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Demshitz Brown Ale - Bonfire Brewing Co.

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Demshitz Brown AleDemshitz Brown Ale

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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bonfire Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: steamboatbrewer on 08-11-2013)
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Reviews by SamN:
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3.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Demshitz brown pours a very dark brown with ruddy garnet highlights. It's darkness gives it an almost unfiltered look, though it is clear. Soft foamy head of light mocha coloring. Very nice looking brown ale here. Aroma is rather faint; roasted barley with a hint of the Willamette hops deep in there. Wish that aroma was stronger. Taste is smooth and grainy. Chocolate malts with equal hoppiness, more roasted character, finished with just a kiss of hops bitterness and light smokiness. Carbonation is noticeable but not too much or rough.

A decent sessionable brown ale. Nowhere near Upslope's brown, but a nice sipper.

SamN, Aug 09, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of Franziskaner
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Deep mahogany in color with a quarter inch khaki brown head on top. Brussels lacing. Wonderful aroma of chocolate malt with just a touch of roasted barley. The chocolate notes dominate the flavor with a light mount of bitterness from the roasted barley. The mouth is velvety smooth and creamy.

Franziskaner, Aug 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

GRG1313, Nov 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16%

bccocx, Thursday at 08:58 PM
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3/5  rDev -16%

Basoos1, Sep 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

stampfler07, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of Canada_Dan
3.52/5  rDev -1.4%

Canada_Dan, Dec 24, 2013
Photo of HeadyTheElder
3.5/5  rDev -2%

HeadyTheElder, Dec 14, 2013
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3.2/5  rDev -10.4%

Sharese, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

famous_mortimur, Nov 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

peacefrog70, Feb 14, 2014
Photo of BDeibs
2.75/5  rDev -23%

BDeibs, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of beergoot
3.73/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown body with an initially very thick head that falls back to a thin yet rich and clinging foamy froth. Deeply sweet, dark roasted malt nose with a trace of roasted nuts. Warm, toasted grain flavors with a subtle cocoa back-flavor. Medium-heavy body; smooth and velvety mouthfeel.

A better than average brown ale with excellent emphasis on the nutty malt flavors and rich yet subtle semi-sweet body. Good depth and complexity. There is a very smooth hop bitterness that nicely complements the malt goodness. I will be going back to this one.

beergoot, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of amvrana
3.75/5  rDev +5%

amvrana, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of steamboatbrewer
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Apperance- Dark brown/caramel the way a good brown should be

Smell-sweet malty with a slight hop aromas

Taste- Nice malty back bone with hops downplayed

Mouthfeel- Very crisp and refreshing

Overall- Quality brown ale true to the style and really just an all around nice beer good to have on a late summer afternoon or even on the river, one of the best offering i have had from bonfire.

steamboatbrewer, Aug 11, 2013
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3.79/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Sampled this at the Breckenridge Brewery tap room/brew pub place near the stadium in Denver. Pours dark brown with a light khaki head. Aroma of very light smoke and lots of chocolate. Flavor follows with very little if any smoke, some nice chocolate notes, and a spicy character that is tough to describe. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. I’d have this again given the chance, but not worth seeking out.

BMMillsy, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

Packard, Feb 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

PalatePilot, Feb 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

condorsim, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a very robust brown ale, well hopped, but thats the least of its features. mocha brown liquid, dense to light, and sporting an inch or so of real soapy white head, a fine contrast. the nose is straight cheerios, in the words of longtime friend and great BA clay station. he is right, fresh cereal grains come out before the roasted barley or chocolate malt. densely flavored too, with chocolate being dominant. love all the body here, tons of it, a true winter brown, with a solid english style hopping, a great transatlantic style fusion. drinkable as can be, especially for its color and body, perfect in cold weather. malty but not sweet, full bodied but not filling. the best beer I've had from bonfire without question. at 10 bucks a sixer, its a great buy.

StonedTrippin, Dec 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

Gagnonsux, Apr 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

spoony, Friday at 06:51 AM
Demshitz Brown Ale from Bonfire Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.