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Indian Brown Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

4,948 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,948
Reviews: 1,872
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 217
Gots: 448 | FT: 7
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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Indian Brown Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 4,948 ratings.