Beer Works Beantown Nut Brown Ale
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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A sweet dark ale, medium body with chocolate and coffee overtones. Full flavored, but not as rich and heavy as most stouts and porters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (12935) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2009
A dark brown ale with a thin light moka head. Light nutty malt aroma, a bit of fusel alcohol and burned wood. In mouth, a good burned roasted malt, very nutty, maybe of bit of autolyzed yeast off flavours. On tap at BBW, Logan airport, July 19 2009.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevd193213 (989) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - MAY 25, 2009
16 oz draught at Fenway location. Slightly cloudy light brown pour with a thin tan head. Aroma of brown sugar, almonds and bread. Nice even taste of sweet sugar, roasted malt and faint coffee. Solid brown, one of the better from Beer Works.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (7555) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 20, 2009
Had a quick sample of this at the Fenway location. Pours a translucent, dark brown with ruby edges and a creamy white head. Aroma was faint, some nutty malts, crackers, slightly sweet. Flavor is similar, sweet and chewy, nutty, bready. Finish is watery. Forgettable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2009
(Draught) Pours a mahogany body with a medium creamy tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, and coffee. Flavor chocolate, roasted malt, and caramel.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
TeamBigEvil (13) - , Massachusetts, USA - NOV 26, 2008
On Tap At Fenway brew pub. Poured a dark brown with a small head. Had a strong bad aroma. Smelled as if there was a bacteria issue. Taste was very sour, maybe they should call it a belgium brown ale. Could not finish the glass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hoser (372) - Cowtown, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 14, 2008
Page 70 of Michael Jackson’s Great Beer Guide and I had this at the Boston Fenway Park location. This might be the best Brown Ale I have had and I even ordered a second one. Only 156 of MJ’s 500 Classic Brews to go.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - AUG 22, 2008
On tap at brew pub. Not bad but my least favorite of some great beers I tried. A bit sweet and lacking a real nutty backbone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2008
Tap at Fenway location. Pours a deep dark brown with a decent head and some lace. Aroma is light coffee, nutty chocolate and some light solvent. More dark chocolate in the flavor, toasted malts, nutty, light pineyness, caramel malts, and a thin body and weak aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WeeHeavySD (3380) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 27, 2008
Tap @ Logan Terminal C location. Pours dark dark brown with a tan ring. Nose is light and sweet. Taste is full of chocolate some coffee and some serious chocolate malt. Overall its a quite nice nut brown.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Seymour, Tennessee, USA - MAY 26, 2008
From the Fenway location - Poured a clear, dark reddish brown in color with a small light tan head. Aroma was of dark roasted malts with a hint of some chocolate and mild of hops. Flavor was slightly sweet with notes of caramel and flowery hops mixed in with the roasted malts. Palate was surprisingly thin, but overall a very drinkable beer.

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