Ellie's Brown Ale - Avery Brewing Company
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Reviews by DevilDogBeer:
4.15/5 rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Ellie's poured a great brown color, not too dark but certainly a brown ale. The head was off-white and hung on throughout the entire glass. The smell was that of an English brown ale, very malty but well balanced with hop bitterness. The roasted and chocolate undertones were very enjoyable and the aftertaste was reminiscent of a great cup of coffee. Not too overpowering but definitely enjoyable; the medium bodied brown ale went down smooth and was very satisfying.
Serving type: bottle
10-28-2005 00:42:47 | More by DevilDogBeer
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4.11/5 rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
From the pour rises a creamy 2 1/2 inch tan head. Beer is dark brown in color. A strong smell of toasted malt. Taste is walnuts, chocolate, coffee. It has a bitter finish which leaves a earthy nutty aftertaste in your mouth. This beer has everything I like in a brown ale.
Serving type: bottle
03-16-2014 10:33:17 | More by nota
3.99/5 rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a dark brown with hints of ruby when held to the light (looks nearly black in the glass) with a nice creamy two fingers of head that settles rockily to a healthy film and then a light film. Decent retention; some spotted lacing.
Really 'brown'-smelling with some yeasty phenols. Caramel malt aromas with chocolate some brown sugar and a tiny bit of raisin.
Smooth, chocolatey and delicious. Really rich nut and toffee flavors hit you right off the bat, with walnut, cocoa powder, dark bread and other nutty, chocolatey, bready flavors as well!
Medium bodied and extremely drinkable. There is a short finish, a nice creamy texture and good carbonation (honestly I would prefer it with a little less of the latter and more of the former).
Very good beer.
This is a smooth, easy drinking brown ale that has got it all where it counts. Pretty nice looking with lots of great nose to it and a mellow, nutty, chocolate-dipped flavor. Much better than I was expecting.
Would have again; well worth trying.
Serving type: can
03-12-2014 02:27:36 | More by TheDoctor
Ellie's Brown Ale from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,381 ratings.