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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
American Brown Ale
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Red-brown, lasting beige head. Aroma is nutty, toasty sweet malt. Taste is chocolate, cocoa, nutty, sweet brown malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5850) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - DEC 19, 2009
Brown/red pour with very light off white head and lace. Aroma of roasted malt and light chocolate. Flavor is light chocolate with a hint of sweet. A bit thin and fizzy, but very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
adavis234 (286) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - SEP 20, 2009
12 oz bottle. Pours a deep, acorn brown with a thin tan head. Malty, slightly woody aroma with a hint of hops but not too much there. Flavor is light and crisp with a a bit of chocolate malt and a bit of a hoppy bitter finish, but much like the aroma there isn’t much to it. The best thing about RJ Rockers’ brews are their patriotic names.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bubbleflubber (2167) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 6, 2009
On draught at the High Country Beer Fest, it pours a nut brown into the glass, with a creamy tan head that leaves window-wash lacing. The nose is nice, of chocolate malt and roasted, toasty notes. The flavors follow somewhat in tow, with a malty front, maybe some hints at dry-roasted almonds mid-palate, and closes a bit bitter toward the finish. The mouthfeel is thinner and light-bodied, with aggregate carbonation. Decent brew, but doesn’t stand apart from the "brown ale" crowd as anything special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 18, 2009
bottle 355 ml
Appearance: dark amber with copper-ruby light , mid fine creamy top.3+
Nose: brown malts on neat hop profile , soft and clean. 7-
Flavor/Palate :Mid bodied , light , soft with brown malts , roasted darker character noted at finish. Bitter leafy ending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ben4321 (5775) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2009
Location: 12 oz bottle from Brickskeller, 7/31/09

Aroma: Nice malty nose, caramel, honey, chocolate, toasted malts
Appearance: Nice brown color, clear, tan head
Flavor: Like the nose, malty sweetness up front, sweet, roasted characteristics too
Palate: A bit watery/thin, decent mouthfeel
Overall Impression: I’d seen this one in the store a few times, but never bought it. This beer is fair, I would like a bot more body in a brown, but it had a decent taste, and a nice enough nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
nickd717 (4187) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 3, 2009
First rating from the great state of South Carolina, bottle sampled at Brickskeller in DC. Clear medium brown color with a small off-white head. Aroma is malt and a little chocolate. Flavor is caramel malt, brown sugar, nuts, and a little chocolate. A little thin on the palate. Average overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
haddon90 (1619) - Newport Beach, California, USA - JUL 25, 2009
Bottle. Pours a mild brown color with a thin, lacing head. A little malt with a hint of brown sugar in the aroma. Crisp, with a little bite to the malt. Some caramel, brown sugar, and a hint of molasses as well. But I think it’s a little light for a brown since all of the notes weren’t that strong.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiver29 (1036) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2009
Bottle pours perfect clear brown color with light tan head. Aroma is real nice. Roasty chocolate comes to mind. Too much carbonation and and is a bit thin. I’m starting to see a trend with this brewer on the mouthfeel. Flavor is brown sugar, nuts, slight chocolate, and finishes dry. This is a better beer than the overall ratings suggest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (9999) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2009
Bottle from State Line. pours turbid deep brown with 1-finger off-white head. Nose is malt, brown sugar, cacao, earhy. Tastes scotch malty, with brown sugar, cacao, and walnutty notes.

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