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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3978) - Nueva York, New York, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Otter Creek Brewery: Pours a brownish color without much head. Aroma is English-like malts, some fruitiness, sugar, and a few other flavors. Nobody is going to say that this beer does not have a lot of different flavors. Taste is full of it too. This is mostly a malt monster, with a bunch of fruitiness and some sugar. High alcohol well-covered would be nice to session. Apparently the Shed is owned by Otter Creek now...

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 5, 2011
On draft. Black color with red tones. Light white head. Decent lacing. Slight cocoa aroma. Drinkable ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (5352) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 23, 2011
on tap at brewpub. clear brown, red tint, light beige head, some retention/lacing. nose of freshly harvested hops, dark malts. taste of cereals, nice roasted malts, some smoke, hint of maple sweetness. soft carbonation, medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (3019) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2011
Cloudy brown color with a thin head. Aroma of caramel, nuts, and dark fruit. Flavor has caramel, dark fruit and a bit of nuts. The best of the sampler I had there.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (5515) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2010
[Draft @ Nectars] Red brown color with a small, light tan head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of dark fruits, caramel malts, nuts, some toast, and light alcohol. Taste of cherries, raisins, wood, caramel, dried fruits, and a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4607) - Milton, Delaware, USA - AUG 12, 2010
Tap at Nectars. Pours s deep brown with amber notes and a smaller bubbly creamy off white lacing head. Aroma of toasted malt, dark fruits and nuts. Flavor if dark fruits, tobacco, nuts, toasted malt and toffee.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
philvil (176) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 15, 2010
This beer is a legend in Stowe, one of the best ski resort towns in New England, and rightfully so. Dark, sweet and complex in flavor, this is the perfect high-alcohol brew to enjoy after a long day of snow shredding. Some of the flavors don’t quite work, but you really can’t go wrong with this.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - AUG 16, 2009
Draft at a wedding in Fairfield, VT. Pours a dark brown color with no head. Nose is nutty and malty with a bit of sweetness. Palate is smooth, creamy. Flavors of light nuts and some malty overtones.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrDavid (957) - Johnson, Vermont, USA - FEB 5, 2009
Draft at brewpub. Very mild aroma, some malt. Copper amber body, small off-white head. Flavor is a little spicy, unpleasantly sour, with some malt and hops. A bit of bitter in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alldaydrinker (559) - Norwood, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 20, 2008
Draught. Pours a murky brown color with a small off white head. English malt lingers in the aroma, sugar characteristics, plum and fig. Initial taste of spices, dark fruit, caramel and malt sweetness. Mid palate to finish is lightly hoppy and mildly balanced. Head retention and palate are average. Light to medium body. Interesting but not their highlight.


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