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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A smooth, chocolatey & thirst-quenching beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leitrim65 (402) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 7, 2008
Dark brown with a small tan head. Mild roasted nut aroma. Medium bodied with a gentle carbonation. Nutty, roasted flavors are balanced by sweet malt, and dark chocolate. Not bad but kind of boring overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jake65 (3115) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 5, 2008
Bottle: Dark brown pour with a nice sized beige head. Aroma is malty and roasty. Flavor is roasty, toffee, and nutty. Feels like a traditional PNW brown ale... easy drinker.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - APR 5, 2008
This is a very extreme beer: extremely bland. Why bother making a brew with so little character. Lightly roasted pale malt with minimal chocolate tones all wrapped up in a wet soapy uninspired weak and thin body. The nuttiness is present but does not add enough to make interesting. Not bad, just very average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
riversideAK (5936) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 24, 2008
Bottle from the PCC. Pours brown with a decent beige head. Aroma was nutty with some roasted malt as well. Generic brown ale more or less with a pleasant nuttiness. Decent roast. Balanced and drinkable, but not too much going on here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrewDad (5274) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAR 23, 2008
4oz Taster - Spring Beer & Wine Festival - Portland, OR
Aroma – Lots of malt aroma the light nut in the background.
Appearance – Brown in color, Nice light head and clear.
Flavor – Good brown ale flavor the nut flavor was very night. This is an enjoyable beer.
Palate – Nice Mouthfeel, good texture with a dry finish.
Overall – A good overall brown ale the nut flavor was very light. I like the nut experience so I would care for even more nut in the flavor. Very enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
boFNjackson (4195) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 23, 2008
Bottle... Poured a dark brownish with a light brown head. Thick, robust malt aroma. Very sweet and candy-like, not as much nut as one would expect given the title, and a pretty mild and simple beer. I didn’t expect much pouring this one and that’s what I got.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lane1222 (10) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 22, 2008
bottle (2008). Dark brown pour, thin cream-colored head. Subtle aroma, no overpowering scents. Flavor is well-balanced leaning towards the malt. Some hop, not a lot, but enough. A very nice drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 21, 2008
On tap at Belmont Station--Poured a deep crisp brown-black body with a small wispy white head. Big nutty nose with some malty sweetness. Bold carbonation in mouth feel. Chewy and bitter finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HughConway (830) - Washington, USA - MAR 18, 2008
Bottle - 2008 Brewmasters Reserve. Pours dark brown almost black. Tan head dissipates nicely. Roast aroma with coffee and nut overtones. Nice roast flavor that fades with a slight bitterness at the end. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - MAR 17, 2008
looks jet black, the brown only shows on the edges in the light. stark white head slowly fell in the center and remained on the rim of the glass. some coffee, mostly roasted nutty aromas. I love the balance between a soft mouthfeel, rising bitterness, and medium roast with each gulp. glides down with some viscosity and finishes of sweet almond.

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