on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2013
12oz can poured into glass. Brown ale out of a can... I’m in. Nice nutty aroma with hints of malts and slight hops. Tasty and definitely worth a chance if it’s in your area.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (2438) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2013
Can at Illegal Pete’s. Brown color, beige head. Bittersweet taste with chocolate, nuts, caramel and coffee. Bittersweet finish with chocolate and nuts. Very nice brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2396) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 2, 2010
Tootsie roll chocolatey aroma. Dark brown color. A chewy chocolatey flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2391) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Suitably brown. Malty, a little nutty, a little resinous. I may have to drink a couple more of these.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Sampled this 2012 GABF medalist after the awards. Solid malty and clean taste. Interested me enough to want to buy a can. Not too sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slipstream (2276) - USA - MAY 2, 2015
Thanks to my cousin. Malty brown brew, pretty much what one would expect. Well balanced and flavorful, leans toward dry for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2274) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Clear dar red-brown with foamy khaki head. Pretty heavily lacing. Aroma of tahini, peanut oil, toast, and smoke. Tastes toasty and a little nutty. Medium bodied and somewhat dry. Solid brown.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (2126) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUL 22, 2015
Can. This is a nice malty brew with a simple profile that goes well with almost anything.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
That1Guy (2101) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - APR 27, 2014
12 oz can (excellent) pours a clear, reddish brown with an off-white head. The first thing I smell is DMS, but getting past that, there is some roast, coffee, biscuit, and diacetyl. Flavor is somewhat sweet, got some corn, bit of roast, and popcorn jelly belly. Drinkable enough, but could use a little work.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RSRIZZO (1905) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUL 23, 2011
12oz can poured into a Dimpled mug at 43°. Color is a nice dark brown with good carbonation and a tight tan head. Aroma is a deep scent of roasted malt with a light spicy hop note in back. Medium body that gives a creamy mouth feel. Flavor is rich with a bold roasted malt flavor, just a hint of coffee and a light sweet toffee taste, then a mellow bitterness tops it off. In the after taste the smooth roasted flavors slide back and let the bitterness show a little more with a nice spicy hop flavor. Overall its another great brew from these guys, looking forward to try more brews from them.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3 4  5  6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50