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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ring Neck Braun Ale is the initial offering in the Brau Single Batch Series of beers. A perfect autumn ale, this big double nut brown ale is dry and fruity, yet surprisingly drinkable. Nutty flavor is derived from both biscuit malt and toasted oats. A hint of raspberry and classic British hops round out this mild and complex brown ale.

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3.4
milewide (2332) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Brown color with thin body and modest head. Aroma and taste were a unique combination of toasted, sweet, bitter and a touch of sour.

3.6
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 15, 2008
Appearance: opaque, ruddy brown, small head. Aroma: caramel & nuts, nice and malty, good and toasty. Taste: medium-bodied, with flavor of nuts, and toffee. Dry finish. Grows in complexity through the life of the drink. Getting a deeper feel that reminds me of a Belgian dubbel...makes me wonder what the malts are. Hops seem to be on the way-down-low, but are around here somewhere. Missing something, though, could use a little this, a little that, to make it memorable. But quite good...As an autumnal seasonal, not bad at all...I can feel the warmth, already.

3.1
boozedude (2229) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 2, 2013
bottle into glass, clear brown pour, kacki head , aroma is malty coffee, taste is similar, actually ok for this style IMO

3.3
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Had on tap at Winterfest 2013. Decent cocoa scent, bit of chalk taste with a bit of copper.

3.4
TheHOFF43 (2052) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - OCT 17, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark, almost black with lots of head. Flavor is nutty and somewhat boozy. Overall a nice brown ale. I really like Brau Brothers stuff right now.

3.1
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 4, 2007
Bottle thanks to tytoanderso: Pours a reddish brown with a tan head. Aroma, caramel, some dried fruits, and some spice. Flavor, nutty caramel, some spice and some earthy notes.

3.4
Trev (2023) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 16, 2009
pours amber/brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is biscuity and bready malt. Flavour is caramel maltiness with a nutty finish. solid nut brown ale.

3.4
gopherfan99 (2012) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle, pours brown with an off white head, tastes of roasted nuts, malt, and caramel, pretty smooth and drinks easy, nice brown ale

4
nealblind (2007) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUL 11, 2017
reddish brown some tan foam. aroma toasty caramel some oaky notes. Tastes creamy slight sour berries very light cocoa toast. great clean crisp but with lots of depth. I think this guys are knocking their browns and dark stuff out of the park!

2.9
jb43 (1695) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 21, 2011
(bottle 6/12/11). Clear brown color. Medium off white head, which is mostly diminishing. Moderate chocolate aroma. Flavor of the same, with light toast/malt. Avg duration. Dry finish. Thin texture. Soft carbonation. Spare lacing.


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