This is good but could be excellent with some more bitterness...seems unbalanced to me. Iíve read that theyíve officially discontinued Peteís as of a few days ago so Iím glad I was able to taste it before itís gone forever. Iíve also read that Peteís Wicked Ale was much better back in the day before the Pete sold out...Supposedly the recipe was much hoppier. Would have loved to taste the original.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
spilledpint (352) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JAN 18, 2011
Notes from 01/14/2011 Ar: Predominantly caramel malt. A bit of herbal hops. Ap: Slightly opaque, amber pour with 3/4" head that recedes quickly. No lace. T:Quite a bit of caramel malt up front, sweet for this style. The finish has lightly resinous hops, and is somewhat refreshing. P: Way over-carbonated for my liking. O: Not bad. My scores did get knocked down a bit as I was drinking it, as the sweetness kind of took over.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (22535) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2011
9th February 2008
A 1993 bottle! Pours a deep red brown. Smells and tastes of chocolatey malt. A little watery in the finish with a trace of marmite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GKillian (525) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - DEC 10, 2010
Pours reddish amber with creamy off-white head and foamy lacing. Notes of wheat and spice. Balanced taste with a slight bitter kick at the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 21, 2010
(bottle, 3/24/10). Clear amber color. Medium off white head. Light sweet caramel aroma. Moderate toasted malt flavor. Short duration. Dry finish. Thin/fizzy texture. Moderate carbonation. Spare lacing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 22, 2010
Clear amber with copper highlights, a thin ringlet is the only evidence of what could have been a decent head. He puffs up with a few swirls, but leaves no lace behind. Caramelized sugars, red apple skins, cherry skins, lemon skin, and maple crunchies make for a crisp nose reminiscent of fall leaves and the autumn season. His palate on the other hand was a watery disappointment with lemon skin dominating each iota of flavor. Lacking the diversity found in his nose, there is no apple or cherry to be found no matter how hard I looked. A faint undercurrent of crunchy sweetness flitters on by before more lemon swoops in for the kill.

Unforgettable, Peteís certainly is not taking their run for craft greatness very seriously. If they were, then this meager attempt would be far more wicked where it matters most: flavor.

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