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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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This is a true brown, not only because if its color but because of its stringent adherence to the style guidelines; a real beer connoisseurs dream. The hop flavor and aroma is adequately full and assists the roasted malt flavors that are perceived on the palate. There is limited fruitiness and the body is appropriate.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30906) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 26, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden deep amber to brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and breadish. Thick malty, liqourice to breadish dark roasted. Bitter and towards light herbal finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29217) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 26, 2013
Bottled. A red-brown beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and nuts. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, wet hay, and chocolate, leading to a dry finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20649) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 27, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Hazy red-brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel with notes of nuts and hops. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, bread, hops and grapefruits. Hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10744) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 7, 2012
The pour is brown in color with a khaki head. Starts off with sweet toffee and toasted malt, a light nuttiness as well. There’s a mild roasted malt aroma and a hint of metal. Sweet caramel and toffee are the primary flavors of the beer, but there’s a bit of nuttiness, roast, and chocolate. Light metallic notes on the palate as well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (8970) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle @ Brad’s house. Pours a touch hazy, reddish brown appearance with a light brown head. Mild coffee, cocoa, vanilla, a touch nutty aroma. Chewy, nutty, Baby Ruth bar, chocolate, a bit earthy flavor. Not bad.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
arminjewell (6156) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - MAR 22, 2012
Pour on tap at Winterfest 2012, slightly hazy brown with slight off white head, aroma brought some mineral, hints of nuts and biscuit, touch of caramel, but not much else going on in this. Taste was very similarly watery, with a hint of caramel and nutty notes, maybe a touch of grass in there but very clean, sweet finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (6081) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 17, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Sampled at St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. Brown/amber pour with a white head. Caramel malt and nut. Overall a bit bland/mild. Just okay.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5806) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2012
the label is too funny! .. pours a deep brown .. mild foam, lacing is good .. . light roast, bark, and dark bran flakes .. . a mild simple sipper brown .. good stuff .. .. my new favourite beer label .. . http://www.thirdstreetbrewhouse.com/wp-content/upl

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skyview (5172) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Sampled from 12-oz bottle supplied by distributor. Pours a semi-clear dark brown colored ale with a fast dissolving off-white head that dissipates to a thin ring and some spotty lacing. Aroma of roasted dark malts, a hint of chocolate, slight roasted nuts and plenty of floral hops. Taste is medium bodied, smooth, with some mild bitterness. Finish is semi-sweet, plenty of roasted dark malts, a short lived mild bitterness followed by some roasted nut aftertaste. The official released version is definitely better than the early sampled version during the Minnesota Winterfest earlier in the year.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badgerben (4392) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 4, 2012
Minnesota Winterfest 2012. Brown color with a medium head. Very faint nutty aroma and flavor. Subdued.


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