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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Nut Brown Ale is a dark “session beer” -- lots of great beer character but not too high in alcohol. This ale is well balanced, featuring a distinctively malty structure that makes for very pleasant drinking. 5.2% ABV 14 IBUs Malts: 2-Row Pale ~ Crystal 60L & 120L ~ Victory ~ Chocolate ~ Aromatic Hops: Columbus ~ Mount Hood ~ "Experimental" hop Original Gravity: 13° Plato

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (3791) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 3, 2006
Bottle Pours a clear deep mahohany, redish brown. Small but lasting sandy head. Quickly receding sheets of thin lacing. Aroma is sweet, and nutty. Wow, the first sip and the intense carbonation makes me wince. The fizz blows out most of the flavor. Slightly metallic or rusty flavors but woody and nutty also. Fairly thin but decent for a style that I am fond of.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 3, 2006
Pours a nice light orangish brown color. Aromas of toasty malts, brown sugar, and nuts. Flavor is lightly sweet malts and a nice touch of hops, and a nutty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 12, 2006
On tap at the brewpub. Very clear light brown, almost no head. Very sweet malty smell. Slightly bitter nutty taste, very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 8, 2005
Light mahogany color with a thin off-white head. Aroma is lightly toasty with some notes of fruit and nuts. Toasty malts, some light cocoa, a touch of roast and nuts. Finish is moderately bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAR 11, 2005
Bottle pours a clear mahogany, medium to large frothy head, decent lacing, with little to no carbonation.   Malty nose, slightly biscuity, and a tad bit roasted.   Maybe light hints of chocolate malt.   Slight malt flavor, a bit sweet, with a hint of carob.   Minor astringency.   Medium bodied, but the mouthfeel seems a bit thin.   Malty finish (albeit thin), semi-sweet, but with a slight sour/astringent twang.   Blech...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sham (1844) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 14, 2004
Dark mahogany, almost brown. Big frothy tannish head. Some webbed and spotty lacing. Aromas of caramel, nuts, brown sugar and alcohol. Nutty flavors of roast and caramel. Some bittering hops, though not much. Thin and watery body. Palate is sweet malts and a finish of some alcohol and bitter hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zach Diesel (906) - Sisters, Oregon, USA - MAY 11, 2004
malty aroma with hints of hazelnut, reddish brown, nice and malty with lingering nuttiness but slightly metallic

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheBeerGod (6010) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 1, 2004
Pours a reddish brown. Small tan head. Nutty head along with some sweeter malt notes. Taste is hoppily nutty. Bittered hops and some nutty notes along with fainter malt tones. The body is a little thin. Some dryness towards the finish. Decent beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SETANTA (582) - Bangor, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2004
Amber color. The head started out nice then almost disappeared. Light body but nice cloudy/clear balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ruppert2p (10) - Bowling Green, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2004
I drank this on tap at the brewery. A dark walnut colored beer topped with a tan head. Hops dominate from the first sip to the finish. A very light body detracts from the style—I would have preferred something rounder. A mild beer that would make a good session beer.

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