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Savannah Brown Ale - Coastal Empire Beer Co.

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Ratings: 37
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 19.83%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | 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:
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

(Beer added by: jsanford on 09-04-2011)
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Reviews by chinchill:
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce can canned in April 2013. Thanks Brandon!
Pours clear, deep reddish brown in color, with a small but durable tan head.

Aroma: a balanced and very appealing mix hops and malts.
The flavor leans more to the hoppy side, and is certainly a bit hoppy for style.
Medium body; crisp, medium+ carbonation.

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4.05/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Sampled at the Distillery from the very first keg available to the public. Excited about this new brewery opening in my backyard!

Poured a dark brown with reddish highlights and a creamy ivory head that leaves nice lacing as it fades. Nice Brown Ale aromas of roasted nuts, chocolate, caramel, and some nicely bitter hops. Flavors follows the nose nicely, lots of expected Brown Ale flavors of chocolate, coffee, and roasted nuts but again the finish is a nicely bitter blend of espresso and resinous hops. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, with a medium body and good carbonation. Overall a very solid Brown Ale, I'm gonna re-visit this many times!

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3/5  rDev -15%

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4.09/5  rDev +15.9%
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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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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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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What a pleasant surprise!

A: Thick creamy head with nice lacing.

S: A little mineral, a little chocolate.

T: Malt in the front, shivery soapy hops at the aftertaste. Quite a hoppy brown, really - but without screaming 'ZOMG 'Hopzorz!1!' at you. It's nicely balanced and not medicinal at all. The aftertaste IS a smidge medicinal though, an inevitable outcome of the hops.

MF: Round, not too prickly.

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Savannah Brown Ale from Coastal Empire Beer Co.
81 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.