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Sweet Georgia Brown - Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery

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Sweet Georgia Brown
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BA SCORE
80
good

12 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 12
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jdhilt on 05-11-2003)
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Ratings: 12 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
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delgotit99

Indiana

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-06-2014 19:54:42 | More by delgotit99
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jdavidk93

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

01-25-2014 03:12:44 | More by jdavidk93
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claspada

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

05-26-2013 17:10:13 | More by claspada
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shanny1981

Georgia

2.14/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Must start by saying that this beer is getting worse the more I drink it. Planning on going out for a treat once this god awful 6-pack is done with!!! I won't conform to my typical format for this one because I need to elaborate on the taste. Forget the appearance and smell because it could never make up for the taste of this ale. It is highly acrid and leaves behind a very bitter aftertaste. The bitterness of this malty ale places it high up there on the scale of the Russian stouts minus the roasted coffee and chocolate flavors of the stouts. This is definitely a medium body ale with medium carbonation. I don't see how and why anyone would voluntarily consume this beer giving the high price to pay relative to the aftertaste. With that being said, 5 down and just 1 to go, which the hubby and I will gladly pawn off to the next lucky house guest! =)

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 00:20:56 | More by shanny1981
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larbush

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-11-2013 01:45:15 | More by larbush
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TheSteak22

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

11-17-2012 19:31:46 | More by TheSteak22
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ScreamForMe

Washington

4/5  rDev +17.6%

11-15-2011 21:42:02 | More by ScreamForMe
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beerdown77

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This poured dark brown with 2 fingers of foamy head. It toasty and sweet, maybe even a little sour. The taste was more smoky and not as sweet as a Sierra Nevada: Tumbler. It is medium bodied and crisp. Given the right mood or season, a couple of these would be nice.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2011 20:01:57 | More by beerdown77
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hangh

Alabama

3.68/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Clear brown color beer with a nice 1" head with fine bubbles. Sticks well to the glass and the head dissapears quickly but leaves behind a little throughout the drink. Smell has some burnt chocolate in it as well as some malty overtones. Taste is rich in coffee as well as the burnt chocolate malts. Crisp and smooth giving way to a sweet malty finish. Good tasting brown ale. Not the best but you certainly can find worse. Medium bodied with light carbonation. Great for the price to quality ratio.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2010 02:29:24 | More by hangh
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tmoneyba

Ohio

3.45/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Draft sample at KBJ08.

Poured clear brown color with medium off-white frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Medium toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration.

Soft drinkable brew.

Serving type: on-tap

11-19-2008 16:07:30 | More by tmoneyba
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beerguy101

California

3.8/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Medium brown color. Medium head. Aroma is nutty, malty and sweet. A medium bodied brown ale. Malts are nutty and sweet. Hops are slightly grapefruity. A nice sweet and mild brown ale. Smooth taste. Nice flavor. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2003 23:52:31 | More by beerguy101
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

3.68/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a white head that dissipates quickly leaving no lace. Light carbonation. Clear copper color, smooth, good mix of hops and malts. Not a heavy beer, could be a good summer drink. Gold medal winner at the 2001 Great American Beer Festival for English style brown. No ABV in sight.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2003 15:27:45 | More by jdhilt
Sweet Georgia Brown from Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.