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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional, english-style full-bodied brown ale with a sweet, toasted malt aroma and hint of baker’s chocolate.

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2.9
Travlr (24274) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Draft at the source. Clear chestnut color. Aroma of chocolate covered caramel. Taste is watery cocoa and caramel.

3
jtclockwork (16436) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Bottle thanks to Mike. Pours brown/chestnut brown with no head. Nose/taste of toasted malt, sweet cocoa and light day old coffee grounds. Lighter bodied.

3.2
Ferris (15001) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
Draft - Toffee and toast with some berry notes. Deep dark brown with a light beige head. Lots of toasted malts with a hint of chocolate. Not bad.

3.6
Drake (13637) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 6, 2011
Served on draft at the brewpub, 4/6/11. Pours a clear dark red color with a medium sized creamy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of nutty, chocolate malts with a leafy hop finish. The taste is caramel, nutty notes, chocolate and leafy hops. Medium bodied.

3.4
jcwattsrugger (12418) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2007
on tap-pours a disappearing tan head and brown color with red tint. Aroma is dark malt-nutty/roasty/faint caramel. Taste is dark malt-nutty/roasty/caramel/chocolate. Hint of hops waived over brew kettle. Smooth. Mild carbonation.

3.4
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 12/19/2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

clear dark ruby red, wispy tan head, streaks of lace, creamy body, light sweet chocolate aroma, rich chocolate flavor, just enough sweetness to bring out the great chocolate,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 9/10
Score: **+/4

3.5
arminjewell (9584) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2012
Pour out of bottle is dark brownish almost black with some red slightly off white/tan head. Aroma brings notes of caramel, nuts, biscuit and toast, hints of earth and slight grass as well. Taste is a bit watery, but notes of caramel, some slight hints of biscuit, touch of vanilla and some slight dark fruit, finishing fairly sweet, but slightly dry in there. Some carb pushes it through the palate fairly well, a bit thin. Tasty for 4.3% for sure.

3.4
blipp (9124) - La Mesa, California, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Draft. Pours deep brown with a beige head. Sweet and roasted malty aroma with some nutty notes. The flavor has sweet nutty malts, with some light roasty notes and some toffee-like sweetness. Pretty good.

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solidfunk (8838) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 15, 2014
Pours cloudy brown with good head and lacing. Not much going on here. Finishes with light sweetness. A little water, with some light roast. Tap at DC Beer festival.

3.1
b3shine (8795) - Indiana, USA - MAR 16, 2017
Draft to taster at Sweeten Creek. Looks solid; a mostly transparent toffee with foamy off-white head that has a very light beige tint to it. Smells and tastes malty with notes of caramel, chocolate, toast, and ale yeast. Mouthfeel is medium-light to medium-bodied and slightly bitter. Inoffensive, but underwhelming.


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