John Harvards Newtowne Nut Brown Ale
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
UnionMade (621) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 20, 2003
Manchester, CT. Very impressive brown ale. Very much in the english style. Mild and sweet, with a touch of roastiness and rich estery fruitiness. One of the best examples of the style I've had in ages.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidm (2069) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 9, 2011
Tap at USB. Named "USB Friar Brown", with 5.5% ABV. Great brown ale. Aromas of caramel, chocolate, and a touch of spice. Taste is sweet, with good length. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Brown, with no head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
obxdude10 (2270) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2002
I had the pleasure of having this brew on the hand pump & cask conditioned, the head was very soft & lacy & followed the beer down the entire glass, faint nutty aromas, very little flavors in the front of the beer, but once the back of the flavors kicked in then you knew it was a nut brown, very distinctive aftertaste which was very nutty, very well balanced, overall a great brown ale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hivemind (891) - New York, New York, USA - APR 22, 2013
On tap at USB 08/13/2012 with Erica. Beer I had was called the Buster Brown. I donít know if thatís this one, but there is no info available online on the Buster Brown, and since some of their other beers go by multiple names, Iím going to assume this is it. Anyway, the beer I drank had a deep fudge color with a brown tint (very nice). Aroma was sweet cherry with nuts and chocolate. Flavors were on the same track. They go light on the nut, which I love. Very sweet for a brown ale. Light-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DYCSoccer17 (3639) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 1, 2005
Draft in Manchester, CT location. Caramelly, roasty malt notes in the nose. Not bad. Transparent mahogany color with a light tan head. Roasty, malty sweetness with graininess in the middle. Buttery milky notes. Finishes nice. Decent for style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 7, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2004 On Tap 7/6/02 Cambridge, MA: A similar, but not as good the cask version. On cask NERAX '02: Huge molasses, toffee aroma. Cloudy dark orang color, ends very sweet. Great hops taste throughout. If this wasn't so sweet, it would have been the best beer I tried at NERAX.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2002
A very,very good brown ale. Good flavor, a nice amount of malts and a great color.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (10000) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChazyRPh (583) - Chazy, New York, USA - SEP 5, 2004
Manchester CT locale... Clear gernet color with a small head (Bartender error?) Smokey dark chocolate aroma that is faint. Great start, chocolately flavors, mild bitterness. Middle and finish really waters out. I gues this matches the style pretty well, a good easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wakie (612) - Centreville, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2005
Nice dark brown ale. A touch on the chewy side with some pleasant caramel aftertones. A great "middle of the road" beer.

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