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Sweet Josie Brown Ale - Lonerider Brewing Company

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Sweet Josie Brown Ale
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BA SCORE
85
very good

341 Ratings
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Ratings: 341
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 13
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lonerider Brewing Company 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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Photo of marshmarsh
2.84/5  rDev -24.9%
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.

marshmarsh, Jul 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Kegatron, Jul 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

ToddThompson, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of CourtTN
2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

CourtTN, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of jrpapajcik
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

jrpapajcik, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of Mike_Beasley
4.23/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Almost perfect. Hops are correct for this ale. Beautiful color. Always consistent. An excellent one beer beer to drink. Does not loose it's attractiveness after tasting other beers. One you will always come back to again. Love it's aroma. Strong enough to have some bite when 1st tasting every time, yet keeps delivering for each one. Alcohol content is enough for you to know you're drinking this beer at half a bottle. Does not loose it's flavor as temperature changes. Great to grill with. It's that "I've got this beer you've got to try" when entertaining. Very impressive and simple, not too much going on like some beers. I'm sure all beer lovers will enjoy this one for its drinkable attitude.

Mike_Beasley, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of Bartos
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Bartos, Jun 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

mrbigpappa, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

DoubleMalt, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of Wattie
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Wattie, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of Lare453
3/5  rDev -20.6%

Lare453, Jun 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

CrusinforaBrewsin, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Dilbert65, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of IAmHollywood13
4/5  rDev +5.8%

IAmHollywood13, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of ZachKelly
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

ZachKelly, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of Tone
3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, dark brown color. 1/5 inch head of an off-white color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of sweet malt, slight roasted malt, slight hop, yeast, and a hint of chocolate. Fits the style of an American Brown. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, slight roasted malt, hint of yeast, hops, and hint of alcohol. Overall, weak appearance, but average aroma, feel, and body.

Tone, Jun 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

travismiller80, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

GABrew, May 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

mobrockman, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

slimpickens101, May 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

JohnParadee, May 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

dsshuck, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

utvol, May 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Mattyb79, May 06, 2014
Photo of MichaelProcton
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

MichaelProcton, May 04, 2014
Sweet Josie Brown Ale from Lonerider Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 341 ratings.