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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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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 jaycle:
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jaycle

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: 1.5 finger creme colored head which dissipated to moderate lacing. Deep brown with a slight crimson coloring

S: nutty and bread aromas

T: A healthy portion of wheat. the nuttiness is very slight. The bitterness of the hops is there, but not obvious. An aftertaste of sweet-ish coffee.

M: moderately high carbonation. medium-light bodied.

O: Overall, no flavors stand out too strongly to me, but I'm a beginner at this. Mainly I think it is just a nicely balanced brown ale, with no one flavor grabbing you or distracting you. A great beer to have with a meal. And I believe that's how a brown ale should be, nothing too fancy, just a good rounded beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2013 22:06:43 | More by jaycle
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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.

m - kind of watery, I'm wondering if something was wrong with this bottle

o - Definitely a great idea, it just needs more character and body. If I find after opening another bottle that this one was faulty, I'll re-review.

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