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RATINGS: 420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
steez (30) - Georgia, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Brownies and coffee. First sip out seemed watered and young. I say young simply because of a lack of depth. Initial aroma out of the bottle was a bit funky like some cut weeds or grass in a place you’ve never been. Foreign type of smell. All and all not too bad. You could put a few away.


3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Westchesterco (1430) - mclean, Virginia, USA - AUG 3, 2015
From bottle it is a clear dark amber color with a tan head. The Aroma is of nutty and it has a thin ale flavor that had a sweet fruity finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (4612) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 3, 2015
From a 12 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a clear cola brown with a thick tan head. Aroma of roasted nuts. Flavors of dank earthy fruit. Crisp finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (3117) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Served in a pint glass at a Sweetwater-sponsored charity event.(from notes). A - Dark brown with a reddish-orange tint; transparent but with a slight haze. Aroma: plenty of toasted malt. Nutty with a hint of molasses. Taste: a nice medium roasted malt. A very subtle spicy hop note. Sweet but appropriate for style. Nice malty aftertaste. M - medium body; good carbonation; smooth O - excellent for style

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Paigeturner (98) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Nutty aroma clear brown pour tan head. Nutty light toast muffin flavor. Nice tight bubbles. Enjoyable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bcoble003 (271) - Aiea, Hawaii, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Almost a nutty taste with coffee as the finisher. This brew is alright. This is just a filler now. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Knilas (25) - Sidney, Ohio, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Bottle. Nice light brown color, but not much else stands out for me. Just your average pour, imo.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joecon (23) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Very smooth! Light for a brown. A hint of hippiness from the first sip or two. Tasty! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (8682) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2015
2oz on tap at Ei8ht Ball. Mostly clear amber brown color. Good thin off-white head. Nutty nose, touch of dark fruit, a little vanilla. Toasty in the flavor. Medium body. Smooth, kind of creamy lighter carbonation. Very light dry finish. Some chocolate. Light to moderate sweet taste, light bitter, satisfyingly dry finish. A pretty solid english-style brown.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
csaso (1721) - Missouri, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Tap - big khaki color foam head, very dark Amber/brown color, big bready malty aroma and flavor with some mild nuts, mild hop balance, very good overall

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (2085) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. This is a really malty and thick brown that is quite sweet. I like this style a little thinner and easier drinking.


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