Profile of BrotherBrando

Profile of BrotherBrando






3534 beer caps
Joined 15 years ago
From Madison, WI, United States
Last seen drinking Nothing!

a few beers and a couple sips of whiskey, put a nickel in the juke box, play some pool, shoot the shit

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  • Aroma: 9 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 8

    This is a mighty tasting brew from a newish-established, uprising and respected brewery. This beer is aged in bourbon barrels. When it was originally brewed, it was done "old world style", by dropping a white-hot granite boulder into the wort for carmelizing sugars (science). So this turns out a bit sweeter on the palate, but balanced out by a touch of complexity and a slight sour after note. It's a pretty color and, as the brewer describes, has personality.

  • Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 8

    This beer is most definately a pale ale. A color of golden amber orange beams with life. The dry mouthfeel balances out with the juicy texture. The hops add a slight pungency. Overall, this is a pleasant beer and very satisfying for a pale ale lover.

  • Ale Asylum Hopalicious
    rated 4.0 10 years ago

    Aroma: 9 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Hop to it! What a brilliant combo of hops and deliciousness. First I would love begin this review by commenting on the radiating appearance that this beer contains in the sunlight:orange, red bronze, with subtle hues of blues green. In normal "bar" light it holds a partly cloudy orange red color. The sip tastes of oranges and hops, a fruity citrus sort with a mellow swallow, yet possessing an invigorating fore-texture on initial contact to the tongue. Overall I rate this beer at the perfect 8. It has provided and accompanied me throughout many jolly good sessions With my peers and fellow beer and life enthusiasts. Cheers!

  • New Glarus Snowshoe
    rated 3.9 10 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    I'd say this is a fine red ale from the well-respected microbrewery of New Glarus. It pours into the glass a sexy red/light amber. The taste is smooth and easy, excellent for a session. The sweet malts premier with a flowing grand mouth washing followed by a faint settling dance of hops a long the tongue. A hearty cheers to the Snowshoe!!

  • Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 9

    The aroma and color is strong and bold, dark, roasty and a touch of alcohol that tangles smoothly around the chocolate and oatmeal. This stout has a very pretty little creamy foamy halo for a head. The texture of the sip is smooth with a light touch of carbonation. The flavor is rich and hearty and lives up to it's delicious sounding name. Job well done, cheers!

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