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The Brown Note - Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

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The Brown NoteThe Brown Note

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BA SCORE
81
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40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 13.31%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mrfrancis on 04-23-2012)
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Kyrojack

Indiana

3/5  rDev -15%

07-05-2014 20:57:57 | More by Kyrojack
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Tschnab

New York

4/5  rDev +13.3%

07-05-2014 12:36:57 | More by Tschnab
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a clear honey brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, toffee, and nut aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, nut, and caramel flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with interesting nutty qualities all around.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 04:05:47 | More by UCLABrewN84
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.39/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The color is less brown and more a dark or brassy copper, thin in the pour, with a relatively thick foam.

Nice strong scent of chocolate malt, barley, grain, some nuttiness, a little smoke, dry cocoa powder and even some light coffee.

The flavor is far more weak than the nose and not nearly as complex. Dry chocolate maltiness, light roasted nut, touch of barley and some mint, anise or carraway.

The feel is overly thin and watery, dry and even a bit flat; despite its freshness and obvious carbonation.

Better than average but not better than so many that ATG have done.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 21:20:48 | More by KYGunner
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GRG1313

California

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

07-04-2014 17:00:40 | More by GRG1313
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GTB

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

07-04-2014 03:19:51 | More by GTB
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dtomes

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-30-2014 11:51:29 | More by dtomes
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madtrixter787

Virginia

4/5  rDev +13.3%

06-29-2014 00:18:47 | More by madtrixter787
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sendbeer

Georgia

4/5  rDev +13.3%

06-24-2014 16:48:19 | More by sendbeer
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Jasonchair

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

06-22-2014 14:29:48 | More by Jasonchair
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-21-2014 22:59:22 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-19-2014 17:19:57 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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osuskin

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

06-17-2014 22:28:57 | More by osuskin
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jkball01

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

06-16-2014 03:17:30 | More by jkball01
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bilhelm

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

06-06-2014 19:40:02 | More by bilhelm
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nickfl

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

06-05-2014 01:36:54 | More by nickfl
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-22-2014 00:58:34 | More by Knoxrb12
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-29-2014 02:05:58 | More by TwelveOunces
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bzach

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-28-2014 05:28:55 | More by bzach
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Cory_Brown

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -15%

04-19-2014 04:59:06 | More by Cory_Brown
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secondtooth

Indiana

3.96/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into sample glass a deep, dark, murky brown, with very little hint of ruby highlights around the edges. Pleasant lace.

Nose says malts and roasted nuts. Typical and representative for a brown ale, and hits the nail squarely on the head with me.

Tastes nicely nutty, with a near-perfect balance of earthiness and hazelnut maltiness. Roasty, sessionable, and very enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

04-15-2014 16:02:38 | More by secondtooth
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snansel

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

04-12-2014 17:51:35 | More by snansel
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BeerBucks

New York

3/5  rDev -15%

04-12-2014 10:30:25 | More by BeerBucks
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-31-2014 02:34:50 | More by dbrauneis
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

03-17-2014 04:13:38 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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The Brown Note from Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
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