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Brown Ale - Legend Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

366 Ratings
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Ratings: 366
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 13
Gots: 27 | 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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Ratings: 366 | Reviews: 135 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Jasoncolliver, Jun 26, 2014
Photo of LadyOfMuchBeer
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance- pours a clear, dark brown with red hues. Little carbonation. Zero head. Lacing sticks to glass.

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

Very grain forward, to say this is bready is an understatement, yet, it is decent. Dark fruit, and still a little tobacco lingers.

Feel- thin, little creamy, little invisible chew left behind due to the grain heaviness here.

Overall, decent, but not impressive enough to ask for another. Got as an extra and am glad I got to try it.

LadyOfMuchBeer, Feb 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

SLewis, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Cpastor1119, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

getlonely, Dec 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

pchalk, May 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

GRR, Jan 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

woolybully67, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

pathman, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

craigpatt5, Jul 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

jskennedy, Jan 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

BuddytheElf, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

beastlyz, Jan 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

VikeMan, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Hanzo, Mar 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

ZachKelly, Jan 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Jimbo4430, Jun 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Crazyale, Feb 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

cw577enfield, Mar 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

jprivott, Jul 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

JSouth, May 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

AWB3, May 28, 2014
Photo of danadeny
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours a clear earthy brown body and a slightly brownish head. the smell is nice and malty, bready with some caramel and molases, a little toasty-ness. nice and smoth, balanced overall flavor. the front is mildly sweet, hint of alcohol. not as much maltyness as i would have expected. just a hint of a hop kick at the end, but still within balance of the rest of the flavors. the most interesting flavor is the hint of burnt toast in the after tase. Mouth feel is chewy, frothy, slick. and drinkability is pretty good, this could be a session beer.

danadeny, Mar 28, 2009
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

cheesepuffs, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Boone757, Nov 16, 2013
Brown Ale from Legend Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 366 ratings.