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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Winner of the 2012 Olde Hickory Pro Am! Brian Pesciís winning submission is a brown ale brewed with a ton of pecans!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11929) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2013
(Draught) Pours a clear copper-brown body with a medium cream head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, cola, and nuts. Flavor of nuts, caramel, chocolate, and roasted malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5013) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Bonus appearance for the label, of course. Smells nutty - pecans, Iím gonna say. Some cinnamon and nutmeg, as well. Flavor is pecans, spices, an bourbon, Kind of Pecan pie sweetness going on, too.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Bomber from Total Wine, Durham. Cheapíun. Kudos for the p00tzy label! Not a style I generally freak about but this was a surprisingly nice English style brown. The heavy dose of pecans complements it well but also accentuates the modest hopping, giving this one a balance and depth that I enjoyed.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 8, 2012

Name: Bís Nuts Pecan Brown
Date: August 29, 2012
Mode: Firkin
Source: Appachelian Vinters, Asheville
Appearance: clear brown, creamy tan head, heavy lace
Aroma: sweet nutty aroma, caramel sweetness, touch of chocolate
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, caramel sweetness, nice nutty character, just a touch of bitterness in the finish
Overall: really well done with everything in perfect balance
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3825) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 20, 2012
22 ounce from Bruisin Ales. Light brown pour. Taste is chocolate with aftertaste of vanilla. Not a very heavy body. Some hazelnut. Nice. Almost a lighter version of Frangelic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (3957) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - AUG 12, 2012
On tap at Milltown. Pours a deep rich brown with ruby highlights and one finger of sandy tan head. Nose is very nice, nutty and biscuity with notes of fresh baked bread and malt sweetness. Dry and balanced flavor, nutty with lots of biscuit malt and a light chocolate character. Lightly roasted character, dry and light medium bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldGrowth (2590) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Pint at Tylers Apex..good aroma, sweet, nutty. Chocolate, nuts. Coffee. Clean dark Orangy brown color, nice head, faded quick. Minor lace. Sweet roasty.flavor. medium body, smooth mouthfeel, roasty, sweet finish. Nice brown ale , solid in aroma and flavor. Aroma best part, but barely so. Nice rich scent, flavor goes from sweet to roasty. Winner.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Draft. Off-white head, dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, pecan. Taste is just like it smells. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (3452) - Everett, Washington, USA - AUG 4, 2012
Pours a very dark brown with a moderate head. Interesting nuttiness to both the nose and taste. Not a bad nut brown.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (4424) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Thanks to GatorGuy92 for the share. Cheers, Matt! Pours a hazy brown with an off-white head. Nose is hazelnuts, caramel, and a big nutty character with some intriguing bitterness. Flavor is similar- lovely nuttiness with some sweet malt. Lingering hazelnut/ nutella in the finish. Nice beer!


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