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A traditional brown ale brewed using the renowned British aromatic hop East Kent Golding. Medium bodied with nice malt character. This is a dark and flavorful ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (17019) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2012
Cask at BSF GBBF 2012 ... deep brown ... thin tan lacing ... soft woody toffee roats ... light bitter woody hop ... soft fruits ... juicy and sweet

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2107) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2012
GBBF 2012. Pours a dark brown colour with a thin beige head, malt and chocolate in the aroma, taste is nutty and malty, with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1410) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2012
Tap at GBBF 2012. Deep brown colour. Slightly boozy malt aroma. Taste is very smooth, malty, caramel, toffee, slightly sweet. A bit fuller of body than some of the traditional English brown ales. Well made and enjoyable, if not super exciting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GT2 (9272) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Cask at CK. Pours a clear, deep maroon with a dwindling beige head. Nose is twizzlers and white grape juice. Taste is watery, sharper nutty bitterness, cloying white grape juice and heavy cherry juice box. Sugary, bland, odd bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bwa5879 (808) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Black/red pour with short white head. Sweet malty aroma. Great medium malt feel. malty, nutty flavor, a little sour with a sour but robust aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2012
Served on draft at Capital Alehouse Downtown. Pours a clear brown color with a medium sized tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of chocolate, nuts and faint hops. The taste is fruity with herbal hops, chocolate and nutty malts. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sleepeeg3 (2) - USA - FEB 20, 2012 does not count
Medium bodied, dark, mocha flavored with a little hoppy kick. Very flavorful with a nice head. One of my favorite beers. A shame they stopped bottling it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jethrodium (366) - Berkeley, California, USA - FEB 15, 2012
On tap at Beer Revolution. Pours a dark brown with a small light tan head that has good retention and leaves some light lacing on the glass. The nutty toffee, earthy hops, and a bit of caramel. The taste has a light sweetness with a bit of nuttiness and toffee. There is also some caramel and a bit of earthiness. The finish has a hint of bitterness and a little sweetness. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Descent brown ale. I think I like this one a little more than Tumbler.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (11292) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2011
Bottled, 355ml from Bellingers Garage, Grove, Oxon. Light chestnut with off white short head. Sweet caramel flavours straight off, sucrose with a hint of maple syrup. Thin on the palate though. A bit of a strange one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (2227) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 22, 2011
On tap. Light red/brown with off white head. Barley, nutty, malts. Well carbonated, sweet, malty, somewhat dry and nutty on the end.

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