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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A creamy, medium-bodied, dark brown pint of liquid bliss that combines a creamy mouthfeel, smooth drinkability and a relaxing 5% abv, with a jubilant swirl of caramel, almond, and toffee flavors to leave you in a state of ecstasy.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (4174) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Not sure where its coming from, but Im getting hazelnuts in both the aroma and taste, on top of some caramel and toffee.. The whole thing comes off very sweet

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
raymow (1476) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2015
bottled - toffee, brown ale. Taste is a bit artificial. Not terrible, but not as good as the other Duclaw brews that Ive had (like Sweet Baby Jesus!)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
emacgee (4634) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Pours a soft amber that sits kind of tawny brown in the glass, one finger of off-white head. Looks like an insipid amber ale. Smells like Yoo-Hoo and dusty caramel. Some nutty/biscuity notes show as well and a stock/aged character. Dusty/musty flavor with some nutty and bready notes. Tastes stale-ish and not too hot. Light bodied and weak sauce.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OldGrowth (3306) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - JAN 17, 2015
pint At Tylers Apex. Ok aroma sweet. Cocoa. Nutty. Clean brownish orange color, ok head and lace. Sweet flavor medium body thin creamy mouthfeel sweet finish that faded quickly. Its fine solid kind of brown

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (5425) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2015
From a bottle, nice brown pour, no sediment. Smells perhaps like a sweeter darker beer. Decent co2 on the uptake and yes it does have a sweeter toffee and caramel feel to it. Almost cloying but not quite. Starts out sweeter then finishes with a nearly typical porter or milder brown ale effect.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mansquito (5592) - Nueva York, New York, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Winter Beer Fest, Philly: Pours light brown with an off-white head. Aroma is caramel, nuts and vanilla (seems like Im the only one saying this... am I crazy?). Taste is on the sweet and low hop side of the Brown Ale world. Easy drinking. Not bad. It aint really my thing though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (5634) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2014
12 ounce bottle poured into a brandy snifter. The aroma has sweet toffee notes with nutty smooth peanut butter. The taste is sweet and nutty. Light to medium body and moderate carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anthony850 (470) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Great combo of almond , carmel, and toffee. C ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
njnut (471) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Poured from bottle into Tulip glass a UPS brown, clear with little head and little lace. Aroma was nutty, toffee, malt, cereal. Low carbanation and medium body. Taste was nutty, full of toffee, malt, a little wood. Its a nice beer to transition into fall. Enjoyed.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighlanderOne (1248) - York, SC via NJ, South Carolina, USA - AUG 30, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2014 Poured from bottle. Aroma of toblerone. Solid brown with a bit of tan head. Toffee, caramel, malt, nut, lager hops. Could use a bit more carbonation. Not bad.


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