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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brown Beers are the descendants of the ancient English ales featuring toasted and/or roasted malts and hopping that varies from light to fairly bitter. Slanted Rock’s Silhouette Dark Ale is a lightly hopped, medium-bodied beer with a smooth subtle finish without any lingering bitterness. Dark Brown in color with a light tan head, this beer features a big, malty aroma with a classic English character. It has a slight burnt sugar, cocoa and woody aromas, medium-bodied mouthfeel with subtle toffee sweetness, balanced by smooth hop finish.

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3.5
blipp (9691) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 26, 2017
Can. Pours deep cola brown with an off white head. Dark malty and toffee sweetness, some fruity notes, light toasted bread, and low bitterness. Pretty good.

3.5
JStax (7163) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2017
Draft sample at the source. The beer is a dark brown with a khaki head. Roast and toasted malty notes. Lighter body and medium carbonation. Decent overall.

3.2
j12601 (13093) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 31, 2017
On tap at the brewery. Pours a gently hazed amber with a medium sized white head. Soft toast, a bit of cocoa, a touch of sweetness. Medium bodied, soft toast, a hint of cocoa. Soft sweetness.

3
djd07 (15543) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 27, 2017
On tap at the brewery. Pours a hazy brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is cocoa, roast, toasted malt. Medium body, similar flavors to nose, light dry finish, good.

3.4
chinchill (5311) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2017
12 oz can in Yellowstone NP. Dark reddish brown body with a tall foamy beige head. Good retention. Sweet malts with earthy hops in the nose. Minimal hops and more malt forward flavor, although they earthy hops reappear in the aftertaste. Moderately sweet. Smooth medium body with soft carbonation.

3.6
madmitch76 (25519) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2016
19th December 2016
Level 42 bottleshare. Santa is flying past and below! Thanks to Colin for the can. Clear deep amber beer, thin pale tan head. Palate is smooth and semi dry, decent carbonation. The dark malts are quite smooth and a little tangy. Mild dark fruits. Spicy pine hops. Slightly dry finish, spicy linger. Perfectly decent CDA.

3.3
Theydon_Bois (20602) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2016
Can split at L42 Xmas murder scene, from a trade with Stevoj, 19/12/16. Rich manogany brown with a decent tan cap. Nose is cocoa powder, spice, charr, light pine needle. Taste comprises brown bread, light chocolate sprinkle, pine dusting, liquorice, toffee, biscuit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Adequate CDA.

3
The_Osprey (9115) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2016
December 2016 - Can share at 1 Canada Square. Thanks Theydon! As Slanted Rock Silhouette Dark Ale, 6.2%. Dark brown, red hue, foamy tan head leaves light lacing. Aroma has some coffee and red berry. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is papery and dusty up front, chalky, some plummy fruity notes. A simple porter.

3.1
teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - DEC 21, 2016
36cl bottle shared in CW. Many thanks to Colin for this one. It pours a clean copper color with a minimal beige head. Aroma is tangy and acidic with notes of tart red berries lemons and wood. Taste is also tart acidic with more lemon juice, red berries and straw. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, meh

3.4
Leighton (22297) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2016
Can shared in London - thanks to Cloin. Pours brown with a creamy tan head. The nose has toasty brown bread. Medium sweet flavour with more brown bread, ripe orange, a little piney element. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Finishes with more brown bread, light cocoa, pine and orange. Good.


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