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RATINGS: 443   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   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


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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Magjayran (1378) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 17, 2009
At the airport in Atlanta. Pours a clear brown color with very little head. Some light molasses and a hint of chocolate in the aroma. Flavor is very plain. Sweet nutty water with a dose of chocolate. Eh.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (4482) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Bottle in Seattle, thanks to my brother who brought it back from source. Darkest copper red-brown, small soapy head. Stale sweet. A bit past expiry unfortunately, I’ll have to revisit. Falls apart a little, sharp malt, metallic with soft creamy robust body. Solid, but not in best shape.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (1583) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle in Seattle USA. Dark Amber color, tan foam. Nose: dusty somehow, soft and unpercivable caramel. Mouth: mild sweet malts, cola a bit, bitter in a way. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CzechTex (127) - - APR 13, 2016
Bottle. MOR middle of the road, neither good nor bad. In a word, meh. Nothing special, period.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2016
Pours a deep dark golden brown color. Aromas of vanilla, brown sugar, and touches of nuts, and coffee. Flavor has a nice blend of sweetness and coffee bitter.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ryrpat (311) - Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Average brown ale. Pours a nice light chocolate brown color with nice malt flavor. But lacks the finish I would hope for ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oskart (60) - Clarksville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 12, 2016
Clear Dark Brown appearance with a dissipating thin white head. Thick strong malt flavor, toasty, chocolate. Medium mouthfeel with a bit of carbonation. Short nice finish of chocolate and nutty malt.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rustbucket0873 (371) - Krikville, New York, USA - MAR 11, 2016
Pours brown almost see thru. No head. The aroma is coffee, caramel, sweet, little of chocolate. The flavor is swwet, malty, caramel, coffee and chocolate at the end, bit watery, wish had more body

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Breezy4life (35) - - FEB 22, 2016
Aroma has notes of malt and perhaps coffee, hints of chocolate and a bit of alcohol. Color is a nice dark brown. Malty with a nice sweetness. Light toffee and chocolate hints. Certainly possible to drink more than one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LetsGoState (788) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2016
Appearance is medium tan head and very deep brown. Aroma is sweet malts. Taste has some nice roasted malts. Overall solid.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (20694) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle in hotel room Orlando... Sweet toffee fruit malt nose.. Soft sweet fruits.. Soft toffee fruit.. Soft sweet toffee malts.. Burnt suger roast malts


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