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Indian Brown Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

4,664 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,664
Reviews: 1,851
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 195
Gots: 314 | 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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TheViolator666

Ohio

3.93/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into pint glass.

A: Pours a very deep dark red/brown, almost like a coca-cola color, topped with a two finger tan head that has great retention. Leaves beautiful layers of lacing after every sip.

S: Smells sweet and of toasted malt. Some earthy hops as well.

T: Toasted/roasted malt provides a nutty coffee like character, but overall well balanced by the big hop bitterness. Tastes like an over-hopped stout, and definitely finishes like a stout. Slight alcohol burn as well.

M/D: Nice medium-full body with just enough carbonation. Could hide the alcohol a bit better.

Another interesting and enjoyable beer from Dogfish Head, not sure why I waited so long to try this one!

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2009 22:53:09 | More by TheViolator666
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Indian Brown Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 4,664 ratings.