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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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mwbrady12

North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -40.6%

07-28-2013 23:22:34 | More by mwbrady12
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Extremesyko420

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -34%

07-01-2013 00:38:57 | More by Extremesyko420
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CourtTN


2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

07-05-2014 21:22:00 | More by CourtTN
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Elmcdaniel712


2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

07-15-2014 23:25:33 | More by Elmcdaniel712
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Mtkimes


2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

08-04-2012 04:22:58 | More by Mtkimes
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marshmarsh

North Carolina

2.84/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a Libby Porter/Stout glass

a - pours black with slight amber tint, no head at all, small amount of lacing around edge.

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 04:05:40 | More by marshmarsh
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pBRale

Iowa

2.93/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

From tasting notes on 9-6-11
Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance: Dark brown with virtually no head. This beer left absolutely no lacing whatsoever.

Smell: Not much here that I am detecting. Some sweet malts and a hint of alcohol, perhaps.

Taste: Toasty malts, some hop bitterness also there, but the malts win out. The finish is somewhat bitter, however.

Mouthfeel: Thin and watery. Not that appealing, and not as drinkable.

Overall: This beer was okay, but I probably wouldn't have it again any time soon unless there wasn't much selection.

Serving type: on-tap

09-17-2011 02:40:43 | More by pBRale
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NCD

Georgia

2.93/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

On tap at the "hideout", which is an old warehouse converted into a brewery. Tanks everywhere its quite a site to see. Pour is dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is chalked full of roast, chocolate malts and hazelnut. Flavor really follows suit. Light buttery presence that really doesnt mesh well

Serving type: on-tap

06-24-2010 16:00:04 | More by NCD
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.8%

01-17-2013 23:41:02 | More by Thorpe429
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krl2112

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.8%

02-13-2014 02:02:49 | More by krl2112
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ElCamino13


3/5  rDev -20.8%

08-04-2012 04:23:14 | More by ElCamino13
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SHAKZULA

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -20.8%

12-04-2013 04:02:09 | More by SHAKZULA
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mcaulifww

Virginia

3/5  rDev -20.8%

07-04-2013 22:31:27 | More by mcaulifww
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Lare453

Florida

3/5  rDev -20.8%

06-13-2014 03:30:26 | More by Lare453
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robertgurley

New York

3/5  rDev -20.8%

08-13-2012 02:43:34 | More by robertgurley
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alxle140

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -20.8%

12-17-2012 21:31:51 | More by alxle140
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.13/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass. Pours 1 finger of beige head. Decent retention leaving some lacing. Color is a dark nut brown.

Aroma: Notes of chocolate and caramel. A bit of roasted malts. Some nut flavors.

Taste: Creamy and chocolate. Nut flavors with a bit of roasted malts. Caramel. No hop flavors.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and creamy. Medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation ends dry.

Overall, a fairly average brown ale. Easy to drink and fits the style fine.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2011 03:26:15 | More by mothman
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BeerDawgs

Georgia

3.23/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Dark brown, 0 clarity.

S - Sweet smells. Not much hop aromas.

T - Wow, very sweeet. ABV is not too well hidden.

M - Light bodied, not well carbonated.

O - A decent brown. A little sweet for the style....hence the name "Sweet" Josie.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2012 04:05:52 | More by BeerDawgs
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CrusinforaBrewsin

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

06-13-2014 00:29:56 | More by CrusinforaBrewsin
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GRG1313

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

07-16-2014 21:49:12 | More by GRG1313
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

04-19-2014 23:57:54 | More by apasternak
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JordanPP

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

05-05-2013 02:33:52 | More by JordanPP
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

11-30-2013 05:24:29 | More by ygtbsm94
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abernethyj

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

07-09-2013 21:28:15 | More by abernethyj
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Circleo12

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

08-11-2013 22:09:53 | More by Circleo12
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Sweet Josie Brown Ale from Lonerider Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.