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RATINGS: 1229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
This beautiful, deep russet brew has the sweet and somewhat nutty character of Adam Avery's late (1992-2002) Chocolate Lab, for which it is named. Crystal and chocolate malts give this beer a brown sugar maltiness with hints of vanilla and nuts, while subtle hopping gives it an overall drinkability that's second to none, just like Ellie!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hanuta06 (469) - Washington, USA - DEC 18, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2015 Serving: from tap at Smoking Monkey Pizza. Aroma: light malt. Appearance: small, creamy, light-brown head with good lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Clear, dark-red/brown body. Taste: lightly acidic initial flavor and lightly sweet and roasty finish with average duration. Palate: medium body with watery texture and lively carbonation. Overall: good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarageBrewer80 (489) - SWEDEN - APR 26, 2017
Burk frn SB. Klar, mrkbrun kulr med smutsvit skumkrona. Doft av karamell, brd, ntter och knck. Vattnig, ltt st och torr kropp. Blaskig och lite metallisk munknsla. Ltt smak av karamell, knck, rostade ntter och kaffe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (7231) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 21, 2017
355ml bottle. Clear, dark mahogany colour with ruby glimmer and small, thick, creamy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, beige head. Toasty, nuttily malty aroma, hints of Brazil nut, nougat, milk chocolate, a cautious fruity hoppy touch of red berries. Taste is slightly sweet, toasty, nuttily malty, hints of hazelnut, Brazil nut, a touch of vanilla and red berries. I can see the quality but still not really chum up with the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EerieDrinks (133) - Malm, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2017
Almost no head at all. Dark brown coloured beer. Aroma is dark chocolate, liqourice, raisins and nutty. Hints of brown sug ar and vanilla. Pleasant but a bit weak! Taste is slightly bitter coffee, dark chocolate and nuts. A lot more simple than the aroma. Even weaker than the aroma. A bit watery but very drinkable! Overall: First brown ale Ive ever had and only tried it because I heard good things about this one, so not really sure how to rate it. Actually not dissappointed because I can totally see myself pairing this with a suitable meal. Like the idea of a drinkable dark ale. A bit too weak like I said above but I think that adds to the food-pairing potential.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arsol (1109) - NORWAY - MAR 18, 2017
Mrk brun rd farge med lyst beige skum. Lukter mildt av kaffe og vanilje. Smaker stlig, vanilje. Mild stlig avslutning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (8692) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2017
Can from Systembolaget. Dark brown with a medium slightly tan head. Aroma of light roasted malt, nuts, caramel and some chocolate. Similar taste, also with coffee. Fairly soft and easy to drink. A decent one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
alkolas510 (1344) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2017
Rd/brun med smutsvit skum. Doftar och smakar mycket karamellmalt och ganska st.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TEJA (2941) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2017
Can from Systembolaget, Sweden. Big and lasting beige head. Clear solid red brown color. Mild roasted malty and nutty aroma. Fine light caramell and nut taste with a low bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
7stern (631) - Bromma, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2017
Dark brown, clear, lasting laces. Aroma of brown sugar and candy. Malty and roasted taste. Blended sweetness and bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
elosop (387) - SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2017 Mrkt mahognyrd med fint mrkbeigt skum. Doftar karamell, malt och lite sirap. Smaken mellanfyllig med maltstma, kaffe, choklad och lite torkad frukt. Eftersmaken hyggligt lng, st och lite brnda toner. God.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christos (5469) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - FEB 12, 2017
(Avery Ellies Brown Ale) Can 355ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 5.5% Dark brown colour on the body, clear, with a small but thick beige head on top, good retention. Aroma of toasted malts, caramel, toffee, hints of hops. Taste also of caramel, toffee, light chocolate, hints of coffee, hazelnut. Medium body, good carbonation. Nice one.

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