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RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 155   ABV: 5.15%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Brown Ale has a touch of nuttiness provided by our good friends Mr. and Mrs. Victory and Munich Malt. The addition of Northern Brewer, Cascade, and Willamette hops smooth this beer out to create an incredibly drinkable Brown Ale.

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2.7
Tmoney99 (14964) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 22, 2007
Bottle trade with shigadeyo. Poured a clear dark brown color with a medium off-white frothy head that diminished slowly with fair lacing. Medium toasted nutty malty aroma. Medium body. Medium toasted bittersweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of average duration. Interesting label.

2.2
shigadeyo (3790) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 6, 2007
Date: 3/31/2007
Serving: 12 oz bottles shared by Jason. Thanks for the visit and bringing this with you to share.
Event: Rye Pale Ale (10 gallons) brew out.
Location: shigadeyo’s house.

Tasting Notes
Aroma: Old hops.
Appearance: Clear, dark amber brown with a creamy beige head.
Flavor: Tastes a lot like cheap homebrew. Some chocolate malt comes out toward the finish. The finish is dry and slightly roasty.
Palate: Medium body.
Overall: Not so good. Quite difficult to get down.

3.1
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAR 24, 2007
Bottle: Deep brown, fairly dark, moderate frothy light beige head, light lacing.   Nutty aroma, earthen malts, roasty, with a bit of cocoa.   Pale roasted malts, minor nuttiness, somewhat sweet, with very light pale fruit skin on the finish.   Very low hop profile, with a underlying sour aspect that is very subtle.   Body and mouthfeel are average.   Slightly bitter cocoa lingers, accompanied by a very soft sourness.   Not half bad, better than what I expected based on its average.


2.8
Strykzone (7658) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2006
This is a straight forward brown ale. It has an aroma of roasted nut and malt and the flavor is similar with the addition of over cooked coffee. It is smooth in the mouth but just a bit syrupy. There is no carbonation and it is possible I have a flat sample. Flavor is also somewhat muted.

2.8
rotoguru (126) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 19, 2006
Pours deep brown/red with thin tan head. Aroma is that of coffee and roasted nuts. Flavor contains malts, roasted nut, and a bit of a burnt coffee (black malt maybe?). There were no noticable hops. The burnt flavor lingers a little but not too long. A ho-hum brown ale.

2.8
Ratman197 (15354) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2006
Bottle poured a clear brown with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of malt, nuts and a hint of cacoa. Palate was medium bodied. Flavors of sweet malt, cacoa and a hint of nuts with a smooth sweet finish.

2.8
IrishBoy (4233) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 31, 2006
Bottle from cbkschubert; nose of caramel malt. brown with a small tan head, carmel in the flavor, too, along with some roastiness. The body is medium to light and the ale finish witha liitle hops.

2.8
jcwattsrugger (12524) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2006
on tap-pours a foamy to rocky tan head, brown/copper in color. Aroma is sweet caramel-medium malt, roasty, nutty. Taste is caramel-malt, nutty, faint hops. Initially somewhat thin on the finish. Medium body.

2.8
OldGrowth (3665) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - OCT 26, 2006
Pint @ Tyler’s/Durham. Ok nose, lite nutty, cardboard, caramel. Clean orangy brown color, good head & lacing. Bitter flavor, sharp nutty/roastiness dominates, caramel/chocolate is secondary, but noticable. Medium body, lite creamy mouthfeel, bitterdry finish. Huh, a gold medal for this one? Don’t see what sets this above other browns I’ve had. Oh well.

3.6
BrewDad (5667) - Olympia, Washington, USA - SEP 27, 2006
[Tap - J-Bar Aspen Colordao] Had this great brew at the J-Bar. It was awesome. Thick deep rich brown color. Loved the aroma and the flavor was also very good. Deep rich malt flavor and a hint of spices thiswas a great beer for the night. Good Brew by SKA.


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