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Paradigm Brown Ale - Kelsen Brewing Company

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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 8.96%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kelsen Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: puboflyons on 03-01-2014)
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3.16/5  rDev -23.5%

BierBliss, Monday at 01:26 PM
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

NHguy, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

huddyball, Aug 31, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +6.5%

ScottJergenson, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

DrewRPS, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Kelp, Aug 24, 2014
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4.78/5  rDev +15.7%

Once upon a time back in March, I stopped by Kelsen Brewery and was handed a sample of this delicious brew...I’ve never been a big brown ale fan but like a hoppy beer, but not over the top...well they changed my mind forever! It all starts with the aroma once you pop the cap...roasted nut/caramel like, with hints of chocolate and coffee...wonderful foamy head that sticks around...it pours a deep rich dark brown...the taste is where it’s all at...roasted malt sweetness upfront, (refer to aroma for taste), but not too sweet...followed by a very fine, almost resin type hop takeover, with floral hints, that carries all the way to the finish...very smooth finish...outstanding quality and attention to detail went into this beer with lots of love...I’ve been drinking micro/craft beers since 2002 and this is one, if not the best beer I have ever put my lips too...and just like Lay’s chips, you can’t drink just one! So what are you waiting for? Seek out this beer if you want your taste buds to explode, you will not be disappointed...and that’s a promise from this guy!

Al_C, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Kinger86, Aug 19, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +9.4%

wreck, Aug 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Stellar American Brown Ale. USOBC gold Winner and deservedly so. Doesn't thin out like a lot of browns and has great roasty, chocolate, and hop flavors. Complex!

Pjkutah, Aug 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

RRC03, Aug 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Olienh, Aug 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

sdaly3, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

KirkFrancis, Jul 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Mmcdonald79, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Mikeypnh, Jul 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

ScotNH, Jul 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

NHhomebrewguy, Jul 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

rjp217, Jun 21, 2014
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4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nanobrewery from Derry, NH. Having only been in existence for three months, this place is off to a stellar start! Erik and Paul are the owners, very personable and eager to talk about beer. Now on to this brew!

Appearance- Dark brown towards the bottom but lighter up top with a nice foamy head.

Smell- Dark grains, chocolate, coffee, toffee, hops, faint spice (clove, cinnamon). Perfectly in balance.

Taste- Just short of amazing, a little too much hop for the style though. Earthy notes and hops mingle with coffee, dark chocolate, a bit of hazelnut (very faint), and toffee. Feels nice and velvety on the tongue, very smooth.

Overall- A great addition to the local canon of craft beers. It is very unique, being one of the few breweries in the area to do a Brown Ale. Highly recommended!

risendragon, May 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

XmnwildX12, May 09, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 04/26/14 notes. Thanks to nmann08 for sharing this one. 22 oz. bottle into a tulip.

a - Pours a deep mahogany brown color with two inches of light tan head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of nuts, caramel malts, toasted malts, sweet dark fruits, light cocoa, and burnt malts. Nice nose, lots going on and it all works.

t - Tastes of nuts, caramel malts, earthy notes, burnt malts, toasted malts, bready malts, and light cocoa. Lots of malts, lots of burnt malt notes.

m - Medium body to it and low to moderate carbonation. Light bitterness from the burnt notes.

o - Overall a decent brown ale but I found a little bitterness to the taste. Liked the nose, worth checking out if you like brown ales.

mdfb79, Apr 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

nmann08, Apr 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Billybrewboy, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

dphillips, Apr 16, 2014
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Paradigm Brown Ale from Kelsen Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.