RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Specialty malts bring intimations of brown sugar and vanilla, which meld into the Gnarlys character. Roasted coffee malt flavors and residual sweetness dance in harmony, obscuring the line between brown ale and porter.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (1020) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Brown ale? Maybe black. :-) Had this brew on draft. Dark brown and rich. This brown ale is stout and hides the 7% alcohol well. Enjoy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (4726) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 28, 2014
12oz can from Pace High Carryout: copper-brown pour with a medium tan head. Aroma of nutty, roasty, grass, wood. Tastes are roasted malt, chocolate, sweet toasty. caramel, coffee. Nutty, herbal, bitter finish. Not a huge brown fan, but this is solid stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bluejacket74 (1955) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2014
12 ounce can, canned on 11/10/2014. Served in a nonic pint glass, the beer pours a clear brown color with some reddish tints to it. Head retention is good, and theres a lot of lacing. The brew smells like brown sugar, nuts, vanilla and some coffee. Taste is similar to the aroma, but theres also some toasted malt and a light bitter hoppiness noticeable. Mouthfeel/body is medium, its creamy and coating with moderate carbonation. I think this is a good brown ale, I wouldnt mind buying this again. Nice to see the MadTree cans finally come to Columbus! $9.99 a 6-pack.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
arn8897 (376) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Pours a dark brown, taste a little smokey light brown sugar taste. Half way between a porter and a brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evolutionary (490) - Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Tap at champps. Brown nut pour and medium head. Hints of vanilla and light smoke. Medium body. Smooth but not anything to write home about.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pete4999 (1445) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Can, as pictured. Definitely a lot bigger and bolder than a standard brown, I was pleased with this. Heavy on the brown sugar I thought. Packed a little bit of a punch.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (23351) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle. Hazy amber brown color, beige head. Aroma of nicely hopped toasted caramel. Taste is lightly spiced cocoa powder.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (4729) - Essex Junction, Vermont, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Thanx Vic for bringing some of your home turf up here. Reviewed from notes, this was poured into a pint glass. The appearance had a nice dark brown color with a nice looking one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. The smell had a nice roasted nuttiness coming across a caramel/toffee-like maltiness. The taste took those flavors and added a nice creamy coffee-like substance lightly in the background. On the palate, this sat about a light on the body with a pretty good sessionability about it. It leaves a decent creamy aftertaste and finish. Overall, good brown ale Id have again.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
steelhead3686 (270) - Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Pours a cloudy gold with a thin white head. No real aroma to speak of. The taste is bland. Its almost like flat soda. The body is light and the texture tickles the tongue. I had this on tap during Ohio Brew Week. So maybe I got a bad batch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Can. Nutty coffee and milk chocolate malt aroma. Deep mahogany with a large creamy tan head. Roasty coffee, slightly lactic, and toasty herbal hops flavor. Medium body, average carbonation.

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