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RATINGS: 432   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2531) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Suitably brown with a finger of white head. Nicely nutty aroma. Mildly bittersweet malted chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (7520) - .....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..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ordybill (936) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1901) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JAN 29, 2015
A nice solid brown ale. Good to awesome mouthfeel nice lasting head. Sweet with good carb. A good balanced brew between hop and sweet flavors. nice nutty aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bnwokedi89 (106) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Awesome nutty aroma with a very smooth caramel aftertaste. Dark chocolate color that pours as smooth as silk with zero foam or fizz. No head at the top of this beer. Delightful Southern beer worth a try!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Doofgoblin (475) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Sort of middle of the road... in terms of flavor and and aroma. It’s certainly easy drinking with flavors of roasted malts and faint chocolate. Aroma is faint with notes of toasted malts. The hop burp is very chocolate. Finish is smooth but a little watery. Fair.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (16286) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
Keg at Thirsty Monk - Ashevill, NC during RBWG 2014. Pours clear, golden-brown with a creamy topping. Basic brown ale, with simple brown bread sweetness, low bitterness. Light bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish with further bready malts, faint caramel. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (4035) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Draft at ATL terminal A. Pours clear ruby brown with a fizzy beige head and lots of lacing. Tastes nutty, like roasted malt, light chocolate, light earth. Light body and low carbonation. Smells nutty, malty, toasted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (4733) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - DEC 18, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear brown with an average off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and nuts. Taste is malt, nuts, caramel, and a touch of chocolate. Pretty good. Thanks to my Winter Secret Santa.

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