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Diamond Knot Brown Ale - Diamond Knot Brewery

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Diamond Knot Brown AleDiamond Knot Brown Ale

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61 Ratings
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 15.61%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Diamond Knot Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 10-13-2003)
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Reviews by froghop:
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froghop

Washington

3.3/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

pours a clear brown with a very thin white head.

smell of brown sugar, some spice, malt, and a touch of caramel.

taste is a little tangy, brown sugar, spice, pepper, and malt, ends tangy on the tongue and just a touch of bitterness.

overall a pretty good brown.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2010 23:05:07 | More by froghop
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MisledTitan

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

07-06-2014 21:51:08 | More by MisledTitan
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Minkybut

Virginia

2.04/5  rDev -41%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

I poured this beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees and then poured it into the sink. The beer poured a dark amber color and at first I was hopeful.. The tan head looked inviting but the smell soon as it hit my lips was all telling. The beer smelled sour and reeked. The taste was also bad and sour like buttermilk gone bad. I will never buy this beer again.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2014 13:06:00 | More by Minkybut
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devilben02

North Carolina

3.2/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours from the bottle with a translucent but medium-dark, reddish brown color and a foamy, sand-colored head. The aroma has a light malty sweetness and maybe a little grassy bitterness. It's pleasant, but there's not much there. The flavor has a good bit of roast for a brown ale, with a kind of toasted walnut character, only a little bit of grainy sweetness, and a little astringency that lends to a dry finish. The fine, light carbonation contributes to a thin body, which is good since the beer could come off a bit heavy otherwise. Overall, this is a dry, nutty, and reasonably complex brown ale, but not a standard setter.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2014 13:50:42 | More by devilben02
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IrishFrenchman

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

03-13-2014 18:51:05 | More by IrishFrenchman
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dertyd

California

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

02-04-2014 09:09:22 | More by dertyd
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NickTight

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

01-08-2014 03:17:10 | More by NickTight
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trytoketchup

Arizona

3/5  rDev -13.3%

12-07-2013 06:00:27 | More by trytoketchup
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RJLarse

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I bought a bottle of Diamond Kntt Brown Ale in a bottle shop. Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours an Irish Setter brown color, clear with a thick off-white head.

Smell is a sweet malt aroma, with a strange acerbic vinegar and dill aroma.

Taste is a mild caramel flavor up front, with a wet bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is crisp and not cloying. Appropriate for the style.

Overall the smell and taste are a bit off. As brown ales go I have had better, and I'm not sure I'd have this again.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2013 01:24:11 | More by RJLarse
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Mole_Playing_Rough

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

11-07-2013 01:00:34 | More by Mole_Playing_Rough
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Jeffreysan

Maryland

3.4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

22 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a beautiful, clear dark brown color with 2 fingers of oatmeal colored head that slowly quickly dissolved into a quarter finger of foam that gripped the sides of the glass and covered the top of the beer in wispy clouds.

Aroma: Really strong aromas of roasted malt and barley, like freshly baked bread. There notes of caramel, toffee and walnuts finished by some floral notes of honey and clover.

Taste: Much thinner on the taste than the aroma. Malty notes forward, followed by some slight caramel sweetness and finished by some pronounced hoppy bitterness. However, the flavors fade quite quickly.

Mouthfeel: Medium, with some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of only 6.0%, there’s virtually no alcohol presence on the palate.

Overall: Pretty decent brown ale, but also pretty forgettable. Wouldn’t turn it away if offered, but I’m not looking for it either.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2013 22:37:05 | More by Jeffreysan
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ssteakley

Washington

3.23/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This Brown Ale is a good ale, it is a bit short on the finish but it is a good all around beer. I would expect any beer from the PNW to be at least this good, that is not always the case but this one is holding the standard to measure the rest by. Won't be disappointed buying this!

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2013 22:59:50 | More by ssteakley
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RBorsato

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

10-22-2013 19:29:05 | More by RBorsato
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

10-06-2013 00:23:55 | More by Segelstrom
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bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -13.3%

09-15-2013 06:41:14 | More by bernat1971
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Aitkend

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +15.6%

09-04-2013 01:58:40 | More by Aitkend
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therica

Maryland

3.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had at the brewpub in Mulkitea.

Nice but typical caramel brown appearance. Nose is mild toffee and hops florals. Taste is unexpected, surprisingly bitter for a brown. Good though, probably enjoyed by hopheads more than commercial brown fans.

Nice crisp finish, bitters on the tongue.

Serving type: on-tap

08-19-2013 05:13:00 | More by therica
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Chessmaster

Maryland

2.45/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from 1 pt 9 oz bottle. Good carbonation and lacing. Attractive appearance.

Unfortunately the flavor was off putting. A brown ale should be nice and malty, but this ale had a distinct and unbalanced hop bitterness. Any malt flavor was overpowered by a strange soapy indistinct flavor leaving a bad impression in the mouth,

Probably would not buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2013 22:55:32 | More by Chessmaster
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avisong

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

07-14-2013 04:15:11 | More by avisong
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fatbatcat

Georgia

4/5  rDev +15.6%

07-04-2013 20:29:16 | More by fatbatcat
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Geno206

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

05-31-2013 05:27:11 | More by Geno206
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

05-27-2013 01:03:44 | More by Arsenal0328
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irishgreensoda

Washington

4/5  rDev +15.6%

05-25-2013 15:00:16 | More by irishgreensoda
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doughanson78

Washington

4/5  rDev +15.6%

01-05-2013 03:22:40 | More by doughanson78
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Halcyondays

California

3.83/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bottle,

A: Pours brown with a medium creamy off-white head, great retention, good lace.

S: Lots of bready brown malt, biscuity crystal malt, sulfur, hard water.

T: Leading with the brown malt, caramel, lots of hard water, earthy grassy hops. Very mineral driven.

M: Medium-bodied, crisp, frothy big carbonation at times. Moderate hoppy aftertaste.

O: A solid northwest brown ale. A good beer and the price is right. Definitely worth a pick-up.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2012 03:58:21 | More by Halcyondays
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Diamond Knot Brown Ale from Diamond Knot Brewery
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