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Ellie's Brown Ale - Avery Brewing Company

Ellie's Brown AleEllie's Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,415 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1415
Reviews: 637
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.77%


Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBU's: 17

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-28-2002)
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jamie2dope

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another craft brewery starts producing some of their year round products in cans. Ellie's Brown pours out a chestnut brown color, with a large, creamy white head. Coffee and caramel come to mind upon smelling, followed by some herbal tea characters, and a hint of smoke. More of the same from the flavors, with the mouthfeel being medium and creamy. Drinkability is superb, as it is loaded with complexities, yet still easy and approachable. This brown has session ale written all over it.

Serving type: can

02-20-2011 22:45:59 | More by jamie2dope
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It comes in a dark brown color, almost like a porter.

The aroma has mocha, lightly roasted coffee, heavily toasted bread, a caramel sweetness, lots of hazelnut.

The flavor follows with that hazelnut flavor, lightly roasted watery black coffee, a cocoa flavor, and then onto a lightly herbal finish. The beer robust characteristic almost similar to a really light porter.

Just an absolutely forgotten gem in the style.

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Ellie's Brown Ale from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,415 ratings.