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RATINGS: 153   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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thornecb (4543) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Pours bright mahogany into a Sam glass. Bright micro white head with little retention recedes to skim rim. Sour caramel aromas. Thin with sweet molasses and toffee upfront turning to bitter dried fruit in the lasting finish.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stoned99 (139) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle from Waterbury Beverage Warehouse. Aroma: toffee, caramel, sugar. App: brown - Coca Cola-ish color with small white head and some lacing. Taste and palate: Medium body, medium sweetness with light short sweet finish. Overall: Not too sure about this one, Feels like I’m going to drink a Scotch ale than the taste fades away. Even though my expectations weren’t high I’m a light disappointed.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (2266) - New York, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Tap at some random spot in capital district. Pours maroon. Nose is sweet dark fruits and malt. Very malty tatesting, some fig, molasses, brown sugar, dried fruit. Sweet and thin palate. Touch harsh.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerdedDave (513) - - NOV 21, 2014
mohagany brown color; mild caramel malt aroma; semi-sweet, caramelly malty flavor

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2406) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 15, 2014
Enjoyed in Vermont. Definitely unfiltered with lots of floating particles. Copper colour with a light beige head and some creamy lacing. Aromas of fruity malts with hints of roasted ones. Some caramel as well and nuts. Much of the same for the taste. A nice mix between a brown and red ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (1558) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Aroma: intense caramel and toffee malts. Appearance: hazy dark brown, medium, beige head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: intense grains and bread. Overall: nice Old Ale, excellent aroma. Pint at Big Brew, Morristown.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
60minuteman (864) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Dank aroma of malt, earth, chocolate and the alcohol is effervescent. Thick and malty texture. Sticky palate. Taste is slightly metallic and sweet...weird combination. Finishes malty again with cocoa and oak. It is strong.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bebum (335) - - SEP 27, 2014
Brown, SRM 23, quickly dissipating head, leaving no lace. Medium body, slight in flavor, alcoholic but smooth mouthfeel, little carbonation, avg length. Sweet taste, mostly because of low bitterness, Yeasty, particularly in the finish, malty, nutty, evoking pecan and walnut, guaraná Antarctica . Too alcoholic to be a session drink, too unexciting to be anything else. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (688) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Pours dark brown with a thin, filmy white head. Thick lacing. Nose is malty. Taste is an interesting blend of sweet up front transitioning to a slightly tart finish. Medium body. Lively carbonation. Nice brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbbleich (7) - - SEP 14, 2014 does not count
Appearance is thick and murky, full of sediment. Nose is promising, nutty and sweet. However, taste is a let down. Caramel, maple, walnuts, lots of toffee and plum. The taste stays for a second after you swallow and then disappears pretty completely. Mediocre

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kathouse (1106) - Nevada, USA - AUG 10, 2014
A malty aroma brown ale that pours dark and attractive. Toasted aromas do not show any hop traits. Medium sticky body. Raisins and plums with toffee and more toast. Finish lasts.


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