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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   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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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
Andrew196 (1405) - Katy, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2016 Color of Cola, wispy light beige head, lace. Aroma of coffee, cocoa, vanilla bean, the hintiest hint of booze. Lots of crisp roastiness, sweat tea leaf notes, tobacco. Run of the mill brown...decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CloakedDagger (1877) - - JUN 1, 2016
Can 35,5 cl. Pours a clear, nutty brown with a creamy, beige head. Subtle roasty nose, nutty as well. Rich, malty body, caramel, nuts and again roastiness. Subtle late hops. Easygoing. 010616

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sammer (1118) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Brown pour from can. Taste is creamy malt, grain, hops, sugar, hay and booze. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (9755) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 9, 2016
On tap at Anvil. Pours a dark brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is roast, cocoa, english yeast. Medium mouth, rich malt, roast, cocoa, bitter finish, good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maley1 (1116) - Calgary, CANADA - FEB 8, 2016
Dark brown pour with small tan head. Aroma of malts, caramel, slight fruitiness and faint hops. Taste of malts, hint of roasted coffee, caramel and slight hops on the finish. Medium bodied, medium carbonation, perfectly balanced, nice flavours, all around solid great brown ale!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3787) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JAN 6, 2016
Can while Facetiming with the kids and overlooking the dark, sleety nothingness of Tooele. Very nice dark brown pour with a foamy tan head that lasts. Good aroma of coffee, caramel malt, brown sugar and chocolate. Bold, rich flavor with dark, almost burnt malt and espresso; the flavors linger nicely. Very nice for a category that often gets boring. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (1895) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 5, 2015
12 oz. can, at the Principal’s office at the Ivywild School. Pours a cloudy brown, with a big, frothy, tan head. Tons of lacing. The nose is lots of bread, molasses, some light earthiness, and some floral and pine hops. Sweet and bready, with a nice touch of hop bitterness that makes for a balanced flavor. Medium to heavy body, grainy, syrupy, and creamy. This is a very well done brown ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogre71 (300) - Utah, USA - NOV 21, 2015
For a brown ale this one is okay good malty flavor not bitter not to sweet easy to drink smooth.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Bitter. Not a bad aroma, but a bit on r charred side. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Lawdog04051 (7) - Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2015 does not count
Smooth beer not to hoppy really enjoyed it because of the smoothness. Lasting finish which doesn't leave you feeling like an IPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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