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Brown - Good People Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

197 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 197
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 29
Gots: 32 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Good People Brewing Company visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
36 IBU

Brewed with 2-Row Pale and 5 Specialty malts, it's malty in both flavor and smell. A heap of Cascade and Willamette add balance to this easy drinking ale. Hole up, have a few, and tell us what you think. We’re bettin’ it’s the best Brown Ale you’ll ever have.

(Beer added by: everetends on 06-29-2008)
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Reviews by WoodBrew:
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WoodBrew

Illinois

4.22/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sunday....cooler October day....just finished mowing having a Brown Ale fro the Good People Brewing Co of Birmingham. The appearance is good. Deep clear rich amber with finger thick off white head that is lacing nicely. The smell is mostly maple with hints of roast. The taste is very good, nice sweet malt with hints of roast. It is a dry beer....wonder if rye was used??? comes off pallet nice and clean. The mouthfeel is good as well...can session this with ease. over all it is probably one of the best brown ales I have tried.

Serving type: can

10-02-2011 21:55:10 | More by WoodBrew
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Shaunbkgb

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

07-11-2014 03:44:48 | More by Shaunbkgb
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives with a mahogany colored liquid capped by an inch of foam; a few strands of lacing

Smell: Toasted bread, toffee, nuts and stone fruit

Taste: Malt forward, with a blend of toasted bread, toffee and nuts; adds a bit of stone fruit in the middle and the finish is slightly grainy and sweet

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A decent brown though I would like to see a bit more balance as the sweetness started to get to me

Serving type: on-tap

06-30-2014 22:23:46 | More by brentk56
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-22-2014 09:54:32 | More by Zachariah1978
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-19-2014 18:11:04 | More by thufflife
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3.53/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice mahogany with a frothy tan head.

Not a lot in the nose other than some malt and sour yeast.

Taste is a nice malty punch with caramel and bread notes. If has a nice nutty finish that is left bouncing around your mouth. A very nice brown ale with good flavor.

Serving type: can

06-18-2014 23:26:57 | More by Chickenhawk9932
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B33rcules

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-15-2014 02:47:34 | More by B33rcules
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3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

No freshness date, poured into a pint

A- pours a murky brown creek water color with a small foamy off-white head that reduces to just a bit floating on top

S- husky malt with sweet notes of caramel, chocolate, vanilla and raisin. Light fruity & herbal hop aroma

T- sweet earthy malt with flavors of toffee & chocolate, grainy and husky, light herbal hops with a medicinal-like bitterness that lingers, somewhat unorthodox for a brown ale

M- medium body and carbonation, foamy mouthfeel and finish

O- middle of the road brown, would like to see more of the chocolate/toffee, and the strange medicinal bitterness leaves a strange linger

Serving type: can

06-13-2014 03:17:28 | More by Treyliff
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BlackNotesIII

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-07-2014 15:50:56 | More by BlackNotesIII
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Florida

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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JimmyAloysius

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Goosehunter75

Missouri

3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours an amber reddish brown with a huge 3.5 finger dark tan head with excelant retention and lacing. The beer is cloudy in appearance

S - Very sweet smelling aroma. Slight caramel and raisins are present with maybe even a slight hint of coffee

T - Not nearly as sweet as it smells. It is actually even slightly bitter on the front. Has a nice caramel and nutty kick to it. Slight roasted coffee bean taste as well

M - On the lighter side of medium. Slick drinking. Very very very smooth. No burn whatsoever

O - extremely enjoyable brown. Great flavor and plenty of it. Sessionable for sure. Ready for another!

Serving type: can

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Brown from Good People Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 197 ratings.