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RATINGS: 167   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.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UNCCTF (508) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - OCT 9, 2004
Sampled at Charlotte Oktoberfest ’04. Medium brown body, slightly off-white head. Flavor was roasty with medium hops in the finish. An average brown.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SSSteve (3877) - - AUG 8, 2008
a good looking murky brown color under a small off-white head. aroma is little weak but has some nutty, brown sugar notes. flavor is nutty, caramel, hint of coffee. tastes good...not too hoppy, good brown ale flavors...just not robust enough.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CoachJT (35) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 11, 2008
Draft at a wedding reception. Light brown color, nice nutty aroma. Light chocolate and coffee taste. Nicely balanced.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (9433) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 1, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a brownish copper with a small head. Good lacing. Nutty and roasty malt aroma. Taste is nuts, caramel malts and a fruity finish. Thin bodied.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
guzzler67 (1537) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 1, 2009
Clear brown appearance with a medium size, tan head and a fair amount of lacing. Subtle aroma leads off with caramel malts and ends with a faint whiff of chocolate. Toasty, malty taste; some bitterness. Hops were rather muted. Medium-to-light bodied, moderately carbonated mouthfeel, a fairly thin palate, and a short lived finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SpringsLicker (3192) - Tennessee, USA - APR 11, 2009
Pours clear brown with an average sized off-white head. Caramel malt aroma. Light sweetness, a bit of hop dryness but no hop flavor or aroma. A bit of carbonic acid bite to the palate, effervescent and light bodied.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
obguthr (4220) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAY 21, 2009
Chestnul and light maple syrup aroma. Dingy brown, thin off white head. Nutty with a pronounced bitterness. Coffee notes in the end. Thin mouthfeel. Good tasting, but somewhat disjointed.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (8171) - 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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ben4321 (4322) - 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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclemike (2359) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - FEB 6, 2011
poured an orange tinted brown, with a fairly large light brown head. Aroma of nuts, caramel, vanilla and apples, A bit strange, but ok. Flavor was solid for the style; blend of nuts, caramel and chocolate. Slight bitter finish. Average for the style


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