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Brown Ale - Orlando Brewing Partners

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29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 21.63%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Orlando Brewing Partners visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.54% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Durge on 10-19-2007)
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Drew966

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

O-Town Brown Ale served in a shaker pint at the brewery tap room. The beer is brown in color with a white head. The aroma is kind of malty. The flavor is nice, there is a bit of caramel and a touch of chocolate with a nutty aftertaste. Not bad, worth a try. I also had some of this mixed with their Grateful Pumpkin for what the bartender called a Charlie Brown.

08-30-2013 23:00:54 | More by Drew966
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DarrellK

Florida

4.03/5  rDev +26.3%

The beer pours a dark amber color with a thick head that lasts all the way to the finish leaving a healthy lace along the way.

Sightly nutty nose that also linger through.

Mouth feel is more rich than most browns, like Newcastle which is enhanced by the carbonation of the head, as it is a rather still brew.

The finsh is very nutty and a bit sweet and lingers on the tongue without being too much.

It's maybe a tad too sweet for a session brew, but a couple of these in a night would be fine.

09-29-2009 21:37:46 | More by DarrellK
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johnyb

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

06-20-2014 14:56:47 | More by johnyb
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WoodBrew

Illinois

2.8/5  rDev -12.2%

I had a chance to try the Brown Ale when visitng the tasting room at Orlando Brewing. For me, Browns are either very good or the reverse. Unfortunately, I was not a fan of the Brown. The appearance is light brown with white head that laced. The smell had toasted malt, caramel, nuts, and slight hop. The taste is like the smell, but then turns slightly bitter at end. Mouthfeel was light in body with decent carbonation. Overall I was not crazy about it.

01-27-2012 10:36:25 | More by WoodBrew
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cjgator3

Florida

3.68/5  rDev +15.4%

12oz bottle

A- Pours a dark brown color with an off-white head that has a good amount of lacing and retention.

S- The aroma consists of malt, chocolate and caramel. Not bad at all.

T- There is some sweet malt, along with coffee and chocolate flavors with some hops in the finish. The hops

M- The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

D- This is a pretty solid Brown Ale that is definitely worth a shot.

01-10-2009 02:22:41 | More by cjgator3
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.83/5  rDev +20.1%

Best local option at the Dolphin hotel in the Disney complex.

Pours a tannish-brown, some white foam. Little bit of retention. Nice smell - quite hazel-nutty, with expeected notes of caramel in there. Clean taste, light carbonation. Some sweetness. Goes down easy, nice brew.

03-06-2011 12:03:29 | More by KTCamm
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -6%

06-26-2014 05:17:35 | More by Jasoncolliver
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.36/5  rDev +5.3%

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

A - I wouldn't say it is quite brown. It is more of a really dark amber. I normal pour produces an abundant off-white to beige head. I just read the bottle, and it is labeled "keep cold - live beer." Oops. It was warm on the trip back from Florida. That explains the large head.

S - It has a sweet aroma. I get some cocoa and caramel.

T - That cocoa sweetness hits my tastebuds followed by some mild bitterness. There are some earthy tastes as well.

M - Medium and pretty smooth

O - It is not a bad beer. Maybe a little sweeter than I prefer my brown ales.

08-03-2013 19:31:55 | More by buschbeer
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osi

Florida

4.33/5  rDev +35.7%

Had this beer at New-Day cafe in Saint Cloud south of Orlando.

A - Poured a rich dark brown with good foam. Good lacing throughout the beer.

S - Smelled of deep roasted malts with chocolate and nutty accents.

T - Excellent taste. The coffee and chocolate accents really go well with the rich dark barley malt taste.

M - Very nice feel with very well balanced.

D - I would recommend this beer to anyone, especially if you like a good dark ale.

02-09-2008 21:43:45 | More by osi
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FlemingVSKing

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -29.5%

03-28-2013 15:52:08 | More by FlemingVSKing
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

1.25/5  rDev -60.8%

06-10-2013 00:33:59 | More by Rhettroactive
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CMOrak

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

12-07-2013 15:10:05 | More by CMOrak
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brobeerbot

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +25.4%

Had on tap at downtown disney served in standard american pint.

