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John Harvards Newtowne Nut Brown Ale
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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This type of ale is called nut brown because of the roasted, nutty flavor from dark malt. Our Nut Brown is deep amber and malty with mild hop character.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31110) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2007
From tap at the brewpub in Cambridge (as havisham nutbrown ale). Pours nutbrown with a little off white head. Mild malty aroma with a hint of bitterness. Roasted malt flavour, mild and dry. Malty dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 13, 2004
(DC) Dark brown body topped by beige head. Aroma is sweet, nutty, caramel. Taste is medium sweet, nutty, caramel, with some spicy hops. Light-medium body with some zest.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (9120) - Indian River County, Florida, USA - FEB 22, 2004
Very handsome, crystal clear, copper ale. Large, very thick, creamy white head. Excellent, creamy, very full lacework. Leaves behind the same lacing that heavy cream leaves on the side of a dairy bottle. Sort of thin, but the aroma and flavor have some nice, faint notes of caramel and toasted nuts. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Short, lightly bitter, very dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2005
On tap at John Harvards in Wayne, PA. Poured a medium to darker brown color with a small sized head. Aromas and tastes of nuts, medium chocolate, roated malts and caramel. Decent tasting brown ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7832) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2004
Tap in Wayne, PA. Reddish brown color, medium head. Aroma of almonds, malt, and caramel. Good nutty flavor, smooth finish. An above average nut brown.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
motelpogo (6579) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 17, 2004
not so bad, brown amber, aroma of toffee apple and peanut skin. reasonably hard, quite sweet, drinkable

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Braudog (5693) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2005
On draft at Union Station, Wash DC, 9/2/05: Drk brown with a moderately sticky head. Watery consistency. Light bitterness. No real body. Sub-average brown/amber beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheBeerGod (5233) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2005
From a sampler at John Harvardís in DC on September 5th, 2005. Dark brown body. Nose is roasty and nutty with lots of sweet maltiness. Taste is nutty and roasty with some fruit coming through as well as cocoa and sweet malts. Body is medium with mild carbonation. Malty and nutty finish with hints of choco-notes.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
TomDecapolis (4473) - Milton, Delaware, USA - APR 20, 2007
On tap at the Harvard location billed as the Havishum Nut Brown. Pours a lightly hazy ruby/brown amber with an average creamy lacing head. Aroma of toasted malts, nuts, caramel and hints of honey. Flavor of toasted sweet malts, some light nuts and caramel.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 2, 2005
Sample at the JH in Harvard Square, Cambridge. Near-opaque dark walnut with beautiful lace promises much more than it delivers in the nutty, ashy cigarette-laden harsh but vaguely interesting nose, or the extremely boring, lightly malted, grapy body...thereís little more to say.


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