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Indian Brown Ale

 
ABV: 
7.2
IBU: 
50
Availability: 
Year Round
Original Release Date: 
12/1999
On Tap At Tasting Room: 
At the Milton Tasting Room
On Tap: 
At the Rehoboth Brewpub

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.

Indian Brown Ale is available year-round, so you should be able to find it at fine retailers and restaurants that carry our other year-round beers. Don't see it? Ask! Most great retailers would love to hear from you.

For the story-behind-the-story on Indian Brown Ale, please check out Sam talking about (and enjoying) it in our Quick Sip Clip below. Cheers!

We currently send Indian Brown Ale to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, VA, VT, WA

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

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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

Beer Activity

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Carson is drinking Indian Brown Ale at The DugoutHaven't had this in years.

14 hours 39 min
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Tuckaway Tavern will be hosting a beer dinner event with Dogfish Head- The event is from 6-9 PM on November 13th and will include an array of delicious Dogfish Head beers!  
Dogfish will be at Sidelines in Sewickley to help kick-off their feature as Brewery of the Month for the month of November.
 

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