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RATINGS: 610   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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AleSmith Nut Brown is a tribute to one of our favorite British styles. Deep mahogany in color, its rich, malt-forward flavor profile balances notes of biscuit, mild cocoa and earthy hops. A creamy mouthfeel and full body enhances its drinkability, making Nut Brown an extremely sessionable ale that embodies our commitment to quality.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2986) - BELGIUM - JAN 3, 2015
English inspired brown ale with sticky, pale beige, stable head and dark wine red colour, clear. Aroma of cocoa powder, nutmeg, iron, dried leaves, peanuts, dried orange peel, maple syrup, cane sugar, vanilla, candied figs, roasted chestnuts, cigarette tobacco and a faint, strange, sourishly sulphuric and sweaty hint of Sauerkraut, but not too disturbing. Dried fruits open the taste profile, on a nutty and caramelly malt base, restrainedly sweetish, a bit more spicy in the end (retronasally, I get a vague hint of that nutmeg flavour again) with a leafy and slightly citrusy hop bitterness of medium strenght and length; thinnish body. Ending is primarily soft nutty and caramelly malts. English brown ales were never my favorite style and as much as I came to admire this brewery, this is my least prefered AleSmith beer so far - though I hasten to add that in this particular style, this is surely a more than decent example.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle from Sean. Happy 1000 beers to me. Nuts and between malt in the aroma. Chestnuts, sweet toasted malts in the flavour. Light in body, soft carbonation. Nice and sweet in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
elbernays (789) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 31, 2014
Pours reddish brown with thin head. Caramel nose. Nutty dry, caramel flavour. Light body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (5672) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 22, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours dark brown, no real head. Nutty, toffee aromas, sweet taste. Clean finish, bit thin.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10606) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear brown with a medium, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and nutty malt, light chocolate notes, dates and figs with light earthy hops. Flavor is toast and nutty malt with light earthy hops and bitterness, dark fruits and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bookman10 (718) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Pours a dark, chocolate brown with nice thick, foamy head. The aroma has hints of fruit and chocolate, with some floral accents. Flavor is very smooth and malty, with some chocolate, some leather, some nuts. Nice, smooth drinking beer overall.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (5319) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 16, 2014
Appearance: Dark nutty brown color with a fine tan head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Nutty, roasted and chocolate.
Palate: Medium + body. Tad sweet and an ok bitterness. Average to soft carbonation.
Taste: Bready, roasted, chocolate and some coffee.
Overall impression: A really tasty, powerful and pleasant brown ale.
Personal stats: Bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika in Oslo, Norway

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
King_Alex_II (427) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Brown colored ale. Heavy body with a lot of malt and a sweetish yet hoppy aroma. Very well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (729) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Nice dark brown color. Aroma is a bit fresh, earthy and malty. Roasted chocolate malt, bitter finish. Not too complex, but Alesmith quality.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsnicholas (341) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - NOV 3, 2014
Bottle (22oz $5.50): Clear dark brown with fine head. Carbonation tingles. Medium body. I tasted roasted chocolate that build, followed by some bitterness and finishing burnt. Not bad.


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