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Brown Ale - Legend Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

390 Ratings
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Ratings: 390
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 15
Gots: 32 | 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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-04-2001)
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Photo of whtguitarguy
4.03/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

It has a nice dark reddish brown color, with a decent head that sticks around. Not a lot of aroma, a little bit of malt. Very thick, creamy. Roasted coffee fills the mouth with notes of chocolate in the finish. Mouthfeel is fairly heavy. Very drinkable, I am quite impressed with this one.

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4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Capital Ale House in Richmond. I didn't realize this brew's strength until seeing it hear. If it were lower in booze, it'd make a heck of a session beer. It's got a roasty edge, like a brown porter, and then underlying cocoa and toffee flavors. It's dry, drinkable, and tasty. Just watch yourself, a few too many will put you in a ditch.

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of LadyOfMuchBeer
4/5  rDev +5%
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.

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Brown Ale from Legend Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 390 ratings.