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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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karengarys

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours rich transparent dark ruby brown. Leaves little head, but there is a small island in the middle. The token foam-ring is attached to the glass. It laces just slightly.

Smell seems to have chocolate and molassis - quite attractive.

Taste comes through with the chocolate, molassis, some malt, and a sweetness, perhaps honey-like.

Mouthfeel is very creamy, and gently fizzles down the throat.

Finish is quite clean, some hop must have swept up to keep the pallete dry and untainted.

This has a nice rich body, too.

I didn't expect this to be such a good beer, but it has pleasently surprised me. If you see this, and like darker beers, please give this a try!

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2004 04:02:33 | More by karengarys
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Ellie's Brown Ale from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,415 ratings.