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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Named after the enormous Brown Trout found in Northwest streams, this beer lives up to the legend. 20" Brown is medium bodied and has an extremely complex malty character. Using 6 varieties of Northwest grown malt, our brewer has created a masterpiece of color, aroma and flavor. Set your hook in one of these and you won't be disappointed!

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 1, 2004
The beer its release from the 12-ounce brown bottle resides in the glass a somewhat murky mahogany color with the head Bunyanesque in size, creamy in texture and a toothsome light tan in color, as it slowly erodes the lace that forms becomes a thick and clinging sheet upon the glass. Nose is nutty sweet, fresh and crisp, hints of caramel and the start sweet with a personable malt presence, the top middling in feel. Finish is delightfully acidic, and the hops abundant but not overly so, a fine drinking beer, a nice thirst quenching beer on a hot Arizona afternoon.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2634) - California, USA - NOV 6, 2006
Brown body, slightly darker than a Newcastle. Aroma is very nutty with notes of caramel, earth and some roast. Medium bodied. A decent brown ale.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpreo (2587) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 14, 2011
This is one fine tasting beer. As a Brown Ale, it actually tastes like brown, sweet, delicious, brown.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thorongil2 (2537) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 22, 2015
(tap) clear, bright amber colour with a small, white head; aroma of stewed fruit; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish; unexciting

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - AUG 10, 2010
Draught at the brewhouse in Redmond. Clear brown with a creamy head. Light toasty malt in the aroma but not much. This flavor with just a touch of toasty malt and some alcohol spice. This body. Bland overall. This needs more body and malt character.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reid (2368) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAY 16, 2004
A light chesnut coloured ale, tan head.Some nice lacing. not much of an aroma. quite a thin taste even for a brown,very sweet..then some hoppy bitterness catches me by surprise near the end. very thin and sweetish on the palate. it drinkable but boring.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bulldogops (2322) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 3, 2016
Rating #1637 - #CBC2015 Beer 22 -Darker amber pour, tan head Aroma is nutty, almond, hazelnut,vanilla, roasted malts. Taste is light and sweet, with a clean mouthfeel that is quite refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troopie (2300) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - MAR 24, 2008
Bottle. Poured red brown with thin white head. Light hop aroma. Medium to thin body, malty with a bit of bite. Light finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - NOV 4, 2010
Sugary cereal aroma. Cant get enough of that golden crisp! That and Postum. Clean hazelnut brown. Sweet and clean, more cereal, tasty beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 4, 2008
From a 12oz. bottle--Poured a thin brown burnished body. Some sharp malts, but surprisingly more hoppy and floral than I expected. Very enjoyable beer!


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