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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 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31624) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is wooden hoppy and light fruity. Caramelish and wooden hops flavoured. Light bitterness and caramelish lingering into a smooth finish. Lasting dry malty flavoured impression.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29661) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
Bottled. An unclear dark red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of of caramel, malt, and a bit of straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, caramel, and a bit of butterscotch, leading to a bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of brentfeesh. Hazy deep amber with a rough off-white head. Sweet nutty aroma with some perfumy hops. Medium body, overripe fruit and nuts. Perfumy hoppiness but not bitter at all. 111009

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (12950) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Draft. Brown color, small tan head. Aroma of nuts and burnt toast. Taste is nutella on toast. Medium body. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12777) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2009
Hazy light chestnut colour. Somewhat nutty aroma. Nutty, with sweet malt character. Well-rounded beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2004
(Bottle) Pours a dark brown color with minimal head. Has flavor of caramel, roasted malts, and nuts. Not much flavor or complexity in this brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11583) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 29, 2003
(bottle) Clear copper with small off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, butty, some caramel, light roasty and floral. Taste is sweet nutty, some caramel. Medium body. Pleasant, easily accessible beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (11331) - DENMARK - JUN 2, 2010
Draft. Brown with off-white head. Flavour is malt, caramel, light roasted malt and some hop.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11173) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2007
on tap-pours a tan head and copper color. Aroma is hazelnut, cocoa powder, medium/dark malt. Taste is hazelnut, cocoa powder, medium/dark malt, faint hops. Soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10958) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 22, 2008
Draft sample at KBJ08. Poured clear brown color with medium off-white frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Medium toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable brew.


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