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Sweet Josie Brown Ale - Lonerider Brewing

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Sweet Josie Brown AleSweet Josie Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

300 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 10
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
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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Reviews by alpinebryant:
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alpinebryant

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3.8/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy light chestnut brown with large brown head that stood around for a while and a sticky lacing all over the edges.

S: Aroma of molasses and roasted brown malt, nuts and light porter aromas.

T: Taste of a nice roasted brown ale. There are great nutty flavors here, a very light bittering making this a very well rounded brown ale. I am naturally biased towards brown ales and especially so when done right. This brown is clearly done well. Well attenuated, not overbittered, not flat and not too simple. Roasted malt flavors, slight toffee , coffee and molasses flavors all mixing well together.

M: Mild body with a relatively high carbonation, slightly stinging. I let it settle for a few minutes and it tasted better, but this is probably the one area that could use some work without messing with the overall product.

O: Definitely worth a try . I really enjoyed this and would buy this regularly if it were a local. I used to be a regular Brooklyn Brown ale fan, but have found it to be a little lighter than I prefer a brown ale now.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 01:28:31 | More by alpinebryant
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s - chocolate and caramel with coffee hints

t - starts smooth and sweet, like a milk chocolate bar, but not much flavor. Hint of spice. Finish is a little smoky. Not very bitter at all.

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Sweet Josie Brown Ale from Lonerider Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.