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Ellie's Brown Ale - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,524 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,524
Reviews: 644
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 43
Gots: 76 | 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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cvp684

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

12-01-2012 01:33:45 | More by cvp684
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AlexandAbi

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

11-30-2012 21:12:27 | More by AlexandAbi
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spoony

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From a 12 oz bottle into a nonic.

A-The brew pours dark, walnut brown. Foam was pretty skimpy and dark khaki in color.

S-Milk chocolate smell up front with a little hit of roasted, nutty malts. As the brew warms, a little brown sugar creeps up. Not terribly fragrant.

T-Smooth, mild, chocolatey malts at first gulp. Then you get a little bit of caramel and nuttiness. The finish has just a little bit of hop kick. Very little bitterness.

M-Lighter bodied for the style with smooth, but noticeable carbonation. The finish is thin. This beer is quite drinkable.

O-There is nothing special about this brew, but it is a solid, drinkable example of the style. The chocolate smell and flavor are a little simple (as is the mouthfeel), but on a relaxing fall evening that calls for a few beers, you could do far worse than putting down a few of these.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2012 05:24:07 | More by spoony
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keywestgourmet

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

11-30-2012 05:04:23 | More by keywestgourmet
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brandon911

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

11-30-2012 00:55:16 | More by brandon911
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garuda

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Mahogany body with a khaki head that retains ok but laces very well.

S/T - Robust chocolate up front. As it warms, more aromas and tastes such as brown sugar, coffee roast, some vanilla, nuttiness... hops kept to a minimum which works well.

M - Medium body, medium carb, very smooth and easy drinking.

O - Excellent example of the style and easy to drink. I'm getting this again.

Serving type: can

11-29-2012 23:46:51 | More by garuda
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izambler

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

11-29-2012 23:30:17 | More by izambler
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

11-29-2012 07:07:18 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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davidhilgen

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

11-28-2012 22:49:54 | More by davidhilgen
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pajeff

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

11-28-2012 03:54:52 | More by pajeff
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mwar

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +9%

11-26-2012 23:32:54 | More by mwar
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UnkleFester

Kansas

3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A: Pours a dark brown color with about a fingers worth of off white head, doesn't have much retention but leaves behind a nice lacing.

S: Malts, toffee and a subtle hint of hops, didn't detect anything else.

T: starts out with caramel upfront followed by chocolate and toffee finishes out with a nice touch of hops.

M: A light to medium body with a light amount of carbonation.

O: While it might not do anything amazing it is still quite a well brewed example of a brown ale.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 02:26:17 | More by UnkleFester
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BrakeDance


4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-25-2012 20:18:21 | More by BrakeDance
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siddhartha

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-21-2012 02:10:03 | More by siddhartha
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veifokorp


4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

11-21-2012 00:54:29 | More by veifokorp
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JasonrOlney

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

11-21-2012 00:19:24 | More by JasonrOlney
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irishgreensoda

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

11-20-2012 22:48:11 | More by irishgreensoda
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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-20-2012 03:53:37 | More by SocalKicks
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-17-2012 04:27:22 | More by MaseFace
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Roy1586

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-16-2012 23:41:39 | More by Roy1586
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Mordhaus

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

11-16-2012 03:33:36 | More by Mordhaus
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grannaniwa

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

11-13-2012 03:38:58 | More by grannaniwa
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mchunt25

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

11-13-2012 01:52:44 | More by mchunt25
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SkeeterBoganski

Colorado

4.23/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap at the brewery:

I've enjoyed this beer in a bottle and a can, as far as I can remember, and know it's good; the beer is a moderate brown, good hue but not too dark; quarter inch head; a lot of lacing, particularly from a brown; light ale on the nose; delicious light chocolate flavor; small hints of brown sugar; really good sessionable brown ales; in fact, one of the best I can remember

Serving type: on-tap

11-11-2012 02:17:37 | More by SkeeterBoganski
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-10-2012 21:43:46 | More by Chugs13
Ellie's Brown Ale from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,524 ratings.