Brewed by Stonehammer Brewery
Style: Brown Ale
Guelph, Canada


on tap

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

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomthompson89 (1981) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 12, 2007
ruby colour, decent white head nice roasted flavour good malt intresting lingering flavours on the palate that i cant pinpoint. Good pint!! better since George has started brewing for them

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nekronos (4178) - Xalapa, MEXICO - APR 10, 2007
NICe semi smoked taste, malty aroma and good foam sticking to the glass. I liked it better than the other one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Slacks (615) - Bolton, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 15, 2006
Draught @ Hostex: Pours deep amber-brown, almost like a cola, with a good sized spotty foam head. Surprising hoppiness in the aroma alongside the expected caramel malts. Flavour is softer than you might expect after the aroma, but man is it good. Caramel sweetness, a pleasing nuttiness, and light hopping. Good stuff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tessic (1077) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 11, 2006
This dark ale is one of my favourites. Just discovered about 2 weeks ago, it pours a deep orange/red colour with a off white foamy head. To the nose it has roasted malts and nuts with a little fruit. First taste is nice and roasty with the malts and some hop shining through. Maybe a little coffee too. The palate is nice with nore roast and a little smoke to finish off. Very Good!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (13183) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 9, 2006
Dark golden to brown ale with a thin dissolving white head, a bit lifeless when poured. Light oxidized malt with nutty notes in aroma. In mouth, light sweet malt with light nuttyness and roastiness in final, with bitter chocolate, not very hopped, thinner than expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
tiggmtl (4544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 31, 2006
Chocolate and nutty malts in the sweet and simple aroma. Clear dark copper coloured body is topped by a thin off white head that recedes rapidly to ring. Chocolate malt flavour, some caramel some nuttiness. Mild herbal hops are apparent. Light-medium finishing bitterness. Perhaps a touch of roast in the aftertaste. Thin and watery body detracts greatly from overall enjoyment especially when paired with strong but short-lived carbonation. Tulip glass. Just above fridge temperature. Bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rudolf (2360) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 28, 2006
Cask, dry hopped @ Volo. I expected this one to be a bit darker. Slightly cloudy gold, creamy off-white head. Nose is light caramel, dusty malt, some vanilla. Flavori is caramel, vanilla, dusty malt/caramel finish. A bit of fruitiness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 4, 2006
Aroma:Chocolate,corn... Appearance:Clear amber,good head... Flavor:light chocolate,light oxydation,light bitterness...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2006
Darught at Woolwich Arms in Guelph, ON- Deep amber pour with a decent sized frothy beige head. Chocolate and malts in the nose, with a mild dose of hops and molasses. Fairly sweet and nutty, with a touch of bitterness from the hopping. Lingering mild bitter finish, with malts also left behind. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
gilvanblight (821) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2006
Dark Draft pour, thick head that faded slowly to a thin ring. Smells red, a bit flowery. Deep malty taste with a sweet chocolat aftertaste.

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