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RATINGS: 2446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chickenflea (351) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - MAY 28, 2010
12-oz bottle. A: The ale is a dark mahogany color, so deep red that appears black from afar. A very tall rocky and persistent tan head. Excellent lacing. A: Highly aromatic. The nose is malty, thick with a smoky undertone that drips with peat and alcohol-soaked cherries. Caramel malts add further heft to the body. T: A balanced smoky brown beer. Darker malts, toasted with chocolate, coffee and caramel, lead the way. They are followed almost immediately with a palpable smoky flavor. The result is thick and almost coarse brew. Hop flavor manages to peak through the malts and smoke but just barely. A very enjoyable drink. P: The mouthfeel is full, smoky and thick, but not so heavy that it is burdensome. I was edxpecting a run of the mill brown ale but, knowing DFH, I should have known otherwise. Finish is fairly dry. P: They label is a brown ale, but it sure tastes like a scotch ale. The finish is not heavy so you go right back for another drink. Excellent balance overall.

joebeerhead (1) - - AUG 23, 2017 does not count
Rich malty. Not as hoppy as IPA. Would definitely try to find this beer again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

beern (126) - Alabama, USA - AUG 22, 2017
Pours amber, brown with a nice 3-finger tan head and an aroma of malt and brown sugar. Tastes viscous upfront and of semi-sweet malt and brown sugar upfront with a mild hop finish. It’s medium to full bodied with minimal to moderate carbonation.

EHSRanders (2059) - Tjele, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 19, 2017 Bottle. Hazy dark brown color With medium creamy light brown mostly lastning head. Aroma is roasted malt With notes of chokolade. Sweet chokolade flavor. Creamy palate.

alex_leit (4546) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 18, 2017
Bottle. Dark mahogany color. Aroma: dark but not burnt malts, tropical fruits, a little wine and higher alcohols, hops and wood, esters. Taste: malt, coffee, chocolate, biscuit, caramel, fruits, fortified wine, medium hop bitterness.

JohananaV2 (227) - - AUG 4, 2017
It was a bit rich for my taste. The flavors were powerful it just packed a heavier punch than I was wanting or expecting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

commonshawn (1270) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 27, 2017
12oz bottle with commonmac. Brown with full white head. Strong smell of dark notes. Sugary, malty, full bodied. More malty than hoppy . Rich. Ok to good.

trapped (3269) - New York, TURKEY - JUL 5, 2017
Bottle. Pours clear dark brown with reddish tint, large spongy off-white head, coffee-forest berries aroma, medium carbonation, bitter roasted malt/coffee taste with a hint of molasses, thin body, long bitter finish. Nice coffee dominated brew,

shawnmurphy (539) - Plattsburgh, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2017
12-ounce bottle pours clear amber-brown with thin tan head and lacing. Aroma: nuts, smoke, caramelized brown sugar. Flavor: molasses, brown sugar, almonds, pine nuts, sour prunes juice, raisins, chocolate, coffee, ash. Mouthfeel: medium-bodied, dry finish, yet somewhat oily.

Padedze (49) - - MAY 20, 2017
Part of a 4 beer flight at TJ Stone , Washington DC in May 2017. Good example of a brown. Heavy on the roast. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Ronritter (786) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 16, 2017
12oz bottle dark auburn color thin off white head aroma is brown sugar and roasted malt taste is the same with a smooth short finish

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