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Indian Brown Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Indian Brown AleIndian Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

4,705 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,705
Reviews: 1,853
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 199
Gots: 335 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
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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BirdFlu

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4.05/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap seems to pour and sit darker than from bottle.. deep dark pour. Sits like a porter. Aroma is quite light some dark malt and hop but too light and not nearly as aromatic as the bottle. Taste is sort of black coffee-like, which is interesting because I never noticed that too much from the bottle. All the key flavors are certainly present with same complexity as bottle-brown, scotch ale & ipa. Very deep and rich. Mouth is full and a bit thick. Very tasty. Very good all around though it could be tough to drink a bunch.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

08-17-2009 20:05:33 | More by BirdFlu
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Indian Brown Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 4,705 ratings.