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Tenaya Creek Calico Brown Ale



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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Our "Brown Ale" is a malty brown ale with dark amber hues. There’s a velvety smooth body with a light bitter finish from our friend the Chinook hop. We’ve struck a balance to the bitterness with a hint of spiciness while using Tettang hops to give this ale a pleasurable aroma. We live in Las Vegas and enjoy the surrounding area of Red Rock Canyon. Do yourself a favor: Get back to nature. Get a beer. Enjoy it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thb (735) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 16, 2015
Mostly clear light brown/deep red. Plenty head-y. Aroma is very nutty, with chicory, some fruits. Taste is quite sweet. Some bitterness part way through that fades by the finish. A little cloying. Creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darkmagus82 (1898) - - SEP 16, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 6-25-13- Poured from bomber into a pint glass Appearance- The beer pours a copper-brown color with a big off white head. The head has a great level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a light level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell- The aroma is a mix of roasted malt with some aromas of nut, dark fruit, and coffee. Along with these more roasted aromas are some smells of caramel and toffee as well as a little bit of an earthy hop smell. Taste-The taste begins with a sweet caramel and lightly fruity flavor with a nice roasted malt backbone. Coffee and some nutty flavors are present upfront and continue on till the taste ends. Along with these flavors comes some lighter hop flavors of an earthy nature more toward the middle to the end of the taste. The coffee flavor intensifies a bit more toward the end of the taste, leaving one with a moderately sweet but nicely roasted flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel –The body of the brew is on the slightly thicker and creamier for the only 5.6 % abv of the brew with a carbonation level that is on the more average to slightly below average side. Both are great for the style and the roasted flavors of the brew, giving it a nice mouth coating feel. Overall – A very tasty brown ale that is quite smooth and tasty with a good balanced flavor profile.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oldschool_Mike (126) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 5, 2014
Poured into pint glass. Looks fantastic very dark amber red colour. Taste is alright maybe I'm just not used to American brown ales. A bit to much hoppyness? All in all a pretty good beer. I'd definitely drink it again. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillRunForBeer (1002) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Comped draft pour at the Video Poker bar in El Cortez. Orange brown with a big beige head. Aroma honey, amber malt. Flavor is caramel, malty, slight mineral. Newcastle-esque.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (14189) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Draft at the source 12/19/13. Hazy dark brown color, medium beige head. Aroma of earthy cocoa on a background of dark sweet fruit. Taste is earthy and nutty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (896) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Draft pour. Pours dark with a very sugar sweet and malty aroma. On the sweeter side too on the flavor with a nutty finish. Some hints of chocolate too. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5168) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2014 Sampled on draft this beer poured a caramel-brown color with a medium sized foamy white head that faded and left good lacing. The aroma was dryish wood, nut, a hint of cherry and caramel. The flavor was wood, tobacco and hint of blended scotch. Medium length finish. Medium body and fairly smooth. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ghawener (1480) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle @ Cangrejera Father´s Day: Malty, sweet nose, straightforward Brown Ale. Food Pairing: BBQ Chicken.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2023) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 10, 2014
Pours a nice light coffee brown with fluffy off white head. Aromas and flavors are pretty standard for a brown ale. Light roasted malts with some light coffee and chocolate notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Draft at brewery, brown/copper pour with a small tan head. Aroma is nutty, taste is slightly sweet malts with caramel, toasted nuts, roast light toffee and light hops. Body is light-medium with a soft, lively carbonation. Finishes slightly sweet and some with more nutty flavors.

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