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Downtown Grill Nut Brown Ale
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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   ABV: -
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A beautiful deep brown hue and a nutty sweetness identify this style of ale from Northern England. Although malt and caramel flavor dominate, hops provide a medium level of bitterness at the finish.


2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (13023) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Draft at the source. AKA Downtown Brown. Clear amber color. Light toast aroma. Taste is burnt brownies. Light body.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ADesenberg (630) - Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Draft: Very nice...nutty and roasty. This has a great earthy quality to it. Goes great with some of the great food they offered at the brewery. Lot’s of caramel sweetness. This is a great brew that I would recommend you try.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ktwse (2167) - SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2014
Pours clear brown with low white head. Aroma of caramel, chocolate malt, citrus. Taste is lightly sweet with mellow hop kick in the finish. Body is light and smooth with soft carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AmEricanbrew (5901) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Clear dark amber color with ivory sheen. Nutty, dry caramel aromas. medium body, average carbonation. Nutty, dry caramel flavors with a lightly bitter finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drjohnrock (431) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Draft sample at brewpub on July 14, 2012. Medium amber/brown color, nice firm malty nose, good malty flavor with more backbone than a lot of brown ales. Good for style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2283) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Draft sampler pours amber with a beige head. Aroma is basically malt. Taste is much the same with a sweet finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernovice39 (3154) - Montana, USA - FEB 10, 2011
Draft at brewer. Pours a dark red/brown with a thin off white head. Scent is sweet caramel malts. Taste is caramel malt, nuts with some earthy notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7416) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2011
On draught at Downtown Grille, Knoxville on 8 July 2006 (as Woodruff Nut Brown Ale). Quite light coppery colour. Subtle soft malty notes with a hint of smoke. Not too much caramel (good for me). Just a hint of nuts. Easygoing and easy-drinking. Pleasant if undemanding.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Draft sample at the 13th Annual Knoxville Brewer’s Jam. Soda brown pour with a yellowish head that settles to a ring. Subdue malt aroma. The flavor found caramel and nut. Light body and a nutty malt aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
furious (9) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2009 does not count
Had this with the Downtown Grill & Brewery sampler. It was my favorite. It was very smooth and had good flavor.


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