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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Offered from January 15-through May 1st. This ale has the perfect blend of caramel & chocolate malts, which creates a smooth, nutty palate with ample additions of Willamette hops for their spicy aromatics.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
smith4498 (3087) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Bottle from a trade with Gription79. Pours clear medium brown color with tan head. Toasted malt aroma with some bready yeast. Toasted malt flavor with some nuttiness. Light to.medium body with average carbonation. Thanks Dallas.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6299) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle:   Deep chestnut, moderate finely bubbled head, decent lacing.   Malty nose, rather nutty.   Certainly comes across as a Brown.   Low hop on the tongue, as expected, nice malt backing, a little nutty, slight hint of chocolate malt.   Falls off quickly, flavorwise.   Fairly clean, a little bit of earth on the finish.   Could be a bit bigger in body as it does seem on the lighter side.   Okay beer, but very mediocre.   Nothing to set it apart from others.   Wouldnt pass it down if offered, but wouldnt seek it out again.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (7107) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 1, 2011
12oz bottle pours a nice clear brown with copper hues and tan head. The aroma offers up a bit of esters and then some dusty nuttiness, nut shells, earthy malts and some roasted malts. The taste has a nice rich mix of roasted malts, nuttiness and a bit of earthy malts. It then picks up a brief poke of esteriness before it gets a dryer sensation with some astringent roasted malts. Interesting brown.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hoptimus_prime (73) - Utah, USA - MAR 28, 2011
12 oz..bottle. pours a see through brown, off head. nose is dry roast lightly sweet. taste is boneless roastiness, lightly nutty, carmel malt and semi-sweet. nothing to offend here, meh.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cballatore (15) - Phoenix, Alabama, USA - MAR 18, 2011
Smells mild and smooth with a nuttiness. Pours dark brown with average head. Smooth bittery drink with no standout flavors. Tastes like an amalgam of different nutty flavors and spices with no standout characters. Finish has a short bite. Not a huge fan, or critic.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 14, 2011
12oz Bottle. poured a clear reddish brown with a small diminishing amber head. Aromas of toasted malt, caramel and nuts. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of toasted malt, caramel and a hint of chocolate with a smooth finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
illidurit (2175) - Petaluma, California, USA - JAN 28, 2011
Pours a medium brown color with a fizzy tan head. Aroma is oversweet with cheap chocolate and a peanut butter note. Lightly roasty. Flavor is sweet too with chocolate and bready malts and a very nutty character. Finishes sticky with a roasted tinge and not much hoppiness. Thinnish, high carbonation, very average.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Taverner (1100) - San Ramon, California, USA - JAN 19, 2011
Meh - it’s a brown. What can you say about a brown ale? Just a little roasty, just a little toasty, just a little hoppy just a little sloppy. Malt is nice, sweet and flavorful.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ghawener (1472) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JAN 9, 2011
Bottle: Amber color, nice malty, toasty simple but good. Food Pairing: BBQ Ribs.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2311) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JAN 7, 2011
On draft at "A Bar Named Sue." Brown with ruby tones. Small head, dissipated quickly. Toasted malts interlaced with notes of caramel malt. Restrained bitterness. Fruity hop presence. Light in body, and mouthfeel. A great lil’ 4.)% brown ale.


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