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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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Frog King99 (51) - L.A., California, USA - MAY 7, 2000
One of the finest browns

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
iggynelix (132) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 4, 2009
mild nutty aroma of hints of brown sugar and cereal. lightly hopped with a more red than "deep amber" colour. mostly diminishing white head. thickness appropriate for a brown ale. initially slightly sweet finishing with a moderate bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsmerig (1494) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2010
Nice Malty aroma and flavor slightly offset by a bit of hops and ends with a pleasant smokey/roasted flavor. Very complex for a brown, well balanced and a good session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nate (4200) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2002
Hoppy aroma with a bit of malt. Red-brown color with small head that laces. Smooth carb with medium body. A bit nutty, slightly sweet start. Crisp, bitter finish and nutty after. Could be a bit more malty but very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hazmatt (363) - Virginia, USA - JUN 27, 2006
Draught @ ODBF. Dark color, off white head. Semi-opaque. Malty aroma, and flavor, roasted notes. A smooth drinking ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 31, 2010
Panorama Brewing Company--Wolaver’s Brown Ale--1998 12 oz. Bottle. 5.50% ABV. (4.0 / 5.0) Organic. Contract brewed at North Coast Brewing. Richer redder version of Pale Ale. Hoppy Amber and very tasty. Panorama Brewing Company--Wolaver’s Brown Ale--Mendocino Ukiah--2000 12 oz. Bottle. 5.50% ABV. (4.0 / 5.0) Organic. Clear thin brownish red color. Mild toasted floral hop spice citrus front. Mild toasted crisp fruit body with nice texture. Rich brown. Spicy hop end with lingering caramel notes. Sampled 12/27/2000. Otter Creek Brewing Company--Wolaver’s Brewing Company--Wolaver’s Brown Ale--Certified Organic--2003 12 oz. Bottle. 5.75% ABV. (4.5 / 5.0) Clear deep amber color. Lacy head. Mild toasted hop front. Thick creamy doughy light toasted rich caramel mild sweet chocolate fruit body. Clean malty mild spicy hop end. Bottled Conditioned sediment. Excellent Brown. Sampled 3/14/2004. Otter Creek Brewing Company--Wolaver’s Brewing Company--Wolaver’s Brown Ale--Certified Organic--2007 12 oz. Bottle. 5.75% ABV. 21 IBU’s. (4.5 / 5.0 ) Foamy rich tan lacy head. Clear bright thin dark ruby brown color. Mild toasted mellow chocolate rich hop front. Creamy smooth big dark wheat bread mild sweet cocoa malt body. Tangy malty hop spice end. Sampled 6/13/2007.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TAR (2687) - Marshall (Asheville area), North Carolina, USA - NOV 14, 2001
A full bodies brown with lots of dark malt accent and hoppy flavors. One of my favorite Brown ales in the states.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
aledrinkerLS (101) - New Brunswick, USA - NOV 30, 2001
Nice beer, lots of hops and nice malty presence. Solid american brown, much better than the rather tepid IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AceOfHearts (1374) - Mountain View, California, USA - AUG 8, 2002
This completes the Wolaver’s trio for me. Cloudy brown appearance, average head. Candy, caramel, sherry in the aroma - I found the smell quite attractive. I’d describe the flavor as having the same components of the aroma, but with some added sourness and bitterness that didn’t seem to mix well. I did get the cherry and black currant in the taste, and they were more than just a hint toward the finish. Unusual but not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrant (330) - New York, USA - OCT 4, 2007
Smells very hoppy for a brown. Strong notes of caramel. Pours a slightly hazy deep brown color with a small tan head. Strong notes of caramel and chocolate with a good amounts of hops thrown in. A very tasty brown. Certainly one ill look for again.

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