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Maggie Brown - Rubicon Brewing Company

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Maggie Brown
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 7.4%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rubicon Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 04-01-2008)
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Offa

California

3.79/5  rDev -3.3%

I had this cask conditioned at Rubicon.

Dark brown, it has a small off-white head slowly shrinking to foamy ring, some wisps, faint bit of lace.

Aroma is caramelly-woody maltiness with some very light chocolate and coffee.

Taste is caramelised woody-nutty maltiness, toasty, faint hint of chocolatey coffee and light spicy-woody roasty bitterness to balance out, and in the finish just dominate, the light malty sweetness. Character is full-bodied and the feel is similarly full bodied, on the heavier side (in a good way), but with some liveliness. It's a good food-friendly brown ale, easygoing but substantial enough and firm enough to handle food well.

10-28-2013 02:08:35 | More by Offa
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Nathans_86ed

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

08-17-2013 04:12:32 | More by Nathans_86ed
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magictrokini

California

3.83/5  rDev -2.3%

Not a huge fan of English Browns, but this is an exception. Poured clear brown with a good-looking off-white head that stuck around and left a sheet of lacing. Unexpected coffee and cocoa nose. Bready malt and some nuts. Bubbly mouthfeel with a medium finish. Bittersweet taste of coffee and caramel malt, and no nuts, which I really liked. Instead, a hoppy bitterness came out which really livened up the beer. Went down easily. Pretty good session beer.

09-10-2009 18:15:35 | More by magictrokini
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MisterClean

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

On tap at the rube

A - Pours a dark mahogany, with a 2 fingered cappuccino colored head. Dssipates slow and leaves some beautiful lacing.

S/T - Notes of light coffee and chocolate immediately bite you, followed by some light bitterness and a light, but strange sourish/acidic/metallic taste. Not sure if this is from the hops or if the tap lines have not been sanitized properly.

M - Full bodied, well-balanced, and smooth. Definitely what a brown should offer.

D - This is good for the style. Would like a growler if pulled from a different tap.

04-11-2009 16:23:53 | More by MisterClean
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Not sure if this is a new release or what but its not on their website.

The beer pours a clear dark brown color that has little head or lacing.. The smell is very mild but what does come through is nutty and caramelly. The taste is a heavier newcastle taste. It has the darker malts poking through with minimal coffee flavor and no watered down qualites aside from the smell. Light/medium body and drinkable, possibly served too cold.

It doesn't strike me as overly inventive but it is very true to the style.

04-01-2008 06:33:15 | More by t0rin0
Maggie Brown from Rubicon Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.