RATINGS: 158   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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2.4
Travlr (25236) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Draft at the source, with injured typing finger. Clear deep amber color. Decent nutty aroma. Taste is watery brownies.

2.8
Papsoe (25062) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2006
(On tap) Nashville. Very pretty, clear, reddish brown with a creamy, off-white head leaving some laces. Caramelish, roasted nose. Medium body, sweetish with notes of caramel and nuts. Lightly hoppy finish. 290306

3.7
cgarvieuk (24793) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Tap at the brewpub... Copper brown... Thin tan head... Soft sweet toffee malt nose.. Sift sweet malts soft fruits... Nice soft and malty

3.3
Leighton (21489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2013
Tap at Seven Bridges during RBWG 2013. Pours. Lear brown with a fine, creamy head. Pretty simple stuff, but a bit sweeter than most brown ales, which I actually like. Light dirt bitterness. Light bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish, toasty bread. Fine.

2.7
Oakes (17831) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 13, 2009
Draught, Seven Bridges
Dull light brown. Hints of caramel. A sweet, simplistic example. Didn’t give it much thought.

2.9
djd07 (15091) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2015
On tap at brewpub. Pours a Pours a hazey copper with medium creamy off white head leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is nuts and chocolate. Medium mouth with similar flavor as nose but a bit bland.

3.4
Tmoney99 (14612) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2006
Draft at Ragtime Tavern. Brown amber color with a medium tan head that last the majority of brew. Sweet complex hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture. Flavor was complex with sweet malt and chocolate and had a medium finsh. Another solid drinkable brew.
Earlier Rating: 9/9/2005 Total Score: 3
Draft sampler at BRB. Dark brown hue with a moderate off-white head that diminished slowly. Moderate sweet hop aroma. Medium body. Well balanced sweet malt flavor with a moderate finish.
Earlier Rating: 3/29/2005 Total Score: 3.4
Draft. Most interesting brew that was part of a six part sampler. Brown amber color with a medium tan head that last majority of brew. Sweet complex hop aroma. Flavor was complex with sweet malt and chocolate and had a medium finsh.

3.1
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2006
Crystal clear copper body with off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, berry, peach, light nut. Taste is moderately sweet, brown sugar, caramel, some chocolate, roast/nutty, earthy/herbal. Light-medium body.
Earlier Rating: 6/6/2004 Total Score: 3.7
Clear brown body. Aroma is sweet, malty, nutty, caramel, floral. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, floral, nutty. Finish has some chocolate as well. Light-medium body, fairly refreshing. Tastes come together quite nicely.

3.5
BeerandBlues2 (13594) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 14, 2005
Tap. Brown sugar and toffee aromas mix with caramel malt and milk chocolate notes. Pours mahagoney with a tan head and spotty lacing. Hoppy and caramel malt flavor with chocolate notes. Creamy and medium bodied palate.

3.2
Dogbrick (13144) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2003
Part of a sampler: Pours a dark brown color with a medium off-white head. Light lacing. Aroma is light malt with a nutty aspect. Medium-bodied with malt, brown sugar and hops flavors. Finish is equal parts malt and chocolate. Pretty good.


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