Ellie's Brown Ale | Avery Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
2,144 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
Ratings:
2,144
Reviews:
717
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
88
Gots:
358
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,144 |  Reviews: 717
Photo of Trooperbob
4.29/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of akopczyk
4.34/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 86sportster883
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Look - mahogany brown with a light tan head that reduces quickly to just a ring.

Smell - biscuity malt with hints of toffee and other dark malt aromas.

Taste - Up front there's an interesting interplay between the hops and malts, with the darker malt flavors winning out before a drying finish that leaves you wanting more.

MF: Medium-light body with medium-high carbonation

Overall: A very good example of the American Brown style.

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Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Lodisgrisen
3.6/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Heeenrik
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.49/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FatsoSvuLLo
4.06/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Aisha
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tbone2131
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of spelingchampeon
3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16oz Founders stout glass. Looks DARK for a brown. Smells of chocolate malt and a tad of vanilla. Tastes of chocolate and malts. A light hint of vanilla, and bitterness. Very thick for a brown..almost porter-like. MF is smooth, with a nice twang at the back.

If you had blindfolded me before I partook of this beer, I might have said it was a lager (just being honest here), or a porter that went west. I liked this beer, but not sure I'll go out of the way for more. I can't knock it for what it is supposed to be.

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Photo of sposter4
3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Edie
3.49/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SpdKilz
3.67/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Norvelljeff
4.56/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of drewsmindseye
2.77/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I guess I just don't like brown ale's

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Photo of Zazzi82
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kcc
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HabaJohn
4.16/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andrewjraab
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark chocolate brown with off white head with jack frost cling all over the glass.

S - Roasted nuts, smokey, malts, chocolate.

T - layers of roasted malts, chocolate, a bit nutty, complex flavors all mesh really well. Feel - Creamy smooth mouthfeel and medium bodied.

O - Complex flavors and they all balance really nicely. Superb Brown ale.

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Photo of nyrblue2
4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of evanwoertz
4.3/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of utopiajane
3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Charming color. Dark caramel brown with a soft orange hue to wink at you. Tan head that fell fast but left a good ring. Roasty rich malt with the faint scent of cocoa. Slight herbal from hop. Caramel. smooth bubbly full flavored malt with no real hop flavors until the beer finishes nice and bitter. Coffee, earthy roasty not burnt. As the beer warms you notice the hops more. They are a smooth coolness to the middle. Finishes with a touch of earthy hop spice and lots of malty richness. Dry and with a gentle linger.

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Ellie's Brown Ale from Avery Brewing Company
3.89 out of 5 based on 2,144 ratings.
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