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Ellie's Brown Ale - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,518 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,518
Reviews: 644
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 42
Gots: 73 | FT: 0
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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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-17-2011 22:41:52 | More by jmdrpi
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-19-2012 02:23:55 | More by abcramer
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avaldivia

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-16-2011 01:36:37 | More by avaldivia
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bammbamm14

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-17-2013 23:27:07 | More by bammbamm14
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NumberNone

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-25-2012 15:40:28 | More by NumberNone
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Falcone

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

10-13-2012 05:42:37 | More by Falcone
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-21-2013 13:17:38 | More by InspectorBob
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-21-2013 20:06:22 | More by Michaeldmanley
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demcorhip

Ontario (Canada)

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

Thanks to chonyr for bringing this one north.

A very nice looking brown ale. Clear brown and mildly carbonated, with mahogany highlights. A decent 2 finger light tan head formed on the pour, and its doing its best to stick around. Nicely laced with thick sheets that break down to produce thinner webs of lacings.

A nice smelling brown as well. Toffee, and the metallic twang helps bring out a nutty bitterness similar to black walnut. A mildly floral and very earthy hoppiness with hints of wood round out the nose.

Toffee with hints of demerara and treacle. A milder nuttiness comes forth than hinted at in the nose. The hints of demerara and treacle give way to hint of roastiness and the earthy hop bitterness with its slighter woody nuances.

Somewhere between light and medium bodied. Very nicely balanced with the malt and hops. Smooth and slightly creamy, but finishes slightly dry, with a very mild astringency that plays well with its earthy and mild woody character.

It all adds up to a drinkable, refreshing brown ale that is quite nice in all compartments. Its good taste and refreshing quality make for a sessionable brown ale. Another solid brew from Avery, and one I will gladly revisit some other time.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2007 23:17:03 | More by demcorhip
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kew

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-20-2012 03:09:58 | More by kew
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ndekke39

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass. Nice foamy head with lots of lacing and great retention. None of the flavors or aromas are particularly strong, but it's a nice balance of sweet malts, nuttiness, and a clean, lightly hoppy finish. Overall sweet quality. Light-bodied, but not watery. This to me is a classic Brown Ale - a wonderful session beer. I could have drank several of these and been satisfied. Good balance, very drinkable. I will definitely return to this Brown Ale again!

Serving type: on-tap

12-15-2007 14:15:09 | More by ndekke39
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mcorwin

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-02-2011 06:01:22 | More by mcorwin
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Benny3000

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

10-09-2013 15:00:59 | More by Benny3000
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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-17-2014 02:48:53 | More by Boone757
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emmasdad

Colorado

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

Glad to find this one in cans, my preferred serving method at home. Poured a dark brown color, with a nice cap of light brown foam. Good chocolatey nose, with hints of coffee and roasted nuts. On the palate, rich and medium bodied, with flavors of with roasted malt, caramel and milk chocolate.

Serving type: can

06-17-2011 21:17:33 | More by emmasdad
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Zekenyce

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-03-2014 03:58:41 | More by Zekenyce
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Tenente

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-28-2011 23:23:30 | More by Tenente
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HDACBrewer


4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-11-2012 15:42:00 | More by HDACBrewer
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gpogo

California

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

A- Clear dark brown with ruby tints. Moderate sized cream colored head.

A- Nutty caramel aroma. Hop aroma in the background.

T- Sweet caramel malty flavor. Nice toasty malt aftertaste sortof biscuity. Medium dry finish. Creamy aftertase.

M- Moderate carbonation, medium body. Very smooth, as it warmed the body tasted creamier.

D- Delicious brown ale. I'd recommend it.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2009 06:14:25 | More by gpogo
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bkrbdan

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-01-2012 18:56:10 | More by bkrbdan
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-22-2013 03:53:53 | More by csfcmitchell
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ScrimshawFan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-26-2011 22:16:10 | More by ScrimshawFan
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KingSlayer

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-18-2013 22:51:32 | More by KingSlayer
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bh123

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-23-2012 08:15:39 | More by bh123
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DSlim71

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-19-2012 13:27:06 | More by DSlim71
Ellie's Brown Ale from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,518 ratings.