Ellie's Brown Ale - Avery Brewing Company
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Reviews by mobyfann:
3.58/5 rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Uncle gave me this when I visited...
The beer pours dark brown with a medium head and a nice one hour head retention. The smell is pretty bold on the malts.
The taste is heavy and sweet, but I let this one set a little. It is very enjoyable. The beer was a bit rough on my throat but still a drinkable beer.
Final Thought: It's different than most, but not all that great.
Serving type: bottle
01-03-2006 06:16:29 | More by mobyfann
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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
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