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Indian Brown Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

Indian Brown AleIndian Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

4,377 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4377
Reviews: 1841
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.19%


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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4.41/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours dark brown with a little amber tint to it kinda looks like a mix of a stout and an amber lager.

S- Scents of coffee and chocolate more like a stout than a brown ale.

T- Taste similar to the smell with coffee and chocolate not with much hop at all like the bottle says.

M- Very good feel in the mouth with slight carbonation with a very smooth feel.

O- Overall I like this beer a lot not what i was expecting but this is a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2013 02:28:43 | More by rievelx6
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Indian Brown Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 4,377 ratings.