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RATINGS: 1342   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A smooth, toasty brown ale, Best Brown Ale is a mainstay in our fall & winter lineup. With hints of caramel and cocoa, the malt body has the depth to stand up to cool weather, but does not come across as heavy. This balancing act is aided by the generous use of American hops.

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2.7
yespr (45508) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2008
From bottle, 2B Papsoes New Zealand vs US blind tasting. Pours murky brown/orange with a lacing off- white head. Dried fruity and wineous aroma. Mild woody note. Flavour is fruity and mild woody, light dryness. Somewhat too dry and woody for my liking with no body to follow. Very minor oxidised note.

2.9
Ungstrup (37685) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2008
Bottled. A murky orange-brown beer with a fast disappearing orange head. The aroma is sweet fruity combined with lighter notes of alcohol and prunes. The flavor is sweet malty with strong notes of fruit, leading to a dry bitter finish. The body is thin.

3.2
joergen (28177) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2008
Bottle. Hazy orange coloured with a small off white head. Sweet aroma of caramel and burnt sugar with notes of hops and pine needles. Sweet flavour of caramel, burnt sugar, liquorice and pine needles. Hoppy finish.

3.4
anders37 (26657) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2015
Draft @ DAS BEST Oktoberfest, Baltimore. Pours an amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel hoppy finish.

3.2
omhper (25163) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2003
Bottled. Ruby colour, firm head. Aroma of crystal malt and grapefruit. Rather sweet. Chewy crystal malt flavour balanced by the bitterness added by flowery hops and a fair punch of warming alcohol. Pretty godd, but Kalamazoo does the really dark and heavy ones better.

3.4
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 12, 2008
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Courtesy of KAggie97. Hazy, amber golden with an off-white head. Aroma dominated by sweet, overripe fruit. Medium body with sweet nut accents, caramel and again overripe fruit. The finish is dry. 250308

2.5
Travlr (24930) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 15, 2010
Chestnut brown color with a thin light tan head. Little lacing. Aroma of butterscotch and cinnamon, flavors of sweet caramel and malt. Light body. Not unpleasant, but very sweet.

3.2
cgarvieuk (24548) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2009
Bottle at Detroit airport pre DLD trip... brown bubnbly tan head ... sweet pale ale hop ... little toffee .. light malt ... little more toffee and a little licorice than amber but i though quite simelar... again served too cold.

3.4
jtclockwork (16603) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours brown with off white head. Nose/taste of sweet malt, grains, caramel and light cocoa. Medium body. Smooth and a bit dry in the finish.


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