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


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bpreo (2266) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Nice and rich, nutty for sure, sweet, and thick. Not the best Nut Brown ever (look towards the UK for that), but good nonetheless for an Oregon beer.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (2129) - - JAN 6, 2016
Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a deep brown color with a one finger head of cream colored foam. The head has a moderate level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a tiny bit of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell- The aroma of the brew is light overall, consisting mainly of some sweeter caramel and a little bit of roast. Along with these smells comes a little bit of nut and a hint of coffee. Taste – The taste begins with a sweeter roasted malt flavor mixed with a little bit of a nutty taste. As the taste advances the roastiness decreases to some extent, all the while being replaced by more caramel sweetness and taking on a more rich nutty taste. With a little bit of a brown bread taste and a hint of grain that come at the end, one is left with a rather sweet and smooth nut brown flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is average and has a carbonation level that is actually a little high for a nut brown ale. I would have liked a bit less carbonation and a bit more body for the style, but even with that said the feel was not bad, and the thinner and more carbonated style did do a decent job for the sweeter caramel tastes of the beer overall. Overall – An easy drinking and fairly sweeter nut brown. Not a bad brew overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (2222) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 6, 2015
bottle shared with hakes, clear brown pour with off white head, dead fruit aroma, some sugar, taste is pretty decent for a nut brown, ok stufs

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bulk_Carrier (3164) - 1st Republic, Vermont, USA - JUN 26, 2014
This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice looking hazy brown color with a two finger white to off white foamy head that dissipated within about a good full minute. The lacing was somewhat clingy. The smell was full of rich nutty and coffee like aromas intermingling quite well. The taste was mainly malty sweet and roasty adding in some light inviting chocolates, ccaramel, toffee and a light vanilla. There was a nice light roasty chocolate nutty coffee - like aftertaste that lead into a dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was there but it was kinda creamy, smooth and roasty. Overall, wow, what a nice brown ale well worthy of having again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (4270) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear and dark brown color with a moderate light tan head on there. Nose is a bit light, but has a nice mix of toast and nuttiness in there. Feels very effervescent at first which gives is a slight bitterness, but then mellows out into a slightly sweet nutty toast flavor. Decent, though nothing super amazing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle. Pours medium brown with thick, frothy brown head. Aroma is pecan/peanut, chocolate, dirt, dark coffee. Taste combines those aromas. I get a hit of chocolate but not as much as expected. More in the nose than anything else. Smooth, easy drinker. The nuttiness shines through here in a good way.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4834) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 27, 2014
Standard US longneck, bad label. Deep, cola ruby-black, clear beer. Small bone-colored head. Malt-forward aroma with classic brown ale tones - cherries, cereal, grass. Lightly sweet, fruity, light cocoa, cereal, lightly tangy and very slightly husky-astringent. This hit on all the casting-central tones that I look for in an English-style brown ale. Medium body, very slight roast at the end. Publix, down near I-10.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thebullshornbar (74) - Florida, USA - APR 24, 2014
A pretty standard nut brown ale with notes of toffee, mild cocoa, and cereal,with hints of some musty hops peaking through. Decent overall

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
andrewlol (63) - san antonio, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2014
probably one of the best brown ales ive had. All the flavors blend in perfectly, what i notice more is the coffee and chocolate great beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
FriendOfBeer (99) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2014
Aroma of roasted malt and booze. He palate reviews the lowest rating as it is very watery and the nut/malt taste fades too quickly into bitterness. Short finish. Decent aftertaste. Too much bitterness clashes with sweet flavor of the malt. Overall decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
crajun (1122) - , Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2014
didn’t like this and I like browns. aroma of malt nuts and slight medicinal. too thin in palate. taste was meh. possible old bottle not a good brew


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