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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Stodgy is old-fashioned unduly formal and traditional, robust in food. So-old its seen again with fresh eyes as new again. This German beer style is much older and traditional than even Lagers. What all beers must have tasted like before modern times. Its character is a hybrid of ale, lagers a pleasant match of the best of both styles. Great Everyday brown Alt, like so many from the Ruhr valley. Hopped aggressively like a pale ale, brown in color.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (3680) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Draft sampler pours hazy brown with a off white head. Aroma of malts, grains and a little bitterness. Taste is sweet malts

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2015
4oz on tap at the taproom. Clear amber red color. Thin off-white ring of head. Splotches and dots of lace. Caramel malt, toastiness, some chocolate, mild spiciness. Mild nuttiness, some hazelnut. Tasty and complex. Moderate sweet taste. Lighter bitterness. Medium-plus body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. Lightly slick. A solid brown / altbier.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Panzuriel (1962) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2014
On tap at Zauber Taproom on 4/10. Stodgy Brown is a medium to darker brown murky beer with a thin head of light brown. nose is a bit nutty and malty. taste is medium hops with a very nice underlying malt body. good dense texture. a nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsquire (4167) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Sampled at the ’12 Columbe Microbrew Festival. Deep amber color with a sticky, frothy ivory colored head. Nose of raw wet malted grain. Caramel and brown sugar sweetness with grainy bread, iced tea, and some grassy hops. Not really what I think of as a brown ale but an okay beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13612) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Draft sample. Poured clear brown color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate roasted malt and earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (7027) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2012
Growler shared by a friend. Clear copper/brown pour with a medium beige head. Malty nose with slight fruity esters, caramel and floral hops. Malty and caramelly flavor with light soft fruit and an earthy floral hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11614) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2012
Sample from growler. The beer is a clear brownish-amber color with a medium light beige head that dissipates steadily to a film. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of bready malt and hops. Light body with a roasty malt character and notes of mildly bitter herbal hops and caramel. The finish is moderately bitter hops up front with a malty aftertaste. Above average overall.

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