RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
This is a true brown, not only because if its color but because of its stringent adherence to the style guidelines; a real beer connoisseurs dream. The hop flavor and aroma is adequately full and assists the roasted malt flavors that are perceived on the palate. There is limited fruitiness and the body is appropriate.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
VeinAle (134) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Aroma is immediate bread, caramel, nuts, toast and coffee. Pours Dark with a nice beige head that is smooth. Taste is bitter then onto a nutty sweetness. Medium bodied with strong carbonation giving a feeling of thickness to its texture, finishes wet and mildly bitter, sweet tastes left on your lips. Overall a good brown. I was pleased.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (14368) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of cocoa, caramel, earethiness and light coffee. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of caramel, cocoa and light earthiness with a smooth lingering caramel finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (4046) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 7, 2015
12 oz bottle pours brown with a off white head. Aroma of malts, roast, nutty and some herbal notes. Taste is nutty, roasted and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Obfuscate (553) - Minneapolis, - NOV 8, 2014
On tap at some hole in the wall in two harbors. Pretty average brown ale,. Ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
commonmac (1177) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Tap at Psycho Suzis. Plastic cup. Dark brown color and a frothy head. Aroma of roasted malts and coffee. Initial taste is more crisp than expected but packs the roasted malt takes over. Surprisingly less meal like than I anticipated. Relatively easy to drink and a clean finish. I think the coffee nature brings the score down a bit but an average effort all around. If you want a brown ale from MN, you could do worse than the Lost Trout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mnurda (1269) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottled sample from happy Harry's. Dark brown on colour. Medium head. Tasted a bit watery. Not my favourite ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DalzAle (2030) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Tap at Gunflint Tavern. Dark brown pour, spotty lacing and a sweet malty aroma with hints of toffee. Flavor is light brown sugar, sweet malt and hints of plum and lightly sweet on the aftertaste. Solid brown ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (983) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Above average brown ale.Pours dark brown.minimal head.aroma is fruity,sweet,with caramel and toffee.flavor is nutty,some sweetness,maybe chocolate.light lacing not a bad beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
iwburch (1) - - FEB 13, 2014 does not count
Smooth to drink brown ale with excellent balance of sweet and malty flavors. Pairs well with chicken, and just about any food available at the average bar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bytemesis (7959) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear chestnut, small tan head, little lacing. Aroma is nutty caramel, toffee, grass. Flavor is the same, nutty, malty, medium sweet, little bitterness present. Some astringence, however, and a bit of a chemical aftertaste. Medium body.

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