RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
This deep colored American Brown Ale is often requested and one of our personal favorites. Many a weekend was spent perfecting this one. Brewed with 2 - row pale and 5 specialty malts, its malty in both flavor and smell. A heap of Cascade and Willamette add to balance this easy drinking ale. Hole up, have a few, and tell us what you think. Were bettings its the best American Brown Ale youll ever have.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ed5388 (3428) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 8, 2015
12oz can from HBT trade. Pours a hazy Amber/brown color with a thick frothy tan head. Aroma of light fudge, chewy sweet caramel, and nuts. Taste of toasted grain, sweet caramel, nuts, light coffee notes, and hints of cocoa powder. Decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (11215) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Can. Chocolate malt and woody hay aroma. Hazy brown with moderate light tan head. Mildly sweet chocolate malt and moderately bitter herbal hay flavor. Good body. Very good brown ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (6464) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 27, 2015
Can: Slightly cloudy brown with a thick, yellow-tan head. Nutty, chocolate, caramel scent. Taste is nutty, earthy, caramel malt. Nice....a little spice, leafy hops. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (3575) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can from shrubber85 poured into an English pint glass. Muddy brown with medium Aroma is nutty, medium body, medium/low carbonation, and thick medium-bubble lacing. Taste is nutty, some chocolate, herbal hops, and slightly bitter hop finish. Wasnt expecting such a hop presence in the taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
seymour (1957) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Poured from can into Geordie Schooner glass, thanks Mike! Opaque reddish brown colour with tan foam, lasting with lace. Malty sweet with noticeable hoppy bitter balance, some English-style earthiness, toast, hint of raisins, plums, cherries, cacao nibs. A little thin, cidery, metallic, but not too bad. Finishes a bit too sweet for me too, but its pretty good nonetheless. More complex than Newcastle by far, easy-drinking, good not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggiebob (1046) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAR 19, 2015
A hazy reddish hue with strong carbonation that maintains a thin tan head and lacing. The aroma and taste is roasted nuts, cereal, and caramel. It has a very good sweet taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (3366) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Can. Pours reddish brown with a thin off-white head. Aroma of caramel, nuts and some faint chocolate. Flavor of bready malts, caramel, nuts, light chocolate and had a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2014
12oz can, thanks to beerpig317. Hazy red brown color. Thin off-white head. Leaves good spread of lace. Medium body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation, dry finish. Some citrusy hop, nutty aroma, hints of chocolate. Light tart, moderate sweet, very light bitter. An ok brown ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shadey (2100) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 27, 2014
12oz can. Muddy brown pour with a nice chunky head of white. Malty sweet aroma. Flavors are cleaned up by just a touch of American hops. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
gte071u (1) - Tennessee, USA - AUG 30, 2014 does not count
Im a lover of brown ales, and Im not sure if its due to the fact this was a canned version of this beer, but just not a very good beer. The aroma (malty as described) is very promising, but disappointed in everything else overall. I would like to think a tapped / bottled version of this beer would be better.

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