James’ Brown Ale is a modern brown ale from a team of brewers that we expect big things from over the next few months. There’s a definite nod to American brown ales with a generous but not overwhelming mix of Willamette and Liberty varietals. It is pale-chocolate brown in color with a creamy texture. This brown ale is a malty beer with just enough hop presence to keep it from being too sweet. The aroma also mostly comes from the malt with a hint of spiciness being added by the hops. Goes well with books and autumnal leaves.