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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Sunset in color, brewed with a combination of pale and crystal malts, London yeast, and a variety of traditional English hops for a spicy, slightly bittersweet finish and a wonderful fruity and flowery aroma. 12.5 degrees P.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (3766) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 16, 2013
On tap at Black Bear Saloon, Nice amber body with medium head. Nose is toasty malts, nuts, sugar and some hops. Floral notes. More hoppier in the finish. Enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (7575) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Sample at Black Bear Saloon in BDL. The beer pours a clear amber color with a thin off-white head that diminishes steadily. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Grainy malt and hops in the nose. Light body with flavors of toasted malt, hops and caramel. The finish is sweet with a bready malt aftertaste. Average overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4409) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle. Poured a light amber, yellow color, wispy white head. Flavor was sweet malts, light notes. Okay brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9356) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle shared by Travlr. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy white head, shory retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast and nutty malt and earthy malt. Flavor is malt and hop balanced with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle from Julio’s. clear deep amber color, small whitebhead. Aroma of lightly toasted caramel. Taste is sweet burnt toast. OK.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AaronDaniel (35) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Naughty Nurse pours a slightly cloudy burnt amber with a decent off-white fizzy head that lends to little lacing. For a "Naughty Nurse", her head really doesn’t go the distance. The nose is pretty tame, exhibiting a little caramel, roasted malts, and hay. I’m picking up some mineral notes as well. The flavor is a bit more complex- although, not by much. Nutty caramel, toffee, and roasted malts give way to slightly bitter hops- reminiscent of an English Bitter. This brew starts off kind of like a brown ale, and ends like a bitter. Very nice indeed. The aftertaste is malty and sweet. I’m not detecting any of the "bite" that the Brewer alludes to. This is a rather mild, drinkable beer. I don’t feel that it’s putting any hair on my chest. This beer is light to medium weight with medium carbonation. Its drinkable mouthfeel and mellow flavor make this beer dangerously easy (as a naughty nurse should be). This beer will also pair nicely with food. Overall, I think City Steam’s Naughty Nurse is nothing spectacular, but, DEFINITELY nothing to reject. This is a fine brewed beer with nice flavor and versatility. Restaurants would be wise to have it on their menu. Personally, I’d find it hard to pass up to accompany a meal or hardy sandwich.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fishonmyplane (402) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - JUN 23, 2013
A nice, medium-bodied amber ale with plenty of flavor. Hoppier than most pale ales that you would actually get in the UK. A little spicy, nice malt backbone, and a healthy dose of English hops. A solid beer for the style, and a bit underrated on this site, IMO.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (7898) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle at Tony’s, thanks to Tony or DW I believe, 19/05/13. Clear reddish amber with a thin beige head. Nose is toffee, biscuit, mineral notes. Taste comprises caramel malt, straw, bread dough, biscuit bite, light fruit. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. A truly ’whelming’ beer, assume the classic formation 6-3-6-3-12!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scrapersnbeer (1464) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Soft fruity caramel aroma. Chestnut brown color, not much head. Slightly bitter, nutty, and a touch of dark fruit. Seems like a classic English pale, only crisper like a ESB. Nice sessionable body that is substantial without being filling.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (1666) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAY 1, 2013
12oz beer. Pours a medium clear amber with a beige head. Very true to the style of an english ale. Slightly sweet malt flavors with the english hop bitterness on the back end. Nothing spectacular.


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