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RATINGS: 444   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Definitely one of the finer American Brown Ales. A deep copper colored, mild brown ale. SGB is accentuated by a slight nuttiness from its malt character. Designed to be a session beer it has a real smooth finish with a very subtle hop character.

Medal: Gold medal winner at the 2001 Great American Beer Festival – English Style Brown Ales.

Malt: 2 Row, Black, Victory, 30-37 Carastan, 70-80 Crystal, Chocolate

Hops: Columbus, Willamette

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3.1
yespr (47034) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is wooden hoppy and light fruity. Caramelish and wooden hops flavoured. Light bitterness and caramelish lingering into a smooth finish. Lasting dry malty flavoured impression.

2.9
Ungstrup (38238) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
Bottled. An unclear dark red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of of caramel, malt, and a bit of straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, caramel, and a bit of butterscotch, leading to a bitter finish.

3.5
Travlr (25749) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Draft. Brown color, small tan head. Aroma of nuts and burnt toast. Taste is nutella on toast. Medium body. Not bad.

3.1
cgarvieuk (25686) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle in hotel room Orlando... Sweet toffee fruit malt nose.. Soft sweet fruits.. Soft toffee fruit.. Soft sweet toffee malts.. Burnt suger roast malts

3.3
Papsoe (25059) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of brentfeesh. Hazy deep amber with a rough off-white head. Sweet nutty aroma with some perfumy hops. Medium body, overripe fruit and nuts. Perfumy hoppiness but not bitter at all. 111009

3.3
Leighton (22021) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
Keg at Thirsty Monk - Ashevill, NC during RBWG 2014. Pours clear, golden-brown with a creamy topping. Basic brown ale, with simple brown bread sweetness, low bitterness. Light bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish with further bready malts, faint caramel. Decent.

3.2
Oakes (18472) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2009
Hazy light chestnut colour. Somewhat nutty aroma. Nutty, with sweet malt character. Well-rounded beer.

3
chrisv10 (18211) - DENMARK - JUN 2, 2010
Draft. Brown with off-white head. Flavour is malt, caramel, light roasted malt and some hop.

3.1
djd07 (15330) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2013
On tap at Funky Blues Shack. Pours a cloudy brown with off white head leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is coffee roast and chocolate. Thin mouthfeel with light coffee roast and light dry finish. Good.

3
Tmoney99 (14850) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 22, 2008
Draft sample at KBJ08. Poured clear brown color with medium off-white frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Medium toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable brew.


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