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RATINGS: 2496   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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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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thebrood1987 (22) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 22, 2010
This is actually one of my favorite Dogfish Head beers. It has the most perfect hops you can use with a roasted malt flavor. The bitterness of the roasted chocolate like malt with the earthy different hop strains makes this beer fantastic. It also has a creaminess to it which I’m guessing is the Scotch ale quality of it. This is almost as hopped us as the 60 and 90 but just minus that citrus hop which I think wouldn’t make this beer as unique. Amazing beer A plus

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burrtastic (2) - - APR 11, 2013 does not count
This is the best beer I’ve ever had, hands down. It’s perfect in every single way, from the aroma to the deep, rich color, to the hint of caramelized sugar on finish. It’s a beer lover’s heaven in a bottle.

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winneb (1) - USA - MAY 4, 2013 does not count
My overall favorite in cooler seasons. This beer is tough to beat, by itself or with the right food pairings. The perfect blend of sweet maltiness with a nice hop bite.

5
WeissGary (286) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle. Second beer from this brewery and again I am not surprised to find it lives up to expectations. Pours a slick black body with a thin brown head, malty & mocha aroma, grainy choco taste upfront developing to a sugary and caramel finish and coffee like taste on the back of the tongue. Very tasty, didn’t know what to expect with this beer but as a brown ale I find it very interesting with its porter/stout feeling to it. This was the second of two bottles of Dogfish Head I could get in the UK, a great beer to finish on! Very grateful to have gotten them, looking forward to try some more when I get stateside!

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slayden70 (3) - Lake Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2013 does not count
I love this beer. Not over the top with hops like the IPAs. Wonderful caramel/, coffee flavor that finishes without bitterness on the palate.

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drpimento (3630) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 21, 2007
Yeoooowzerssss!!!!!! ooohooo. the kick ass brown ale on the block. luscious thick creamy head, rich aroma, thick clingy lace. This is THE brown ale. Englishmen, y’all’ve been served notice. This is the best brown I’ve ever had. gawd. flirts with porter, but maintains the brown identitiy. killer. Had this one on draft at Bodega, and I think they have it in bottles too. However last time I had it in a bottle it was really nothing like this.....

4.9
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2010
Dogfish Head Indian Brown Ale is a clear, dark, sparkling brown with a dense, bubbly khaki head that has outstanding retention and lacing. It has a roasty aroma with notes of coffee, chocolate, caramel, grass and herbs. It’s medium bodied, soft and smooth, with a crisp, dry finish. It has a full roasted flavor; a touch of syrupy sweetness and an herbal, grassy bitterness. There is coffee and dark chocolate at the finish. It’s superbly balanced. This is flawless and delicious!

4.9
grundsow (130) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2016 Fantastically rich flavor with dense, thick head. Roasted aromas, chocolate-caramel taste, and smoo-ooo-ooth!

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Daravensrule (1) - Marydel, Maryland, USA - SEP 23, 2012 does not count
Smooth taste and even smoother finish. Tasty beer with alcohol content to boot. Way to go dogfish! A+

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TarcisioVasco (131) - Ribeirão Preto (SP)., BRAZIL - MAY 14, 2013
Uma cerveja dos deuses, equilibrio entre caramelo, chocolate e café, drinkbillity espetacular, recomendo !


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