Walnut Brewery Old Elk Brown Ale
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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Medium body, strong malty flavor, fine dry finish. A classic brown ale. Steaks and ribs are the best choices for our hearty, big-bodied Old Elk Brown Ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ernest (7164) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 11, 2002
Head is initially small, creamy, off-white, fully diminishing. Body is medium orange-brown. Aroma is lightly malty (cookie, caramel), lightly hoppy (flowers, citrus - grapefruit), lightly yeasty (dough), with a banana note. Flavor is lightly sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (6671) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Clear dark nutty amber. Nose is nutty and cocoa-biscuity. Flavor is dry yet sweet with some toasted cocoa and nutty toffee. Dry biscuity finish with an aftertaste of dry cocoa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
caesar (6364) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2008
Tap @ brewpub. Clear brown color, short head. Some caramel, some chocolat. Ok bitter taste. Bit boring, but ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5396) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 23, 2015
Sampled at the brewery, 11/23/15. Light brown orange color. Mostly clear, beige head. Malty aroma, nuts, toast, and toffee. Earthy hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 11, 2010
Pours a medium brown thin head. Aroma is nutty, toast,light burnt malts, flowery and citrus hops. Flavor is nutty toast, a bit thin overall- nothing bad, just boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2007
Tap @ Walnut: Poured a clear golden brown color with an off-white head. Sweet caramel malt aroma with some fruity notes. Toasty caramel malt flavor. Sweet chocolate. medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (4301) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Draft at the brewpub. Pours clear reddish copper with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like roasted malt, nutty, burnt toast. Light body and medium carbonation. Smells like nutty malt, burnt toast, roasted, and earthy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cavie (4195) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2009
Deep reddish orange. Fair amount of citrus. A smooth brown. Nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
patrick767 (3918) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 6, 2008
tap at the brewpub - Pours dark brown with a mild caramel malt aroma. As expected the flavor is also dominated by the caramel malts. That’s usually what brown ales are all about. There’s minimal hops presence here. It’s light bodied and really uninspiring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steve_0 (3740) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 9, 2013
On tap at Walnut brewpub. Pour is slightly hazy amber/brown a small tan head and decent lacing. Roasty, bready, a touch of vanilla, cocoa, nutmeg, cinnamon, and bread in the aroma. Taste is roasty, slightly grainy, cocoa, graham crackers, grassy, bready, and earthy with a roasty bitter finish. Full mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Not a bad brown.

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