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LoneRider "Sweet Josie"
LoneRider Brewing Company - Raleigh, North Carolina USA
Brown Ale (ABV 6.1%)

[Best served in a Dimpled Mug]

Rating: 3.8/5.0

Aroma: 7/10
Appearance: 4/5
Taste: 8/10
Palate: 4/5
Overall: 15/20

The pour was a hazy medium brown with a large (2-3 finger) white rocky head that pretty much lasted throughout and had some fair streaky lacing.

The aroma was of a dark roasted malt, an earthy hop and a light leathery yeast with notes of milk chocolate, a mild coffee odor, a touch of caramel and a bit of nuttiness.

The taste was nice and malty and a bit nutty with a hint of chocolate in the beginning and then a pronounced hoppiness took hold with hints of coffee and maybe a little brown sugar towards the end. The flavor hung around for an average amount of time after the swallow letting the hoppy malt taste linger for a little while.

Mouthfeel was just about medium in body with the texture being quite creamy and a tad dry with an almost prickly carbonation.

Overall a fantastic Brown Ale that had just the right amount of bitter sweetness and a surprising hoppiness at the end.

Sampled: 1/11/2012

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    Mark That does sound good!
    January 14, 2012