Ellie's Brown Ale | Avery Brewing Company

Ellie's Brown AleEllie's Brown Ale
BA SCORE
3.89/5
2,154 Ratings
Ellie's Brown AleEllie's Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
IBU's: 17

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,103
Reviews:
718
Ratings:
2,154
pDev:
10.54%
Bros Score:
4.12
 
 
Wants:
89
Gots:
362
Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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3.56/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz can into a tulip glass. This pours a dark brown color with a large tan head which leaves a lacing. The smell is of caramel malts, bread malts, a little nutty. The feel is medium to light. The taste is okay, its not very strong, you get some caramel and bread malts with a very mild hop bite.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-cask at the Avery taproom in Boulder. I have a soft spot for brown ales so when I saw this on offer in cask form it was easy to pass by some of the more exotic taproom offerings. Well-made, easy-drinking, and perfectly balanced. Cocoa, roasted nuttiness, toffee, anise, and caramel backed by an earthy hop element. Seriously smooth with a gentle carbonation. Thoroughly enjoyable.

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.85/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a nonic.

a - pours a transparent mahogany shade. got a thin cap of tan head that dissipated quickly. leaves some nice leggy lacing around the glass.

s - milk chocolate, faint cola, faint tart fruitiness.

t - nutty malt with chocolate notes. faint dark fruity notes and an earthy sort of bitterness. a faint roasted qulity comes out as the beer warms. well balanced.

m - fuller in body but lightened up with adequate carbonation. medium co2 profile.

o - nothing fancy here, just a well built brown ale that goes down easy.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.82/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Murky dark chocolate brown in color. Pours a frothy centimeter’s worth of head. Carbonation appears readily present. A thin layer of head remains after a few minutes, with decent lacing.

Smell: Sweet, bready caramel malts with milk chocolate overtones. Faint scent of floral hops but not overpowering.

Taste: Strong black coffee, bitter chocolate flavors. Hazelnuts. Good solid dark malt flavor with a faint sweetness and slight smokiness.

Mouthfeel: Good hearty presence and a significant carbonation, but not too heavy. Drinks easy.

Overall: B+. Brown ales are not usually my favorite but this is a good one. Drinks like a meal. Drink it too fast and you might miss out on some nice flavor notes. This is one to take down slowly and enjoy.

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Ellie's Brown Ale from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 2,154 ratings
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