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RATINGS: 411   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
UofFkid (108) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 18, 2008
Bottle. Dark brown pour w/ small head. Not at all memorable, was expecting much more. Smooth taste but very weak. Typical brown but very weak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1647) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 23, 2015
A traditional northern English brown ale and done very well to style. Pours a clear brown color with a nice fluffy brown head. Aroma of caramel, nuts, toasty and just smooth malty sweetness. Taste is much of the same with the east Kent to provide some balance with malts... Great brown ale!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MunBro (896) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 18, 2015
Tried at Craft Beer Market YEG. Sierra Nevada tap takeover Nov 18. Muddy brown with a similar flavour (not in a bad way, mind)! Nutty and malty with smooth caramel malt flavouring. Good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (1258) - Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2015
Draft sample as "Appalachian Brown Ale" at their Mills River Taphouse; clear darker brown color with tan head. Aroma notes of roasted malt, caramel and some nuttiness. Taste adds bread, cocoa and light fruity hops. Light-medium body, low-moderate carbonation, creamy with light fruity roast finish. Pretty solid, if not unremarkable, brown ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (14045) - San Leandro, California, USA - AUG 11, 2015
On tap @ Sierra Nevada. Toasty and lightly roasty beer. Some cocoa, coffee, and a hint of dark fruits. Slight acidity to it, which is kind of off-putting. Lots of bready malt, some caramel, and a light chocolate note. Mildly bitter and overall just sort of grainy. Not their best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
willisread (1301) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 16, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from old town . Aromas of caramel, almond, toffee and pine resin. Tastes fairly well-balanced: between sweet and bitter. Piney hops stand out more than in most Browns but still pairs well. Nice bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
anthony850 (405) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Malty brown ale decent taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (7884) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
"ok brown, actually a little hoppier than the style calls for, which can be good or bad depending who you ask. i thought it was so/so...i’ve had better, but far worse. worth trying if you like the style. 1/10-really boring when sampled with their other stuff."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2014
On tap @ Tap and Handle Foco during another massive Sierra Nevada tap takeover. Pours a burnt orange/brown appearance with a light brown head. Biscuity, caramel, slightly nutty, bready aroma. Medium light body. A touch of fruit, pecan, caramel flavor. Moderate high sweetness. Some biscuity notes. Drinks fine but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Brownish pour, cream colored head. A pretty standard mix of caramel malts, lightly spiced hops, bit doughy. Not bad, nothing amazing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mstrcrwly (787) - New York, USA - JAN 3, 2014
decent but nothing special..liked the nutty,caramel aroma and flavor..other than that..nothing special.

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