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RATINGS: 485   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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An American brown ale brewed with loads of hops from start to finish (it’s hoppy and beautifully bitter). Amarillo hops in the boil provide a spicy citrusy bitterness. Saaz dry hops in the fermentor provide a refined flowery aroma. These hops are supported by a grain bill of seven varieties of malt.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (2100) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Bottle picked up in Augusta, GA. Pours a brown color with off white head. Nutty, roasty, malty aromas. Roasty, toffee, malty, nutty slight earthy flavors. Slight metallic flavors.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6457) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 15, 2013
Where and how: Bottle 355 ml Virginia Beach
Aroma chocolate, nutty, bit earthy with mild aromatic hop feel. Nice blend, soft finish. Very nice blend.
Appearance: presentable
Top: larger cap, solid lace on glass.
Base: fine haze on light brown.
Palate : medium plus carbonation, drier than expected.
Taste: nutty front , dark soil with some bitterness with weave in alcohol heat. Good.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
meshleman (27) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Hops overload. Vorbonation overload. Metallic and overly bitter finish. Not a tradional brown, but good gor hop heads.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (907) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Poured from a brown cold bottle. Reddish brown color, medium tan head, nice lacing. Bitter nutty smell. Watery Mineral initial taste, slight slight nutty, bitter taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
novice101 (308) - - JUL 30, 2013
Pours a copper color with little off white colored head. Nose is very malty lots of sweet goodness. Taste is a bit bitter to start, must be a lot more hops than I expected but it mellows off into a bit of sweet malt with the finish being kind of dry. Nothing too special, too much hops for a brown ale in my opinion

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeoHippie2 (991) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Dark brown pour with a small tan head. Aromas of malt and citrus/floral hops. Flavor is malty with some biscuit notes trying to come through but are almost drowned out by the hop character. Good brew, back off on the hops just a bit and it would be exceptional.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tympanic (168) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 14, 2013
12 oz. bottle. No head, cola brown body. Slightly fizzy; tree bark, earthy, slightly hoppy. Average.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jflopsu (542) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Pours a dark brown. Has a brown sugar and cocoa aroma. Taste starts strong with brown sugar and some roast that leaves a lingering bitter taste in the back of your mouth.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (3565) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with medium frothy tan head. The aroma is sweet roasted malt and caramel, Thin moutfeel with sweet roast, chocolate, and light bitterness in the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ron (2527) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Sweet roasted malt, nutty aroma. A bit dull smelling. Very nutty, roasted malt, some coffee especially on the back end. Pretty straightforward but good. Thanks for sharing JB.


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