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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 (1379) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3704) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eRock_2013 (274) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Sweetwater succeeds again with one of the better brown ales I've ever had, currently enjoying this on tap at their draft house in the ATL airport. Was served pleasantly exceedingly fresh, smells strong of chocolate and caramel malts with some fuggle hop earthiness. Appetizing copper-brown appearance with white head. Very smooth and drinkable, features subtle hops and cocoa/caramel maltiness, and finishes clean and refreshing. Pleasant chocolatey aftertaste, highly recommended! I will be buying this again!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kyle77 (9) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 9, 2014 does not count
From site: 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, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2488) - Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Draft at the Brewpub. Clear brown pour with an off white head. Mild nutty aromas. Nice lightly toasted malt notes with pleasant nutty/earthy hints. Good body and mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (4074) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Fresh split wood nose,moderate strength, but singulalry woody. Clear ruby brown, medium tan head.Wood, sweet malt, maple syrup, mulberry..Medium body, somewhat fizzy. Southern English brown, sweet malt, low hop presence.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ttroha (342) - Americus, Georgia, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Tap at Sweetwater Brewery. Pours brown with white head. Aroma of caramel and sweet cherries. Taste of malt, caramel and sweetness. Very good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (3234) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Draft pour. Pours a fear brown with a beige head of foam. Roasty sweet aroma and taste. Light body. Low to medium carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (789) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Mild aroma of malt, good looking beer with a short lasting white well laced head, dark brown color. Taste of malt with a watery metallic finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bork (334) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Mild and pleasant brown with a slightly overboard cherry sweetness and a light caramel malt bitterness. Smooth and comfortable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricyclist (838) - Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Sample pour of moderate brown with light khaki head. Nose is moderate sweet malt and caramel mostly. Some nuttiness but not a ton. Flavor is lightly zesty caramel and sweet malt. Not a ton of hop presence but what is there is just light citrus. Really drinkable and fairly enjoyable


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