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style
Brewed by Stonehammer Brewery
Style: Brown Ale
Guelph, Canada

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Editors Note: Sometimes (particularly on cask) known as F& M Dark.

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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pushkinwow (2716) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2015
On tap at Beas Oktoberfest 2015. Towards the end of the festival so my notes were not quite so legible - roasted malts with some chocolate notes, mild body and moderate carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ILduce (270) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 19, 2015
473ml can Beer Store: Chestnut brown with nice foamy beige head that completely dissipates. Sweet, nutty aroma. Tastes of brown rye bread, nuts, and Nonnas chilled espresso. Slick, thin, yet clean mouthfeel. Moderate bitterness. Very drinkable dark.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Raistlin (348) - London, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2015
Really nice deep brown pour with a bit of flat-lying tan foam. Nice aromas of toffee and citric hops and cocoa and nuts. Taste some nice chocolate and nuts followed by a later hop bitterness that just cinches refreshment over the light sweetness. Great feel! So good, caramel and toffee with bitter english hop, bock-like barnyard.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bendrixian (1513) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
341 ml bottle. Clear brown brew. Muted aroma with some roast and caramel and a hint of nuttynes but not much else. The palate is equally quiet with some light toasty bitterness and a hint of caramel sweetness but overall a disappointing brew that I wont order again.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
crucethus (3) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 19, 2014 does not count
Mediocre beer does not linger on the palate. Good with spicy foods. Colour deep amber and very foamy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevinsenn (2070) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 12, 2014
On tap. Clear brown with foamy head. Nutty and toasty with caramel sweetness. A fine run-of-the-mill dark ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheJester (2542) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 23, 2014
341 mL bottle. Cola brown with a ring of head. The expected nuttiness and/or breadiness is there to a small degree in the nose, but not much else. It is quite mild, but not unappealing. It is there in the flavour as well, which isnt too sweet. Body is quite decent. One dimensional, but nothing else wrong with this one. Would probably be good on tap or from a cask.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
shaynsawchuk (681) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2013
341 mL bottle. Pours walnut with a thin beige cap. Nutty toffee on the nose, some grainy malt, but lacking. Taste is a little sweet, watery, slightly bitter on the finish. Light to moderate body and moderate to full carbonation. Leaves a lot to be desired.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lagerette (30) - - JUN 15, 2013
341mL bottle. Pours clear dark copper/ mahogany colour with off white head. Aroma sweet, malty nutty with brown sugar and caramel. Taste of caramel, coffee, toffee. Fair bitterness. It is a very pleasant and enjoyable smooth beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Spab (3560) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2012
On cask at the Only. Pours a cloudy orange-ish dark brown with average-sized light tan head. Aroma is a weird caramel and a bit of chocolate. Flavour likewise, although as it warms some fruitiness emerges and it becomes more pleasant. Slick, oily mouthfeel. Not great.


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