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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

5,021 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,021
Reviews: 1,878
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 225
Gots: 478 | 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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On tap at Eureka Burger

A: Pours deep dark brown with frothy khaki head that laces nicely.

S: Roasted malt with a little coffee and chocolate.

T: Sweet roasted malt, some dark fruit, bittersweet chocolate, some light citrus hops, and a little coffee on the finish.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation, very smooth.

O: Maybe not as hoppy as I expected, but a very tasty brew.

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poured from teh 12 oz bottle into my new belgium goblet:

Apours dark like a cola - nearly opaque - full finger of head settles to a thin film with NO lacing to speak of

S IDK what to say, not getting much to the nose at all

T hmmm again not too much here, a solid hit of bitter that's hard to define

M faomy

D not bad - the bitterness remains after the swallow

burnerfinger, Oct 12, 2014
Indian Brown Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 5,021 ratings.