Beerwithwings (232) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2017 KajII (801) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. The pour was a hazy dark brown with a large (2-3 finger) light brown creamy head that lasted a very long time, finally reducing to a thin cap and a medium collar which in turn did produce some good sticky lacing.
The aroma was of a toasted cereal malt and a leathery yeast with notes of milk chocolate, roasted coffee, caramel, molasses and a bit of oats.
The taste was extremely malty and a tad sweet with hints of caramel and molasses early on, and then became rather creamy and a little bitter with notes of chocolate and coffee towards the end. The flavor hung on for a good long duration letting an espresso mocha taste settle in wonderfully on the taste buds.
Mouthfeel was medium in body with a light creamy robust texture and a mild to medium carbonation.
Overall a brew that is an exquisite representation of this style, with the oats giving it a nice smooth, creamy feel and a great drinkability. Most definitely one of the best Brown Ale’s I have tasted to date...
minimal head, pours a very dark brown, is very bitter, average carbonation, little sticky, Can at home. unclefrito62 (352) - Stow, Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2017
12 ounce can at home. Thin beige head. Little bit of film on the glass. Not much aroma. Very dark brown in color. Taste wonderful and is nicely malted. Smooth with medium mouth fill. This is a very nice brown ale worth trying. Cheers! coil (150) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2017
330ml can from The Grumpy Goat, Reading. Dark brown colour with beige head. Sweet bready malt, biscuity malt, light roast, light black pepper, oats, some hops, bread crusts, walnut. tandembrauer (1617) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2017 Shared can at Gulating Pub, Stavanger. Pours clear dark copper with off-white head. Aroma of dark bread, malt, vanilla, some chocolate. Taste is well balanced. Medium bodied. The_Osprey (9157) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2017
September 2017 - Keg at Beavertown Extravaganza. As 'Cigar City Maduro Brown Ale'. Mahogany brown with an orange hue, foamy light brown head leaves dotted lacing. Aroma is chocolatey, some light roast malts, bourbon biscuit and a definite ready salted crisps vibe on this showing. Body is light and pretty smooth. Taste is chocolate hobnobs, little papery and nutty with a dry finish. A nice brown ale. Seems quite rich but the dispense washes it out a little. (7-4-7-3-15=3.6)
OsuStu (279) - - OCT 29, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2017 12 oz can. Nearly black color with a chestnut hue and a big khaki head. Aroma of coffee, roasted nuts, leaves, tobacco, molasses, and prunes. A bit of alcohol in the nose. Roasty malts, leather, walnut, oats. Burnt sugar. Full body. ogivlado (8108) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 23, 2017
Canned 355ml. -from Beergium. Amber/brown coloured, minimal off-white head, caramel in the nose. Toasted malt, caramel, light chocolate, hoppy and nutty with dryish malty finish. Drinkable but nothing special here. brownaler (707) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - OCT 21, 2017
Faint brown sugar aroma. Smoky palate with brown sugar with oatmeal and a clean finish. jaghana (6283) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - OCT 17, 2017
Can 33cl, a clear brown beer with low head. Nose is on caramel and grain. Aroma is on grain, even peated notes. Aroma is on caramel ans peated notes , sweet and thatt's it, loww complexity. dopieopie (2) - athens, GREECE - OCT 4, 2017 does not count
Can at the local pub athens. Super ballanced brown ale. beige head, slight caramel aroma, nice caramel and toffee aftertaste. High carbonation, that adds much to the mouthfeel. Really good overall..