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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

4,710 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,710
Reviews: 1,853
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 199
Gots: 337 | 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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malloyca

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4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Dark brown with a thin, tan head that dissipated after a few minutes. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, sweet and toasted malt. Initially the flavors were of sweet malts and faint brown sugar, which then gave way to dark roasted malts and slightly bitter, but not over-the-top, hops. This is a medium bodied beer with complex layers of well-balanced flavors that make it very drinkable. The combination of sweet, roasted and bitter flavor profiles and the high ABV can be a little taxing on the taste buds, so while it is enjoyable to drink, two or three seems like the limit.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2010 13:25:16 | More by malloyca
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Indian Brown Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 4,710 ratings.