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RATINGS: 2491   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Indian Brown Ale A cross between a Scotch Ale, an I.P.A, and an American Pale, this beer is well hopped and malty at the same time. It is brewed with Aromatic Barley and caramelized brown sugar. - 50 IBU available year round, bottles & draft - Descriptors: Notes of molasses, coffee, ginger, raisinettes, chocolate

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vogt5059 (30) - Michigan, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Poured out of a glass Small head Roasty, coffee on the nose No lacing Taste is roasty malt sweetness not enough hops to live up to the "india" brown ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (1330) - Middleton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 22, 2017
Poured from bottle dated 12/5/16 brown with reddish hues and a thin tan head. Aromas of roasted malt chocolate toffee and burnt grain. Taste is malty with oaky sweetness sd nice mouthfeel and a lingering bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2742) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2017
Bottle. Black with Reddish tinge. Malty; roast malts, lots of chocolate and coffee, burnt roast, caramelized brown sugar. Hoppy; grassy and earthy hops. Sweet malty with nice bitter hoppy edge. Probably unique. Certainly interesting. An unusual and decent beer. (2008)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (6299) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 15, 2017
Tap at Dogfish Head, Milton. Colour is clear brown with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Chocolate, some nuts, hops and malts. Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Korcz (2315) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 17, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Kawa, brązowy cukier, resztki chmielu.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ffaoe (633) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 6, 2017
roasty light coffee aroma. dark red/brown in color with nice long lasting head with a tinge of light brown to it. taste is of very dark caramel malts, roasted barley, coffee, and faint hints of chocolate.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ehaak26 (315) - - DEC 19, 2016
Bottle from Liquor Barn. Aroma of malt, coffee, chocolate and some hops. Tastes rather thin, otherwise nice.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
k9coug (114) - USA - DEC 18, 2016
Started drinking it too cold. It was 10 degrees in my garage. As it warmed, I loved this beer. Chocolate and coffee on the nose. Nothing like a dark IPA, dont know why its named what it is.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (2694) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2016
Keg at Barcade, St Marks Place, Manhattan. Dark brown with some translucency. A gorgeous cream-coloured head leaves lots of lacing. Very little aroma: some resin, some soft citrus, some oak. Taste is much more pronounced: the malty sweetness and oaky umami combine with a well-judged fresh hop bitterness. Slight metallic note in the long finish. A mixed bag, but a mixed bag at a high level. Imminently quaffable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dorkenstein (491) - - NOV 30, 2016
Aromas of lemon and grapefruit, with wet leaves and hazelnut chocolate. Taste is hazelnut, milk chocolate, raisin skin, grapefruit, then a moderate piney hop bite with some wet leaves.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LetsGoState (860) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2016
Appearance is a deep brown. Aroma is rich malts. Taste is nicely balanced between lightly bitter hops and sweet malts. Overall very good.


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