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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
5% Northern English Brown "nut brown" style beer which features a rich, dark bready, biscuity base with noticeable toffee, nut-like and a hints of coffee and chocolate flavors. We use our water system to give this beer a soft malty character on the finish so its easy to enjoy multiple pints.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnC (3008) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JAN 19, 2013
I had this on tap at the brewery in san marcos, a solid nut Brown. Pod session beer


2.9
djd07 (15341) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2017
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark amber with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is cocoa and roast. Medium body, bread, raisin, light dry finish, decent.

3.4
blipp (9590) - La Mesa, California, USA - DEC 2, 2016
Draft. Pours deep brown with a beige head. Toasted bready malts, mild sweetness, low bitterness, and some faint earthy notes. Clean and very drinkable. Good stuff.

3.4
rlgk (18852) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2015
Draught at the tasting room in San Marcos, California. Nice clear amber beer with a decent beige head. Roasted caramel and chocolate aroma, fruity, grapes, raisins, some licorice. Roasted malty flavor, caramel, raisins,Charles, some hops. Decent beer.

4
Marheb (6028) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
(En fût au tasting room North Park): Un vent rôti envahi mes narines, le brown a été utilisé avec amour. Le liquide est assez mince et engouffrable, très chocolaté, pain grillé avec une touche minérale. Très solide.

3.5
MartinT (10037) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2015
My Bottom Line:
Toasted malts leap from this Brown Ale’s lean profile, leaving room for a few hops and mild fruitiness.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam tops the misty brown.
-Carbonation is quite bubbly, which doesn’t fit the toastiness that much, imho.
-The mouthfeel is on the dry side for the style.
-Drinkability is quite high.

On tap at their North Park bar.

2.7
hopdog (12953) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 3, 2015
On tap at the Rip Current (North Park) Brew Pub. Poured a brown color with a small sized head. Toasted nuts and caramel. Yep a brown ale.

3.5
peteinSD (1469) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Tap @ brewery. Light brown pour with an off-white head. Aroma is toasted malt, nutty caramel, and light roast with minimal sweetness. Taste is toasted malt with light biscuit and roast. Light mouthfeel. Nice brown.

3.5
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAY 28, 2013
Awesome brown ale on tap at rip current in san diego, nutty, light, overall very good.

3.5
brokensail (16633) - Dublin, California, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Light brown pour with an off-white head. Mild roasted malt aroma with plenty of toasted bread, toffee, and nuts. A moderate sweetness, some earthy hops, and caramel. Mild hop bitterness to the flavor, tons of toasted nuts, toffee, and toasted bread. Light earthiness, chocolate, roasted malt, and some moderate sweetness.

3.5
skmikeg (1826) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Pours light for a Brown Ale (a light reddish brown with a small off white head). Aroma is of toasted malts, caramel, some hazelnut, and general nuttyness. Taste is nutty and malty with little hops and includes some hazelnut , caramel,and some molasses notes. Has a medium body with a slightly dry, with a slightly creamy but also slightly fizzy mouthfeel and a slightly dry, mostly sweet finish. overall, a pretty tasty English style brown ale that is lighter and more sessionable then your average American brown ale.


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