Ellie's Brown Ale
Avery Brewing Company

Ellie's Brown AleEllie's Brown Ale
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Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
American Brown Ale
Ranked #111
Ranked #16,579
3.89 | pDev: 10.54%
Nov 15, 2023
Feb 28, 2002
Chocolate malt gives this beer a brown sugar maltiness with hints of vanilla and nuts, while subtle hopping gives it an overall drinkability that’s second to none.
IBUs: 17
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Rated: 4.13 by Calvinism from Colorado

Nov 15, 2023
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Clear mahogany body with an average size tan head and a fair amount of lacing. Aroma of caramel, dark bread and walnuts. Bittersweet chocolate adds to the malty backbone. Hops becoming more assertive mid to late gulp. Medium bodied, moderately carbonated mouthfeel.
Sep 28, 2023
Rated: 3.43 by MikeZim

Sep 10, 2023
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Rated by SRV from Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Very tasty
Sep 09, 2023
Rated: 3.52 by Myboymi from Kansas

Mar 25, 2023
Rated: 3.98 by Taenim from Maine

Feb 10, 2023
Rated: 4.18 by LunchMoney from Minnesota

Dec 04, 2022
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Reviewed by BucBasil from Rwanda

4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Roasty and chocolately nose with hints of brown sugar. Taste is balanced and slightly sweet. Finishes with a hint of coffee. Feel is fairly carbonated. Overall, a nice easy evening beer.
Jul 04, 2022
Rated: 3.83 by samEBC from Belgium

Jun 29, 2022
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Rated by cmb

3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Draft. Description fits. Smooth, not too strong taste, goes well with food. Some bitter aftertaste in contrast to English Brown Ales.
Jun 19, 2022
Rated: 4.23 by Rollmeaway2loadout from Illinois

May 21, 2022
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Reviewed by GStone899 from Minnesota

4.06/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
A classic brown ale with lots of char, roasted malts and a brown sugary taste. Really a delicious smell with brown sugar and roasted breads. Brown ales are often unassuming but provide great mouth feel and well rounded flavors. This one hits the mark for that.
May 07, 2022
Rated: 4.13 by scootercrabb from Illinois

Apr 24, 2022
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Reviewed by JZH1000 from Colorado

3.44/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a 12oz can

The look is a very dark murky brown, and when held up to the light it becomes a dark glowing red. In the pour a nearly 2 finger head forms which shrinks to a decent cap over the course of a couple minutes. Some lacing.

The nose has some nice malty nuttiness, but throughout the whole beer there is a fermentation funk/tartness almost, similar to a lager which is odd. Other than that the aroma isn't the strongest in the world.

Taste brings some redemption with the malts being more forward, but there is still a tart fermentation note almost fruity, and it doesn't fit in the best, although it doesn't bring the overall experience down too much as the malts in this are quite nice and roasty which I enjoy. It's very yeast and malt, with a touch of hop bitterness on the back end.

Feel is balanced. For the style though it could be a bit more rich or even creamy, but it certainly isn't watery. It's very easy to put down, and probably viewed as one of averys more entry level beers. Not light not heavy but right in the middle.

Overall it's a decent brown ale. There are better more flavorful brown Ales out there but there are also much much worse. And for someone who's a malt head I'm glad this isn't some overhopped experimental brown ale.
Apr 14, 2022
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Reviewed by md3kcn from North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Purchased as a single can from The Blue Door for $2.50. Poured into a nonic pint glass.

L - Clear brown (with a bit of a ruby edge), and a one-finger khaki head. Lacing is excellent.
S - Leather, cacao, and lightly browned toast. Slightly nutty.
T - Brown bread, toast, and toffee. Hinting at a bit of pipe tobacco. A definite nutty bite at the end. Well-balanced, but a strong malt backing.
F - Medium-bodied, with light carbonation. Refreshing, and easy-to-drink.
O - A fantastic brown ale. I'd say this is the bar of expectations for such. Well-rounded, balanced, and easy-going. Not overly complex, and not exactly any "deep" flavors, but very good nonetheless. The nuttiness really stands out on this one. Highly recommend!
Apr 10, 2022
Rated: 3.62 by Norton21 from Illinois

Feb 05, 2022
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Reviewed by Thomas_Wikman from Texas

3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Look: dark brown with a big fluffy off-white head

Aroma: toasted bread, black tea

Flavor: The flavor is mildly roasted malts, a little bit sweet, black tea

Body/Overall: Fairly light, light to medium body, easy drinking.
Jan 10, 2022
Rated: 3.89 by Taybeh from Minnesota

Jan 08, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by dbauer from California

Nov 16, 2021
Ellie's Brown Ale from Avery Brewing Company
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