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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 ddarden:
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ddarden

Alabama

3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I finally got to drink a pint of Good People Brown at the J. Clyde. The appearance is very nice, but the head falls fairly quickly. I spoke with someone at J. Clyde about the draft system and they have been having issues with their CO2. The carbonation did not last very long, but I am going to blame the draft system for that. The smell is very nice with a dose of hops and sweet malts. The taste is very good. I was very happy that Good People have created a unique beer. It had a nice and different sweetness to it, not overly sweet, uniquely sweet. Followed by a perfect dose of hops for bittering. Mouthfeel is very nice and the drinkability is excellent. Good People have created themselves a winner in this beer. It is different from most beers in this catagory and is worth seeking out. Cheers to our new Birmingham brewery!

Serving type: on-tap

07-26-2008 00:13:19 | More by ddarden
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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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3.53/5  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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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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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

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Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-07-2014 15:50:56 | More by BlackNotesIII
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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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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
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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.