American Brown | The Civil Life Brewing Company

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Reviews:
10
Ratings:
102
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
33.25%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Civil Life Brewing Company
Missouri, United States | website

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
One of the coolest styles in the BJCP (Beer Judge Certification Program) as its development came out of American Homebrewing! This is where our Brown comes from as well. We keep this beer riding a line between chocolate bitterness and coffee roast and support it with American Hops as well. Brown Beer is one of our favorite styles and has a lengthy history due to the fact that most malt kilning plants in ages past were using direct heat to roast and kiln. It was a lot harder to keep malt light in color back in the day, but we've got most of it down to a science now.

Added by DCon on 09-17-2011

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Dark chocolate brown in color. No light will pierce this brew. Fingernail thin eggshell colored foam on top. Aroma of caramel and coffee is present but faint. The flavor is very much so coffee and and dark malt. The mouthfeel is a bit chalky and thick.

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American Brown from The Civil Life Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.