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Brewed by Mornington Peninsula Brewery
Style: Brown Ale
Mornington, VIC, Australia

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mornington Peninsula Brown is an English-style Brown Ale, at 5.0% ABV. Brewed using classic imported English ale malts, our Brown displays all the wonderful rich and toffee characters associated with these malts. Pouring a deep golden brown with hints of red, aromas of toffee, brown sugar and raisins greet the nose. The palate offers more toffee and raisins, with a supporting cast of chocolate and nuts. Rich, full-bodied, smooth and moreish.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (2192) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - SEP 24, 2016
330mL bottle from Booze Bud. Brown body, holds a creamy tan head. Malty aroma - roast nuts, dark toffee & brown sugar, burnt toast, licorice, touch of dark fruit. Smooth body, full, chewy, substantial, lowish carbonation contributes in its own way. Palate reveals toffee, pecan, walnut, cocoa, brown sugar with plummy undertones. Moderate bitterness, smooth finish. Lovely brown beer

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23793) - Malm, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2016
Bottle. Pours a brown color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor with weak hints of chocolate. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuideDogSaint (1198) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 2, 2016
Draft at the Kerry Hotel Beer Festival on 26 June. Pours brown with a thin beige head. Aroma of chocolate taste of chocolate bittersweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marc280 (46) - - MAY 12, 2016
Pours a brown/deep red colour. I dont get the coffee aroma suggested in the bottle, but a nice brown sugar and raisin aroma. Full bodied, with a nutty toffee and raisin taste. Great beer and I want to drink more!

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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (1051) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 19, 2016
330ml bottle into glass. Nose is chocolate, malt, fruit. Opaque brown beer with thin film on top. Light and fizzy in the mouth. Finish is bitter with late dark chocolate and even later fruit. Very adult brown ale.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (1615) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JAN 30, 2016
Poured a nearly clear mid-brown colour with a one-finger light tan foamy head that retained well but didnt lace. Carbonation low and medium sized bubbles. Aroma strongly of chocolate. Taste of strong sweet chocolate but no real bitterness. Light body, a bit thin. Smooth and creamy with chocolate on the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopMagnet (17) - Katoomba, AUSTRALIA - JAN 15, 2016
330mL bottle, Beerbud Advent pack. Dark chocolate brown with short foamy head. Lifted caramel, brown sugar and coffee aromas. Long soft palate, more coffee and caramel together with hazelnut. Slightly soapy, soft gentle finish. Decent style and flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patersoi (154) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2015
Drunk from bottle. Upfront nuttiness and roasted malt along with hints of smokey charcoal. Long finish with bitterness coming to the fore followed by a nice chocolate ending.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (1060) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 28, 2015
Deep brown with a thin tan head. Burnt sugar, coffee, a little dark fruit on the nose. Taste is toffee, a little coffee and Arnotts milk coffee biscuits, a little bit of dryness and bitterness at the end.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
delorean12 (7) - Ballarat, AUSTRALIA - DEC 10, 2015 does not count
Thats what Im talking about. Aroma immediately brings coffee to the fore. Lovely brown ale. Full bodied with toffee and brown sugar overtones. Wouldnt drink to many but that to me adds value to the overall character.


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