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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Similar to Newcastle Brown Ale. A handpulled ale served at just under room temperature. Very flavorful.

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3.2
yespr (47545) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2011
From cask at the brewpub. Pours clear and golden orange with a small. Roasted dark malty and dry caramelish. Bitter, dark roasted breadish. Bitter and dark malty finish.

3
bu11zeye (13215) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2012
(Handpull Cask) Pours a clear amber-brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of chocolate, nuts, and roasted malt. Flavor of cocoa, roasted malt, bread, and caramel with a dry, bitter finish.

3.5
hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2008
On tap at the New Hope location. On cask. Poured a deeper amberish / orangish color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of nuts, chocolate, and some roast. Tastes of nuts, chocolate, roast and caramel.

3.3
j12601 (13099) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 21, 2011
On cask at Triumph during RBSG. Pours a hazed amber brown with a medium to large white head. Big nutty and toasty malt on the nose. A touch thin, though that could be due to the cask, smooth and toasty. Sweet, soft bitterness and a touch empty. Toast and nutty malt on the finish.

3.2
jcwattsrugger (12524) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2009 on tap-pours a creamy light tan head with brown color. Aroma is roasty, nutty, sweet, dark malt, coffee(?). Taste is coffee, dark malt, medium body at most, minimal carbonation. 090126-rerate-on hand pump-medium malt-toffee, soft, some earthy hops.

3.4
GT (10017) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 8, 2011
Tap at Triumph in Philly for RBSG 2011. The pour is a reddish amber with lots of big yellow lace. Nose is mildly estery with spice and caramel. Comes across as brown sugar and sweet in the aroma. Taste is very clean with small soapiness. Ends fairly tart with small sour cherry. Loads of character for a style plagued by the most boring beers in the world. Nice one.

3.3
blipp (9691) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUN 10, 2011
Cask. Pours amber with an off white head. Toasty malty aroma with a light sweetness. The flavor is clean and malty, with toast, light roast, and a light sweetness. Not bad.

2.3
Braudog (6835) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - MAR 25, 2003
This looks to be a beautiful dark red/brown beer with a classical head. The beer is smooth, but a bit flat. Unfortunately, I found this beer a bit boring with little overarching character or distinct flavors. Bitter ending, in more ways than one.

3.1
Beerman6686 (6611) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2011
This poured a medium clear brown color with an off white head. Aroma was of very light nuts, some toasted malts and light sweet brown sugar. Flavor was lightly acidic, low sweetness, nice toasted/roasted notes and some caramel as well. Decent offering for the style.

3.6
Rciesla (5607) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - DEC 18, 2009
Draft. Pours a brune body with a yellow off white head. Nutty malty body caramel and some dark fruit esters. Hint of wood and a thin sessionable brown ale. Good stuff.


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