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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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.


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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerenberger (1478) - 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 (846) - 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 (4924) - 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 (11085) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4612) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
Tap at Serioz in Denver. Poured a hazy dark brown with a frothy off white head. The aroma is weak roasted malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a liqourice nutty palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3352) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2013
On draft Serioz pizza in Denver. Pours a clear cola brown with an ecru head. Nutty malt aroma. Flavors of roasted grains. Bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeerbitch (5) - - SEP 8, 2013 does not count
Can. Pours a dark brown with chestnut highlights on the edge of the glass. Milk chocolate and raisin, slight mocha in the aroma. Slightly sweet. Smooth roast flavor with chocolate and toffee, slightly herbal hops on the finish. Clean. Creamy body. First Ratebeer review. Cheers bitch.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rburrell89 (10) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - SEP 2, 2013
This brown pours a dark reddish brown color. Strong malt presence with coffee and chocolate aromas. Overall, a very well balanced and delicious brown ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
crajun (974) - , Texas, USA - SEP 1, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2014 RERATE 03/14 bumped from 3.8 this has graded out better than other browns avail. locally; new go to. aroma is as solid ad many porters/stouts - with roasted malts, chocolate. solid taste also!!! WELL done!!Aroma of toasted brown malts wow niiice aroma. Brown red pour. Taste is malty sweet well balanced with coffee. Finish has a little chocolate. DAMN good brown

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
swholub (20) - - AUG 28, 2013
Draft. Pours a deep mahogany brown/raisin red with a lasting off white head. The perfect amount of roastyness, chocolate notes, and body.


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