ads135 (2539) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 29, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This was a nice blend of style. It had the pleasant, sweet roastiness of a brown with the sharp, pungent citrusiness of the IPA.
b3shine (4135) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Daft to pint. Looks good; a fairly transparent brown with foamy off-white head that slowly dissipates into sticky lacing. Smells solwithh nice, fairly bitter hop profile with notes of roast and malt. Tastes like it smells with a nice mouthfeel. Good beer.
jcnielsen (1634) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at Midwest Belgian Beer Festival. Pours a brown color with off white head. Roasted grainy flavor mixed with citrus hoppiness. Alright.
Westchesterco (751) - mclean, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On cask at the brewpub it is a clear amber color with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is very citrusy which lingers on the palate
Iphonephan (2575) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On cask in the the tap room at the brewery in St. Louis. Pours a clear cola brown with an off white head. Malty nose with some fruity hop notes. Mellow mouthfeel and finish.
freeofthoughts (623) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - SEP 19, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask ale from hand puller at schlafly tap room pours dense cloudy medium brown with creamy foamy light beige head. Rich surprising aroma of citrusy hops with a light roasted grain, lightly floral hop aroma as well. The taste does not quite live up to the delicious aroma but follows close with the full unfiltered grain of the cask and a light touch of herbal bitter with dried leaves. There is a nice balancing bitterness and balancing bright floral and miniscule citrus flavor, complete beer well produced. Light palate a bit watery in the finish but that keeps it going down easy, solid effort.
gregwilsonstl (919) - Missouri, USA - SEP 15, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Excellent brown ale. Very well balanced. Brown and nutty. Pretty dam good brew. Nice.
alcaponejunior (438) - Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask at the taproom, reviewed second time around!
For a cask ale, this one looked great, with plenty of head and lots of lacing.
Thereís no shortage in the smell or taste of delicious, pungent hops, lemony citrus, and lightly roasted malts. Itís the very definition of delicious, right up there with their APA and AIPA on cask, downright fantastic.
The body was rich and smooth, great feel; a wonderful cask ale served absolutely perfectly.
Overall itís definitely A material beer on cask. Highly recommended in any serving type.
seymour (1306) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - SEP 27, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tasted on-tap 9/17/2011 at the Hop in the City Festival in a clean half-pint taster glass. This tasted like a brown American-style IPA, which I get from Schlaflyís written description, but I didnít expect so much Cascade hops from the name "India Brown Ale." Itís a semantics argument, but "American Brown Ale" would be a more appropriate title. I can appreciate an American brew-pub hybrid once I know what Iím tasting. All in all, this is a good, easy-drinking beer.
Terminus (3084) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - AUG 26, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
tap at Itap in Soulard-pours deep brown with a small eggshell head-nose is earthy some cookie hops and pine. a lite char note as well. flavors are much more char than hops-lite earthy notes and some ashy flavors. ok but not great. the finish goes really ashy which takes away from the overall enjoyment of this beer. however, its pretty unique and i have never had a brown ale like this.