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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Brown Ale gives a nod to the Northern English Brown style. However, since defeating the English in 1783, it is analogistic that the American version be stronger to reflect on England’s vanquishment. Gentleman’s Relish uses Maris Otter malt as the base, augmented with dark crystal and chocolate malts. Whole cone English hops are used throughout the boil, imparting their characteristic smooth bitterness. The beer is named after an Englishman’s favorite snack, an anchovy paste, typically eaten on toast.

Tasting notes: dark brown with a thick creamy head; chocolate-caramelly-nuttiness yields to a clean hoppy finish. It makes one almost wish that the English were still here to share a pint of this fine brew...almost.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ozarkspops (368) - - FEB 22, 2013
Dark brown pour with ruby edges. Light head. Sweet malty aroma. Some dark fruit notes. Mild hop earthiness. Nutty flavor. Peanut butter. Toasty. Toffee. Finishes with subtle bitterness and earthy/spiciness of noble hops. Not bad at all. ---Rated via iPhone


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevinator (1888) - The Colony, Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2016
Decent brown ale with a malty base. Hints of chocolate but with a more pronounced hop bitterness. Smooth with a nice weight but not too heavy. Some nuttiness typical of the style. Standard brown color.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nate (4245) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2016
Sampled at The Thirsty Growler. A bit rough for a brown, nutty roast aroma with light neutral hop character. Dark brown with slight haze and thin head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Grainy start, heavy roast and grist. Burlap with rye spice. Bitter finish and after with a hint of tobacco.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (4285) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Better than decent brown ale. Pours dark with a nice sharp bitter bite at the end. Body is chocolate and caramel. Thick up front and gets milder through the sip.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Andrew196 (1539) - Katy, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2016
Dark mahogany in color, light beige head, goes from Swiss cheesy to wispy. Aroma is deep, woody, nutty, leathery, notes of cigar smoke. Perfect body for the style, deep roasted maltiness, nuts, toffee, burnt chocolate ....lasting finish. I like the beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (5128) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 20, 2016
Une tranche de pain multigrains lourdement grillée, tartinée de grenache, poussière de café et agrémenté admirablement par le traitement nitro.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
lownote (541) - Austin, Alabama, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Delicious. Nitro. Low aroma. Sweet chocolate. No bitter. Smooth thick hat of head on top.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tejas (992) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2015
Nitro > Flying Saucer. Not sweet enough to be a brown. This is really a porter b/c of the color, little roastiness and dry palate. Reminds me of Fullers London Porter and that's not a bad thing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndresTM (434) - Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Dark malts, molasses, earthy hops, and a bit of roast in the aroma. Medium mouthfeel with lively carbonation and a solid body. The taste is bitter, with minor caramely sweetness concealing some fruity flavors. The finish leans dark and malty.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jerseyjohn71 (297) - corsicana, Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2015
a bit ashy, caramel, nuts, toast, resin, leather, earthy, cough drop, licorice, red, brown, clear, frothy, lightly bitter, not sweet,medium body, sticky, thin feel, soft carbonation,

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerRenter76 (845) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Originally rated on 8/2/14. Restrained aromas of sweet malts with some hints of piney hops, and chocolate notes. The body looked like watr that has been used to clean paint brushes all day, murkier than swamp water with a nice chewy head that left some pretty good lace. Flavors lean towards the dark crystal malts as it should but the hops come through on the back side, sweet faint chocolate and toasted notes. Overall i thought it was pretty good, not the best brown ale out there but its good enough that i would try it again.


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