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Brewerie Major McNairs Nut Brown Ale



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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
In honor of Erie’s first Brewer we name this deep roasted mahogany ale. A full bodied, nutty malt taste for those who like a mouthful!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerman6686 (6376) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2015
This poured a lighter brown with an off white head. Aroma of caramel, grass and nuts. Flavor similar, watery, snoozing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (4802) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours dark murky brown with a very thin white head. Tastes like roasted nutty grains, burnt toast, light sweetness. Light body and low carbonation. Sweet, nutty, light syrup aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sonnycheeba (5140) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Tap at brewery. Pours cola brown with fizzy beige head. Aroma is cereal and caramel malts, fig, raisins, mixed nuts, and faint toast. Flavor is toasted malts, light caramel, some dark fruit esters, and faint hops; too watery. Light/medium body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JHeath99 (1676) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Flight at the pub. Pours a dark amber with a ring of tan head. Aroma of nuts. Taste of roasted malt and nuts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AirForceHops (6281) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Would be a nice brown ale if this 15 years ago. Standard in every way, medium body, with a nutty sweetness. Texture has a chewy, almost syrupy texture. The base of this beer is good but if the brewer wants to kick this up a notch; they could add a special ingredient like hazelnuts, cocoa nibs or maybe highly hop it. Right now it is drinkable but really is missing something.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamChandler (4540) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Light brown. Chalky mouthfeel. Nose is sought toasty with pecans. Taste is dry and like flour. Maybe some sweetness. Pretty creamy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
merc7186 (2952) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2013
A: Dark Opaque/Brown Hue, Passes No Light, Very Mild Off White Head Ring, No Lacing S: Nutty, Mild Roasted Dark Malts, Mild Coffee T: Nutty, Mild Roasted Malts, Mild Coffee M: Poor Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mild Roasty Flavor Overall, this beer is just flat and weak flavored, a few more pounds of ingredients and some carbonation could make this a really decent beer. Until that happens, pass on it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6827) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2013
Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a very dark brown - almost black color with a small foamy tan head that left decent lacing. The aroma was faintly dry and woody. The flavor was dry, woody and a bit roasty with hints of nut and floral hops.Medium length dry, wood and floral hop finish. Medium body. Eh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3772) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of sweet roasted malt, chocolate malt, light vanilla, caramel. Flavor is sweet with maple, chocolate, and sweet caramel malt. A bit sweet but nice flavor profile. 7/4/7/3/14 (3.5/5)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerme31 (645) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2012
On Tap. Pours brown thin tan head. Aroma of chocolate caramel and nuts. Taste is mild sweet. Medium body, ave carbonation, mild bitter finish. Overall well balanced brown.

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