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2015 Top Ten American Brown Ales Brewed in North America

This Top Ten American Brown Ales list is from the results of the  U.S. Open Beer Championship, Great American Beer Festival, and

1. Paradigm Brown Ale - Kelsen Brewing - New Hampshire
2. Face Down Brown - Telluride Brewing - Colorado
3. Dogfish Head Indian Brown Ale - Dogfish Head Brewing - Delaware
4. Locomotive Brown Ale - Gillette Brewing - Wyoming
5. Braggarts Brown Ale - Diebolt Brewing - Colorado
6. Upslope Brown Ale - Upslope Brewing - Colorado
7. Terrestrial India Brown Ale - Wellington Brewery - Canada
8. Southern Pecan - Lazy Magnolia Brewing - Mississippi
9. Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale - Cigar City Brewing - Florida
10. Rogue Farms Fresh Roast Ale - Rogue Ales - Oregon

Paradigm Brown Ale - Kelsen Brewing - New Hampshire

American Brown Ale 

American brown ales range from deep copper to brown in color. Roasted malt caramel-like and chocolate-like characters should be of medium intensity in both flavor and aroma American brown ales have an evident hop aroma, medium to high hop bitterness, low to medium hop flavor and a medium body. Estery and fruity-ester characters should be subdued; diacetyl should not be perceived. Chill haze is allowable at cold temperatures.
OG: 1.040-1.060
FG: 1.010-1.018
Alcohol by Weight: 3.3-5.0%
IBU: 25-45
Color SRM: 15-26

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