Bread Tree
Fonta Flora Brewery

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Fonta Flora Brewery
North Carolina, United States
American Brown Ale
Ranked #135
Ranked #17,127
3.87 | pDev: 6.72%
Feb 09, 2023
Jan 28, 2016
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Rated: 3.89 by dbrauneis from North Carolina

Feb 09, 2023
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Reviewed by DarkLordScott from Wisconsin

3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
My particular can overflowed and needed some time to settle. It wasn't shaken; for some reason, it was quite carbonated. With that in mind...

Pours a fairly clear brown, with vigorous carbonation. Aroma is nutty with caramel overtones. Taste is square in the brown ale category -- moderately bodied and nutty. The profile is quick and doesn't linger. This isn't a complex beer.

For a brown ale, enjoyable.
Jan 21, 2023
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Reviewed by VABA from Virginia

4.15/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours a dark brown color with a slight head and lacing
Aroma has roasted malt and roasted chestnuts hints
The taste follows the nose with a well balanced roasted malt and roasted chestnut flavor
A medium bodied decently carbonated beer
A good Brown Ale
Dec 26, 2022
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Reviewed by EmperorBevis from England

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Served on key keg at the Seventh Independent Salford Beer Festival, the first time it has been run since 2019
Another fine beer. Lovely fruity and malty flavour. Smooth as silk. Nice coffee and chocolate notes.
Nov 20, 2022
Rated: 3.58 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

Mar 11, 2022
Rated: 3.94 by jak from North Carolina

Feb 06, 2022
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Reviewed by LiquidAmber from Washington

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured into a Fremont small snifter. Pours a dark reddish orange with a half finger light khaki head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of bready and biscuit malt, brown bread and unidentifiable nuts. Flavor is lightly toasted biscuit malt with a touch of caramel, brown bread, hints of molasses, nuts. Malty, lightly nutty finish. Medium bodied with light creaminess. A solid malty brown ale that adheres to the style, but adds a light to moderate nuttiness. It's been a while since I've had a chestnut, but I can't particularly identify that as the nut source. A nicely made nut brown.
Mar 24, 2021
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Reviewed by DanBrenda from Washington

3.76/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
We got this one from Tavour. Chilled for a while and poured into an imperial pint glass.

Look: dark brown hue with a finger sized tan head that dissipated quickly and left a tan ring, leaving a very faint lacing that didn’t hang around very long.
Smell: breads, a little nutty, hints of pine.
Taste: breads up front, sweetness and a bit of roasted chestnut that died away leaving breads brown roast.
Feel: light body, light tickle of carbonation.

Overall this is a solid bready brown ale. We were not sure about the chestnut notes and overall doesn’t really make a presence. If you like sweet, bready brown ales this is not bad, but as far as a nutty ale, not so much.

Cheers everyone!
Mar 14, 2021
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Rated by Captain69 from Illinois

3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
a nice flavorful ale dark brown with good head -chestnut flavor adds great back taste
Feb 17, 2021
Rated: 3.96 by RochefortChris from North Carolina

Jan 31, 2021
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Reviewed by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

4.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
L: Medium brown, slight red hue at the fringes, and a finger of beige foam fading quickly and leaving spotty lace.

S: A brown. Can't say there is much nuttiness here beyond the aromas that generally accompany brown. I am not picking out chestnuts. It smells a touch on the tannic side of the spectrum.

T: Similar to the nose. Its only slighly roasty, medium sugar and very bready. I like it.

F: Nice body and appropriate carbonation, a bit silky. One of the better brown ale mouthfeels.

O: I think the chestnut was a good course but needed to be way amped up to showcase it. Overall though this is a fairly well executed brown that I would gladly enjoy again with different expectation.
Jan 25, 2021
Rated: 3.94 by Jcarriglio from Florida

Jan 01, 2021
Rated: 4 by Holderness from Massachusetts

Feb 12, 2020
Rated: 3.96 by Mikemcgrath4 from North Carolina

Jan 31, 2020
Rated: 3.59 by Mantooth from North Carolina

Jun 20, 2017
Rated: 3.15 by BirdsandHops from Oregon

Apr 19, 2017
Rated: 3.67 by thatoneguymike from Georgia

Sep 04, 2016
Rated: 4.37 by DontTellMom from North Carolina

Mar 31, 2016
Rated: 4 by Jamato14 from North Carolina

Feb 15, 2016
Bread Tree from Fonta Flora Brewery
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 19 ratings