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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Snowshoe Grizzly Brown Ale is the darkest beer available at the brewery, with a distinct, roasted malt character, dark color and medium hop finish. It pours out a deep brown color with ruby highlights, the head Bunyanesque in size, semi-creamy in texture. The aroma is of lightly toasted grain, caramel, and black walnut sweetness. Grizzly Brown Ale is brewed with five different malts giving it a rich roasted flavor and a smooth finish.

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2.6
omhper (25135) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2002
Nut brown. Mild, nutty with hint of acidity. Not the most flavourful of ales.

2.9
bhensonb (15202) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 21, 2006
Light malty aroma, perhaps a hint of chocolate. It’s that malt aroma you found in chocolate malts! Deep reddish brown color with a monster persisting head. This may be unpasteurized. Thin mouthfeel. Starts with malt, goes to a very roasty toasty malt. Not a whole heck of a lot of hop here, but it’s tasty.

2.4
Ratman197 (14842) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2007
On tap @ Hopyard Pleasenton poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of carmel, toffee, cocoa, light fruitiness and a hint of nuts. Palate was light bodied crisp and slightly tart. Flavors of toffee, cocoa, nuts and light metallic with a crisp finish.

2.8
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 21, 2004
Medium tan head that quickly dissipates, atop a clear dark brown body. Aroma is mild, medium sweet, chocolate, nutty, light caramel, coffee. Taste is medium sweet, cola, light caramel, faint coffee, light astringency. Watery light-medium body.

3.3
Bov (12636) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 12, 2001
dark brown colour, few head, chocolate, malty, vegetable aftertaste

3.5
slowrunner77 (12044) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 10, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2014 what the... this, IMHO, was their best brew, and i’m surprised at the low scores. one of the best, most flavorful, rich browns i’ve had in a while. tasted bigger than it’s 5.6%. roasted malt, chocolate. well done."

3.2
DocLock (10691) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2007
Bottle. Deep brown pour with 1-finger tan head. Aroma of brown sugar,m caramel malt, almonds. Tastes caramel malty, nutty, brown sugary, not too sweet, with some finishing figgy fruits.

3.3
marcus (10227) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 15, 2011
Pours pitch black with an attractive tan head and a treacle aroma. There is a nutty roasted malt flavor that is a bit thin with burnt toast finish.

3.3
bb (9268) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 19, 2005
Draft. Brown beer. Roasty chocolate flavor. Light aroma. Medium-light body. Easy drinking and refreshing. Malts come through.

3.4
bytemesis (8411) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear deep chestnut with a large fizzy tan head and clumpy lacing. Aroma is caramel, toffee, roasted malts. Flavor is about the same with notes of tobacco and coffee. Medium body.


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