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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

4,701 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,701
Reviews: 1,853
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 199
Gots: 332 | 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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TubaManJack

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3.28/5  rDev -20%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A/S- Beautiful Reddish Brown Hue. Carbonation quickly dissipated as well as the head. Coffee Notes in the smell.

M/D- The moderately high alcohol blends in well with the full body of the Ale. However it has a bitter black coffee taste before the hops begins to take hold.

In summary, its like a Chuck Norris roundhouse kick to the face.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2008 02:34:01 | More by TubaManJack
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Indian Brown Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 4,701 ratings.