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Cavalier Brown - Cavalier Beer

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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 7.43%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Australia

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ADZA on 07-16-2011)
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KrisBeerndt

Australia

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-02-2014 03:07:52 | More by KrisBeerndt
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Kroehny_Loves_Hops

Australia

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-01-2014 14:40:44 | More by Kroehny_Loves_Hops
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laituegonflable

Australia

3.95/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Tried at the Sydney Craft Beer Week launch party; my reviewin' app says it was on tap but I'm not entirely convinced of that.

Pours a deep brown colour, head is beige; dense, with nice lace. Pretty nice.

Pleasant brown ale notes on the nose. Lots of chocolate, roast and a touch of vanilla. Sweet, brownie goodness. Pleasant indeed.

Taste is more roasty, quite bitter but still very decent chocolate notes, some vanilla and almond marzipany notes. Some orange peel on the back. Touch of coffee on the finish. Yeah nice roast, chocolate, fairly smooth and creamy. Not seamless; there's a bit of bite but nice and pleasant.

Drinks like a nice brown ale. Desserty and pleasant.

Serving type: on-tap

12-29-2013 10:48:47 | More by laituegonflable
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

3.48/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330ml brown bottle purchased from Slowbeer in Melbourne.

Pours a pleasant deep brown port colour, with a slightly fizzling bubbled head of yellowish-white. This dissipates almost immediately, leaving just a fuzz around the edge of the glass. Looks pretty flat by the end of it. No visible carbonation or lacing.

Nose is a pleasant nutty brown. Smooth and warm, without going to far towards roasted or astringent. There's a pretty strong sweetness mingled with a slight aniseed bite to pull it back. It's pleasant enough. Solid, dependable stuff.

Taste is similar enough. Smooth, mildly nut roast characters, without a true darkness. Some light coffee flavours and a bite towards the middle and back that cuts through everything. Strangely enough, there's not much sweetness here, but the nutty basis provides some breadth to the palate at least. Feel is clean and light.

Solid enough stuff. It has some of the classic brown characters—the nuttiness, the very mild roast, and some of the smoothness on the nose. It's nothing extremely exciting (even, I'd say, if you regularly get excited over Brown Ales), but it's easy to drink and smooth enough.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2012 04:39:37 | More by lacqueredmouse
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CrazyDavros

Australia

3.68/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black with ruby highlights and a large, lasting head.
Nose shows chocolate, roasted malt, nutty notes and, later on, some coffee. Pretty decent.
Similar flavours really; cocoa, coffee, roasted malt. Could use more sweetness/less roasty coffee.
Carbonation is pretty much spot-on, however it could use a lighter body.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2011 08:01:45 | More by CrazyDavros
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brealbg

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-02-2011 14:04:00 | More by brealbg
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dgilks

Australia

3.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy red-brown colour with a small, creamy tan head. Poor to fair head retention.

Very lightly roasty with some mild earthy characteristics. Okay.

Lightly roasty and a touch nutty with some fruity esters. Simple but easy.

Medium-light body with moderate carbonation. Decent.

A middle of the road and easy to approach Brown Ale.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2011 08:44:26 | More by dgilks
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MrKennedy

Australia

3.33/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Share of a 22oz bomber thanks to bluebetty! My share poured into a 7oz glass.

Pours a rich brown colour with a touch of ruby about it. Has a modest head of foam that is retained well and is off-white in appearance.

Smells like rum & raisin ice cream with a touch of coffee as it warms. Not what you'd expect from an American Brown Ale at all, but not unpleasant. Just a little nuttiness, but certainly not the hoppiness that the style generally has.

Taste is of rum & raisin ice cream with a little coffee to finish it off at the back of the mouth. Again, not what was expected, but happy enough for it to be there. Little bit of malt at the end to remind you that this is a brown ale after you have taken a sip.

Mouthfeel is creamy and the body suits the style well.

Overall, not true to style, but not too bad either. Different, nice flavours and decently enough put together. If you go into it expecting a true American Brown Ale you will be disappointed, but if you drink it for what it is, you wont mind it.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2011 06:43:18 | More by MrKennedy
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ADZA

Australia

3.45/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This brew pours a murky light kola hue with decent cabronation that leaves behind a two finger frothy head that stays and leaves heaps of lacing,the smell is fruitcake,nuts and dark berries,it has a light bodied almost watery mouthfeel with tastes of raisins,nutcake,a touch of candy,dark berries and finished with a fruitcake bitterness and overall i probably wouldnt buy again and have had better examples of the style cheers.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2011 11:06:18 | More by ADZA
Cavalier Brown from Cavalier Beer
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