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Yellow Springs Brewery
Ohio, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by tastymug on 05-31-2013

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 18
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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

16oz pour in a nonic glass at South Park Tavern:

Appearance: Very dark brown approaching black. 1/4" dense tan lead with lots of find strands of persistent lacing.

Smell: Cocoa powder and lots of roasted malt.

Taste: Very rich in roasted malt with come chocolate and coffee notes. English bitter finish with some herbal notes to it. Quite strong for an American Brown Ale - approaching stout character in roasted character and bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, a little chewy, a bit of a dry finish.

Overall / Drinkability: A very tasty and full bodied brown ale. As I described in the taste, this beer is approaching stout territory, and if I hadn't known it was a brown ale, I might have mistaken it for a stout. Very drinkable and I easily wanted another one, but I got distracted by other things on the South Park menu.

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.77/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Working off a 1oz sample pour for this review, but this beer got my attention.

Great smell. Lots of caramel. Very rich tasting. More than most brown ales I've had.

Do yourself a favor and get you a pint of this really well done beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tastymug
3.59/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a hazy, dark brown and has some lacing as you drink.

Smell: The nose is subtle but there are definitely notes of coffee.

Taste: Follows the nose with a sweet flavor and definitely notes of coffee and perhaps a little smoky.

Mouthfeel: Light-medium bodied, well-balanced and crisp and carbonated.

Overall: This was my favorite of the four Yellow Springs brews I sampled; it's nicely flavored and well-balanced. Very drinkable.

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3.81 out of 5 based on 18 ratings.
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