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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Creamy Nut Brown Ale, medium head. nice brown color in a glass with mild carbonation

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (45113) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2010

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ chrisos Back In The UK Tasting.

Clear medium to dark amber color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, sweet malt, toffee, butter, sweet coffee notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, toffee, buttery. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100522]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (22685) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2010
22nd May 2010. ChrisOs Blue Ridge Mountains Of Virginia tasting! Slightly hazy dark amber beer. Light dry palate. Sweet toffee malt some of which is diacetyl. Pretty poor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (22152) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2010
bottle at Chris-O ... brown ... butterscotch sweeties ... soft toffee malts ... dull ... little chocolate in linger

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13439) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 9, 2005
(22oz bottle) Big creamy beige head atop a crystal-clear copper body. Aroma is medium sweet, tobacco, caramel, faint nutty. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, nutty, tobacco, some chocolate, earthy, light toffee. Watery light-medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (13064) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 18, 2012
A copper amber ale with a thin light mocha head. In aroma, nutty roasted malt with light fruity esters. In mouth, a nice roasted malt with light coffee, nutty herbal hops, not bad. On tap at BIA, July 30, 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12262) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2009
22oz bottle-pours a tight foamy light tan head and dark amber color. Aroma is sweet medium malt-maple/toffee, nutty, slight earthy hops. Taste is sweet medium malt-maple/toffee/chocolate, nutty, secondary earthy hops, some slight sour fruit, somewhat syrupy mouth feel. Semi-dry finish. The total isnt quite up to the parts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 10/19/1997
Mode: Draft
Source: Great Lost Bear, Maine

dark copper amber, headless, sweet carmel flavor, good, but one dimensional

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Score: *4
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (9499) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 20, 2008
My Bottom Line:
Nutty caramel sweetness and roastiness seamlessly sift into finishing earthy hop bitterness. This is a balanced and highly drinkable Brown Ale.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-Creamy foam tops the clear auburn brown.
-The overall result is quite clean.
-The hazelnut-like sweetness is straightforward, but quite pleasant.
-The mouthfeel is well rounded for this strength.

On tap at Brays Brewpub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (7136) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 22, 2008
En ft. Pinte dguste chez Brays (Naples, ME). Arme: Odeur de caramel et de noix. Apparence: La couleur est brune rougtre. Prsence dun mince col beige mousseix et dune fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Got de caramel et de noix avec une pointe drable. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Prsence de noix en arrire got. (Rating #1706)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2011
In short: A typical creamy and nutty brown ale. Good example of an unexciting style
How: Bottle 22oz, improvised HF 1rst anniversary camping tasting
The look: Clear bronze body topped by a small beige head
In long: Nose is mostly toasted and nutty like I would expect from a good brown ale. Taste is creamy, hazelnuts, a bit of peanut butter, chewy soft bread crust, caramel. Basically this is a standard archetypical brown ale. Not to say it is great (it is a basic brown ale after all, not an exiting style) but there is nothing wrong with this beer and deserves a bit better than its current lousy 3.2 average, and no one dares question my opinions, I said NO ONE, your hear me? NO ONE!!!

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