Downtown Brown | The Bobcat Café & Brewery

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Brewed by:
The Bobcat Café & Brewery
Vermont, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our American brown ale has a light brown to deep copper color sporting a medium body with a dry, but slightly sweet maltiness from generous additions of chocolate & brown malted barley and dark malted wheat. Very little hop character is evident to permit the more nutty malt flavors to stand out.

20 IBU

Added by Rifugium on 04-29-2011

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass, the appearance was a black color with a thin white foamy head that dies off immediately. Left no lacing. The aroma had some roasty coffee and subtle cocoa powder. Light vanilla tones underneath. The flavor yields to the roastiness first. Blended aftertaste of the coffee and cocoa. Subtle roasty finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Moderate carbonation. Roastiness is there but keeps a good feel on my tongue. Overall, good porter worthy of coming back to.

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Photo of JamesShoemaker
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of PEIhop
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Rifugium
3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Bobcat Café & Brewery

A honey-enriched brown ale that was very tasty. They use their house brown ale as a base and add Vermont wildflower honey. One of the better brown ales I've had. I usually find brown ales a bit lacking in flavor, but the honey provided a sweet balance to what would probably be an otherwise ho-hum beer.

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Downtown Brown from The Bobcat Café & Brewery
3.83 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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