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RATINGS: 712   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11367) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 29, 2007
Bottle trade from shigadeyo. Poured a clear brown color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted sweet nutty malt aroma. Medium body with lively carbonation. Solid balanced toasted flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Good complex brew.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11310) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 13, 2007
12oz bottle-pours a foamy light tan head and hazy amber color. Aroma is sweet medium malt-caramel/chocolate/toffee, nutty, medium fruit, secondary spicy/woody hops. Taste is medium malt, secondary spicy/woody/metallic (English hops). Taste not as complex as aroma. Comes across as a nice mild ale, mellow. Mild carbonation. Thanks Wasatch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11303) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2011
Bottle. [thanks Lau]
Pours clear chestnut with a small, creamy, off-white head. Aroma has hazel, grass, chocolate. Highish carbonation, fine creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is mild and very elegant. Nutty, chocolate, light grainy and mild bitter in the finish. Delicious brown ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 5, 2008
Name: Fat Squirrel
Date: 03/15/2008
Mode: bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: clear amber, wispy beige head, streaks of drippy lace,
Aroma: huge nutty malt aroma with lots of chocolate and a dark caramel toffee sweetness,
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, lots of nutty character, touch of dark caramel sweetness, light balancing bitterness,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 10/10
Score: **4

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10460) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 13, 2007
Bottle poured a clear brown with a small lasting ivory head. Aromas of tootsie rolls, carmel and a hint of nuts. Palate was light to medium bodied, crisp yet smooth. Flavors of cocoa, carmel and a hint of nuts with a smooth malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 24, 2008
Clear dark amber with mediu beige head. Sweet aroma with nuts and roasted malt. Sweet flavour with nougat, nuts, chocolate and toasted malt. Sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (9869) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 13, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2010 Bottle thanks to Rando7. Dark clear amber pour. Nose is nuts and roasted malts. Taste is roasted malts, buttered toast and nuts.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9846) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2004
Sparkling clear, copper ale with a large, frothy, off-white head... which diminishes to a small, creamy, lasting head. The aroma is all about milk chocolate, pecans and caramel... a turtle, basically. The flavor is well-balanced, chocolatey and nutty. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Lengthy, chocolatey, dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9797) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 15, 2008
Brown and hazy. Small beige head. Aroma is muted...malty, nutty and some light notes of chocolate. Flavor is really good, surprising after a pretty mundane aroma. Malty, chocolate, frutiy, nutty and sweet. Smooth and easy drinking. I would drink this any time!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (9619) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 23, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2011 Bottle in Minneapolis. Dark amber brown appearance with a brownish tan head. Toasty brown malty nose. Hazel nutty and quite toasty brown ale flavor with a hint of maple syrup. Sweet, nutty finish.


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