kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Name: Dundee Nut Brown Ale
Brewery: High Falls Brewing Co
Date: March 25, 2012
Appearance: clear brown, fine beige head, drippy streaks of lace
Aroma: dry chocolate aroma, just a touch of caramel sweetness
Flavor: dry chocolate flavor, light nutty character, earthy
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Score: ** /4
daknole (8004) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 16, 2011
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Brown pour. Nutty aroma, some artificial sweetness and metallic notes. Flavor is sweet, fake, and very metallic.
Ughsmash (6909) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 11, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Poured crystal-clear medium amber with a short, dense off-white head. The aroma picked up nutty notes, honey, and redder fruits.. sweet overall, and definitely pleasant. The flavor was on the sweet side, with molasses and vanilla over nutty malts.. dry on the edges, but not-so-much hop driven. Light-bodied with high, creamy carbonation.. smooth, somewhat buttery feel.. very drinkable.
shrubber85 (6505) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 2, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle (trade with Patrickctenchi for a Dark Lord - oh, he gave me 2 KBS too).
Chocolate and cola malt aroma. Chestnut brown with small head. Slightly sweet chocolate toffee malt and lightly bitter herbal hops. Not bad.
drowland (5680) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JUL 8, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
7/8/12. 12oz bottle. Light chocolate and caramel in the aroma. Some dusty nutty notes in the flavor with mild chocolate and caramel. Eh.
PorterPounder (4931) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 21, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tallahassee, Fl - Market Square Liquors - 12 oz bottle - part of their craft variety pak. Pours a dark tea-colored brown with an initial slight off-white head that fades quickly. Slightly sweet aroma with some nutty accents and a hint of chocolate. Flavor is leaning to the sweet side with some caramel, some sweet nuttiness, and a touch of chocolate. Mouthfeel could stand to be a tad thicker, but not a major detractor.
thedm (4848) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAR 16, 2012
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 1/20
Large foamy fine long lasting tan head. Transparent typically carbonated cola brown. Weak nut brown malt aroma. Very nice nut brown malt flavor. Quaffable mild tingly start to finish.
kramer (4345) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2013
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Pours a clear light brown body under a fizzy of-white head that had pretty decent retention. The nose is a little too husky and grainy but there’s some decent light nuttiness and light coffee as well. The flavor is a bit thin with a little too much huskiness as well. A little bit of chocolate and nuttiness, but the huskiness overpowers it too much. Finishes with a grainy note and some lingering caramel sweetness. The body is thin as well with a bit of clinginess on the finish. Not exactly a wonderful example of the style.
FROTHINGSLOSH (4291) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a dark caramel-brown color with a huge fluffy orange-white head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was very faint but semi sweet and tangy with a faint vegetal presence. The flavor was tangy, malty and a touch vegetal with a sour caramel element. Medium length tangy caramel finish. Light to medium body. Blah.
ChainGangGuy (4229) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance: Pours out a clear, dark garnet-hued body with a sensibly sized, ivory-hued head.
Smell: Sweetish, malty notes of semi-sweet chocolate, pale malts, toasted caramel, and the addition of hazelnut over a thin dried herb backdrop.
Taste: Pale malts, chocolaty malts, and caramel-tasting malts melding together, along with the dash of hazelnut flavoring, to give an overall nutty taste, as one might expect and rightfully demand given a cheeky squirrel on the front label. Lightly spicy, faintly floral hops with a low bitterness. Sweetish, still reasonably nutty on the finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Fairly smooth mouthfeel.
Overall: A pleasing nut brown ale; simple, but solidly structured. While it’s not quite a Rogue Hazelnut Nectar, the entire Dundee 12-pack mixer cost me only a few quarters more than a six-pack of Rogue’s.