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AleSmith Nut Brown Ale - Barrel Aged

AleSmith Nut Brown Ale - Barrel Aged
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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Heaven Hill Barrel Aged


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (2451) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear copper brown with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like nutty roasted malt, booze, woody, earthy. Light body and low carbonation. Smells nutty, like booze, roasted malt, dried fruits, earth, wood.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (1988) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 23, 2014
On tap at their tasting room. On nitro. Pours dark brown with a creamy off white head. Bourbon and oak on the nose. Flavor follows. Sweet slight dark chocolate. Really nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Smccurley (1) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2014 does not count
One of the best beers I ever had. Good with cheese. nice brown color. Sweet and full body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Koskela (301) - Marysville, California, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Biscut and choc aroma come from this clear brown beer with a small off white head. It has a typical dry english taste with a bit of choc and biscut with a light body. Not a bad tast tho i didnt get a nut flavor but a good brew none the less.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9443) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2013
kcorum with the growler score. Medium brown color, light brown head. Roasted nuts, cocoa and the lightest of barrel hints. I think this must have been in the barrel maybe 3..4 hours? Kidding...but the barrel is very faint.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7091) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Growler share courtesy of kcorum10. It pours with a clear amber body that has copper edges and supports a light tan head. The aroma has nice rich nuttiness, some roasted malts and very light subtle barrel notes off in the background. The taste is similar with a pleasing nuttiness, sort of smooth light vague barrel notes and some roasted malts around the edges. Solid brown.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8741) - San Diego County, California, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Tap at Alesmith. Good foam, clear deep red brown. Excellent bourbon nose, buttery, toasted coconut, hazelnut. Taste is pretty straight forward with milk chocolate, lemon, a tad chalky in palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11871) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013
Tap at the brewery - San Diego. Pours clear brown with a fine, creamy tan head. The nose hold some tangy berries, a bit of bread and toffee. Medium sweet flavor with toffee, fruity pudding, semi-dried fruits, berries, hints of sugary chocolate. Medium bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Well balanced to finish with further ripening berries, hints of leathery fruits, toffee and cocoa. Well balanced and very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2823) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Growler sampled @ Dak’s Black Friday tasting. Dark mahogany pour with a small latte foam. Caramel malt, toasted oak, burnt marshmallow, coffee, and cocoa. Small hint of bourbon. The barrel aging seemed to add some body to this one. A good beer for the style.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badlizard (5537) - Berkeley, California, USA - NOV 24, 2013
On tap at brewery. Very dark brown with a fizzy tan head. Bourbon, vanilla, caramel, roasted grain, and nuts aroma and taste with light coffee notes. Bright and smooth palate. Nicely balanced. Quite good.


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