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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A traditional English-style brown ale, but with more body. Its deep brown color comes from a combination of Chocolate and Black malts. Tall, dark and smooth – the perfect cure for the domestic beer blahs. 5.6% abv


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beastwhite315 (10) - - NOV 11, 2014
Over carbonated in the bottle. Nice color and creamy white head. Flavors are very subtle but lacks the spiciness typical in English ales. Kind of woody aroma. Although some spicy notes are subtle.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zach8270 (3583) - Henrietta, New York, USA - OCT 19, 2014
(draft @ Spartanburg Marriott - Spartanburg, SC) Dark brown pour with a thin head. Light malt and nutty aroma. Flavor is very watery malts with a strangely bitter finish.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
pacv27 (5) - - AUG 10, 2014 does not count
Taken from notes. Sweet, smooth, with undertones of brown sugar. Lacks complexity

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
AndyW68 (1156) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Mahogany pour with light tan head. Aroma is sweet caramel.Taste is wood, raisin and sticky sweet caramel. Balances to far to the sweet side.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Busick (390) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Not living up to their ’Son of A Peach’ status. This one failed to meet the mark of a good conversation brown.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2128) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 6, 2014
12 oz undated bottle served in a pint glass (from July 2011 tasting notes). Pours a dark mahogany brown with a modest of white head that quickly reduces to a ring and a few thin ’islands’. Slightly hazy. Somewhat weak but pleasant aroma of mixed malts, slightl floral and nutty. The mixed malts comes through in the flavor which seems to have several varieties: perhaps most obviously, chocolate. Nutty, with hints of coffee and hops in the ever-so-slightly dry finish. M - medium/thin body with medium carbonation. Crisp.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike5326 (1020) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Light brown color with a reddish hue, no head. Mild roasted malt aroma. A yeasty roasted malt watery flavor with a weak cheese like finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (790) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
Aroma of malt, reddish brown colour, no head. Sweet malt taste with a watery finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (10065) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours cloudy and particulate brown with a huge, frothy light beige head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is nutty, light chocolate, toasty and bready malt, dates, earthy and spicy hops. Flavor is medium hops and moderate bitterness, sweet chocolate, toasty, nutty, and bready malt with light date notes and a dry finish. Medium-light body and moderate carbonation. This is a bit over-carbonated.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsmerig (1289) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Pours a deep brown with a cream colored head. Aroma is roasted chocolate. Taste is roasted chocolate with a slight tart note that finishes dark and brown.


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