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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our most popular brewmaster special brought back by overwhelming requests. A classic British nut brown ale. Full bodied, complex and interesting yet mild in flavor. Our interpretation of this style has distinctive hop aroma and flavor. (O.G.-1.052, IBUs 23)

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 24, 2006
(On tap) Beautiful, clear reddish brown with an off-white head. Malty nose with a vaguely burned edge. Medium-bodied with lots of roasted malt and a hint of nuts - perhaps even coffee. Dry finish. 300306

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (23948) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle shared at RBWG 2014. This one had a mix of nuts and brownies, decent enough.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (18915) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2015
Keg at the brewpub, Nashville, 15/02/15. Clear chestnut brown/amber with a decent light beige cap. Nose is toffee, biscuit, light perfumed notes, fruit peel. Taste comprises biscuit, nutty tones, caramel, light floral notes, vanilla. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Solid brown number.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (16134) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle at RBWG. Pours dark brown with off white head. Nose and taste of nuts, toasted grain and light pine. Lighter medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (14770) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle - Roast malts and a bit of nut. Cloudy brown with a little brown head. Toasted malts and a bit of nuttiness, A decent if not average brown.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (14500) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2008
Bottle poured a clear copper brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of cocoa, carmel and nuts. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of cocoa, carmel and light nuts with a smooth malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (14272) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2007
Draft sample at SBGF07. Poured dark brown color with a medium off-white frothy head that diminished slowly and had good lacing. Moderate toasted malty aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture. Medium balanced flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (14106) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 23, 2006
(12oz bottle, thanks SpringsLicker) Small beige head atop a clear chestnut body. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some chocolate, roast. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, chocolate, light nut. Minimal bitterness. Light-medium body, slightly sticky.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (13488) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 13, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Libation Station. Pours a clear bright dark red with a large frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of dark fruits, brown malts, nuts. The taste is toffee malts, red apple, dark fruits, citrus hops. Thin-medium bodied. Solid beer, exceeded my expectations.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (13033) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 2, 2005
Pours mahagoney with a tiny light brown head. Chocolate and coffee aromas with a hop nose. Caramel and chocolate malt flavor with coffee notes. Medium-bodied and creamy palate.


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