Category Archives: Brown Ale

Even with the Family Album, It’s All Relative…

Brown : The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery : Brown Memorial Day in Camp Hill kicks off with a three mile run through town.  The two-mile point, with it’s water station and time caller, is directly across the street.  I’m dragging loads … Continue reading

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Trout Fishing in America

Brookie Brown Ale : Elk Creek Cafe & Aleworks : Brown Ale Top down in the convertible up Route 11&15, the Susquehanna rippling grey and deep all along our right. We passed two trout trucks–enclosed rectangular bathtubs of fingerlings–along the … Continue reading

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Fly Away Bird

Captain Lawrence Brown Bird Brown Ale : Captain Lawrence Brewing Company : Brown Ale Yes, it’s a brown ale.  But unfortunately, it’s Captain Lawrence just being like the original uninspired Captain Lawrence.   Okay, but certainly unenthusiastic and a little like … Continue reading

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Pizza and Beer

Brown Ale: Brooklyn Brewery: Brown Ale I like a brown ale, a nut brown ale, certainly more than I like a nut or brown shirt. I try to like Brooklyn, although I some times think it is the shotgun equivalent … Continue reading

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Rally to Restore Raison D’Etre

Raison D’Etre: Dogfish Head: Belgian-style Brown Ale There is plenty of reason to believe in this brown ale. Yes, there’s the touch of raisin, and even more a sort of smither of vermouth. Brown ale carries the quality of tilled … Continue reading

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Humbert Humbert

Humbolt Brown Ale: Nectar Ales / Firestone Walker Brewing Company: Brown (Hemp) Ale Second in the political beer series: hemp ale. While California decides on Prop 19, Firestone has hemped their ale. This is a brown ale, but a dirty … Continue reading

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Here’s to the Modern Ancients

Tumbler: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.: Autumn Brown Ale Much needs to be said about Sierra Nevada, the godfathers of modern American craft brewing. Without Sierra proving the powerful appeal of real beer, we would still be locked to the limp … Continue reading

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