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Sweet Josie Brown Ale - Lonerider Brewing

Sweet Josie Brown AleSweet Josie Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

260 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 260
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.53%


Brewed by:
Lonerider Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: atsprings on 05-07-2009)
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Minkybut

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3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I poured this nice beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer was very black indeed. The beer pored a fair head with a tan coloring to it. The smell was of roasted coffee and nuts. Head ended up going away pretty fast. The good news though is that the beer was very smooth and very nice tasting. I would certainly buy this beer again.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 15:44:34 | More by Minkybut
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Sweet Josie Brown Ale from Lonerider Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.