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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Our Honey Brown Ale has a chocolaty nose with a little fruit and some roast in the second half and finish. It has a vibrant, deep brown color with a foamy head. Local Wildflower Honey provides a little sweetness, but the addition is very subtle, far in the background. This beer is full of sweet malt flavors and has a decent amount of hops to round it out.

Awards: Gold Medal Colorado State Fair 98’ & 00’, Bronze Medal GABF 00’

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Capa (3501) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Dark clear brow with a ring or beige head. Aroma is lightly sweet, malty, and, oddly enough, skunk. Not sure how or why since this is on draught. Medium mouth that wants to be creamy but just isn't. Flavor is light on the earthy tones, sweet malts, maybe very light honey but not really. It's drinkable and decent but not worth round two.

3
beerguy101 (5364) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Sampled on 10/8/2012. This brown ale pours a medium brown color from a 12ooz bottle. Medium to large sized white foamy head. The aroma is caramel and fruity with some honey. A medium to light bodied brown ale. The malts are caramel, bready and sweet. The hops are earthy. Decent carbonation. Some honey and a touch of chocolate. There is some estery sweetness at the finish. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is mostly sweet, with some honey.

3
emacgee (4708) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Pours a clean and sharp burnt copper with a thin tan head. Nose is nondescript, light honey-ish quality and some toasted grain. A light sweetness shows in the flavor with some muddled malt flavors and slight nutty character. Medium light body with a hazelnut skin skin bitterness.

3
BVery (11394) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle. Dark amber pour with a small head. Chocolate malts, somewhat sweet, and a little hop kick. Not too bad.

3
fidelis83 (2523) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Pours a clear medium to dark brown with a thin, soapy beige khaki head. Aroma is pretty faint, light chocolate, floral honey and fruity notes. Flavor is also pretty light, chocolate, light nutty notes, a little honey, ripe tree fruit, crusty bread, toast, light caramel and planty, herbal and fruity hops. Medium body with a somewhat syrupy entry, light to medium, blanketing and sharp carbonation and dryish finish. Not bad overall. Seems a little weak for 6.3%, but not that surprising for a Brown.

2.9
21iceman40 (1735) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 4, 2003
What exactly is a twisted pine. I think I'd rather not know. Weak, not overly impressive, but not as bad as some i've had. Its not that its bad, but every aspect of it seemed no more than average. With the word pine, I expected a pinsol/gin aftertaste.

2.9
patrick767 (4403) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 6, 2008
tap at the brewpub - Pours clear dark brown with a thin head. It really smells like honey. The taste is similar. There’s a lot of honey in this one along with the caramel malt flavors. It’s bubbly on the palate and very sweet. It’s not bad though maybe it could be balanced better.

2.9
notalush (5935) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - OCT 26, 2009
Bottle at a friends BBQ - meh, I’m not a fan of brown ales, and the honey in here isn’t really helping the cause - I guess the earthiness of the honey is there, but it doesn’t really work with the chocolate and roasted nut character of your typical brown ale - a bit of maple syrup - a bit too sweet, and lacking depth.


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