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Brewed by Kichesippi Beer Company
Style: Brown Ale
Ottawa, Canada

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The beer is 5.2% alc. and offers the palate a balance of dark malt notes with a clean, short bitterness on the finish. The name, 1855, is our way of saluting the great city of Ottawa that has been so good to us.

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jakeskia (29) - Kanata, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 6, 2017
Great example of a nut brown ale, with notes of molasses, chocolate and coffee.

3.4
Raistlin (412) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2017
Pours dark amber colour with bit of tanned head that dissipates fairly quickly but does leave nice lacing behind. Light bitter finish, medium texture with bit of oiliness. Low carbonation like you would expect from an ale. Really nice lightly roasted malt taste. Very good beer.

3.6
czar (9156) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 3, 2016
can. pours clear dark copper, almost light brown orange, with a very creamy off-white head, sticky lacing. fruity toasted browned malts, fresh coffee grains - medium city roast, not quite vienna style; touch of sweetness - chocolate-covered raisins; pepper, clean english yeast. moderate carbonation, light body - oily; semi-sweet yet bitter/astringent grassy-earthy finish. quite enjoyed this amber-brown ale.

3.1
Dazka (133) - Milan, ITALY - AUG 25, 2016
S: roasted malt, caramel A: dark amber, thin head T: malt, toasty P: very long slightly bitter finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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TheJester (2542) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2016
473 mL can. Nice amber-brown colour, and a huge foamy head. Other than this it’s a fairly run-of-the-mill amber ale.

3.4
Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 15, 2015
Pours a clear medium brown with a frothy tan head. Aroma of nuts, caramel, roasted malts and toast. Taste is caramel malts, light chocolate, toast and a lot of roasted malt on the finish with a bitter after taste. Not at clean as a browns should be and too bitter.

3.1
TheKeywork (61) - Sudbury, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 21, 2015
Back to basics here. A nicely balanced amber that is slightly bitter, yet toasty and roasty. A good find. Easy drinking. Give me more.

2.7
GRM (4073) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 23, 2015
Glass, 20-ounce, draught, at Caffé Mio, departure of Martin Provost for his sabattical year in Ecuador, savoured on June 23 2015; eye: bronze, clear, no effervescence, sheet of beige head, average lacing; nose: malt, caramel, light English hops; mouth: malt, caramel, English hops, unpleasant acridness, finale in malt with presence of unpleasant acridness, medium body, average carbonation, mildly sweet, lightly harsh texture; overall: ordinary FRANÇAIS Verre, 20 onces, bue chez Caffé Mio, départ de Martin Provost pour son année sabbatique en Équateur, savourée le 23 juin 2015; œil : bronze, limpide, pas d’effervescence, couverture de mousse beige, dentelle moyenne; nez : malt, caramel, léger houblon anglais; bouche : malt, caramel, houblon anglais, âcreté déplaisante, finale en malt avec présence d’âcreté déplaisante, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement sucrée, texture légèrement râpeuse; en résumé : ordinaire

3.4
Randy4Beer (513) - - FEB 15, 2015
On draft at Johnny Farina’s. A brownish, dark copper colour with thin white head. I was quite surprised at how hoppy this one was on both the nose and palate. I was expecting a malty beer, but was pleasantly surprised by that strong hop profile. Very easy drinking, but with some kick to it, and it was a great pairing with their Kichesippi Beer Pie pizza.

3.1
Spab (3889) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 30, 2014
355 ml bottle from brewery. Pours a clear chestnut colour with thin light tan head. Aroma is toasty with caramel and nuts. Flavour is toasty grains, caramel, nuts and a mild bitterness. Average body. Nothing wild but decent.


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