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RATINGS: 411   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional brown ale brewed using the renowned British aromatic hop East Kent Golding. Medium bodied with nice malt character. This is a dark and flavorful ale.

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3.3
cubs (10693) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2014
On tap @ Tap and Handle Foco during another massive Sierra Nevada tap takeover. Pours a burnt orange/brown appearance with a light brown head. Biscuity, caramel, slightly nutty, bready aroma. Medium light body. A touch of fruit, pecan, caramel flavor. Moderate high sweetness. Some biscuity notes. Drinks fine but nothing special.

3.1
daknole (11050) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Brownish pour, cream colored head. A pretty standard mix of caramel malts, lightly spiced hops, bit doughy. Not bad, nothing amazing.

2.7
mstrcrwly (1000) - New York, USA - JAN 3, 2014
decent but nothing special..liked the nutty,caramel aroma and flavor..other than that..nothing special.

3.2
ROGUE (2215) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - DEC 23, 2013
On tap at State Line tasting. Pours a reddish brown color with a large foamy tan head. The smell is a little light with some sweet malt aromas and some nuttyness. The taste is creamy with a roasted malt, nuts, and some citrus flavors. The mouthfeel is light and crisp.

3.3
skoisirius (1909) - Earth, Washington, USA - NOV 16, 2013
I’m currently rating every SN brew I’ve ever had in one clean sweep. I grew up on the classic SN Pale having it around during high school, and since have watched SN grow into a national representation of incredible craft beer. Living 45 mins away is a treat for the random growler fill. Keep up the amazing work and thanks!

3.5
Zymurgeist2 (2349) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 21, 2013
On tap at the brewery/restaurant. Pours a deep brown with a dark tan head. Aroma of caramel malt and chocolate. Flavors of earth, biscuit and caramel malt.

2.1
adamah (214) - California, USA - APR 24, 2013
There was a slightly sweet malty aroma but not very strong. The color was a clear brown almost amber color with very little foam. The taste was a little sweet but it gave way immediately to a bland bitterness. The body was a little thin as well. I got almost nothing out of this beer.

3.4
cgarvieuk (25742) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2012
Cask at BSF GBBF 2012 ... deep brown ... thin tan lacing ... soft woody toffee roats ... light bitter woody hop ... soft fruits ... juicy and sweet

3.1
joe19612 (3033) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2012
GBBF 2012. Pours a dark brown colour with a thin beige head, malt and chocolate in the aroma, taste is nutty and malty, with a sweet finish.

3.3
JorgeLee (2194) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2012
Tap at GBBF 2012. Deep brown colour. Slightly boozy malt aroma. Taste is very smooth, malty, caramel, toffee, slightly sweet. A bit fuller of body than some of the traditional English brown ales. Well made and enjoyable, if not super exciting.


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