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Brekle's Brown - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
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689 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 689
Reviews: 278
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 10
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Single hopped with Citra.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 03-07-2011)
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JosiahS

California

3.85/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

glass: nonic

Dark brown appearance with some ruby red in there. Highly carbonated, 3-4 finger head, tan. Aroma offers chocolate, mocha, caramel, cherries and lemon rind.

Mocha stands out on the taste. Lots of cherry, and other tart dark fruit. Not overly tart though. Almost no hops to speak off. A very subtle bitterness at the end followed by a sort of creamy finish.

Lively in the mouth but not as much as the appearance led me to believe. Solid brown ale, no fuss, balanced and very approachable.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2012 23:40:27 | More by JosiahS
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Brekle’s brown ale (3.5, 3.75, 4, 4, 3.75)Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a medium brown color with a billowy tan colored head. The head has a nice level of retention, slowly fading to leave a bit of streaky lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell- The aroma of the beer is quite heavy of a sweet caramel and toffee aroma mixed with some light aromas of a roasted malt nature. Along with these aromas are some light nutty and chocolate aromas as well as a little bit of an earthy and herbal smell.
Taste – The taste begins with a sweet caramel and toffee flavor with a smooth roasted malt flavor. These flavors create a base for the beer lasting to the very end. Along with these flavors so too comes some notes chocolate and some light hop flavors of pine and a little bit of earth. With a light nut that joins the taste at the very end one, is left with a smooth, moderately roasted, and sweet flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly thicker and creamier side for a beer of only 6% abv. with a carbonation level that is slightly low. The thicker feel of the brew in combo with the lower carbonation give the beer a nice creamy feel and are great for the mix of roast, sweet, and nut flavors.

Overall – A very enjoyable brown ale with a nice sweet roasted flavor. Quite enjoyable.

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Brekle's Brown from Anchor Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 689 ratings.