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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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This beer started as a Southern English Brown, and evolved from there. The nose almost comes across as caramel, but when you drink, you will find that it is not sweet. Dark, toasty, and lightly sweet with notes of chocolate, coffee, biscuit, and caramel, this beer is complex but very drinkable. A rustic but balanced beer without a strong hop presence, definitely made for the malt lovers of the old world.

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3.3
yespr (45447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2012
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy brown with a smalæ off white head. Aroma is roasted dark malty and caramelish, light toffee note. Sweet, roasted malty, caramelish toffee and mild bitterness lurking through. Dry, roasted and bitter finish.

3.3
anders37 (26641) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2012
Can. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a roasted malty caramel finish.

3.5
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2016
11th August 2016
GBBF Day 3. Cask. Clear deep brown beer, thin pale tan head. Palate is smooth and semi dry, decent fine carbonation. Smooth malts. A lot of earthy coffee. Touch of dark fruits. Espresso laden finish. Very coffee.

3.4
Travlr (24784) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 18, 2017
Draft at the source. Clear amber brown color. Aroma of toasted brownies. Taste is earthy cocoa. Works for me.

3.8
Beerhunter111 (20476) - P´Castle, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2016
Gbbf. Trübes dunkel orange braunes Bier. Geruch nach Espresso Vanille, dunkles süßes malz. Geschmack süß Röstmalzig, Espresso, Vanille, lecker.

3.1
Theydon_Bois (19510) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2015
Keg at the taproom, SD, 12/11/14. Extremely dark mahogany brown topped with a decent light tan swirl. Nose is light charr, toffee fudge, nutty, hoppy back pang. Taste comprises sweet licks, caramel, liqourice, toasted brown sugar. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with sweet licks and some hop presence. Ok but just a little overly sweet for me.

3.3
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2016
Sample at GBBF 2016, Thursday. Brown beer with s nice beige head. Roasted coffee aroma, caramel, ice coffee, soot, some figs. Coffee flavor, cocoa, dark chocolate, some soot. A bit harsh.

3.3
harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2016
Cask gravity at GBBF 2016. Lots of coffee. Powdery coffee. Lots of strong coffee flaviur overtook everything else.

3.6
saxo (18302) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2012
Tap @ the brewpub. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are roast malt, nuts, notes of chocolate, caramel and hops.

3.4
brokensail (16449) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 30, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2012 Dark brown in color with an off-white head. Mild roast, chocolate, quite earthy, maybe some coffee grounds. Taste has just a touch of bitterness. Dark chocolate, roasted malt, and cocoa. A mild sweetness, maybe some toffee and molasses, too.


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