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Shipyard Brewer’s Choice Special Ale Brown Ale (05-06, 09-13)



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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Brewer’s Choice Brown Ale is a full-bodied, dark brown ale made with 5 different malts and 3 varieties of hops. Pale Ale, Crystal, Chocolate, Roasted Barley and Wheat malts combine to give this beer a nice smoky taste up front and a smooth, full body, finishing with a crisp hop bite at the back. Hops used in this limited edition brew are English Challenger, Styrian Goldings, and East Kent Goldings at the finish. Available February -­ March. 5.4% alcohol by volume

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Christian (12716) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2009
Dark chestnut with a small off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel and plenty diacetyl. Sweet malty flavour with diacetyl

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12693) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 6, 2012
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear brown body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of cocoa, roasted malt, caramel, and brown sugar. Flavor of roasted malt, cocoa, and nuts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12141) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 22, 2006
06 Brewer’s Choice Brown Special Ale-12 oz bottle-Best Enjoyed Before July 06-pours a creamy tan head with dark amber color. Aroma is nutty, malt. Taste is nutty, roasty, malt, maybe dark fruit. Good occasionally, OK carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (11920) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2009
clear brown, smooth thick white head. caramel,faint spices. flavor is caramel, toffee, spices, faint hops, both bitter and flavorfull ones.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (11274) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2010
12oz bottle. Poured a medium brown color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of chocolate, caramel, and light roast. Tastes of caramel and chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10563) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2009
Bottle… O’sS&BS-I-T-YVBThrowdown… Dark, burnt orange ale with a small, creamy, white head. Cocoa really stands out in the aroma. Medium-bodied and slightly creamy with fizzy carbonation. The flavor is mildly nutty and leans on the bitter side of balance. The finish is crisp and moderately bitter. Kudos to whoever brought this beer to the Throwdown!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10416) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2009
Clear dark amber with a medium off white head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and hoppy hints. Sweet flavour with roasted malt, caramel and floral hops. Finished somewhat bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 24, 2009
Botella. Sweet caramel dark malty aroma. Sweet caramel well toasty malty and chocolate flavour with a light bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2009
The color is clear, red-brown and the notes in the aroma are roasted malt, caramel and syrup. The sweet flavor has notes of roasted malt, caramel, light syrup, chocolate, cocoa and the finish is dry and citrussy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (9755) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with small beige head. The aroma is vanilla and oak. Medium mouthfeel with a sweet malt and caramel. Easy to drink a good brown ale from Shipyard.

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