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Nebraska Brunette Nut Brown (2010- )

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Our version of the classic English-style Nut Brown Ale has a blend of 6 different malts and very little hop bitterness. The malts are nutty and sweeter tilting toward coffee, toffee, and caramel.

2013 San Diego International Beer Festival Gold Medal English-Style Brown Ale
2012 North American Beer Awards Gold Medal English Style Brown Ale
2013 San Diego International Beer – Gold Medal – English-Style Brown Ale
2014 Canfest – Silver Medal – Dark Ales & Lagers


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maxbier (358) - Maryland, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Medium brown pour (SRM18), with two finger tan head. Aroma is nutty roasty light malt. Slightly roasty medium malt feel, mild hop character (just enough so it's not sweet). Very nice, very drinkable, hint sweet but not sugary nut brown.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (1620) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 8, 2014
12 oz can courtesy of my friend Mike. Poured into a nonic pint glass. Clear dark reddish color with a finger of beige head. Aromas of caramel, malt, a little roast, some chocolate. Tastes of caramel, chocolate, sweet malt, some roastiness. Medium body with a dry finish. Medium-light carbonation. Solid and very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4004) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Can: Mild aroma of dried leaves, pecans, coffee. Clear brown, thin yellow head. Coffee and pecan flavor, a little better intensity, but still fairly mild. Neutral, neither sweet nor dry. Light body, easy carbonation. Quaffable and sessionable, but not too boring.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
degbert (1171) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Can. Pours a really clear and lovely medium brown with a soft, fine-grained, off-white, lacy head. Nose is smoke, dust, roast, and nutty yeast. Dry and rich without being overwhelming on the tongue; smoke, black tea, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, and roast pecans. Finish is long, clean, and a touch tannic. Really good example of one of my favorite styles. I could drink a lot of these.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerenberger (1513) - Fischer, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Aromas of toasted malts and caramel, with hints of nuts and suggestions of coffee. When held to the light, the pour is a clear but dark reddish-brown with a short-lived tan head and minimal lacing. M-m-m This a very tasty brew considering the ABV. Its malt forward in flavor - toasted malts, nuts, bread, and caramel. Medium body and moderate carbonation. In summary, my first beer from Nebraska and it was worth the wait. The is not flat like Newcastel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1457) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - OCT 26, 2014
New state, Nebraska (31/51):
Appearance: Clear dark brown, slight fizzy off-white head.
Aroma: Caramel, sweetness, malts.
Taste: Caramel, sweetness. Nutty and good malts. Good.
Bought: Total Wine & More (Sterling), 355 ml can, $1.99
Info: 26/10-2014

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10082) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Can poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of cocoa, caramel and light nuttiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of cocoa, caramel and light earthiness with a smooth lingering cocoa finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
HuskerTan (541) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Bottle. A- Malty, slightly nutty, subtle caramel. A- Dark mahogany color, clear liquid, beige head. T- Malty, caramel, slightly nutty, toasty, toffee. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, smooth finish. O- It’s a Brown Ale. Brown Ales are never really anything exciting. This pretty much fits the mold. Fairly bland and lots of malts.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ericular (678) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Sampled at Northgate Tasting. Fresh aroma, but run of the mill everywhere else.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3332) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Serving: Can from State Line Liquors. It pours a medium brown with a decent light tan head. The nose is straight foward. There is a good bit of roasted nuts and a little earthy note. The flavor is text book nut brown with a light roast, good bit of nuttiness, a little earthy bitterness. Overall very drinkable and a good session brew.


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