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Downtown Brown - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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BA SCORE
83
good

738 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 738
Reviews: 387
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 16
Gots: 33 | 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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clayrock81

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a tawny brown with a quick dying head. Nutty with a slight chocolate and roasted malt aroma. Lighter bodied with mild sweet chocolate and maybe some caramel or toffee and a good dose of roasted malt snesation. Very little hops for balance and slight crisp backbite to finish off a slightly chewey light-to-medium body. A simple but enjoyable brown.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2010 10:24:02 | More by clayrock81
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rtaps

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12-28-2011 02:56:34 | More by rtaps
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littlespeaker

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12-29-2013 01:17:30 | More by BillRoth
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asafarc2

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-09-2013 20:32:48 | More by tazzman
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

04-23-2014 22:52:50 | More by Durandal_777
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Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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shelby415

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-26-2012 08:32:36 | More by shelby415
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mudboneINla

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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ThreeWiseMen

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tried this one on tap at The Original Spike's in San Luis Obispo

Appearance: A dark, hazy brown with medium tan head.

Smell: Loads of milk chocolate, roasted malts, and coffee.

Taste: Very chocolatey and very thick for a brown ale. I thought I had been given a porter by mistake. Roasted malts make a much stronger appearance in the taste than the smell.

Mouthfeel: Thick and cool. Not a whole lot of bitterness. Light carbonation.

Drinkability: This is more of a porter (even a chocolate stout) than a brown ale. Still, it's tasty and smooth. Probably won't get it again.

Serving type: on-tap

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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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FISHMAN63

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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ZBR101

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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brmachine

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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gspeer711

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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2beerdogs

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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Theniz

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

04-25-2013 10:43:06 | More by Theniz
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jcomp21

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-07-2012 08:10:15 | More by jcomp21
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

11-14-2011 15:41:10 | More by garuda
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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Downtown Brown from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
83 out of 100 based on 738 ratings.