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Joe Brahma Brown Ale - Flat 12 Bierwerks

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Joe Brahma Brown Ale
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very good

10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 4.84%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flat 12 Bierwerks visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JamesS on 03-22-2011)
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4.43/5  rDev +7.3%

I looked forward to this beer anytime I don't have a growler in the fridge. I could drink this every single day. It's the perfect representation of big flavor yet extremely drinkable. It pours a deep brown that glows amber when you hold it to light, with a tanned creamy head that settles after the first few sips, leaving a nice ring to remind you of it's creaminess.

The nose is of coffee and malt with a slight booziness that, in my opinion, works well with this beer. Everytime I smell it I get excited.

This may be my favorite drinking everyday beer. The coffee is just right and there are roasted elements that I get from the coffee more so than the malt. The malt and creaminess are more balancing elements, the focus is certainly on the java. This is a standalone beer to me and one that works any time of the day. I'm drinking for lunch, I had one for dessert last night. I'll probably wind up polishing off the growler this afternoon.

10-15-2011 16:56:18 | More by robboyd
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4.05/5  rDev -1.9%

Dark brown color, off-white head. Head disappears after a few minutes, leaving some nice spots.

Great coffee with cream nose. Some fresh roast, milky notes. A caramel edge. Not much else, but very nice.

Darker malt character, some light toffee notes. A nice coffee feel, a bit of sweetness. Nothing overwhelming, just nice and smooth.

Medium body, with a nice creamy feel. Lighter carbonation. Very easy to drink. Great coffee feel, with some nice creamy touches.

09-29-2011 23:07:43 | More by Bierguy5
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4.43/5  rDev +7.3%

My first review! Bare with me, please!

Poured from a growler into a tulip.

A: Dark, DARK brown with a tinge of clarity in the light. Not much of a head and it disappears fast.

S: Roasty coffee on the nose, not overwhelming.

T: Coffee and cocoa immediately, with a good lingering taste. Good overall balance that stays.

M: This beer is brewed to be a brown ale/milk stout hybrid. It's the first I've ever had like this so it's hard to compare. It's creamy, but with a healthy amount of carbonation. As far as the mouthfeel goes, I think I would like it to have a bit more stout in it.

O: Like I said, I've never had another like this. That said, I've had brown ales, and I've had milk stouts, and as a hybrid, I like this one a lot. There's a lot of complexity that I haven't really hit on, but it's a smooth and very tasty beer.

06-03-2011 22:47:32 | More by CWBlues
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4.1/5  rDev -0.7%

(On tap at Tomlinson Tap Room) Poured a very nice deep brown with some nice head and a bit of nice lacing. Very nice deep scent, with an excellent deep and semi-roasty malt sweetness, along with an interesting (herbal tea?) spiciness. Good flavor, a nice thick brown ale with hints of woodsiness and an interesting herbal spice on the tongue. Goes down well, a decent semi-thick ent draught.

03-22-2011 17:11:14 | More by JamesS
Joe Brahma Brown Ale from Flat 12 Bierwerks
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