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Indian Brown Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

4,663 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,663
Reviews: 1,851
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 195
Gots: 315 | 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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roblowther

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4.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a tumbler, it is dark reddish brown with a very persistent dense foamy tan head. It smells of coffee, oranges, and molasses. Taste is biscuity, it has a floral hop brown ale thing going on but its got more going on as well. I get some licorice on the finish, its almost as easy and non-challenging as a brown ale but then it sneaks up, grabs the cap off your head and runs away when you're not looking. I'm sure that must be what the official brewery tasting notes must say. Mouthfeel is medium weight with nice laid back carbonation. Overall, a very good beer, especially for a damp cold day.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2014 18:53:34 | More by roblowther
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Indian Brown Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 4,663 ratings.