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Sure the British introduced the Brown Ale way back in 17th century. It was light brown and sweet, and brewed exclusively with brown malt. Brewer Chad Pieper decided that this was a good foundation, but as Americans do, the style needed to be Americanized. It needed to be roasted, and malty, and it needed to be a little more bitter than the style that was an English second cousin to the mild ale.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (2574) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Can from cthomas2390. Appearance - dark brown and opaque. Decent lace on the head. Nose - hazelnuts and sweet malt. Some roastiness. Taste - more of the same - chocolate coming through a bit on the taste. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly elegant finish. Overall - a good example of a brown ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6019) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Canned, reddish brown with soapy tan foam, roast coffee aroma, nutty caramel roast flavor, good brown

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jerm719 (110) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Medium body, lightly roasted coffee, hazelnut.. Mild. Medium finish. Mild earthy hops lingers

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
foyle (237) - Wyoming, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Appearance: pours a thick beige head which slowly recedes with plenty of lacing. Color is a deep reddish-brown. No noticeable streaming carbonation. Aroma: dark roasted barley malt, cocoa, rich bread dough, and some herbal hops. Mouthfeel: medium bodied, somewhat oily mouthfeel, with a drying finish. Flavor: molasses, coffee, cocoa, plenty of robust barley malt. some hops near the finish, and some warming alcohol lingers. Overall: well done example of an American Brown Ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Sampled in a six pack of cans in Boulder. A really nice highly malt heavy brew. The appearance is nice and clear and the flavor is nice. Well made brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (2186) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2013
12 oz can from Evergreen Discount into my NBB globe. Deep, dark brown appearance with a lasting tan head that laces the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, earthy hops, chocolate, coffee, bread, caramel and brown sugar. Similar flavor, bitter and sweet, nice balance. Medium to full body with a soft, creamy feel and a lingering finish. A nicely done American brown ale.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerenberger (1447) - Fischer, Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Strong aromas of roasted malts, nuts, and coffee dominate the nose. Pours a dark cola brown with a rapidly dissapating off-white head providing moderate lacing. The taste is as flavorful as the nose was aromatic. Roasted malts, nuts, dark roasted coffee bitterness, with grain/bread notes appearing in the finish. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, this is an excellant and rewarding American Brown Ale. Will buy again. well done Upslope.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UncleKorm (815) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Can poured a clear dark brown hue w/ large frothy slowly diminishing tan head. Moderate roasty and hoppy aromas. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are roasted malt, brown sugar, and light roast coffee. Medium bodied, lively carbonation, and creamy mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (4689) - Utah, USA - OCT 18, 2013
12oz can picked up at Wilburs
Pours clear brown with a small beige head and spotty lacing. Aroma of toasted malts and nutty. Taste is roasty, nutty, sweet caramel with a mild bitterness in the finish
A nice brown ale

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10935) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
On tap @ Upslope. Brown in color with a khaki head. Really nutty, roasty, and toasty aroma. Sweet bread, some toffee, earth, and a hint of coffee. Kind of nutty flavor. Roast, toast, and earth. Some toffee, a bit of coffee, chocolate, and light bitterness.


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