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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Made with traditional brewers malt, with a touch of crystal and chocolate malts. Slight nutty undertone, with a mild bite at the end. Hopped with Mt. Hood and Cascades.

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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
niftyplace (23) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 30, 2014
By far one of the best domestic brown ales. Nice roasted pecan/almond/peanut kind of thing going on here, though subtle. Lovely clear caramel color with traces of caramel sweetness, but again, surprisingly subtle. Let it grow on you. Worth repeating.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (2051) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 14, 2016
From the bottle. The aroma is cherry, chicory, peat, caramel, and milk chocolate. Sweet and malty, with a light, balancing bitterness. Medium body, grainy, and chewy. This is a fun and interesting beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (22472) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 12, 2016
Draft. Clear dark brown color tan head. Roasty cocoa aroma. Taste is sweet brownies. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (4924) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 3, 2016
Bottle. The look is pretty dark, brown tinging almost to black in color, with a tan head. The smell is sourdough bread, malt, roast, pastries, sweet, and some fruit. Slightly off in the smell . Taste is more what I would expect. Roast, touch of fruit, cocoa, malt, decent stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bnokk (499) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 16, 2016
APPEARANCE- deep brown with very foamy (almost frothy) head. NOSE- very little in the smeller Dept. FLAVOR- malty sweetness jumps right out at you when you open it. The nuttiness is indeed an undertone, but that doesnt really take away from the beer. Very nice use of bittering hops as I only get a hint of them at the very end, but I get the feeling theyre affecting the drink from.the sip through the finish

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
lobosaintori (89) - - OCT 10, 2015
overall a nice beer. one of the reasons brown beer is one of my favorites. very good example of this varietal. pours a nice brown with a thick tan head. decent nutty aroma. taste is reminiscent of a bowl of mixed nuts. with a little touch of lite chocolate. finishes a little bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (2202) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Pours brown with a small light brown head. Aroma is chocolate, caramel and roast. Taste is sweet with very light bitters. Light bodied, smooth and almost but not quite creamy. Very solid brown ale.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1519) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2015
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass Aroma- Has a nice roasted nut aroma Appearance- Pours a dark brown with a small white head Taste- Has a nice malty flavor with a good blend of roasted nuts. Palate- A mild to medium bodied beer with heavy carbonation. Overall- A pretty good brown ale that should not be passed up.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HourGlass13 (694) - North Carolina, USA - APR 4, 2015
Pours dark brown with an off white head. Aroma is is all malts and roast. The taste is mild with some caramel, and a earthy note. It has a mild sweetness, but not overly sweet. There is a hint of booze in the taste. All around easy to drink and very good brown.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
stangger (619) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Light roasted malts, mild nuttiness. Caramel, syrupy sweet - overly so for the style. A bit undercarbonated; tastes like its slightly underfermented - low on alcohol, high on sugar.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kassner (1572) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Really nice with nuts and cstamel. A little more hops than usual. Just a tad thin. Modest head cola color on tap at major on bald head island.


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