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Ellie's Brown Ale - Avery Brewing Company

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very good

1,791 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,791
Reviews: 660
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 58
Gots: 157 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew pours a muddy brown one finger head that dissipates to a ring. The nose is of dark fruit and a sort of sour with dark chocolate. The taste is dark fruit bitter chocolalte. The mouthfeel is creamy light. Drinkability is good. This is a good one to enjoy ona regular basis.

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

Poured in a pint glass.
A-Very dark chocolaty brown with mild head.

S-Light aroma with some toasted malts and slight fruitiness.

T- Starts with toasted malt flavor, a little nutty and finishes with a touch of bitterness from the hops.

M-Medium mouth feel with plenty of fizz from the carbonation.

D- Overall a nice brown ale with character but not too showy.

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Very drinkable, good brown ale

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

Another great sample from Avery - an American brewery that is perhaps one of the better ones out here in North America... all of the brews I've tried from them have been top-class, and this one continues with the trend... an absolute terrific example of the style, pouring a dark, ruby-red, brown color with minimal head and no lacing... smell is typical brown ale, with slight malts and nutty caramel flavors... taste complements the aroma, with a butter, caramel taste full of sweet, slight brown sugars and an awesome, slightly malty, refershing taste... very good mouthfeel and easy drinkability make this a terrfic depiction of an English Brown Ale... up there with some of the best... Avery's IPA and their White Rascal were great, and this one is up there with them... Awesome sample... Definitely recommended...

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours deep brown with mahogony hues. A thick, off-white head slowly descends, leaving some traces of lacing.

The smell is of roasted sweet grains and caramel. Nutty. Hints of coffee.

The sweet, roasted grains are supported by a mildly nutty background. Subtle berry-like fruitiness mixed in underneath. Caramel and toffee sweetness balanced by earthy hops. It remains overall sweet in character. As it warms, it takes on more coffee and chocolate-like qualities. Finishes with a long balanced sweetness.

It's pretty creamy. Grainy texture with a medium to full body.

If you're looking for a sweet brown ale with depth and character, this is a great pick. The "English" character really comes out, too. A good brown ale.

Ellie's Brown Ale from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,791 ratings.