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RATINGS: 699   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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100% Wisconsin malt of six different varieties impart the natural toasted color to the bottle conditioned unfiltered ale. Clean hazelnut notes result from these carefully chosen barley malts. Hops from Slovenia, Bavaria and the Pacific Northwest give Fat Squirrel its backbone.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pch49 (4) - Alabama, USA - DEC 30, 2012 does not count
12 oz bottle. Pours brown/amber. wonderful aroma - malts, caramel, hazelnut on back end. Very nice body. Well done New Glarus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ausomeawestin (151) - Maryland, USA - DEC 17, 2012
Aroma of sweet raisin and malt Tastes of sweet and sharp raisins, some subtle bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Coolhandbrew (13) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 17, 2012
Aroma of chocolate, coffee.Appearance red, brown. Taste is slightly bitter, nutty, which is appropriate for the beer name. Soft, creamy texture.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1473) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle: Clear light brown with a small off-white head. Malty, nutty aroma with a smoky, nutty taste with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Thin body. A great all around brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wilnatp (568) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Bottle. Color is dark brown with thin and disappearing white head. Aroma of hazelnut, clove and banana. Taste is sweet malt with some slight bitterness. Full flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2420) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - NOV 19, 2012
12 oz. bottle poured to my SA pint glass at home, showing a clear, brownish copper color, with a modest amount of cream/light tan head foam that diminished rather quickly to a ring and film, and left some wavey spots & spray on the glass. The nose was toasty, with notes of caramel sweetness, light malt, light graininess, a touch of cocoa, and an underlying nuttiness. The flavor was similar, the body was medium, and a lively carbonation accentuated the moderate hop which was lightly earthy, and lingered nicely into the finish with a light, bitter bite. Decently sessionable!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rxeight (1310) - Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2012
brown with an off white head. not much going on with this one. exprected more nutty flavor with the name. a midde of the road brown. not really impressed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4732) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Crisp clear deep brown coloured body with a pungent ruby tint and a nice, one centimetre tall light brown head. Aroma of earth, mushrooms, dirt, malt and a bit of alcohol. Medium-bodied; Assertive nutty flavour at first with a good, pungent malt kick and a strong earthiness showing a definite earthy bite and a full-flavoured toffee finish - definitely a full-flavoured beer for the style. Aftertaste shows the nuttiness of course, a bunch of earthy malts, some alcohol warmth and a good and robust caramel flavour. Overall, I wish I could say bad things about this one, but it does simply live up to another great beer from the brewery - much more flavour than most in this style and no bitterness, no harshness and a nice robust flavour which goes well in the autumn/winter. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Festival Foods (de Pere) in Green Bay, Wisconsin on 29-July-2012 for US$1.50 sampled at home in Washington on 08-November-2012.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheHOFF43 (1751) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown. Aroma is non-existent. Flavor is a lot of malts, some hops and.possibly honey. Not a bad beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (1308) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Fat squirrel pours a rich deep rust brown with a very thin head of small white bubbles. Nose is sweet nut happiness. Taste is slightly nutty with just a hint of sweet malt. ends with just a hint of nutty dry finish.

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