22415brewery (379) - Washington, USA - JAN 10, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Donít see what the hype is all about, Iíve had this beer on 3 separate occasions and each time realized that it was fairly ordinary. Not too malty, no dominant hop presence, no prevalent malt presence either. Itís beers like this that I wish I could say that there was a unique yeast ester or a malt ester, or even a masterful combination of fermentation control and timing...but there really isnít. In no means is it a great beer, but by no means is it truly a horrible beer either. Yes, there are some malt notes of medium caramel and nuts, no hangover esters either, but itís not outstanding and I would deifnitely ask about other beers on tap before ordering this one.
killjoy966 (677) - Washington, USA - NOV 6, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler from Chuckís. Tasty if mellow brown ale. I suppose itís not supposed to be too sweet but there seems to be something missing. Interestingly nutty. Slight tang in the finish, like a Guinness.
BillKismet (3412) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 24, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark chestnut brown hue, with a slim, but resilient browned silken head. A pretty balanced, nutty brown ale that is more British than American as the malt profile is the centerpiece, with muted hops just providing the support. Nice hazelnut and easy roasted aroma that follows through similarly on the palate. Just a good solid, nutty brown ale.
after4ever (6477) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUL 13, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at celtic bayou. Pours a murky dark brown with a loose and lightly sudsy tan head. Lots of drippy lace. Nice caramel nose, a little molassesy, great power and balance to it. Super nice to see in a brown. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Caramel and toasty brown bread on the mid palate with a nice earthy, slightly peaty finish. Best new brown in a while.
TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - JUN 21, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Parkway, SE and other places. Clear, deep red-brown pour with a creamy, tan head leaving heavy, coarse lace. Coffee nose is a bit of a turn-off for me, but most will like it. Medium-light body and carbonation. Bitter chocolate, toffee, burnt caramel, coffee and a touch of honey liven this one up without making it overly sweet and thereby not sessionable. Hops are peppery and pine and very much in the background as they should be for a brown ale. Quite tasty, have more than one!
dwyerpg (4754) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 17, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Smells pretty good. Some light roast maltiness. This is also pretty good. The nuttiness/maltiness/hops are constantly fighting. The nuttiness wins out but itís still good.
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - FEB 11, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
earthy caramel nose with a dry restraint. clear toffee, tinted auburn. great medium caramel body, pine in the finish for great balance.
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 23, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Schooner Exact Brewing Company King Street Brown Ale--2011 32 oz. Growler Bottle. 5.50% ABV. 32 IBUís. (3.5 / 5.0) Thin lace thin light tan head. Clear bright rich dark ruby brown color. Gentle cocoa soft floral hop front. Smooth mild sweet refreshing brown biscoti mild chocolate fruit hint body. Cloying mild sweet light toffee cocoa fruit end. Well made with subtle hops. Sampled 1/22/2011. Purchased for $10.25 after $5.50 growler deposit at PCC--Fremont, Seattle on 1/22/2011.
anders37 (18541) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Pours a clear brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel aroma. Roasted malty nutty caramel flavor with some weak smoke hints. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate finish.
Nalu (217) - Washington, USA - OCT 3, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ SE Tasting Room. Hazy red-brown pour with an off-white head leaving moderate lace. Sweet, dark-roasted malt with a medium, almond, biscuit body. Some brown sugar coffee in the middle, leading to a dry, burnt toast finish. Tasty, makes me want a PB&J!