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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopdog (9270) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2008
12oz bottle shared courtesy of weeare138. Poured a medium brown color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas and tastes of toasted malts, nutty, and some caramel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
TomDecapolis (4569) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JAN 8, 2008
Thanks to weeare138. Pours a translucent brownish amber with a smaller bubbly off white head. Aroma of sweet malts, molasses, some nuts...and just too sweet. Flavor of nuts, some toasted malt...still a bit too sweet and malty with a touch of caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - NOV 19, 2007
pours brown with a film of head, not much lacing. Malty with hints of sugar. A little bland

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
shrubber85 (8104) - 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 (3008) - 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 (11284) - 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 (5758) - 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.

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