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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   ABV: -
This light brown ale is brewed with a small amount of chocolate malt which gives the ale its rich dark color. Mount Hood and Willamette hops provide aroma and bitterness.

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Ron (4293) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 3, 2016
On tap with Erica, Chris and Patty in Deadwood Saloon #10. poured brown and a light tan head. Aroma is roasty medium malt-caramel. Taste is roasty medium malt-caramel, some earthy hops. Nice and cold on a hot day walking round town.

Ratman197 (15758) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 13, 2012
Growler poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of carmel, cocoa and light toasted malt. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of cocoa, carmel and chalkiness with a crisp dry finish.

jcwattsrugger (12579) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 13, 2012
on tap-pours brown with red tint and a light tan head. Aroma is roasty medium malt-caramel. Taste is roasty medium malt-caramel/peat, some earthy hops.

rondphoto (4552) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 23, 2010
Easily the best of the Firehouse brews. Still, it doesn’t merit repeat trips when I’m in SD.

nickd717 (5008) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 2, 2009
On tap at the brewery in Rapid City. Best beer I had at the Firehouse. Medium brown appearance with almost no head. Malty and smoky aroma. Nice roasted malt and nutty taste. Smooth mouthfeel. Satisfying if not the most exciting - sort of like South Dakota (hey, at least it’s not Iowa).

Jayson2425 (167) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - APR 18, 2004
If you are at the firehouse this is the beer to get. Nice dark brown appearance with no head.

OD40oz (774) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - APR 15, 2004
Dark brown, no head, smooth with a clean aftertaste. I could really taste the hops. Definitely THE best beer at this brewery. This will be the only beer I try if I go in there again.

Braudog (6944) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2004
Dark red with a smoky nose. Highly nut-bittered and hearty. Good American brown ale and the best at this SD brewpub.

vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 5, 2003
Has a dark brown color and a roasted malt/chocolate. Taste is of chocolate malt and finishes with a good crisp bitterness. Overall I am not a big fan of brown ales, but this one was not bad.

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