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Face Down Brown - Telluride Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

78 Ratings
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Ratings: 78
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Telluride Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 03-18-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

GRG1313, Jan 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

BDeibs, Jan 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

BeerMeBrah, Jan 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

wstitzel, Dec 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

steamboatbrewer, Dec 15, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Vine Street Pub. Dark brown, good head, served in a pint glass. Aroma was slightly malty. Flavor was a pretty good brown, malty, slightly rich, super easy to drink. I'm not a huge fan of browns but this one hit the spot. I'd probably order another on tap.

ArrogantB, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Rimbimhoot, Dec 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

chossboss, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

GeorgeH, Nov 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

famous_mortimur, Oct 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

djrn2, Oct 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

acurtis, Oct 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

TickleMeTony, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of TwoLips
4.74/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a tulip glass.

Look: Caramel cola-brown with a nice creamy head.

Aroma: Sweet bready malts, nutty, sweet yeast.

Taste: Autumnul, sweet but not overwhelmingly so. Breakfast coffee with a nutty chocolate bar and a tad toffee too.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

Overall: One of the most delicious brown ales ever. This is a fall fever type of I love coffee and beer and sweaters and liquid slightyly sweet nutty yum. With a lowish ABV you can drink a few of these, and I have!

TwoLips, Oct 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

ALeisher, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of beergoot
3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Cola brown body with a thick, lasting head; decent lacing and rings of foam cling to the glass. Charred, roasted grain aroma; nearly hidden spicy hops; wood and earth. Taste mimics the aroma with added, light hop bitterness; some cocoa notes. Medium body; creamy and smooth feel.

A very tasty malt-centric ale, rich in caramel and toffee malt flavors, deftly offset with a mild yet crucial hop bitterness for balance. Very appealing.

beergoot, Aug 30, 2013
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4.14/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Small light brown head settles to a quarter inch froth above a clear dark brown to black colored beer.

Very light dark roasted malts aroma that seems to have a light sweetness to it.

Vary dark roasted malts with some dark chocolates in a the taste.

Dry aftertaste with quite a bit of the dark malts taste remaining behind with this medium to full bodied beer.

Pretty taste brown ale, I'm glad I tried it.

LXIXME, Aug 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

mikehillman, Aug 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

n8opot8o, Aug 25, 2013
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4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: The muddiest, murkiest brown color. A cream colored head that retains well. Light rings of lacing.

Aroma: Sweet bready malts, nutty, chocolate fudge.

Taste: Sweet bread, toffee-like sweetness. Nuts and chocolate.

Mouthfeel: Mefium bodied.

Overall: One of my favorite brown ales so far, really complex.

JuicesFlowing, Aug 16, 2013
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4.48/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - pours a caramel, chestnut brown color with a small white head that leaves some lacing down the side of the glass

S - nose is toffee, light chocolate and coffee

T - taste starts off with sweet caramel malts, which takes on more chocolate notes as it moves down the palate. A nutty caramel flavor comes in on the backend and finishes it off. Very nice flavor profile...might be the best ABA I have ever tasted.

M - a little light bodied, but complements the style

D - awesome American Brown Ale in my glass here. Very rich without being fatiguing, complex, yet well balanced and subtle. Really enjoyed it and will look for this again!

birchstick, Aug 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

CatapultDowntown, Aug 04, 2013
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4.45/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I am currently in Denver, touching base, but not much more, with The Old Lady aka Ma Petite Abeille and the preponderance of CANned craft beer is astounding! It is enough to send The CANQuest (TM) into overdrive, but the problem is a lack of singles and I CANnot lug that many beers around, so a CANundrum arose. Fortunately, I am an old school pen & ink type of guy and if I CAN drink and review it at the bar, then so be it, geekery be damned!

Fresh Craft on Blake Street became my source for three such CANs, so this is transcribed from notes dtd Tuesday, 30 July 2013.

From the CAN: "Brewed High - 8750'"; "A beautiful hybrid of English and Ameri[CAN] Brown Ale that explodes with aromas of toffee, chocolate, and nut balanced hop forward with German Noble and big Ameri[CAN] aroma hops ... don't be afraid to et down with the best Brown around! Cheers, Chris Fish, Brewmaster/Co-Owner"; "Snow Melt, Malted Barley, Ameri[CAN] & German Hops, Yeast"; "GABF Gold Medal 2012 Aeri[CAN]-Style Brown Ale."

My server made the initial pour, so I was only a party to the Crack & Glug, rather than being directly involved. He produced a finger of light-tan head with good retention. Color was a deep, dark-brown with limited light penetration only at the edges. Nose was rich, chocolaty, slightly smoky. Ooh. Mouthfeel was medium with a taste like liquified Hershey's Special Dark Chocolate. A slight bitterness cut through the intense smoky charcoal taste. Wow! Finish was very chocolaty with an interesting lingering smokiness. I wish that the mouthfeel had been a bit creamier, but that was my only ding on this beer.

woodychandler, Aug 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Proclarush, Jul 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

stuart3368, Jul 25, 2013
Face Down Brown from Telluride Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.