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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Tommyknocker Brewery proudly presents LEGEND. This Olde Oaked Brown Ale commemorates 20 years of award-winning craftsmanship. LEGEND is brewed and aged with toasted Hungarian Oak, along with Crystal, Munich, Chocolate, and Rye malts. A selection of American hops enhances the full bodied old world flavor profile.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10917) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Copper colored pour with a small off-white head. Nose is caramel, maple syrup, and bread. Some oak, chocolate, a bit of vanilla, toast, and a hint of smoke. The flavor is fairly sweet and malty. Caramel, maple, chocolate, and toast. Light vanilla, charred oak, dark fruit, and some smoke.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
cheap (4054) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Small sample at bocktown and thatís all I needed. Strong ale indeed. Fading head. Darker yellah, maybe orange or mahogany, I guess, but I think not that dark. Slight volatile aroma. Stronger initial blast in the personality. Alky, warm on the palate. Slight medicinal palette, yeah, its american alright, some manners but not many.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zoucrew102 (523) - - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle. Nutty aroma with notes of caramel and a bit of chocolate as well as some oak. Pours dark brown tinged with ruby color with a thin tan head and no lacing. Rich, sweet caramel and chocolate malt to start. Finishes smooth with a nice nutty flavor as well as a bit of oak. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nate (3727) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 21, 2014
On tap at Twisted Jimmys. Light sweet malty aroma with hints of oak and cherry skins. Mild caramel, cocoa, soap. Dark ruby brown clear with thin head. Medium-heavy body with medium-light carbonation. Starts sweet with alcohol, cherry, tannins, and salty quality. Light cocoa finish and back of my tongue feels like I just finished a cherry Sucrets lozenge. Not much oak presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (4398) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Pours mahogany into a Trappist glass. Vanilla head with medium retention recedes to hug rim. Caramel aromas. Thick and sweet with vanilla and caramel front to back. Warm lasting toffee and bourbon finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillWyce (723) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Pours hazy chestnut brown with a small, thin tan head that was gone quickly. Aroma of nutty malt with a notable woody note. Full body, just a touch syrupy, with a light astringency in the finish. Nutty malt flavor with a woody note, as well as some cocoa at the back.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LinusStick (2854) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2014
A nice barrel aged beer. Forgot what oak aged (without bourbon etc) beers tasted like. Nice strong woody aroma with nut, toffee and caramel. A little weak but decent. Pour was a nice dark brown with a one finger off white head. Taste was a nice mix of caramel malt, toffee and oak. Almost tastes like my mouth may have splinters in it itís so woody. Mild carbonation. Hides alochol dangerously well. Good beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlbeer (779) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Tap. Brown pour with off white head. Smells of dark malts and sweetness. Tastes of the same. A little thin but not bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jesterdeal (1887) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle from Wineworks. Aroma is mostly oak with notes of maple candy, garbage, and caramel. Pours dark dull brown with a medium bubbly white head. Taste is oak forward, chocolate, rotten oranges, and maple syrup. Overly sweet and the oak flavoring is just off-putting. This was a miss.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4346) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2014
This one poured a reddish brown color with a beige head. Aroma was of green hops, caramel, maple and toast. Flavor was similar, a typical ASA< but well balanced between hops and malt, maple is there and alcohol is hidden well. Pretty solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kramer (4945) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear dark brown body with a minimal fizzy off-white head that quickly receded to a thin ring. The nose is pretty big and intense, lots of caramel and nutty maltiness with a little light roast and an almost coffee like note. The oak is fairly light on the aroma, but thereís a touch of it, and it seems to work pretty well with the nutty qualities and the slight bit of alcohol. The flavor isnít as wonderful as I was expecting from the nose. Itís decent though, lots of sweet toasty, caramel, and nutty maltiness up front. Finishes with just a hint of oakiness and some minimal alcohol. This actually gets a bit better as it warms up from cellar temp, getting a little more nutty and showing some coffee notes. Medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation and a long lingering finish. Pretty decent beer.

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