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Okanagan Classic Nut Brown Ale

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Formerly brewed at Okanagan Spring Brewery (Sapporo)
Style: Brown Ale
Vernon, Canada

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
herbstress3 (221) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - MAR 5, 2003
Not a typical dark brown ale but I really like the reddish glow here. Aroma doesn't really exist, decent flavor but very incomplete. Easy to drink but not very enjoyable to drink. I didn't even notice the nutty roasty flavor.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4183) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 30, 2011
341mL bottle poured an amber-brown color with a beige head that settled slowly to some spotted lace. Aroma of nuts and malt. Taste is lightly sweet with some bitterness in the finish. Nice carbonation and a little thin on the body. Overall, this is quite a drinkable beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeMcPhee (8411) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 11, 2004
Amber-brown colour with thin off-white head that falls back to a thin film of bubbles. Thin metallic, slightly sweet aroma, with a faint but pleasant nuttiness. Thin caramel malt sweetness with a short brown sugar and roasted nut finish. Thin bodied, but no more so than anything from this brewery. A simple brew but not a bad one.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SG (465) - Valley Center, California, USA - SEP 2, 2003
Nice dark brown appearance with a faint creamy aroma. Flavor is extremely mild with a touch of malts. Very smooth. At best an average Brown but it gets bonus points for drinkability.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NectarFarm (128) - Calgary, CANADA - AUG 9, 2003
pours reddish brown. light tan head. one dimensional aroma. very slight flavour of nut and malt. pretty boring.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 16, 2003
Beer is nutty and malty but there is a strong presence of alcohol in the aftertaste. Nicer as it warms up.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 29, 2003
Calling this nut brown "classic" is a bit of a stretch, but hey, Jethro Tull is called "classic" rock, so I'll ignore both inconsistencies for now. Slight bite of alcohol, despite its low 5.6% abv. That's not good, folks. But otherwise, it is both nutty and malty. True to its name (at least in part).

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 9, 2003
Sure looks good in the glass. Beautiful copper brown. More bitter than expected. Watery palate. Description says "Classic Nut Ale"; overpowering hops crushes all other flavours.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
HazelRah (276) - Summerland, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 1, 2003
if ya like that nutty flavour then you’re in luck!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Crit (3350) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 5, 2002
Deep brown with tan head. Faint malt nose and taste. Mild lingering finish. Good lace


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