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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This big brown is named for Jason "Uncle Big" Ruud. A medium to dark brown ale with hints of chocolate and caramel, mildly hopped, and very smooth.

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thouse (53) - New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2012
A medium to dark brown ale with hints of chocolate and caramel, slight biscuit malt flavors, mildly hopped and very smooth.

4
hansenkw (12) - - SEP 15, 2012
22oz bottle, poured a gorgeous brown with a creamy tan head (tulip glass) slightly less appealing dark copper in a pint glass, same head, both with great lacing. Smell was lightly sweet and malty. Delicious crisp forefront with a solid roast finish. Clean and easy drinking. Could use a little more body, but still a great early autumn brown ale!

4
SpringsLicker (3660) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 18, 2013
Clear very dark brown with a tall off-white head. Rich malty aroma, dusty cocoa powder. Rich sweet malty smooth. Excellent Brown Ale.

3.8
decaturstevo (6339) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Brown pour with creamy tan head and lace. Toasted malt with a hinto chocolate and earthy hops. Rich toasted malt with sweet chocolate start that fades to a choco like bitter finish. Medium body with smooth carbonation. Nice rich flavor pretty nice.

3.7
CapFlu (5129) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 6, 2010
(22oz bottle) Purchased from the brewpub for $5.50. Pour nearly opaque with a deep brown and red body. Quick dissipating white head. Nose of roasted malt and cold coffee. Slightly sour coffee flavour, lightly gritty and carbonated. Texture gets slightly thin through the finish but the bitter cocoa and coffee plays through the end.

3.6
after4ever (8025) - Mukilteo, Washington, USA - JUN 18, 2010
22. Pours an opaque dark brown with a loose and foamy disc of grayish head atop. Tons of sheety lace. Looks pretty rich. Nice. Mild caramel and brown bread nose. Creamy medium body, mild carb. Caramel, brown bread, toast, a little molasses on the mid-palate. Mild sweet bready finish. Very clean and reasonably tasty brown. Not half bad.

3.6
Travlr (25496) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2012
Bottle. Hazy dark brown color, huge beige head, fair lacing. Aroma of milk chocolate, brown bread. Taste is sweet brown sugar, caramel, cocoa. Not bad.

3.6
60minuteman (1764) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 24, 2012
A tasty brown ale wrapped in a solid dark brown color with good head. Caramrl and dark chocolatr notes. Definitely some fruity undertones, possibly orange but maybe lemon.

3.5
bhensonb (15489) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 4, 2010
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours sort of dark ruby with a 3 finger foamy tan head. Smell of sweet brown roast malt with a hint of chocolate. Medium body with strongly foamy carbonation. Flavor is smooth roast brown with a lot of chocolate notes. It’s bitter. And it seems to be hop bitter. Drinks pretty easy.

3.5
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Bottle:   Brown, large frothy beige head, fairly nice lacing.   Sweet malty aroma, a little nutty, soft chocolate, cocoa, and salted caramel.   Nutty like breadiness up front, semi-sweet, soft cocoa and a bit of musty chocolate bring up the backside.   Hop aspect is minor.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate to full.   Seems pretty smooth.   Very clean, lingering nuttiness/breadiness, darker malts, some musty chocolate, with little in the way of hops.   Enjoyed it more than I thought I would!



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