RateBeer
overall
91
64
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 253   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Good Humans was created to showcase one of Briess Malting Company’s new malt varieties. Originally planned as a one-time thing, it quickly became one of our big successes. Good Humans is a Double Brown Ale made with Carabrown Malt, and then dry hopped with Simcoe hops. The brew has sweet malty esters that are met by huge toasted caramel and toffee flavors. The finish is dry with a bouquet of hops.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1616) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle from mikem409, thanks Mike! Pours a muddy brown with an off-white head. Aroma is lightly dark fruity, certainly sweet with brown sugar and caramel. Taste has peat and is very sweet; brown sugar, caramel, some molasses. Medium bodied. Finishes sweetly malty with a touch of late peat. Shrug? Somewhere between a scotch ale and a brown, not great. 13.4

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
malkyore (267) - - JAN 12, 2015
It’s like everything.... But in the same thing... One of those rare moments when it really is good to be human.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ColovianTrader (395) - - JAN 3, 2015
A nice mesh of styles. Brown ale meets IPA. Flavors of citrus hops, toffee, caramel and cider. Undertones of oranges, nutmeg and cinnamon. Nicely carbonated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hophaze (187) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with minimal head or lacing. Aroma of coffee, chocolate and alcohol. Taste of coffee notes, chocolate notes, and floral hops. Reminds me more of a porter or stout than a Brown but a decent beer. ----Hophaze out

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (674) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Pours a mahogany color with a foamy white head. Aroma is caramel, chocolate, toffee, and hops. Flavor is malty, toasty, sweet caramel, toffee, some chocolate, and light bitterness. I really enjoyed this.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
arrric423 (2) - - DEC 12, 2014 does not count
Moderately dark brown/amber appearance, small eggshell head on aggressive pour. Nose is coffee, chocolate, toffee with mild floral hops and some boooze. Taste is way less hoppy than I was expecting for a dry hopped imperial brown/american strong ale. Booze, chocolate, and floral notes on palate. Finish is a bit off sweet. Not what I was expecting, but drinkable. OK, but would not buy it again.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (2975) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2014
(Short’s Good Humans) Bottle 330 ml, served into a snifter. Brown colour on the body, small tan head, thin, collapsing quickly and leaving big bubbles behind. Intense aroma, lots of chocolate and vanilla,, light alcohol, cocoa, some ripe red fruits. Taste is malty, caramel, toffee, again lots of chocolate, some lighter vanilla, alcohol, chestnuts, some hops too. Medium body, soft carbonation. Mildly dry palate. Very good!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (1595) - SCOTLAND - OCT 30, 2014
Murky brown, neat ringed eggshell head. Musty spice, wee bit burn. Neat brassiness throughout, hops are a bit dusty but let’s the malt sweetness gasp through. Fairly flat, creamy and a little bitter bite towards the finish. Linger is neat spicy sweet. Bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2784) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Shared 12 oz. bottle poured to snifters, showing a cloudy, brownish copper color, with a modest hat of tan, froth & bubbles, and spots of lacing. The aroma intro was very earthy, with a fleeting, vegetal hint, roasted scent as cocoa, then toffee & caramel sweetness. The taste was similar, and moderately bitter, with a medium body, fair carbonation, somewhat hidden alcohol, and a touch of wheat or flake-like creaminess that livened the mouthfeel. Improved nicely after the questionable start.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1663) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 13, 2014
Bona cervesa, es equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es equilibrada y sabrosa.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 26


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50