merc7186 (1737) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
The beer poured great with a nice brown color that passes through very little light, has a nice whitish brown hue to it, and leaves some lacing on the glass. The beer smells great with a well balanced blend of dark malts, mild hoppiness, caramel, and hazelnut. The beer tastes decent as it is very smooth, well blended nutty and malty flavors and balances nicely. The mouthfeel is great as the beer is well carbonated, medium boided, and leaves you with a mild sweet nutty taste. Overall, a decent nut brown ale, different with the hazelnut tastes and isn’t overpowering at all.
JStax (2601) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured on draft at the source. Pours a dark brown with a thin, beige head of foam. Aroma is smoky and nutty. Sweet and roasty toasty. Nice combination. Pretty nice take on a nut brown.
RJBeer (2) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2011 does not count
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is a standard brown ale with a smooth slightly roasty flavour, no bitterness. A slight nutty aroma. A slightly thin mouthfeel but a steady drink.
This would be a great session beer, or a good compliment to food.
FROTHINGSLOSH (4547) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2009
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled on draft at the brewery this beer poured a dark red-brown color with a khaki head. The aroma was dry and roasty with hints of floral and fruity hops. The flavor was dry, roasty and bitter with touches of fruit, wood and nut. The finish was long with roasty fruit and wood. Solid.
kassner (1322) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A little high in carbonation, dark nutty with a nice tart finish. Not the best of type
Homebrewerguy (303) - Oil City, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2008
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler: Nice heady beer upon pour, good fullness of palate, moderate roasty flavor with a good hop balance, not a bad brown ale
dpjuart (1034) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12/27/07 - Winter Road Trip ’07 - Draft sampler at brewpub. Brown color with amber hues. Small, off-white head that becomes a small rimmer. Nice lacing. Roasted malt nose. Big nut flavor with a nice bitterness. Roasted coffee, brown sugar and molasass. End is sweet with hop bitterness that lingers into the after. Good looking, tasty brew.
Naka (698) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark reddish brown pour with a slight off-white head. A hazelnut nose. Strong roasted almond and hazelnut flavor with some smokey woody hints, almost like the roasted shells were thrown in too. I caught a hit of sunflower as well.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Name: Squirrel’s Nut Brown
hazy dark amber,
light malt aroma,
dry chocolate flavor, touch of nutty character, light bitterness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
cheap (3802) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2007
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sweet nuttish aroma and slightly darker than the Copper Kettle. More brownish than yellow. Has a nice head that hangs for a while. It has lots of small and larger bubbles on the head. Good nut brown taste that has an earthyness to it. Barely any carbonation. Slight malty bitterness that is barely detectable. The finish is well mannered but it does impart a slight malty back of throat bitterness that at least lets you know you drank a decent ale.