Brewed by Yukon Brewing Company
Style: Brown Ale
Whitehorse, Canada


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bonanza Brown Ale is brewed in the old school style, as a double decoction. This method results in a very malt forward flavor, perfect for this style of beer. Light in hopping but, full of silky malt smoothness, this beer is one of our most drinkable.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oldschool_Mike (368) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 20, 2016
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a clear brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is sweet malt and caramel. Taste is sweet and malty with a touch of caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (6148) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Brown sugar and sweet White head. Poured from draft at Toque. Coffee and hops. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iphonephan (6823) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2016
From a 12 oz bottle purchased at the brewery. Pours a clear cola brown with an ecru head. Roasty nose. Flavors of leather and mixed nuts. Light bodied. Clean finsish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
luttonm (6038) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 24, 2016
At Seattle tasting. Pale clear cola brown.No head. Sour sweet cough syrup. Honey. Diacetyl mess. Warm, sour honey. Terrible.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrewje41 (3644) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle poured at a tasting. Huge thanks to Bob for introducing me to a tick that I assumed would never come my way. Reddish brown pour. Earthy aroma. Nutty flavor with a long lingering sweetness to it. Loved the bottle. The beer was alright. Very fun to try.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastiefan2k (3889) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - JAN 30, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2016 341mL bottle shared by Bob. Im going to go against the grain. Its sweet, watery, low hop but nothing offputting. I like the sweetness and I get a strong black rye bread aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DeanF (2418) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 27, 2015
Modest beige head and a coca-cola style of bright brown body with minimal head. Aroma of licorice with hints of barley. Taste has more licorice notes and sweet barley, a little weak on the mouth. Not a bad showing, theres potential here but it could be a lot better.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Luvystypotables (1889) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Extremely weak aroma of malt. Pours a clear dark brown with no head. Sweet malt taste with a watery feel and a mildly sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerAndPonies (171) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2014
341 ml bottle purchased singly from Sobeys Liquor, served in a plain shaker pint glass. Pours a clear, deep brown, with light carbonation and a moderately tan, fine, smooth head, leaving patches of lace. The nose is heavy on malt, spice, and aromatic wood; the flavor has a very noticeable umami presence, with what seems like salmon, smoky cedar, and light sweet spiced toffee. Mouthfeel and body is chewy and substantial, and the overall impression is like a lighter Imperial Russian stout. Its odd savory profile would probably be too much if served with beef or seafood; perhaps it would be a better compliment to a light pasta or salad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cmacklin (1091) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
341 ml bottle. Pours a clear, brown with a reddish hue and a thin, tan head. Nutty aroma with some malt and caramel. Sweet flavour of caramel, nuts and malt with a mildly dry, bitter finish. Medium body with a smooth, watery texture and soft carbonation.

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