Brown Ale | Legend Brewing Co.

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Brown AleBrown Ale

Brewed by:
Legend Brewing Co.
Virginia, United States

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our most popular beer, Legend's is a full bodied version of a British Brown Ale. Expect a rich, malt-forward brew with a beautiful mahogany tone. Generous amounts of specialty malts bring flavors of sweet caramel, toasted nuts, coffee, and molasses, all perfectly balanced by a steady but cautious hop dryness. Fruity undertones provided by our house yeast strain bring the final flavor element to round out this world class ale.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-04-2001

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Ratings: 487 |  Reviews: 160
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4.2/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Had my first one of these 15 years ago, and it's still one of my "go to" beers. Love it in the bottle and adore it on tap.

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4.8/5  rDev +26%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.2%

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3.64/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.65/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

It's better on-tap than out of the bottle, but it still isn't the best ale I've had by a long shot. Still, I'd order it again if I absolutely had to drink something I knew was decent, and if I wasn't in the mood for untested beers.

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1/5  rDev -73.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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3.62/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle

the beer is edium brown color, good head retention. Bready malt aroma. Good balanced flavor, not too sweet. Medium bodied, easy drinking.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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5/5  rDev +31.2%


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4/5  rDev +5%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Nice upfront caramel flavor. Roasty. Light.

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Brown Ale from Legend Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 487 ratings
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