Indian Brown Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Indian Brown AleIndian Brown Ale
6,110 Ratings
Indian Brown AleIndian Brown Ale

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Forget about the car companies, this is the original hybrid. A cross between a Scotch Ale, an India Pale Ale and an American Brown, Indian Brown Ale is well-hopped and malty at the same time (It's magical!).

The beer has characteristics of each style that inspired it: the color of an American Brown, the caramel notes of a Scotch Ale, and the hopping regiment of an India Pale Ale. We dry-hop the Indian Brown Ale in a similar fashion to our 60 Minute IPA and 90 Minute IPA. This beer is brewed with Aromatic barley and organic brown sugar.

50 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-07-2001

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz poured into Pint

A-Rich black color with frothy head at first but sadly goes away

S-Coffee overtones with a sweet malty aroma. smells also of brown sugar. delicious

T/M-Taste similar to smell. roasty malt with slight caramel sugary taste. leaves with a slight bitter aftertaste. generously hopped

O-This is one of the best Brown ales Ive had thus far. would totally recommend this for someone who wants to try a brown ale

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On draft

Dark brown in color, nice tan colored head. Aroma is malty - mild bread, toffee, chocolate., And a touch of earthy hops. Taste is well balanced, not too sweet. Medium to fuller bodied.

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Indian Brown Ale from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 6,110 ratings
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