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Downtown Brown - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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BA SCORE
83
good

684 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 684
Reviews: 382
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%


Brewed by:
Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-01-2001)
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.63/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12 oz short brown twist bottle, no freshness date.

Appearance: Deep dark brown with a thin yet sticky lace that leaves web like trails down the glass.

Smell: Lightly sweet with delicate hints of chocolate and malt sweetness.

Taste: Crisp and smooth carbonation with a moderate body that cradles the slightly Thinnish mouth feel. Hops are distant and only help to balance, they give off a light twang mild to end. Malt sweetness is mild and lets the toasted and roasted flavours rise above with out any harshness. Finish dries a little with hints of toasted husk and fresh milled grain.

Notes: One of the better browns I have had in a while, quite a drinkable little brewski. Up there with New Castle and similar.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2001 16:58:02 | More by Jason
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Downtown Brown from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
83 out of 100 based on 684 ratings.