Rail Ale Nut Brown - Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
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British Columbia (Canada)
3.56/5 rDev -8%
A - Deep brown with good head retention.
S - Molasses overrides the malt and hop aromas
T - Good balance, not too sweet. Chocolate and molasses undertones.
M - Nice level of carbonation. Clean finish.
Overall - A nice brown for those who like molasses to lead the aroma and flavor of their beer.
I had the 1L swingtop bottle.
02-03-2014 01:07:37 | More by Brewthing
3.96/5 rDev +2.3%
On draft at Nicli Pizzeria, Vancouver.
Leathery cranberry with a s sandy puffy head that fades but speckles.
Brownie, earth, and country white loaf crust on the nose.
Red berry, cocoa, a bit of walnut skin, then slight orange rind hops with woody spice.
Sarsaparilla end and earthy linger.
Lt-med, oily, some chew, lively.
Starts out well then dies a bit. Kinda thin and fizzy, too, though that's within style. Still a good dose of chocolate. Solid overall.
10-30-2013 11:12:46 | More by StJamesGate
3.73/5 rDev -3.6%
Pours a one finger mocha colored head, bubbly, lots of lacing with a dark ruby body.
Slight chocolate and caramel notes on the nose, slightly grainy, and some leafy hops.
Nutty, caramel, and sweet malty notes on the tongue. Slight milk chocolate flavor to it. Definitely more malty than hoppy. Slight hop bitterness. Leaves a dry, rather neutral aftertaste.
Nice carbonation, very smooth, silky mouthfeel to it. Pretty quaffable.
Decent brown ale from Howe Sound. Nothing special or amazing, but it is rather consistent and above average across the board. Can be easily drank, and is overall a nice, standard American Brown Ale.
08-27-2013 04:54:18 | More by Scrylol
3.85/5 rDev -0.5%
Had on tap with a sampler of several other beers. Was a nice deep brown with two fingers worth of root beer colored foam. Aroma was fruity, some toasty notes, molasses, an acidic sweetness. Taste was strong coffee, bitter walnut, sweet licorice, some subtle citrus hops, not floral or particularly grassy, all dark flavors. Perhaps a subtle acetic acidity lingering along with bitter nuts and smoke. Solid brown ale with ample coffee character. Does not expand the style but certainly doesn't disappoint.
08-14-2013 01:08:09 | More by CalgaryFMC
3.78/5 rDev -2.3%
Pours a dark tea-like brown with three fingers off-white head.
Smell is more fruity than nutty, very little roast, malty sweetness.
There is slightly more roast and a nutty flavor in the taste, the right amount of sweetness on the finish.
Very great drinking beer.
08-03-2013 05:51:17 | More by Smurf2055
Rail Ale Nut Brown from Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.