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Bitter Root Nut Brown Ale



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Developed in the northern part of England, famed beer writer Michael Jackson calls "Brown Ales" England's desert beer. Bitter Root Brewing brews "Nut Brown Ales" combining both English and Pacific Northwest brewing techniques which gives this reddish brown ale its unique style and flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrettTaylor (512) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Poured from 22 oz bottle. Pours a rich brown 1 finger head. Aroma malt, chocolate, coffee, subtle hops. Taste follows same way. A little more coffee than I expect from nut brown.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11257) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Bomber from the Canyon Village grocery in Yellowstone National Park. Pours ruddy dark brown with a transient beige head. Aroma is very chocolate with a hint of nuts. Med body. Flavor is chocolate with a little lightly greasy nuttiness. A very tasty brown ale that finishes nicely bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dwyerpg (4579) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 6, 2013
A very strong nutty aroma, with a fairly strong nut flavor to the body as well. Okay, just not my style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerenberger (1480) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Aroma of roasted malts, nuts, and cola. Pours a cola brown with no head or lacing. The taste is much like the nose. Roasted malts, nuts, and grain with hints of coffee and a slightly bitter finish. Medium body with a medium carbonation. Overall, a very enjoyable and tasty beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (4497) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 13, 2013
Bottle - Rich coffee aroma with the slightest bit of alcohol. Rich opaque brown with a nice thin but persistent brown head. Roasted coffee, malts, tinge of bitterness and alcohol on the finish. The ’nut’ is lost on me but it is a nice dark beer, a little strong and more like a porter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernovice39 (3140) - Montana, USA - DEC 12, 2012
On tap. Deep red with an off white head. Scent is sweet malts and nuts. Taste is earthy with caramel and chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4244) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 4, 2012
650ml bomber bottle pours brown in color with a finger of white head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is mild but pleasant with roasted grains and chocolate. Taste is roasted grainy and hoppy bitterness with a chocolate malty sweetness. Light to medium body with decent carbonation. A nicely balanced brew that is recommended for a good tasting experience.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (9018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2012
22oz bottle. Poured a deep amber, almost brown color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of roast, nuts, coffee grounds and earth. Tastes of roast, coffee, earthy, nuts, and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
k9coug (101) - USA - APR 14, 2012
Aroma was my favorite azpect of this beer. It lost head almost immediately. Effervessence on the bitter rcepticles, but in no way bitter. One of the best smelling beers I have had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leanu (41) - Red Lodge, Montana, USA - MAR 24, 2012
I’ve really started to like the Nut Browns, and this one is no different. Brown in color with a burnt amber/red when held to light, the nose on this is great. It smells like the brown skin part of a walnut just under the shell. It was lighter on the palate than I anticipated, and had a smooth draw and nice flavor.

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