A- pours a nice dark amber color wiht a finger of white fluffy head that disipates quickly.

S- nutty with a small hint of dark malt.

T- starts off with a nice nut taste and has a solid malty finish. Has a slight bitter taste on the tounge which is welcome.

M- good for the style and thicker then most.

D- fairly high and could easily have multiple. May be a little sweet to have to many but solid overall.

04-10-2010 02:13:13 | More by brobeerbot
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.33/5  rDev +4.4%

The beer was served on-tap at the Orlando Brewing tasting room, and served in a pint glass. The beer is borderline translucent, with a nutty-brown hue and a low profile, white head. The beer just looks watery. The nose is slight mocha and nut, both mildly sweet, with some toasted notes, too. The flavor leans more into coffee flavors, with a mild, overpowered chocolate milk undertone. Crisp and light bodied, the beer has a quick and slightly dry finish. The aftertaste is bitter coffee and a slight, subtle hops highlight. Surprising flavors after the body and appearance.

06-27-2011 03:09:53 | More by GarthDanielson
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -6%

02-24-2012 19:53:52 | More by kaelingirl
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

03-03-2013 03:36:08 | More by 2dogbrew
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Durge

Connecticut

2.4/5  rDev -24.8%

Served at the brewery in a pint glass this brew had a nice appearance with a dark copper color, decent white head and good lacing. The aroma is not so pleasant, bringing a skunky almost sewage sort of scent that overwhelms the hint of brown sugar. The first taste unfortunately brings more of the same. It is mildly carbonated and has a fairly refreshing feel, kind of light as ales go, but the skunky unpleasantness is the theme. There is a smokey touch here so the good elements are in there, it's almost like this was a bad batch. Not much sweetness here, some grassy-wheat presence. It does seem to calm down a bit as you get used to it, but it did not invite a second one. I like the brewery a lot more than the two beers I tried here (the porter being the other).

10-19-2007 00:27:21 | More by Durge
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

02-26-2014 18:22:15 | More by harpus
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Vancer

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +28.5%

Now just called Orlando Brewing Brown Ale, this brew checks in at 5.13% abv.

One of the most solid and tasty browns that I've had in awhile, it was so solid it almost stole the show while I was there.

Clear brown pour, nice frothy tan head. Great aroma of chocolate malt which progressed into the quaff rather nicely. A plain <brown> the smoothness and well balanced finish made this one a "have to try" if you make it to the brewery. Everyone in our group of 6 enjoyed this one.

03-27-2008 15:52:16 | More by Vancer
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

Pours a nutty brown body with minimal tan head and minor lacing. A mild sweet malt smell of the basics, caramel and chocolate, mixed with a little bit of roasted malts. A thin body that contains mild residual sweetness from those malts and finishes slightly dry. A standard, ho-hum brown that is nice to have but nothing spectacular.

02-06-2009 18:31:45 | More by clayrock81
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beernads

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

09-12-2013 20:38:41 | More by beernads
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andy1701

Florida

3/5  rDev -6%

12-10-2013 21:34:15 | More by andy1701
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

05-18-2014 22:05:43 | More by Durandal_777
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Chaney

District of Columbia

2.08/5  rDev -34.8%

I had this on tap at Ragland's in Downtown Disney.

A: Brown-amber in color, with a one finger or so head that had a decent bit of retention.

S: I got a hint of brown sugar, malted milk balls, and even some coffee, but overall, this smelled extremely stale to me.

T: The nutty quality had a very rotten taste to it that was very off-putting. Additionally, I think I now know what sand tastes like... and rotten wood.

M: Tempered sweetness, with a very light lager-ish feel, but who cares? This one was a lace bomb.

O: The only reason I didn't drain pour this is because no drain was present, so I left the glass about half full.... Florida drinkers beware!

07-15-2011 23:34:16 | More by Chaney
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Agentveba

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

12-01-2013 19:58:42 | More by Agentveba
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Brown Ale from Orlando Brewing Partners
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