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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

1,420 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1420
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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lbkornlb14

New York

3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Stella glass. Beer pours a deep brown color with cobweb style good lacing that eventually disippates. Taste is of roasted malt and slight coffee with a bit of toffee, nice slight hop finish on the back of your tongue. Smell is sweet, again of toffee, and brown sugar, mouthfell is good with a nice amount of carbonation and a hop bitterness that keeps you coming back for another sip. Drinkability is very sessionable, but can be a little rich for some. Try it if you see it

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2009 02:26:19 | More by lbkornlb14
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Ellie's Brown Ale from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,420 ratings.