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    American Brown Ale

    Aroma: Moderate malty-sweet to malty-rich aroma with chocolate, caramel, nutty, and/or toasty qualities. Hop aroma is typically low to moderate, of almost any variety that complements the malt. Some interpretations of the style may feature a stronger hop aroma, an American or New World hop character (citrusy, fruity, tropical, etc.), and/or a fresh dryhopped aroma (all are optional). Fruity esters are moderate to very low. The dark malt character is more robust than other brown ales, yet stops short of being overly porter-like. The malt and hops are generally balanced.

    Appearance: Light to very dark brown color. Clear. Low to moderate off-white to light tan head.

    Flavor: : Medium to moderately-high malty-sweet or maltyrich flavor with chocolate, caramel, nutty, and/or toasty malt complexity, with medium to medium-high bitterness. The medium to medium-dry finish provides an aftertaste having both malt and hops. Hop flavor can be light to moderate, and may optionally have a citrusy, fruity, or tropical character, although any hop flavor that complements the malt is acceptable. Very low to moderate fruity esters.

    Mouthfeel: Medium to medium-full body. More bitter versions may have a dry, resiny impression. Moderate to moderately high carbonation. Stronger versions may have some alcohol warmth in the finish.

    Overall Impression: A malty but hoppy beer frequently with chocolate and caramel flavors. The hop flavor and aroma complements and enhances the malt rather than clashing with it.

     

    OGFGIBUsSRMABV
    1.045 - 1.060 1.010 - 1.016 20 - 40+ 18 - 35 4.3 - 6.2%
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    Avery Ellie's Brown Ale
    MonkMonk   667 0 1 0

    Beer Information

    Serving types:
    Bottled 12oz
    Alcohol by Volume (ABV):
    International Bitterness Units (IBU):
    17 IBU's
    Availability:
    Available Year-round
    This beautiful, deep russet brew has the sweet and somewhat nutty character of Adam Avery's late (1992-2002) Chocolate Lab, for which it is named. Crystal and chocolate malts give this beer a brown sugar maltiness with hints of vanilla and nuts, while subtle hopping gives it an overall drinkability that's...
     
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    DuClaw Consecration
    MonkMonk   673 0 1 0

    Beer Information

    Serving types:
    On Tap
    Alcohol by Volume (ABV):
    International Bitterness Units (IBU):
    25 IBU's
    Availability:
    Seasonal/Limited Release
    One sip of this medium bodied hoppy American brown ale and you will dedicate your soul to its pursuit. Sweet and rich malt flavor with notes of chocolate, caramel and nuts, are balanced by an equally intense hop prescence, a citrusy aroma and a 5.5% abv. Blessed be this ale....
     
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