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Attic & Eaves Toasted Brown Ale | Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)

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BA SCORE
4.04/5
Exceptional
131 Ratings
Attic & Eaves Toasted Brown AleAttic & Eaves Toasted Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
Massachusetts, United States
slumbrew.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
An autumn brown ale with distinctive toasty flavors from an assortment of roasted malts and grains. As a seasonal, limited release beer, its nutty characteristics offer a great companion to colder climate cuisine. A bright hop finish from Cascade and Fuggles balance the toasted grain notes to create a new expression of autumn brown ales.

Brewed with Toasted Buckwheat, Maris Otter, Victory, Brown and Chocolate malts. Balanced with a bright hop finish from Fuggles and Cascade.

Added by PeterIngemi on 11-11-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,543
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
131
pDev:
9.65%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
26
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 131 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of smcolw
3.87/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Near black color with just a touch of light on the extreme edge of the glass. Superb ring lace with a blanket of bubbles in between. Small but lasting head.

Lots of burnt black patent malt to the nose.

Blind folded, I would think stout here. Lots burnt toast up front. The swallow is slightly creamy. The aftertaste is similar to burnt toast. The body is below average, but the carbonation is low.

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3.92/5  rDev -3%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.64/5  rDev +14.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of metter98
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is very dark brown in color—closer inspection reveals that it is clear dark red when held up to a bright light. It poured with a quarter finger high light brown head that died down, leaving patches of bubbles that covered nearly the entire surface and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate to strong aromas of nutty malts are present in the nose.
T: Much like the smell, the overall taste is very nutty and also has some hints of roasted malts. No sweetness or toasted malt flavors are perceptible.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has to be the nuttiest brown ale I ever tried. Although the nutty flavors are very dominant, there seem to be a variety of different malts used that lends complex flavors of different nuts and makes things interesting.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.31/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of far333
4.02/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Opaque mahogany colored with ruddy highlights. A light brown frothy head lingers long, and remains for the duration of the glass. Aroma of roasty malt, charred bark, cocoa, raisin and root beer.

RIch flavor of darkly roasted malt, cocoa, brown sugar, espresso, and raisin. Firm bitterness from roast malt, plus some floral understated hops. Full and rich mouthfeel. Really good beer.

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Attic & Eaves Toasted Brown Ale from Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 131 ratings
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