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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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (2538) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle thanks to Danny. Pours with bright clarity, brown in color, minimal white head. Nose is dusty and reminds me of Munich malt. Some bread crust notes as well. Taste is slightly roasty up front with some slight bitterness. Mouthfeel is a little thin, Otherwise, a very enjoyable brown ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (819) - USA - MAY 8, 2014
Rated from notes taken on -- Drank at the ATL airport, pretty standard brown, not much to write home about.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Firecape (44) - - MAY 2, 2014
Caramel and molasses flavor hits the palette and stays there. Not my favorite style and I prefer a crisp finish with a few different notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Augdraught1981 (176) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - APR 23, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2014 As with most of the beers I review, I end up re-rating after finishing the 6 pack. My opinion of this beer has gone down a little. The taste is not unpleasant but it is a little trashy and not what I would call enjoyable. There is a smoothness there but not nearly as smooth as a bill Clinton apology.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kevinator (1227) - The Colony, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2014
Decent brown ale. Mild roasted and nutty aroma. Soft brown color with a foamy head. Average palate that had a little weight but easy to drink. Flavors were standard fare with darker malts, a little earthy with some nut. A little bit of malt punch at the end and a mild hops presence. OK but not their best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nekronos (3742) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 25, 2014
Interesting and quite nutty i the features. Poured in a big glass at the Atlanta airport sweetwater pub.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2646) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Poured from 12oz bottle, pours a clear dark reddish brown with an off white head, aroma is sweet with malt and caramel, the flavor is what you would expect, caramel sweetness with a little bit of nuttiness too, easy drinking, not bad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BackyardDogs (41) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Bottle. I like this brown ale. Well rounded with flavors I would expect from a beer of this type. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewMstr (112) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Deep brown color, very malt forward and smooth. Subtle toffee and chocolate notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boxofrane (2341) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear reddish brown with a small white head. The aroma has cocoa, nuts, caramel, very malty. The taste is lightly roasty, chocolate, caramel, nuts, sweet long finish.

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