Brown Ale – a style of beer with a dark amber / brown color. Originating in 17th century London, brewers used the term Brown Ale to describe their ‘mild ale.’ Though, throughout the years it evolved and by the 18th century brown ales had become a lightly hopped ale brewed from 100% brown malt.

Currently brown ales can be found all around the world but most notably in England, Belgium and America. Widely different from the pale beers, the only thing the two share in common is being top fermented. Brown ales are typically less bitter and showcase caramel and chocolate flavors to go with a nutty and malty profile. Brown Ale’s can be both bold and light but almost always smoother than a Pale Ale.

Below are some of the Brown Ale’s we’ve tried and reviewed.

The Brown Ale’s

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