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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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An English-style strong ale. This brown ale has great malt depth and drinks like a session beer.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsnicholas (61) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle (12oz): dark amber. Small head. Slight hops on finish. Malty. Good.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
AdamJackson (2343) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Prune juice colored. Sweet burnt brown sugar nose. Light aroma. Taste is sweet, bitter and has a grapefruit juice astringency with caramel and sugary wort. Walnut finish

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (2939) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 11, 2014
12 bottle. Brighter ruby color, light retention in a shaker glass. Aroma is earthy English malts and roasted grain. Real earthy with underlying sweetness.

Flavor is again mostly English malts with a touch of molasses and toffee. Pretty simple and straight forward. The texture is semi-dry with a thinner medium side in body. Malt dominates with very little, if any bitterness. Don’t know how different the original draft version at "The Shed " really was but this does hide the ABV real nice and drinks rather easy. Don’t go out of your way to try it but it is drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
odinstyr (559) - Hamilton, New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Pours a medium brown slightly hazy with a small cream colored head. Smells of dark malts, honey. Taste is sweet, moderately bitter - hint of chocolate, honey, whole grain bread, mild floral and grassy hops.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (654) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Pours dark brown amber with white head. Roasted malt aroma with brown sugar raisins. Dark roasted malt flavor with brown sugar and dark dried fruit notes. A slight hoppy finish. This was a really tasty beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (4536) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 14, 2014
12oz bottle at Little Miss Whiskey in DC. Pours a muddy brown with some lacing white head. Nose is malty, some raisin, some orange, a little dried apple. Flavors of dried apple slices, mild toast, mild cracker, a little bit of orange. Full bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernesto987 (3526) - Connecticut, USA - APR 4, 2014
Great stuff bottle at colls, bitter hoppy flavors and sweet malty was. Pretty cool stuff

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigben873 (132) - Virginia, USA - MAR 27, 2014
An excellent dark, full flavored beer. Nice hops but not bitter. Not malty.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4763) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a dark matte brown color with a small soapy tan head that faded quickly and left a bit of lacing. The aroma was malty and a bit woody with touches of smoke and dark fruits. The flavor was dry, tangy and off with notes of wood, vegetal malts and vague fruity hops. Medium length tangy and off finish of vegetal malts and wood. Medium body. Not good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2014
[5275-20130427] Tap. Smoked toasted grains aroma. Clear, amber orange body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Grainy lightly sweet booze flavour. Medium body. Average. (6/3/7/3/13) 3.2
(@ The Reservoir, Waterbury, VT)


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