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RATINGS: 418   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Definitely one of the finer American Brown Ales. A deep copper colored, mild brown ale. SGB is accentuated by a slight nuttiness from its malt character. Designed to be a session beer it has a real smooth finish with a very subtle hop character.

Medal: Gold medal winner at the 2001 Great American Beer Festival – English Style Brown Ales.

Malt: 2 Row, Black, Victory, 30-37 Carastan, 70-80 Crystal, Chocolate

Hops: Columbus, Willamette


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
degbert (1367) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Bottle. Pours a light, clear brown with red highlights and a sticky, fine-grained light tan head. Nose is molasses, port wine, smoke, beef broth, black tea. Smoky and savory up front; definite classic brown ale notes, though a little hollow in the middle. Not much sweetness at all, though there’s a little burnt sugar on the finish. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tightslice (425) - Redwood City, California, USA - APR 30, 2015
Your basic run-of-the-mill stale chocolate muffiin brown ale but from Georgia.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdixon77 (1577) - Georgia, USA - APR 8, 2015
Old rating. Pretty average brown. Nutty, malty, bready, some chocolate, slightly metallic. Eh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rondphoto (2881) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAR 27, 2015
on tap @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear brown/black, thin tan head cover, a few lace dots. Taste is semi-sweet caramel malt. On the swallow, carbonation, hops, and a hint of cedar round things off. Very average.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bosco (235) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Red brown amber. Tan head and decent lacing. Malty, carmel, candy, metallic. Sweet aftertaste. Best by: 3/30/15 Consumed on: 3/15/15 $9.99/multi sixer at Publix Boca Raton Florida

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WVHouseofBeer (931) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Looks very good: dark amber color with a decently sized khaki head. Not too much on the aroma but smells of nuts and caramel. Tastes of nuts, caramel chocolate and a little bready (is that a word?). Aftertaste was metallic and not good. Medium to light body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2257) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Suitably brown with a finger of white head. Nicely nutty aroma. Mildly bittersweet malted chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (6837) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Quick glass before i meant business .. Pours a light pudding brown .. Medium foam range .. Basic brown malt, chocolate instant oatmeal .. , easy mouth and a bit quick of a finish .. .. My passion is puppetry..

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ordybill (658) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 8, 2015
16 oz mug off tap Aroma- Has a nice malt aroma Appearance- –Brown color with a moderate white head. Taste - Pretty good flavor, malty with a sweet finish. Palate- – This a medium-bodied brew with low carbonation and a slick feel. Overall- This is pretty good, one of the better beers Sweetwater offers.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
trichoeg85 (34) - Sumrall, Mississippi, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Nice thick off white head with good retention. Minimal lacing. Nice dark brown color and mocha scent. Hop bitterness balances out the caramel and chocolate sweetness of the malt. 12 Oz bottle poured to a sniffer


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