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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark beer drinker’s dream. Dark in color and deceivingly mild malty flavor and palate. Brewed with traditional British Fuggles hops for a discerning bitter flavor and aroma.

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3.6
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - APR 10, 2017
Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a dark brown color with a finger’s worth of white to off white foamy head that dissipated at a moderate pace. Subtle sliding lace.
The aroma had some toast, nutty sweetness and crisp roastiness, some milk chocolate and then caramel/toffee malts.
The flavor blended fairly well between the nuts and caramel/toffee malts. Chocolate lays further back in this department. Pillowy smooth sweet nuts and caramel/toffee malts in the aftertaste and finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent sessionability about it. Moderate carbonation. ABV felt good as projected.
Overall, good English styled brown ale worthy of having again.

4.1
bnokk (548) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2015
APPEARANCE - perfect brown color. Nice light brown head with real persistence.
NOSE - excellent maltiness.
FLAVOR - excellent malty flavor with nice balanced.
NOTES - excellent spot on brown ale.

3.9
SudsMcDuff (8523) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Had on draft @ the Ellicottville brewpub in Ellicottville, NY .. . Had as Buchanan Brown .. . deep molasses and bark .. . pours a ruby brown .. medium lacing .. nutty deep roast .. . very surprising and tasty .. . . And also, you should win things by watching.

3.1
MaBeer1972 (2185) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 9, 2012
Got a 12 oz single from Oliver’s in Albany. A deep ruby brew with thin tan head. Good carbonation. Nice deep nutty aromas. Flavor is deep and malty. Lots of dark malts, some nuts. Almost porter-like with the roastiess. Chocolate and coffee notes. Well balanced. Slight fruitiness on the backside. Smooth and very quaffable, like a good brown should be.

2.9
Lithp (37) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2012 Pours a dark brown color with a small tan head. Smells like roasted nuts with a little bit of chocolate.

Taste is mild, slight nutty flavor.

Not too shabby. EBC has better brews though, and there are better brown ales as well, but this is worth a try.

3.5
bhensonb (15843) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 26, 2011
Bottle from Half Time. Pours dark amber with a decent foamy beige head. Roast caramel and "nutty" aromas. Med body. Flavor is that roast caramel with dirt typical of a brown ale. There’s some definite bitter behind the malt. So it’s pretty balanced and arguably more bitter than malty. Pretty clean for a brown.

2.8
Sammy (12845) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 19, 2011
On tap at Mr. Goodbar’s. Big brown sweetness with some spice. Not necessary but I just like to have a beer here. Reddish brown colour. Medium mouthfeel, carbonation right there. Not greatly drinkable.

4.2
crhensel (145) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 30, 2011
Bottle into mug (sampled 6/20/10). Poured a clear medium brown with a one finger short lasting head. Aroma pulled in some nice nutty notes with a hint of the hops and a little sugar in there too -- very interesting. Very smooth in the mouth and while the malt sweetness was present it wasn’t as overpowering as I thought it would be and the hops added the right amount of bite at the finish to keep this refreshing. Overall a pretty good one!

3.6
douglas88 (9690) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 20, 2011
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear light brown color with a medium white head. The aroma is a sweet nutty malt and fruity hop. The flavor is a nice very hoppy brown ale; sweet caramel and toasted malts, pine and bitter hops, almost like a Brown IPA (just kidding), dry and malty. Very nice. An easygoing brew.

3.8
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - APR 11, 2011
Ellicottville Nut Brown is a very clear copper ale with a foamy, waxy, bubbly khaki head that has excellent retention and lacing. It has a toasty, nutty aroma with notes of grass and flowers. It’s pretty light bodied and a little sharp. The finish is chewy. It has a light but well balanced taste, not sweet or dry. It’s toasty and nutty, just like the aroma. The finish is a little bitter with herbs and grass. The aftertaste is nutty. This is very drinkable. This would be an acceptable session ale.


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