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Downtown Brown - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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BA SCORE
83
good

724 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 724
Reviews: 385
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.11%
Wants: 16
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
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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gwfrankpsu

California

3.8/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nothing better than Downtown Brown at the brewery - in fact I met my love through a friend, at the brewery. When she ordered Downtown Brown, I knew this was the real thing.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2001 12:05:30 | More by gwfrankpsu
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On tap at the brewpub in Eureka.

Pour is dark amber-brown. Excellent head and sticky lacing. Clear.

Aroma: medim malts with milk chocolate and hints of hops and coffee

Flavor: A load of milk chocolate in the malty flavor.

Feel: medium bodied with medium carbonation level.

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S: Brown sugar, butter, chocolate, smokiness.

M: Thin, grainy, and rough. Low carbonation, and a chocolate soda like fizz. Unfortunately not as smooth as the guy's plum colored suit, and the beer's major fault.

T: Chocolate, caramel, burnt toffee, tobacco, roasted malts, roasted hazelnut. NO bitterness. Residual sweetness. Or are these big flavor at fault?

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Downtown Brown from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
83 out of 100 based on 724 ratings.