RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
MrChopin (4305) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 6, 2012
hazy red-brown, thin cream head, moderate lacing. Vine nose, green and woody, light bubblegum. Flavor show chocolate, spice, tomato, emerging into extreme burnt sugar finish with sweet marshmallow finish.

jsmerig (1667) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2017 Pours a hazy mahogany. Aroma of maple syrup. Taste is smooth and malty. Strength doesn’t come through which is a good thing.

kramer (6905) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2017
Can. Pours a clear light brown body with a small fizzy beige head that faded to a wispy covering. Some light clingy lace. The nose is toasty and slightly sweet chocolate malt with a light leafy hoppiness. The flavor is indeed on the sweeter side with some toasted and chocolate malts, and a caramel note. A light bitterness on the finish from the leafy hops. Medium bodied and a little clingy with fizzy carbonation. An ok beer, probably wouldn’t make it a regular drinker.

nimbleprop (8750) - 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.

altonbrownd (5897) - 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.

FROTHINGSLOSH (8142) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2016
Sampled on draft at the Pratt St Ale House this beer poured a dark brown color with a medium sized creamy off white head that left great lacing. The aroma was tobacco and dark fruits. The flavor was toasty with caramel and dark fruits. Long finish. Moderately full body. Alcohol well contained. Solid.

Iphonephan (7283) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 7, 2015
On cask at Mad Fox Cask Festival 2015. Pours a clear amber with an off white head. Nutty nose. Favors of oak and vanilla. Bitter finish.

Fatehunter (2615) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Pours a finger and half of head on a dark brown body. The aroma is dark dry grains. The taste is caramel, muted apricot sweetness, molasses with a long tingle finish. The texture is crisp and fizzy. It has great flavor.

drjoeng (1380) - SINGAPORE - JUN 10, 2015
7.5% ABV. Strong Brown Ale Alcoholic nose which carries some nice deeply roasted malts. Approaches an English style porter. Full mouthful of nice clean malty flavors. Finishes off with some quality bitters. They do bloom a little to give off some nice floral accents that reminded me of Calla lillies. Goes on Favorites List.

gueuze (973) - - JUN 5, 2015
Farbe amber rot. Im Geruch leicht fruchtig. Geschmack dann Karamell. Anklänge von Pappe im Nachgeschmack.

Tayeth (680) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 5, 2015
Geruch säuerlich, aber auch nach Zuckerrübenkraut. Geschmack relativ kantig und ziemlich bitter. Man kann keine eindeutigen Noten heraus schmecken.

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