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Lahaina Town Brown - Maui Brewing Co.

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82
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28 Ratings
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 01-30-2014)
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Reviews by Treyliff:
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Treyliff

West Virginia

4.06/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- pours a ruby-brown color with some light creeping through, small foamy light-tan head retains long after the pour

S- chocolaty roasted malt base with a lot of nutty aromas, some bready sweetness with a hint of caramel and honey

T- roasted chocolate malt gives a bitter-sweet kick of cocoa and milk-chocolate, nutty flavors of pecan & hazelnut, honey, leads to a slightly sweet finish with more chocolate on the linger

M- light, slightly watery mouthfeel with moderate carbonation leads to a smooth and creamy mouthfeel that actually gets more chewy as it finishes, high drinkability

O- American browns are typically boring and all taste the same, but this one was different. Big nutty aroma and flavor compliments the chocolate malt. I'd like to try this on tap next time I make it to Maui.

Serving type: can

05-31-2014 01:42:21 | More by Treyliff
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mactrail

Washington

2.91/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Quite spritzy with a club soda flavor. Brown color with plenty of foam. Not much in the way of aromatics, though there are walnuts in the nose as you sip. Maybe it's my imagination, but there is a whiff of coconut as well.

Alright, it is slightly nutty as advertised. The first sip is pretty wretched, but for some reason it gets better. There is some sweetness and plenty of roasted grain. Very fizzy stuff. Overall, it's quite flat flavored. Dry and bitter dishwater aftertaste.

A mouthful of brown carbonation that wears out its welcome quickly. From the 12 oz can purchased at Special Brews in Lynnwood, Washington.

Serving type: can

07-14-2014 05:53:31 | More by mactrail
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drewone

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-13-2014 01:46:06 | More by drewone
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scripna

Florida

4/5  rDev +11.1%

07-11-2014 00:33:45 | More by scripna
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Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

07-06-2014 12:26:25 | More by BeerThursdays
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +11.1%

06-19-2014 01:58:24 | More by SpAiReArGsEonNE
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-12-2014 15:35:35 | More by Shandycan
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-04-2014 22:38:56 | More by Kegatron
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

06-01-2014 13:23:45 | More by bigred89
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MaximumYuks

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

06-01-2014 06:17:33 | More by MaximumYuks
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aquazr1

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

05-17-2014 04:49:49 | More by aquazr1
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-30-2014 23:45:46 | More by nmann08
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

04-30-2014 04:02:31 | More by ygtbsm94
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-19-2014 19:42:12 | More by smakawhat
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Every visit to Max's Taphouse in Balto seems to net at least one new CAN and usually a Maui B.C. CAN to further The CANQuest (TM)! It does not take much to CANvince me to make to road trip as a result.

From the CAN: "Certified Made on Maui"; "Handcrafted Ales & Lagers Brewed with Aloha"; "Lahainatown Brown is an Ameri[CAN] Brown Ale."; "Malty, slightly sweet, with a toasted nutty character and subtle chocolate notes. A blend of Munich, Dark Crystal, and Chocolate Malts result in a refreshingly smooth and satisfying craft beer experience."; "The flavors truly shine when allowed to warm slightly."; "Normally found only on Maui, this limited release offers complexity and full-flavored enjoyment yet remains sessionable."; "Aloha, [undersigned] Garrett"; "Maui's Truly Local Beer!"

A loud Crack! inspired an inverted Glug and quickly, we were off and running! The pseudo-cascade action was marvy, producing three fingers of dense, fizzy light-tan head with moderate retention. Color was a deep, dark-brown (SRM = > 27, < 34) with ruby/garnet highlights and NE-quality clarity. Nose was intensely sweet, more towards milk chocolate than dark chocolate. Mouthfeel was slightly thin and the flavor was oddly fruity. I was put in mind of chocolate-covered strawberries! Decent lacing began to form as I drank. Finish was likewise quite sweet and I really felt like I was drinking a liquified chocolate-covered strawberry. I speak from experience as I blended a lot of them for people at fests while volunteering for Lancaster Brewing Company. Not a bad beer, but not unique for me and probably a once-and-done.

Serving type: can

04-18-2014 11:17:44 | More by woodychandler
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

04-11-2014 18:41:17 | More by Boone757
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chossboss

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

04-08-2014 05:39:44 | More by chossboss
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-07-2014 02:40:51 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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dextermcgurk

New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

04-05-2014 21:29:40 | More by dextermcgurk
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CWVegas

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-04-2014 06:13:55 | More by CWVegas
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Yes, another can courtesy of the creator of the canquest, woodychandler. Poured from a 12 oz. can/ Has a very dark brown color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of malts, a bit bready. Taste is malts, nutty, bready, more malts, refreshing and satisfying. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

Serving type: can

03-22-2014 23:28:26 | More by tone77
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Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-21-2014 20:07:34 | More by TFMyriad
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California

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-08-2014 18:37:44 | More by canucklehead
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Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

02-19-2014 00:13:17 | More by abeeronthebeach
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Lahaina Town Brown from Maui Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.