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RATINGS: 510   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An American brown ale brewed with loads of hops from start to finish (it’s hoppy and beautifully bitter). Amarillo hops in the boil provide a spicy citrusy bitterness. Saaz dry hops in the fermentor provide a refined flowery aroma. These hops are supported by a grain bill of seven varieties of malt.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2012
Pours a pretty dark amber color. Smell is of malts and caramel. Taste is hops up front, I didn’t expect this from the smell, some malts at the finish. Overall a good quality beer.


3.5
Bacchus66 (967) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 16, 2017
12oz bottle. Clear medium brown with a thin tan head. Nuts, cherries, chocolate, caramel, sweet malt, medium hops bitterness gives it some lift. Hoppy, cocoa finish.

3.3
Drjohnrock (841) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2017
Twelve ounce bottle from mix six pack bought at Ingles Supermarket, tasted on July 26, 2017. Brown/amber hue, sweet but firm malty aroma, interesting bittersweet taste with some mustiness and more heft than a lot of brown ales; only a bit too much astringency keeps this from getting a higher score.

3.4
wombat23 (1830) - Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Clear dark amber, beige head. Malty aroma. Taste is malt, brown bread, nuts, hints of caramel. Decent.

3.3
slowrunner77 (12994) - Reno, Nevada, USA - NOV 2, 2016
12 oz from Tavour. A little hoppier and drier than most browns with a diverse malt aroma and flavor. A little thin and dry, better than ok - but not quite into the good/very good range.

3.2
altonbrownd (5897) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUL 2, 2016
Bottle from Chevy Chase Wine and Liquor. Nice brown body with slight head. Nose malty, carame. Malty and roasty taste. Nice hoppy finish.

3.5
GenDV138 (7762) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Clear dark amber brown with beige head. Aromas of caramel, toffee, light roast. Tastes of malt, caramel, toffee, light dark fruit, some bitter roasty notes. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.2
kevinsenn (2293) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2016
Bottle from ABC. Caramalt and American hop aroma. Nice. The taste is similar but not quite as good.

2.6
jsporrer (1128) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Pours a medium brown with a thin tan ring. Caramel and roasted malt aroma. Fairly smooth start with a light malt flavor and a medium hop bite. I prefer more malt balance and less hops in a dark beer. Finish is very bitter. Drinkable but not that enjoyable.

3.1
ryanscourt (1546) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2015
Not a bad drink. oasty malt flavor with touch of hop balance. Their is a slight sweetness and fruit ester flavor. Rather bland watery mouthfeel overall though.

3
Foxbush (2119) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2015
12 oz bottle from the AOPD beers each month The ale poured a clear brown color with small head and limited lacing. There is a nice roasted malt aroma that greets you. The taste is more complex with nuts and roasted malt. The ale has a light body with soft carbonation. The finish was clean with hop flavors closing out the beer..


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