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3.6
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2015
Draught at Pizza Port, Carlsbad California. Clear deep amber/brown beer with a nice beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, caramel, biscuits, nuts, some dark bread. Roasted chocolate and cocoa flavor, dark bread, fruity notes, some grass and peach. Quite ok.

3.5
GarrettB (1600) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 2, 2015
January 6th, 2012 - The great American Brown is a great brown, offering up a smell straight up front combing coffee and grass notes with gentle wafts of pipe tobacco fresh from the tin. The aroma matches the wardrobe, which glimmers in the daylight, a dark chocolate lab brown, glossy and also murky. The most notable aspect of the flavor is a long, rolling aftertaste of roasted coffee, served on a mild and soft palate. The rest of the flavor is mostly built of roasted cashew, roasted chicken and a mild and mellow chocolate note.

4.2
Mortlach (2347) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 30, 2012
28/12/2012 Brasserie 4:20 (tap). Bevuta al Pizza Port Tap Takeover. Bruna, riflessi mogano-rubino, limpida, schiuma bianca abbondante e abbastanza persistente. Al naso caramello e luppolo si sposano alla perfezione. In bocca mostra un equilibrio mostruoso, note di tostato, pane, caramello e luppolo, un mix praticamente perfetto. Corpo medio, carbonazione corretta, grande beva. Brown ale magistrale, freschissima, elegantissima e super bilanciata, chapeau!

3.7
TimE (5817) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 22, 2012
dark brown very malty with excellent chocolate malt character and caramel, but not sweet. Full bodied. Very nice

3.4
anders37 (26641) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2012
Draft @ Pizza Port Carlsbad, Carlsbad, CA. Pours a dark amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma with hints of chocolate and hints of hops. Roasted malty caramel hoppy flavor with hints of chocolate. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.

3.5
peteinSD (1469) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 19, 2012
Tap @ PP Carlsbad. Light brown pour with a slick of off-white foam. Aroma is subtle with light roast, nuts, a smidge of hop bitterness, and soft, dry malt. Taste is dry roasted malt with nuts, light and sweet caramel, and a balancing hop bitterness on the finish. Light, semi-creamy mouthfeel. Nice brown.

3.6
PhillyCraft (7228) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2012
On tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad. Deep, and dark brown pour. Huge creamy beige head and thick lacing pattern. Aromas of chocolate, crystal malt, smoked dark wood. Taste is chocolate with cooked cherries on top. Other small notes of raisin, dark fruit, earthy hoppiness in the back end accompanied by slight vanilla. Tad bit bitter on the mouth.

3.5
GT (10000) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad. Webby beige lace on a deep amber to marron. Floral, fresh nose with herbal hops. Taste is ligher, herbal, juicy, quenching, mild roast, moderate bitterness. Lemon tartness in the back end. Enjoyed this a bit more than the Good Grief Brown. Clean body. But when you’re at Pizza Port, just stick to the IPAs and heavy stouts.

3.8
Peacehammer (624) - California, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Very dark pour. Standard nut brown aroma, but not sure if it is actually a nut brown. Very smooth to drink. Despite its heavy color this isn’t a heavy beer. All around great

3.9
SDalkoholic (2393) - Linda Vista, California, USA - DEC 2, 2011
On tap at Toronado San Diego: Served with a thin layer of film for a head while the liquid was a dark almost black color of brown. As for the nose, a nutty and roasted aroma that intrigues the senses as well as my appetite. The flavor is also nutty with semi roasted malts that has a nutty/meaty flavor of cashew or perhaps pistachio. This one of the best and richest brown ales I have tasted.


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