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Brown Ale - Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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BA SCORE
88
very good

162 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 14
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Domingo on 11-28-2010)
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-29-2014 06:26:02 | More by zestar
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pjbfromkc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-26-2014 14:01:54 | More by pjbfromkc
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

07-22-2014 20:48:42 | More by DRTBrewster
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Saw this one and had to grab a sixer. I know upslope is a fine brewery, so taking a chance on a sixer wasn't even a concern as I knew it would be good.

And it was. This brown ale embodies the style perfectly. Coffee, chocolate, and caramel malts all in nice proportions, without being overwhelming or transforming this beer into a stout. The perfect mix between flavor and fullness, combined with ease of drinking and refreshingness.

Upslope is certainly going places, and this brew is just one more step from their currently fine standing towards the halls of beerdom.

Serving type: can

07-22-2014 01:59:08 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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EnojysAnyBeer

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

07-20-2014 23:14:24 | More by EnojysAnyBeer
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cdwil

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-19-2014 13:08:37 | More by cdwil
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condorsim

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

07-19-2014 02:11:37 | More by condorsim
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cole

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-15-2014 00:30:17 | More by cole
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EdmundBlackadder

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

07-13-2014 01:05:15 | More by EdmundBlackadder
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zonker17

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

07-12-2014 23:21:49 | More by zonker17
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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +27.2%

07-12-2014 03:06:25 | More by MaddDogg84
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Tiernan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

07-08-2014 03:49:44 | More by Tiernan
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SavageHopHead

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-08-2014 01:36:44 | More by SavageHopHead
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mkrass

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-06-2014 23:04:21 | More by mkrass
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Stephen_Younge


4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

07-04-2014 04:17:34 | More by Stephen_Younge
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Birdsong


4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

07-03-2014 02:24:17 | More by Birdsong
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chefbigjon

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-29-2014 16:28:34 | More by chefbigjon
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

4.11/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by Nov 12, 2014.

A very dark brown brew with some reddish highlights, the off white foam starts off big but shrinks quickly leaving some lacing behind.

The smell is all Brown Ale like. ;^) Big hoppy but with more than hints of roasted malt and coffee. I think the hop and roasted malt have a nice "marriage" going on and they are celebrating the event with the coffee.

The taste just supports what I said about the smell. Nice bitter from the hops and roasted malt with a wee bit of sweetness that doesn't quite balance things out, but this is an American Brown Ale, so all is right with the world. Did I forget to mention coffee's involvement? I think it brings things together and gives this Brown Ale and extra oomph. Wow. Oomph is a word without the red squiggly lines but hoppy isn't?

Medium is what I'd use to describe the body and carbonation.

This is an excellent Brown Ale and I will enjoy drinking the other cans I have.

Serving type: can

06-29-2014 14:49:09 | More by Bitterbill
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c-rum

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-29-2014 03:11:50 | More by c-rum
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

06-27-2014 20:18:52 | More by sammyg832
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backslide311

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-22-2014 15:11:24 | More by backslide311
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.86/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours with a brown color, go figure. Finger worth of head that settles in but is present while drinking. Active carbonation is right for the style.

Smell: Pretty subdued overall. Cane sugar sweetness on the front. Light roasted coffee with some sweeter tones of caramel and molasses as a compliment. Mossy hops and oak round out the aroma.

Taste: Balanced, fitting roasted malts with potent coffee grounds greet the palate. A pleasant caramelized sugary body balances out a pretty heavy front. Balanced notes from both join force to create a finish with roasted coffee accents and dark, mature malts.

Mouthfeel: Pleasant transitions from roasted and dry, to sweet, to a pleasant combination on the finish. Carbonation is low but plays well in this beer.

Overall: This is a very tasty and interesting representation of the style. Has the nice dark roasted notes of a stout while providing the drinkability and sweeter notes of a brown ale.

Serving type: can

06-17-2014 05:36:20 | More by KFBR392
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capnamerica

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-14-2014 01:58:51 | More by capnamerica
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Bobhoya

Arizona

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-13-2014 23:47:21 | More by Bobhoya
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kaidasz

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-13-2014 01:14:49 | More by kaidasz
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Brown Ale from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
88 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.