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Savannah Brown Ale - Coastal Empire Beer Co.

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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coastal Empire Beer Co. visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jsanford on 09-04-2011

Savannah Brown Ale is an American brown ale crafted with a rich malt flavor, balanced by a crisp hop finish. It has aromas of roasted nuts, chocolate, and citrus. The flavors start with a blend of chocolate, caramel, and roasted nuts and follow with a balance of resinous and citrusy hops.

55 IBU
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Ratings: 40 | Reviews: 8
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3.34/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Pours from the can a mahogany-hued, near clear body with a smallish, off-white head.

Smell: Falls in-between toastiness and roastiness, a restrained dose of floral, citrusy hops.

Taste: Roasty, toasty malts with a hint of a charred grain element. A dusting of lightly sweetish cocoa powder. Minor caramel. Modestly estery. Floral, citrusy hops with a medium degree of bitterness. Soft finish with a drying maltiness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Not bad. A drinkable, run-of-the-mill brown ale.

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3.43/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Keene
3.96/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.04/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of Mojo
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

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3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

"This American Brown Ale is crafted with a rich malt flavor, balanced by a crisp hop finish." Brewed in the style of an American Brown Ale, this is one of two launch year round releases by Coastal Empire Beer Co., available in 12 oz. can 6 packs and on draft.

Poured from a 12 oz. can to a pint glass. Served above 55º Fahrenheit.

(Appearance) Pourer be wary as this beer is easily excited and explosive upon opening. Pours a biscuity cream white head of a foamy frothed consistency over an amber brown body with a moderate haze. Carbonation is plentiful and spritely. Retention is above average, lacing is light and patchy. 3.75

(Smell) A very fruity, citrusy nose for a brown ale. Moderately roasted bready barley malts, some toasted caramel grain, a pinch of unsweetened chocolate. Hop profile generates some herbal, peppery and citrusy notes with a mellow perceived bitterness. Sweet fruity notes of raisin and date with brown sugar sweetness help amplify the body. Potency is moderate. 3.75

(Taste) Grainy caramel, chocolate syrup and bread malts create a solid malt body, with a citrusy hop undertone. Bitterness is moderate, a bit more amplified than expected per the style. The finish is mildly dry with a toasted nutty bitterness. 3.5

(Mouthfeel) Texture is smooth, fluffy, slightly chewy. Carbonation lends a soft frothiness for an increased creaminess. Body is medium for the style, medium+ overall. Balance is slightly sweet over bitter. Alcohol presence is mild, off characters minimal. 3.75

(Overall) A pretty enjoyable American Brown Ale with a good deal of hop character and citrusy notes in the background. Quite tasty and unique. 3.75

Coastal Empire Beer Co.'s
Savannah Brown Ale

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4.08/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Dark brown with a ruby tinge, slightly cloudy and you can’t see any carbonation. Three whopping fingers of beige foamy head.

S: Coffee, chocolate, dark toasted malts, vanilla, orange candy, citrusy.

T: Dark toasted malt, coffee and dark chocolate with citrusy notes, orange candy and vanilla, then a metallic note on the end. Light bitterness. Light sweetness.

M: Thick bready, lightly syrupy body. Medium foamy carbonation.

O: The dark malt and light citrusy combination remind me of a lighter version of a black IPA. Really enjoyable. Got this at Whole Foods in Savannah, drank it in Tampa July 21st, 2014.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Paincane
3.35/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Mahogany hued body with a creamy tan head that leaves behind good lacing.
S: Nutty, rich malty nose with a hint of citrusy hop presence.
T: Roasted malt, toffee, toasted nutty flavors balance nicely with lightly bitter hop finish.
M: Smooth body, dry crisp finish.
O: Tasty brown ale that is easily drinkable.

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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Savannah Brown Ale from Coastal Empire Beer Co.
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