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Brown Ale - Legend Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

382 Ratings
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Ratings: 382
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.89%
Wants: 14
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Legend Brewing Co. visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our most popular beer, Legend's is a full bodied version of a British Brown Ale. Expect a rich, malt-forward brew with a beautiful mahogany tone. Generous amounts of specialty malts bring flavors of sweet caramel, toasted nuts, coffee, and molasses, all perfectly balanced by a steady but cautious hop dryness. Fruity undertones provided by our house yeast strain bring the final flavor element to round out this world class ale.

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Smell- Bock, malt, spice, yeast. Smells like a whole grain beer bread we get at a local restaurant. Heavy tobacco smell.

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Brown Ale from Legend Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 382 ratings.