Davy Brown Ale | Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

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125 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
California, United States
figmtnbrew.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 06-28-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
125
Reviews:
19
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
11.98%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
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Reviews by DocJitsu:
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4.4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear, medium brown color with a quickly attenuating, even. The aroma consists of dark roasted malt, notes of chocolate, and coffee acidity. The mouthfeel is magnificent. Perfect balance between the carbonation and creaminess perfectly accentuate the woody chocolate, ripe, dark fruit, and coffee acidity flavors. Neil loves this beer. So do I.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of McD0uche
2.71/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured bomber of Davy Brown into a glass:

A: Pours a medium brown that allows plenty of light through. Visible carbonation. This stuff looks just like rootbeer. Head is about a finger thick. Medium retention, very pronounced lacing.

S: This stuff smells very organic. Earthy comes to mind. Roasted malts persist.

T: Taste isn't very strong. Similar to the smell, it tastes very earthy with some hints of roasted malts. Pretty bitter. Ends on a boozy note.

M: Oily, with light carbonation. Kind of a wet finish.

O: Overall, I wasn't all that impressed with this one. There's definitely better stuff out there.

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Photo of WickedBeer
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tempest
4.11/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I wasn't impressed by Figueroa's hoppy options, but this is a lovely brown. The malt character spans the distance between roasted barley, with a hint of smoky cocoa, to toffee and dark bread, with a caramel finish. Though one quibble: the aroma doesn't stack up to the flavor's complexity. It's not that heavy, medium weight, and an excellent example of how to make a malt-forward beer.

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Photo of EchoParker
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Davy Brown is a very solid brown ale that gives me everything I want when I order a brown. Nice rich roasted malt flavors with just a hint of a hop bite.

Looks like coca cola with a head. Smells a little nutty and a little cocoa.

Taste is less pronounced than the smell but much the same.

finishes smooth and good like a good brown should.

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4.2/5  rDev +9.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +9.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of BeerGainz
4.51/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of mrcraft
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vlaminck
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mike
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of largadeer
3/5  rDev -21.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.08/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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Davy Brown Ale from Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
3.84 out of 5 based on 125 ratings.
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