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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A strong English Brown Ale. The full complexity of the body offers undertones of anise, hints of sweet toffee and a well-rounded dry finish. Hopped with Challenger, First Gold and Bramling Cross.

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (8668) - La Mesa, California, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Draft. Pours brown with an off white head. Toffee sweet malts, light earthy notes, and a bready malty and toffee sweet finish. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 27, 2016
Can from Beer and Wine. Dark caramel body with medium, receding head. Nose is oaks, toffee and caramel. Taste is hops intermingled with roastier notes, of malts, caramel and resin. Buttery finish. Enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10931) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 28, 2006
Nitro... Mostly clear, deep amber ale with a, mid-sized, creamy, eggshell head. Malty, vineous aroma and flavor. A bit sweet and alcoholic. Toffee, vino sherry and a hint of butterscotch. Decently bittered, but the nitro eliminates much of the character of both the nose and taste. Medium to full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and light carbonation. Finishes a little sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scottw86 (1172) - Maryland, USA - OCT 9, 2009
On tap. Poured a dark brown/amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is grassy with lots of spice. Taste is very spicy with some good caramel flavors. Some citrus with malts and nuts. Too much carbonation. I would have enjoyed this more, but I thought there were too many spices that detracted from the other good flavors.

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2914) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 3, 2009
Light aroma. Goldish color with decent head. A run of the mill pale in my consideration.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
strongpieman (1651) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2011
Cask. Smooth, light brown, medium ale. Very soft carbonation due to cask. Nice drinkable ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MadRobin (2884) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - MAY 3, 2015
On cask at The Ale House Columbia. Clear, dark mahogany wins thin, creamy tan head and excellent lacing. Aroma of booze, butterscotch, licorice, red grapes and a little roasted malt. Taste of booze, butterscotch, nuts, floral hops, red grapes, licorice and roasted malt. This has a reasonable complex, but not especially pleasant taste. Full/medium body and low (cask) carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (7867) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 29, 2016
On tap at Wicked Bloom DC pours a dark orange with some sudsy, white head. Nose is OK, yeast, some booze, toffee, butterscotch. Flavor has butterscotch, orange peel, some booze, malt. Finishes off dry and full bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (5179) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 9, 2006
Candied, dark malty, acidic, moderately sweet. Finishes bitter and slightly salty. Some woodiness, some soapiness. Slightly chalky finish, which is bitter, but still acidic. Aroma was faint. Good but a bit off balance somehow. Dull chocolate in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ret12 (453) - Maryland, USA - SEP 5, 2011
This was a very good brown ale with a nice complex flavor. Finishs sweet and hoppy.


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