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Trailblaze Organic Brown Ale - Appalachian Brewing Company

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Trailblaze Organic Brown AleTrailblaze Organic Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

97 Ratings
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 14.81%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Appalachian Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Slatetank on 09-09-2007)
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3.71/5  rDev +5.7%

tap

Pours a clear brown, light tan lacing for a head.

Smells of roasted biscuity malts and hints of caramel.

Roasted biscuit malt flavor with caramel and something like a mesquite smokiness.

Medium body with a light fizzle of carbonation.

A fairly decent brown ale with a nice unique element in the flavor, the mesquite. That makes it worth trying in my opinion, but then it loses points with a disappointing body. Probably a divisive beer for brown ale fans. Worth a go.

Cylinsier, Sep 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

nmann08, Aug 31, 2014
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3.32/5  rDev -5.4%

Jemes21, Aug 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

DavidGross, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of cjgiant
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not sure I've ever rated anything straight across the board like this. I thought this was a decent brown ale.

A: a little lighter -auburn to maybe even slightly amber, but with a nice sustaining head and decent lacing
S: toasted malts, some nuttiness, even a little coffee
T: typical brown front, an English kind of yeast taste and bitterness. The hop intensity is a little above normal, but that works. Carbonation adds to feel, which is better than the appearance indicates.
O: a decent little brown ale. Not gonna immediately grab a six-pack, but would grab a pint on a future trip.

cjgiant, Jul 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

smithj4, Jul 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

DrBier, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14%

pathman, Jul 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

DLS168, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14%

wrightst, Jun 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

Dave_Treat, May 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Durandal_777, May 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Zetcha7x, May 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

MikeWard, May 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

EFR94, Mar 30, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

jp312, Mar 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

EinFesteBurg, Mar 06, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

JKV96, Mar 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

crowsnest, Feb 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

crob3888, Feb 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

mpalestino, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14%

Druss157, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14%

KolbMarley, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of Rootdog316
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Had this organic ale out of a bottle. It had been sitting in my fridge for about a year untouched. Had a reddish brown with a nutty malty nose. Dry, palate with a hint of cocoa and more nuts. Decent but forgettable. I'd drink it again, but I would not go out of my way to purchase it.

Rootdog316, Oct 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

ejimhof, Sep 20, 2013
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Trailblaze Organic Brown Ale from Appalachian Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.