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Trailhead Missouri Brown Dark Ale
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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Five malts create the well-rounded caramel and coffee flavors in our version of this ale.


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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
gregwilsonstl (1104) - Missouri, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Very dark brown. Nice tan head. Surprisingly creamy. Slight roasting. I was expected at least a hint of nut. Pretty bland, but ok


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
voyageurmike (40) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Watery, better than their stout at least. Poured at the brewpub in a pint glass. Dark reddish brown with moderate tan head. Abrupt bitter finish. Bartender said this was his favorite Trailhead offering, and it is ok when paired with food. Not a beer I would seek out otherwise.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2340) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JAN 9, 2014
1/9/2014. On tap at the brewpub. Dark brown with a tan head. Malty and nutty aromas with light caramel.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BOSSbrewer (1683) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 29, 2013
On tap at Trailhead Brewing Co. Pours a fairly dark brown. Thin tan head. Aroma is slight roast and a good bit is caramel. Flavor is caramel and some chocolate. Decent beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2196) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Draft sampler pours brown with a tan head. Aroma of malts and nutty. Taste is malts, coffee and a hint of nuttiness . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
csaso (1413) - Missouri, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Tap - good size foamy head, dark brown color, sweet malty aroma and flavor, mild nutty coffee flavor - nothing special

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Cerealkiller (3) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 16, 2012 does not count
This beer has a sort of coffee note to it with a nice after taste. It goes really well with their sausage platter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (6608) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2012
Draft at the brewpub in a sampler. Pours a dark, clear cola brown color with a small tan head that leaves some trailing lace. Notes of caramel, brown sugar, toasted nuts, syrup, and mild coffee. Really sweet for a brown ale. Light-medium bodied, with a syrupy mouthfeel and mild carbonation. Just too sweet for me.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
satan165 (1020) - River Grove, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2011
aroma is good fudge tempered with peanuts or other salty ilk as backdrop. appearance is opaque RIS levels with reducing head, leaving film and substantial ring. flavor is metallic fudge up front followed by more peanuts and fleeting notes of dark raspberries or grapes. the third try for this brewer finally gives a drinkable mouthfeel - low carb but full enough, especially for style to reduce gag reflex.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 1, 2011
Tasted 3/31/11. Sampler from the Brewpub. Dark yet filtered with a brainy ring of tan head. Nice layering on the head. Aromas of mild coffee and fudge, toast and subtle maple. Medium bodied, rounded and mild on the effervescence, but has a good amount of flavor and complexity. Toasty fudge flavors with a touch of dark fruit and maple syrup. A nice subtle cocoa note. A noticeable, yet tamed coffee acidity. Nice cloying finish. I like it!


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