Dogfish Head – Indian Brown Ale

Forget about the car companies, this is the original hybrid. A cross between a Scotch Ale, an India Pale Ale and an American Brown, Indian Brown Ale is well-hopped and malty at the same time (It’s magical!).

The beer has characteristics of each style that inspired it: the color of an American Brown, the caramel notes of a Scotch Ale, and the hopping regimen of an India Pale Ale. We dry-hop the Indian Brown Ale in a similar fashion to our 60 Minute IPA and 90 Minute IPA. This beer is brewed with Aromatic barley and organic brown sugar.

http://www.dogfish.com/brews-spirits/the-brews/year-round-brews/indian-brown-ale.htm

Tasting Notes: Molasses, coffee, ginger, raisinettes, chocolate
Food Pairing Recommendations: Balsamic vinaigrette salads, smoked meats, duck confit, braised ribs, venison, prosciutto, stews
Glassware Recommendation: IPA glass
Wine Comparable: Shiraz

Breweries: Dogfish Head.
Flavor Elements: toffee.
Beer Types: Brown Ale and Indian Brown Ale.
ABV: 7.2%
UBUs: 50
Roasted: 3.5/5
Dry: 3.5/5
Heavy: 3/5
Sparkling: 3/5
Bitter taste: 3.5/5
Sweet taste: 1/5

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