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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   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.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremyh70 (889) - Missouri, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Was somewhat surprised by how much I liked this. Pecan brown color with a huge head that never fully dissipated. Mild aroma of nuts and toast. Medium bodied mouthfeel with lightly hopped taste. Dry caramel and nutty tastes. I'd get this again.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cheap (4617) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2012
from a bottle, think i got it at vintage. some gunk on the bottom of the bottle. sterile olfactory wioth a tad of plastic. first taste is bot over the top, a more acceptable start and i even feel a little tartness in there no lie. goodly amount of co2 sizzle and i like that. mild malts very little if any hops. goes down ok for a 6% er.

2.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadRobin (2411) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 2, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2012 On tap 5 oz. sample at Judges Bench in Ellicott City, MD. Clear with a light haze, medium brown with small head and good lacing. Aroma of of rotting leaves, caramel and meat left in the freezer for a few years. Quite unpleasant. Taste of chocolate, zinc, toasted malt, nuts, coffee and soured milk. Medium/light body and light carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thagr81_us (175) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Served from bottle into a shaker. Pours a dark brown with a minimal off-white head. Maintained good lacing thoughout. The aroma was comprised of roasted malt and nutty notes. The flavor followed the nose with light roasted malt and nutty characters. It was light on the palate with low carbonation. Overall this was not a bad brew. However, the flavors of this one were quite muted for some odd reason, as it warmed up they came out a little more but were still not pronounced. Still a nice brown ale that is worth trying.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (8575) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 24, 2012
Bottle. Beer of the month club. Dark brown color with a medium beige head. Aroma of somewhat roasty and toasty malt with nuts, suagr, a bit of acidic malt and hints of chocolate. Rather sweet malty flavor with nuts, sugar, some toasted bread and caramel. Finishes drier with a bit of bitterness and light acidic notes. Medium-bodied. Kinda OK, a bit too sugary.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Elwood (3336) - 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 (4068) - 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 (3366) - 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 (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 20, 2012
Not very good either...i’m 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 (7387) - 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 didn’t 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.


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