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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

4,663 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:
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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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miwestcoaster

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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hopnerd

Australia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-12-2014 08:51:51 | More by hopnerd
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nate-henry

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-12-2014 05:52:00 | More by nate-henry
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metsfan1

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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SchusterD

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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Cook82

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-12-2014 02:18:06 | More by Cook82
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Wazeecha

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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EEscobar

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-12-2014 00:36:27 | More by A-Sox
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Ricklikesmibeer

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

07-11-2014 15:36:11 | More by Ricklikesmibeer
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MikeAndrews

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-10-2014 17:54:13 | More by MikeAndrews
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joemetric

Kansas

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -39%

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Florida

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Florida

4.35/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The first thing I smell is malty goodness with hints of brown sugar in this brownish beer. The head last for a few seconds. The first taste that hits my mouth is a smooth sweet malt followed by mild hop and slight aftertaste of brown sugar. Very smooth and flavorful for a brown ale as the bitterness balances the malt perfectly. I've found my new go-to brown ale.

Serving type: bottle

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Florida

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Indian Brown Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 4,663 ratings.