RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 155   ABV: 5.18%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brown in color with a medium body, Sweet Magnolia has a floral hop aroma created by Mt. Hood hops. A sweet, malty flavor is rendered by Crystal and Chocolate malts from the United Kingdom. Sweet Magnolia Brown won a gold medal in the 1998 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - DEC 24, 2003
Nice dark brown color. Sweet maltiness and light hop taste. Nice mouthfeel but I only wanted one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4921) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 17, 2003
Draft-Big River Brewery-Chattanooga, TN. A small sized tan head that contained fine-medium sized bubbles. The body was uncarbonated, somewhat transparent with a brown hue. The nose was malty with a brown and malty flavor. The mouthfeel was tingly on the tongue and this was a medium bodied beer.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (5938) - Fredonia, Indiana, USA - DEC 15, 2003
TheDM and Hotstuff vacation brew 9. This draft brew was enjoyed at the Big River Brewery in Chattanooga Tennessee which was hosted by a pleasant accomodating staff. The manager paid for our samples and even bought us appetizers to help clear our palates. This brew poured a small head of off-white colored foamy finely sized bubbles that left behind a semi-transparent brown colored uncarbonated body. It had avery mild dark malt aroma and the mnouthfeel was initially smooth and slightly tingly while finishing with a lingering mild brown tingle. The flavor contained some of the good brown malt notes to it but not enough to be real good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bluemeow76 (693) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2003
Pours a dark brown with a medium head. Light lacing. Aroma and flavor are malty and nutty with a tinge of chocolate.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joet (2560) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - OCT 29, 2003
roasty, hully, this is weird, an appreciable attempt at balance, mild fruit, this one goes many places it shouldnt. a gold at GABF? this is NTS!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
haddon90 (1630) - Newport Beach, California, USA - OCT 5, 2003
Had this with jgb9348 as well! Deep brown color with a not so impressive white head. Some malt and chocolate linger in the aroma. Chocolate and a nutty taste, and one of the better beers from the visit to the brewery in Chattanooga.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5907) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2003
Brown colour with ruby highlight and a thin white head. A chocolate aroma with strong maltiness as well. Medium-bodied; Strong nuttiness, chocolate and malt tastes. Overall, better than the average brown (I style I typically don't like) and one of the best from the visit! I had this on draught at Big River (owned by Gordon Biercsh) in Chattanooga, Tennesse on 26-September-2003.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aracauna (3539) - Georgia, USA - AUG 2, 2003
Nice mahagony brown body is topped by a nice, reserved head. The aroma is slightly vinuous with an interesting smokiness that I wasn't expecting. The hopping is very reserved, but still manages to be a surprisingly complex brown.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUN 28, 2003
Easily tops their other beers (except for the House IPA) in character and flavor. Very true to style with a pleasing sweetness that's not overpowering. Reminds me of Sweet Georgia Brown from Sweetwater Brewing (although not quite as good).

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JMerritt (1941) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2003
Sampled at the brewpub at Walt Disney World's Boardwalk. Red-brown in color. Aroma is strong of coffee and chocolate malt. Rather watery mouthfeel is disappointing. Hop flavor is not in balance with the malt. OK, I guess.


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