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RATINGS: 363   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Deep amber ale with rich and smooth flavor. Malty undertones of vanilla and caramel are kept in check with the addition of magnum, golding and fuggles hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhatB420 (837) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - APR 5, 2013
12oz into a pint. Pour is an average slide of brown and mild mocha. No real substantial carbination, flat at most times. Brown ale body does not present itself consistently, leading to more of a flat brew. head is receding and bland. Taste is medi oaker and dull, but can and does resemble a fine finishing brown at the beginning with its sweet malt and brown sugar additions. the price of the 12 pack was good though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Marheb (4743) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 9, 2013
(On tap farmhouse tap n’ grill): Ennuyeux, peu malté, peu houblonné, croustillante et sans saveur sinon une légère brise florale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VALIS (229) - Nashua, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 28, 2013
Nice amber color, small head, light lacing. Sweet smell of caramel. Tastes on the light side, a little more robust than some brown ales but less so than the great ones. Not bad but probably wouldn’t buy again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
beerscout (298) - New Windsor, New York, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Bottle. Deep amber color. Thin head. Aroma of floral hops, cherry, and bready malts. Tart palate, very bitter and sour for a brown or amber ale. Some hops character, vague spicy cherry and brown sugar, and some bitter malts. Just hit me like a brick, but not in a good way.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cakes (411) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2012
12 oz Bottle. Pours hazy, brown-amber with thin off white foam. Good complex aromas of caramel, nut, and light fruit. creamy and rater thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
idedek (157) - USA - SEP 8, 2012
the aroma is solid with caramel, hints of vanilla and a richness. the flavor doesn’t match the nose a mild caramel flavor and light hops. though very little and it’s very mild. the finish is way to hoppy for a brown and leaves a odd sweetness not very nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ausomeawestin (151) - Maryland, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Aroma of yeasty hops. Tastes of fruity hops with caramel malt. Tangy hops notes.  Palate is medium bodied. Overall, pretty good, a hoppy beer for the brown ale style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
puboflyons (3054) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 8, 2012
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle stamped: 3295051712. It looks like a brown should with its deep amber pour and lingering but smallish head. The aroma is rather weak with a little malt and a little hop but nothing outdoes the other. The body is medium and creamy. The taste tends to favor a clean, crisp hoppy character but it is also a tad astringent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HardingG (76) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Pretty good. A touch too hoppy - I’d prefer it to be smoother. Aroma was average and didn’t grab me - Appearance was great. Nice lasting head with plenty of lacing. In taste I noted the vanilla, but I also caught the over abundant hops which detracted from the overall and the palate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (3962) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 28, 2012
Clear medium amber with a ring head and spotty lacing. A Traditional ale with more caramel malt at the beginning, more hop balance at the finish. Works well enough to have again, but certainly not a memorable brew.

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