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Indian Brown Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

4,802 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,802
Reviews: 1,862
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 208
Gots: 382 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Forget about the car companies, this is the original hybrid. A cross between a Scotch Ale, an India Pale Ale and an American Brown, Indian Brown Ale is well-hopped and malty at the same time (It's magical!).

The beer has characteristics of each style that inspired it: the color of an American Brown, the caramel notes of a Scotch Ale, and the hopping regiment of an India Pale Ale. We dry-hop the Indian Brown Ale in a similar fashion to our 60 Minute IPA and 90 Minute IPA. This beer is brewed with Aromatic barley and organic brown sugar.

50 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-07-2001)
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jbraico

New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

Great brown color. Very little carbonation. Thick head when poured, but disappeared shortly afterward. Nice caramel smell. Very drinkable, not a lot of bite at all. Smooth going down as well, not heavy.

08-20-2014 00:41:16 | More by jbraico
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bfitzge2

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -26.8%

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Knobs303

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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California

4.56/5  rDev +11.2%

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EJJ1848

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

08-20-2014 21:29:18 | More by EJJ1848
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DanielMB

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +22%

This is a stunning brew. Just like they say, Dogfish Head has managed to combine the flavors of a brown ale and scotch ale with the hoppiness of an IPA. The appearance is a medium, copper brown with a tan head. The taste is very caramel, with the bite of hops alongside, and the earthy toastiness of a brown ale as well. A tremendous beer from a tremendous brewery.

08-20-2014 02:44:32 | More by DanielMB
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Bzash


3.8/5  rDev -7.3%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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2.8/5  rDev -31.7%

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Camdav


3.92/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Oregon

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

08-17-2014 21:28:54 | More by justinthegypo
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Kentucky

3.96/5  rDev -3.4%

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Pennsylvania

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5/5  rDev +22%

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California

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KG710

Georgia

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New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Kentucky

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AaronOp

California

3.64/5  rDev -11.2%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

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Indian Brown Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 4,802 ratings.