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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A dark brown ale deriving maltiness from two types of American crystal malts, yet not overly heavy in body. Rounded with a nutty flavor from chocolate malt and a hint of black patent malt. Finished with aromatics from Czech Saaz hops.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BCMike22 (92) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 18, 2008
Poured into Red Sox pint. Pours VERY dark, almost black. Smells of rich dark malt. Next to zero head / light carbonation. Very smooth, very tasty brew. Rich in flavor but easy to drink. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (5057) - Essex Junction, Vermont, USA - FEB 18, 2017
Poured into a mug, the appearance was a dark brown color with a nice fingers worth of white foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Semi-foamy rings of lace form around the glass. The aroma had some nutty sweet and toasty malts. Some dried chocolate malts and a touch of earthiness and grassiness. The flavor smoothly enriches the sweet to the roastiness and brings in a subtle bitterness of some coffee beans. Earthy and grassy hops kindly move into the background. The aftertaste blends the sweet and roastiness of nuts, malts and grassy hops. Quick dry grassy finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a nice sessionability about it. Moveable on my tongue with an appropriate ABV and good carbonation. Overall, pretty good brown ale that I could come back to if I saw it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (6160) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 19, 2017
12 oz single bottle from Total Wine & More - Gilbert, AZ. Dark brown appearance with a lingering tan head and light lacing. Aroma of pine, chocolate, nutty malts, roasted grain, light coffee and light earthy hops. Similar flavor, rich and bittersweet with a light dry finish, a little on the hoppy side. A solid roasty brown ale overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (7980) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 6, 2016
Tap. Pours clear chestnut, small beige head, decent lacing. Aroma is roasty, cocoa, hints of ashtray. Flavor is light plus sweet, light bitter. Medium body. Decent.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
thetmaxx (913) - West Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Poured from the bottle in Show Low, AZ. NICE dark red crimson color. Nice head thin lacing. Aroma is nice caramel and roasted malt. Flavor has to be one of the best brown ale Ive had in a long time. Really nice roasted notes with coffee flavors. Which the bitterness blended nicely. Pretty darn good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rollinsr (661) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUL 16, 2015
Pours a rich dark brown with foamy tan head. Aroma is dark prunes with light smoked malt. Flavor is smooth with more light dark fruits and some glassy off-flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbaaron (1998) - Arizona, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Draft at brewpub. Deep mahogany, nice beige head. Caramel. A little nutty. A little metallic. Perfumey. Light body. Watery. Boring I guess..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarinEvelyn (854) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Very perfumey taste. A little dry, bitter, not my favorite. The perfume like taste just ruins it for me

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
maxwelldeux (4373) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown color with a very small head on there. Nose has hints of nuttiness to it, but is not particularly fragrant. Taste is also just a bit sour, and seems like its spoiled a bit. Not very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
SlimHabib (452) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle pour. Dark brown with creamy tan head. Chocolate, nut, and coffee aroma. Creamy medium body. Chocolate and coffee taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rdixon77 (2644) - Georgia, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Forgettable brown. Chocolate brown colored. Nutty and chocolate taste. Slightly bitter finish. Not horrific, but just another brown.

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