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RATINGS: 160   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 Ė the perfect cure for the domestic beer blahs. 5.6% abv


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Elwood (3079) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Wegmans Leesburg. It pours a lighter brown with a small, light tan head. The nose is a little sweet with a slight nuttiness. The flavor mirrors the nose with the sweetness being the predominant character and just a hint of nuttiness and bitterness. Rather aggressive carbonation. Overly simple and not impressive in the least. Skip this one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (3372) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 15, 2012
Beer of the month pours clear red to brown with a decent beige head, aroma of cheese nuts and a touch of cocoa, flavor of chocolate, roasted malt, some acidity with nutty tones and a touch of bitterness, light to medium bodied, quaffable

2.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kerenmk (2301) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 15, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at our place. Thanks beerandbeyond. Murky brown, off-white head. Grain and mocha aroma. Thin, mild, very mild bitterness. Thin body, light carbonation, insignificant.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DedicatedToFun (2419) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 20, 2012
Not very good either...iím really struggling with this beer tasting tonight.......

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ughsmash (7128) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 16, 2012
Bottled. Poured medium amber with a colossal cap of sticky beige head. The aroma picked up airy, detergenty hops over nutty and chocolate malts.. something didnít seem quite right. The flavor opened with odd tart, metallic notes that carried all the way through.. some soft nutty and chocolate notes at the core.. not much more came through. Tart and metallic as mentioned on the palate.. not so good.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
SanfordBrewer (1391) - Sanford, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2012
amber with lots of chunks swirling around and a thin but lasting beige head. medium body with sharp carbonation.

aroma: harsh astringent hoppy chemical, brown and roast malts.

taste: brown and chocolate malt, thin sharp hops, and a serious water/chemical chlorophenolic astringency.

i am sick of paying for beer that is undrinkably full of rookie brewing faults.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiddleBrau (934) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2012
from Ale in the Mail - pours clear brown with thin white head. Very faint aroma of malt. Hops and carbonation increases the bite of this. There is some malt and some roast but itís overshadowed by the initial sting on the tongue. There is an unpleasant aftertaste with this as well.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Atom (1338) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 29, 2012
12oz bottle pours a hazy amber/brown with a large khaki head. Aroma muted caramel and toffee malts. Taste of chocolate and caramel malts with a slight bitter finish. Drinkable, nothing special thatís forsure.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
thegreenrooster (3198) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Pour is a dark brown with a large creamy white head. Aroma has some dirty smelling roasted malts and not much else. Flavor is weak and watery. Some malts are noticable but very weak and bland. Got a weird sour chemical thing after the swallow. A piss poor version of a brown ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aggie80 (785) - Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Solid pour with some tan head and lacing. Coffee colored pour with an earthy aroma and flavor. Malty with some sweet coffee undertones and a dry finish.


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