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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - DEC 27, 2007
12 oz. bottle from Plaza Liquor - Pours a dark brown color with a one finger thick off white head Light spotty lacing. Aroma is nutty and caramel malt. Flavor is nutty, caramel malt, and a touch of chocolate. Palate is dry. Light to medium body. Has a lingering malt aftertaste. A decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DoubleBubble (107) - Mescal Lakes (wherever that is), Arizona, USA - DEC 27, 2007
Pours a deep brown, with a decent tan head that disappears very quickly. Nice lacing. Aromas of nutty carmel malts. Flavor is not as nutty, or carmel tasting as the smell. Dry roasty aftertaste. Light body beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - DEC 6, 2007
Pours dark brown with hues of burgundy. A modest head dissappears fast leaving only a faint trace of lace. Faint aromas of roasted cocoa. Medium nectar with ample residual effers creating a cottony soft texture. First notice is a moderate roast component and flavors of dark chocolate, coffee bean. Good balance and mildly hopped. The finish is bittered nicely and has a defined nutty twitch. A good brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (3719) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 23, 2007
Draft jar, MacCools. Nice creamy head on hershey bar brown ale. Light hop aroma. Smoky, dry flavor and finish. Pretty good, maybe needs more body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - NOV 20, 2006
12 oz bottle. Part of a Wasatch variety pack. I enjoy this more than most widely available brown ales. Nutty malt aroma. Flavor is light hops, malt and chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (9802) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 5, 2006
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small diminishing amber head. Aromas of toasted malt, carmel and nuts. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of toasted malt, carmel and a hint of chocolate with a smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
biz82 (1328) - austin, Texas, USA - FEB 3, 2005
On cask. Clear and medium brown in color. Creamy head with good lacing and little carbonation. Toasted malt and caramel aroma. Light in body with a quick finish. Kind of watery with a strange bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianXXX (6) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 2, 2004 does not count
weak aroma. tis indeed rather nutty, taste the chocolate, i would say from the tatse they used some weak chocolate. but does leave you wanting just a little bit more after each sip.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 7, 2004
Like many of their beers, this is not well balanced. The malts overpower the hops, and leave you with a strange, choclate-hop taste. Little aroma. Decent mid-brown color. Could not even finish my sample.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - APR 10, 2003
weak nose. very nutty, mild chocolate. well rounded malt body, lightly hopped, covered up its light 3.2 body very well. a good brown

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