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Nebraska Brunette Nut Brown (2010- )

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RATINGS: 92   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


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5347) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Can. Nice coppery brown pour with a tall, fluffy tan head. Caramel, dark bread, toasted nuttiness and earthy hops int he nose. taste is earthy and slightly floral hops, toasted nuts, dark bread, toasted malt, grains, caramel and light toffee. Body is medium with a moderate, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more caramel, light chocolate, toasted nuts, dark bread, toffee and soft hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (7017) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Can. Pours a clear amber brown with a tan head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has sweet grains with a bit of nuttiness and a bit of a bread note. Flavor has a combination of sweet grains and bread with just a hint of toffee.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kramer (5108) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Can. Pours a clear amber brown body under a small frothy beige head that fell to a thin film. The nose is sweet, nutty, slighty husky, light roast coffee, and a bit of caramel. The flavor is a little heavy on the hazelnut like nutty sweetness. It comes across as a bit thin, but I suppose that’s the point of an English style Brown. Finishes slightly husky and earthy with a lingering nutty sweetness. Light bodied with soft fizzy carbonation. Not the best among the style, but it’s fairly solid.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1840) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Pours brown, not too surprisingly. Chocolate and caramel with a distinctly nutty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maxbier (401) - 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 (1834) - 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 (4100) - 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 (1201) - 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 (1538) - 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 (1482) - 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


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