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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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4350) - 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 (3260) - 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 (960) - , 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
niday2288 (115) - - AUG 4, 2013
Nice malty nose and dark brown pour. Flavor is nice with great malt overtones and hop balance. Mouthfeel is light medium. Overall very nice brown ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tozac (19) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Good head, not very dark, very translucent. Smells great, taste is good too, nothing amazing but a solid brown.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3318) - Branson, Missouri, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Can; poured a dark cola brown. Nuts, caramel and hint of coffee in the aroma. Roasted and nutty notes in the flavor. Good

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexandersh (196) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Can; darkish brown color. Aroma was nutty and caramel. Strong for the style. Nutty


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