Niko100 (2998) - Chicago, New York, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Dark brown/cider color; Medium body; Aroma of malt, & some spice; Flavor of roasted malt, caramel, and some chocolate; Overall, about average for me. crossovert (14006) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2011
This beer was retired awhile ago, I found it in the bargain bin, one of the more respectable SA products. wlajwl (7121) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - FEB 1, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2012 Relatively faint malts in the aroma and flavor. Passable but not as much flavor as could be. ThaJuggernaut (309) - Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2011
I love me so e Sam Adams.... Nice Carmel aroma with dark head.. Good overall beer mayday035 (120) - san jose, California, USA - NOV 29, 2010
Bottle. Pours is medium pale brown, not much off-whote head. Nose is earthy, some nut and malt. Taste is mostly of nut and malt, some slight hoppiness. Clean standard sam adams finish.
Mad_Ferret (1027) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2010
Bottle. Golden medium brown colour. Smells of caramel, malts and something a bit unpleasant like soap or something. Taste is malty and fruity. But the whole experience fades out pretty thin in the middle and left is a beer the discription presents pretty well: "Samuel Adams Brown Ale satisfies the soul and doesn’t overwhelm the tongue." Yep. tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 12, 2010
Pours a medium pale brown, nose is nutty and weak, taste is mild sweetness, weak nutty flavors. rubbishystuff (2537) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 20, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2016 Thanks to iNBe for the trade. A somewhat average brown ale, would not turn down but better examples out there. Serving: Bottle BillWyce (1110) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 14, 2010
Pours chestnut-brown with a light tan head. Found the aroma yeasty with a nutty note. Medium palate. Flavor was nutty and malty-sweet. Note of hops in the finish. Like a lot of the offerings from this brewery, a solid beer but doesn’t stand out. mothman (120) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2010
I thought I had reviewed the beer before, but I guess not. Well here it goes. Freshness date of before Jan. 2009.
Poured into a Sam Adams sensory glass. Thin head that fades down quickly, leaving no lace. Color is more of a varnish brown, not to dark.
Smell is of a toasted almonds and carmel. Taste is that same smoked/toasted almond flavor.
Mouthfeel is pretty good, after it settles, the taste of alcohol is definately present. Carbonation is alright.
Brown ales are a favorite of mine and this one is a pretty good representation of one. I definately enjoyed it.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 10-15-2008 00:42:01