Sweet Josie Brown Ale | Lonerider Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
524 Ratings
Sweet Josie Brown AleSweet Josie Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lonerider Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
loneriderbeer.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by atsprings on 05-07-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
524
Reviews:
106
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
11.9%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
136
For Trade:
0
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2/5  rDev -47.1%

Mov along, nothing great

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2.25/5  rDev -40.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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2.55/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

On tap at Tilted Kilt. Not terrible but I wouldn't order it again.

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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.76/5  rDev -27%

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2.83/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pretty surprised this own gold at GABF. Not bad really but very average brown ale overall. Leans heavily on malt which gives off a strong sour bread taste. Some hints of gingerbread and nuts. I prefer my browns to be a bit fuller and bolder.

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2.87/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.91/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a Libby Porter/Stout glass

a - pours black with slight amber tint, no head at all, small amount of lacing around edge.

s - chocolate and caramel with coffee hints

t - starts smooth and sweet, like a milk chocolate bar, but not much flavor. Hint of spice. Finish is a little smoky. Not very bitter at all.

m - kind of watery, I'm wondering if something was wrong with this bottle

o - Definitely a great idea, it just needs more character and body. If I find after opening another bottle that this one was faulty, I'll re-review.

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2.93/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

From tasting notes on 9-6-11
Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance: Dark brown with virtually no head. This beer left absolutely no lacing whatsoever.

Smell: Not much here that I am detecting. Some sweet malts and a hint of alcohol, perhaps.

Taste: Toasty malts, some hop bitterness also there, but the malts win out. The finish is somewhat bitter, however.

Mouthfeel: Thin and watery. Not that appealing, and not as drinkable.

Overall: This beer was okay, but I probably wouldn't have it again any time soon unless there wasn't much selection.

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2.97/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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2.99/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

On tap at the "hideout", which is an old warehouse converted into a brewery. Tanks everywhere its quite a site to see. Pour is dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is chalked full of roast, chocolate malts and hazelnut. Flavor really follows suit. Light buttery presence that really doesnt mesh well

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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Sweet Josie Brown Ale from Lonerider Brewing Company
3.78 out of 5 based on 524 ratings.
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