degbert (1776) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Can. Pours a medium brown with a high, cake-batter, lacy, mixed-grain head. Nose is smoke, dried fruit, dry sherry, tawny port, roast pecans, and vanilla. A touch of cocoa sweetness up front, then a wave of smoky bitter-sweet dry goodness that s very well balanced and elegant. Finish is long and roasty dry. Extremely nice. dfinney23 (3424) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Suitably brown. Malty, a little nutty, a little resinous. I may have to drink a couple more of these. brucebruce81 (392) - GUAM - MAY 7, 2015
The beer was ok it had a great color but lacked that good palate feel that most brown ales excel at. Overall it was a decent beer.
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Can. Mahogany brown. Nice nose of rye bread, burnt caramel, light spice. Bready with some spicy yeast elements. Unfortunately still has that weird metallic taste on the finish pretty much all Upslope’s beers have. Slipstream (2720) - USA - MAY 2, 2015
Thanks to my cousin. Malty brown brew, pretty much what one would expect. Well balanced and flavorful, leans toward dry for the style.
PartyFowle (954) - - APR 14, 2015
Can. The brew has tenuous hold on the title "brown ale" -- it’s more crimson than cocoa, with surprising clarity when held to a light. The somewhat thin appearance of the liquid, however, detracts nothing from the tightly woven tan head, which grips the glass in thick, filmy sheets. The beer uses "Patagonian" hops, versions of citrusy American-style hops like Cascade grown and exported by the same Argentinian growers Pages bought from back at Cerveceria Beagle. According to Upslope, the Southern Hemisphere-grown hops have a much more spicy, earthy character than their counterparts cultivated in the Pacific Northwest. These unique hops to shine in the aroma, as notes of pine, chicory and damp forest floor meld with toastier tones of bread crust, bittersweet dark chocolate, and walnut oil. The flavor offers an inclination toward caramel, with additional chocolate notes interacting with a bit of burnt sugar, gleaned from some brown sugar added during the brewing process. This sweetish front and middle eventually give way to medium roast coffee and nuts, and then to a dry, bitter finish both citrusy and earthy, swirling with fresh grass, pine needles and wet bark. Medium-bodied with mild, roasty astringency. My favorite brown ale. swesson (475) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - MAR 14, 2015
From a can. Pours a dark brown and makes a rich off white head A bit of lacing. Smells of caramel and walnuts. Tastes nutty and sweet.
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Tasted on 5/24/12 from a can. Pours clear cola brown with an average tan head that leaves average lace. The nose is malty dark bread and cereal with a hint of earthy yeast. The flavor is pretty much the same, nicely roasted, with some coffee. The body is medium with average carbonation and a long roasted lightly bitter finish. sturmthis (1195) - Bavaria, GERMANY - FEB 1, 2015
On tap. Dark brown color with slight white head. Roasted malt flavor, but still a very easy beer to drink. troyc (2869) - Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2015
[Can] Nut brown color with a good cap of light brown head. Nose of bready malts, roasted grains and hints of hazelnut. Roasted flavors of dark malts, cocoa, earthy bitterness, bread, hints of patent malts and toffee. Low-medium body. Thin and roasty finish. The flavors are there, wish the palate was better though.