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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

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
shrubber85 (7970) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 26, 2007
Bottle. Sour milk and brown sugar aroma. Cloudy orange-brown with small head. Very light brown sugar malt flavor with a hint of bitterness to finish - a bit like watered down tonic water. Way too weak.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: APR 20, 2008 Date: 04/12/2003
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, Hickory, NC

Appearance: dark amber,
Aroma: light malt aroma,
Flavor: toasted malt flavor,touch of chocolate, light bitterness,
Overall: boring
-------- /> Date: 04/12/2008
Mode: draft
Source: hickory hops brewfest

Appearance: clear dark brown, creamy beige head, thick lace,
Aroma: sweet dark caramel and chocolate aroma with a touch of nuttyness and a hint of the upwind cigar,
Flavor: toasted malt flavor, nice chocolate character, hint of caramel sweetness, light earthy bitterness, light bitter finish,
Overall: a nice sessionable brown ale

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Palidor19 (2998) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2007
bland tasting, hardly any malts. no character, chewy in texture. just worth it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 26, 2007
Courtesy of Nick76. The aroma has a pretty strong chocolate/caramel kick. The body is a muddy amber/brown and holds a lazy, near non-existant- tan head. The fore is mild caramel and chocolate and a faint hint of watered down bourbon oddly enough. Fairly low carbonation and a bit of a hop nibble on the back of the tongue as you swallow. Hints of vanilla in the aftertaste. There is a sort of soda spritzyness to this despite the low carbonation that reminds me of biting into star fruit and as the other Rocker beer I had sort of had this element too I suspect it is a house effect/flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11233) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2007
on tap @HopfestNC-pours a disappering off white head and copper color. Aroma is mild medium malt. Taste is medium malt, finishes with some caramel and faint English/flat hops. Mild carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5713) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 7, 2007
Columbia, SC - Flying Saucer - on draft. Light orange pour. Strong, prominent vanilla accents in the aroma. Vanilla notes carry over to the flavor with some butterscotch accents. Creamy, thick mouthfeel. Would have a pint of this if I stayed longer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
timtheenchanta (70) - Clemson, South Carolina, USA - JUN 4, 2006
Good dark brown color. The fun ends there. Decent chocolate caramel smell. Weak thin watery malt flavor. This beer is unimpressive. I could knock them back all night because of the lack of mouthfeel and the all around wateriness but I could do the same with Bud Light.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (2743) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 24, 2006
Sampled at world beer festival. Pours brown with a small light beige head. Aroma of slight roastedness, nuts, and citrus. Flavor is malty, sweet, nutty, slight roast, a little watered down, but still good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rhino44 (22) - Afton, Virginia, USA - NOV 17, 2005
dissapointed with this one. watered down. a little roasty. almost transparent like apple juice, very weak

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - DEC 8, 2004
Pours a dark brown color with a malty flavor. The brown is a decent example and is something id like to drink again

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