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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A blend of seven unique malts give this brown ale an earthy aroma and a flavor reminiscent of caramel with a slightly creamy finish.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andyhwcinc (1618) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 4, 2011
Purchased at Breeze Thru Liquors in MIlwaukee, WI; enjoyed on the Labor Day weekend watching baseball after a long run, feeling good. Appearance a murky caramel brown with copious small yeasties and a thin white head that rims around the glass. Aroma is nutty with apparent caramel, slightly floral as well, somewhat unique. Taste is definitely nutty, nice malty finish, not too carbonated, also very slightly floral, medium body. Another good one from this great brewery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8470) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2011
Pours clear reddish with off white head, aroma has notes of nuts, caramel, earth, spice, chocolate hints with more of a cocoa powder, some slight grass and biscuit. Taste has notes of lots of almond, hazelnut notes, some caramel, toffee, slight notes of earth and spice, finishing slightly dry. Nice brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
burg326 (4433) - Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2011
Poured a dark browwn/amberish color from a 12 ounce bottle. Aromas of caramel, biscuits, hops, and nuts. Flavors match aroma, but has a surprise of a hint of tobacco. Bleneded nicely with each other.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11683) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2011
Draft sample. Poured a clear brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate toasted sweet malt and nuts aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium nutty sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Good drinkable beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (3601) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 7, 2011
On tap at the Sugar Maple in Milwaukee. Medium brown in color, fairly clear with a light beige head.  The aroma is nice and nutty, pretty spot-on for what I expect of this style.  Great complex nut flavor, with hazelnuts and chestnuts standing out along with a good toffee presence.  Medium-bodied with a decently smooth mouthfeel.  Overall very good for the style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2011
12oz bottle from Steve’s Liquor and More in Madison, WI. Pours a cloudy, brown-amber tinted body with a finger-width, dense and frothy, beige head that dissipates slowly and leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma is caramel and nuts with a light cocoa, sour grain, a light toasty biscuit, and some floral hops. Flavor is similar. Thin caramels and nuts up front with some floral hops and grains without the sourness that I detected in the aroma. A light cocoa and toast grows slightly towards the end before this finishes dry, somewhat thin, and nutty with a light bitterness and hint of roast. Medium length aftertaste following a light body and moderate carbonation. Overall, a decent brown ale. Has some nice nutty, cocoa, and toasty flavors, but a bit thin and grainy without any remarkable qualities. Okay.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bpreo (1981) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - APR 23, 2011
Hey, not bad. I drank a bottle of this beer only an hour or two ago, and I can’t remember a thing about it. So, apparently, not too good either.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - APR 20, 2011
Bottle:   Deep caramel, not too dark for a brown, thin sudsy off-white head, sparce lacing.   Nutty nose, slightly bready and malty.   Smooth on the tongue, malty, slight hint of tobacco in there which was a little unexpected.   Getting some really fresh woody notes, its very very minor but its there.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Low bitterness is what I like about this Nut Brown.   Malty, nutty, with some tobacco and very very faint woodiness.   Decent stuff!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spilledpint (346) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JAN 3, 2011
Notes from 12/23/2010 12 oz. bottle Ar: Hazlenuts, toffee malt. Nice. Ap: Amber, lightly hazy, 3/4" off-white head. T: Loads of sweet hazlenut malt. Toffee. Mild hop bittering. P: Medium body, a bit sticky. O: Very good session brown.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1716) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 1, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 28, 2014 Brown with red hues. Large bubble carbonation with head that fades quickly. Light roasted malt, brown sugar aroma. Caramel and roast malt flavor with some nuttiness and dry finish. Very light on the palate and an easy drink. Well made, low on excitement scale. Re-rate. Bottle. Dry. Nutty. Chocolate. Mild brown sugar. +4


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