Diamond Knot Brown Ale | Diamond Knot Brewery

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Diamond Knot Brown AleDiamond Knot Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Diamond Knot Brewery
Washington, United States
diamondknot.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stirgy on 10-13-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
75
Reviews:
36
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
15.03%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 75 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of ssteakley
3.23/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This Brown Ale is a good ale, it is a bit short on the finish but it is a good all around beer. I would expect any beer from the PNW to be at least this good, that is not always the case but this one is holding the standard to measure the rest by. Won't be disappointed buying this!

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Photo of RBorsato
4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

Photo of Segelstrom
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Aitkend
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of therica
3.54/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had at the brewpub in Mulkitea.

Nice but typical caramel brown appearance. Nose is mild toffee and hops florals. Taste is unexpected, surprisingly bitter for a brown. Good though, probably enjoyed by hopheads more than commercial brown fans.

Nice crisp finish, bitters on the tongue.

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Photo of Chessmaster
2.5/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from 1 pt 9 oz bottle. Good carbonation and lacing. Attractive appearance.

Unfortunately the flavor was off putting. A brown ale should be nice and malty, but this ale had a distinct and unbalanced hop bitterness. Any malt flavor was overpowered by a strange soapy indistinct flavor leaving a bad impression in the mouth,

Probably would not buy this again.

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Photo of avisong
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of fatbatcat
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of Geno206
4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

Photo of Arsenal0328
2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of irishgreensoda
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of doughanson78
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of Halcyondays
3.81/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bottle,

A: Pours brown with a medium creamy off-white head, great retention, good lace.

S: Lots of bready brown malt, biscuity crystal malt, sulfur, hard water.

T: Leading with the brown malt, caramel, lots of hard water, earthy grassy hops. Very mineral driven.

M: Medium-bodied, crisp, frothy big carbonation at times. Moderate hoppy aftertaste.

O: A solid northwest brown ale. A good beer and the price is right. Definitely worth a pick-up.

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Photo of pkalix
4.25/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

BA says 5.6%; the bottle says 6%.
beautiful brown color, minimal head; no lacing down the sides to speak of.
smell has an interesting, pleasing, nutty kind of smell other than which i cannot identify but really like. but sweet, nutty malt, for sure.
the taste carries on with the smell. it feels as if it's missing some substance, some heaviness to round out the taste and because of that there appears to be some novice quality to it and undeserved bitterness. but it's a good brew and i love the way it looks in the glass. i like the taste and could handle a few more of these.

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Photo of benbjb
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of maki88
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of simonmoyse
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of mactrail
3.38/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Golden brown in the glass. Plenty of foam, but rather coarse carbonation. Spritzy on the tongue. Faint grain aroma.

Fairly malty with a pleasing sweet tang. A touch of sharpness for balance. Thin and watery body, but flavorful with roasted malt. A touch of toasted nuts and a whiff of hops. Some bitter aftertaste. Plain but rather tasty.

A pleasant quaff with the mellow maltiness that makes this style worth while. From the 22 oz bottle.

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Photo of retreminy
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of dmorgan310
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of billshmeinke
2.73/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a nonic glass.

Dark brown and quite hazy. Two fingers of off white head.

Smells of fruity esters, some toffee, and malt.

Tastes of dark fruits, really sweet, a bit bready and malty. Too much in the way of esters for what I want in a brown ale. hitn of earthy hops on the back end.

Pretty crappy overall. Not gonna revisit.

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Photo of Hanzo
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of weezarc
2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

Photo of Telestic
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of weerezboy
4/5  rDev +15.6%

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Diamond Knot Brown Ale from Diamond Knot Brewery
3.46 out of 5 based on 75 ratings.
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