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Nail Imperial Brown

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Brewed by Nail Brewing Australia
Style: Brown Ale
Bassendean, WA, Australia

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Yep, that’s right. Our 8 percent imperial brown ale is available all year long because we love it THAT much. Dedicated to Australian brewing legend Hugh Dunn.
A rich and strong brown ale loaded with complex malt characters and fruity esters with a warming finish.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gam (3815) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2016
Medium beige head very dark pour mild carbonation aromas molasses toffee caramel strong chocolate dark fruits crisp notes earthiness the flavours caramel rich chocolate liquorice molasses rich fruits raisin toffee citrus plum bitter touch good balance of flavours full body the finish sweetness rich malts standout so smooth going down hops a plenty body wonderful stuff

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Choos (698) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - JAN 14, 2016
Aroma: choc malt and a hint of spirit App: dark brown with a red heart, tan head and sheet lacing Flavour: massive choc flavour with a balance of caramel biscuit Palate: viscous and long sweet malty finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Night_Cap (21) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - JAN 13, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 23, 2016 Bottle: 330ml. Served at room temperature. Pours a hazy dark brown (almost black). Head is small, foamy and tanned; mostly diminishing with no lace. Aroma is strong, sweet and malty with rummy fruitcake, dark chocolate, burnt toffee and hints of coffee. Flavour is rich, smooth and malty with rum and raisin chocolate, coffee, caramelized dates, hints of liquorice and a light earthy bitterness. Full bodied with soft carbonation, an oily texture and a long finish. Amazing stuff!

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
paulreck (1) - - JAN 12, 2016 does not count
2014 release, aroma is very light, mildly wet cardboard, but then the taste is rich and figgy with a warming alcohol sweetness. Pleasant amber brown colour. Will have another of those

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (14059) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 6, 2016
At Keg & Brew, Surry Hills. Muddy looking light brown. Medium head. Lots of alcohol. Minimal nutty character and otherwise a blast of alcohol and sweet F all else.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DeliriumT (418) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 15, 2015
Pours practically black with quickly dissipating head. Too dark for a brown ale but I like it that way. Aroma is subdued but toasty with a faint herbal hint. The flavour is sublime. Rich burnt toffee, faint fig, and again, something very faintly herbal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
varanid99 (832) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 17, 2015
Deep brown pour with a thick tan head. Huge toffee aroma, spicy, dried fruit, burnt caramel. Taste is toffee, chocolate, a little warmth, nutty, sweet. Pretty damn fine beer

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gnoff (9283) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2015
Draught on October 16, 2015, at The Australian 11th Annual Beer Festival.
Hazy brown color, teal head with lacing. Sweet, toffee, raisin, malty, grainy taste. Grainy alcohol aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Malty, grainy, sweet scent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
motelpogo (7706) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 16, 2015
bottle from warners at the bay; quite a frothy, lightly hazed brown; aroma of caramel, hints of whiteboard markers; some alcohol showing, pleasant salted caramel flavours and decent rounding bitterness; curious and not bad

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brenhophead (675) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2015
330mL bottle. Pour a deep rich dark chocolate brown with an amazing sweet toffee molasses aroma. A rich sweet toffee flavour with some nutty molasses notes. I’d have to say this was one of the best brown ales I’ve ever had.


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