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Gnarly Brown - MadTree Brewing

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Gnarly Brown
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88
very good

88 Ratings
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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 8.91%
Wants: 8
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
MadTree Brewing visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: meanmutt on 04-24-2013)
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Reviews by Beejay:
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Beejay

Virginia

3.23/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Much thanks to Ricardo for getting me this brew!

A: Very dark brown with a full coffee and cream head.

S: Floury and bready. There is a slight spice note with perhaps a touch of raisin or brown sugar.

T: Tasty, with dark bread, toffee and perhaps a tiny hint of black tea. There is a strong bitterness in the finish, with a touch of an earthy flavor.

M: Medium in body, the carbonation seems really high. The finish is dry.. very dry. The finish seems strange, long lasting bitterness and dryness takes away from the brew.

O: Overall good, but the mouthfeel throws it a bit out of whack.

Serving type: can

09-22-2013 23:31:53 | More by Beejay
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy deep brown with amber highlights and a frothy tan head that slowly dissipates, leaving modest lacing.

Citrusy hops meet nutty, deeply toasted malt, toffee, and a hint of pine in the aroma. Malt dominates, but the citrus presence is substantial.

Flavor reveals more nutty, toasted malt dominance, but adds in chocolate toward the finish. Underpinnings of grapefruit form an interesting contrast. The finish is fairly bitter. Floral notes emerge in the aftertaste.

Body and carbonation are moderate, with light alcohol warmth at the finish.

Didn't expect the chocolate notes. Slightly malt dominant, with anintriguing hop addition. Not overly bitter, thanks to the chocolate adding a perception of sweetness.

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Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 FL. OZ. can
Served in a perfect pint glass

A - It pours brown with amber highlights. It is capped with an inch of tan head that quickly dissipates.

S - It has a great nutty, earthy chocolate aroma. It is very aromatic.

T - It has a robust, nutty taste to start. Then some milk chocolate flavor comes in for the finish.

M - Medium leaning towards full.

O - This is a great brown ale. The flavors and aromas are fantastic. I have become a huge MadTree fan and cannot wait for it to enter the northern Ohio market.

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Mouthfeel: Creamy and smooth. Medium bodied. Ends a little dry and roasted.

Overall, a nice drinking brown. It tastes a little bigger than a regular brown ale. Very flavorful.

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Gnarly Brown from MadTree Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.