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Style: American Brown Ale
Style Information
American Brown Ales are malty, slightly sweet and full of flavor. Aroma usually has caramel malt or nutty characteristics. Hop notes should be muted, although some examples have a mild citrus character due to the hop varieties used. Color should be brown to reddish-brown. ABV is usually in the 4% to 6.4% range. IBU range should be 24 to 45.

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Top Consumed American Brown Ale
1. Coffee Bender by Surly Brewing Company116
2. Bender by Surly Brewing Company101
3. Brown Ale by Good People Brewing Co52
4. Tumbler by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.46
5. Indian Brown Ale by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery43
6. India Brown Ale by Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery31
7. Rocky's Revenge Bourbon Brown by Tyranena Brewing Company29
8. The Woodmaster by Short's Brewing Company17
9. Moe's Bender by Surly Brewing Company17
10. Palo Santo Marron by Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats16

Top Reviews American Brown Ale
 BeerAvg Score
1. Bourbon Bender Batch #0001 by Surly Brewing Company94
2. Imperial India Brown Ale by Portsmouth Brewery94
3. American Black Ale by Founders Brewing Company88
4. Moe's Bender by Surly Brewing Company88
5. Palo Santo Marron by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery87
6. Coffee Bender by Surly Brewing Company86
7. Bolita Brown Double Nut Brown Ale by Cigar City Brewing86
8. Brown Ale by Good People Brewing Co86
9. Bonfire Brown Ale by Saugatuck Brewing Co.86
10. Bender by Surly Brewing Company84