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Oldenberg Holy Grail Nut Brown Ale


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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 2.91/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
A very popular offering now made on a year round basis. The use of very rare variety of malted barley allowed for the nutty malt flavor necessary to produce a classic in this style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
garrison (812) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2007
From a twelve ounce bottle purchased at the Glenway Crossing IGA - This one pours a fizzy, dark brown liquid with a malty aroma and a lasting tan head of foam. Tastewise, it’s a bit light on body for a brown ale, but it is good!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SpringsLicker (3466) - Tennessee, USA - JAN 4, 2004
RIP I'll give it a rate 'cause I drank the beer and have the notes. On Tap at an airport. I asked for a description of their offerings and got the "this one's a lager, this one's a Pilsner" stuff from the server. When I told him Pilsners were lagers he agreed that they were both made with bottom fermenting yeast. So I don't know if he knew what he was talking about or not! Anyway it was a decent but uninspiring brown ale. And in an airport any thing is better than a Bud light with cigarette smoke. Just an average brown ale nevertheless.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
Panzuriel (1962) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - APR 7, 2003
Hands down the worst beer I have ever had. Not bad in the standard way, no flavor watery and fizzy. No bad in a whole new what the heck did I drink mish-mash of sweetness and sourness and bizzare malt. Legendary. Avoid at all costs. You have been warned.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Racegoer (354) - Indiana, Indiana, USA - AUG 4, 2002
Decent malty ale, description of this beer fits it perfectly, I also prefer Samuel Smiths. Then again SS makes a lot of good ones. I just wish that Oldenberg’s restaurant was still open here in Louisville, it went from being voted #1 new restaurant in 1999 to closing a few years later, We had some good times there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaxPower (961) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 3, 2002
Not a bad brown, nutty malt nose, nutty taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - JUN 22, 2002
No Sam Smith Nut Brown Ale but a pretty good substitute for the price.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
savitska (163) - Smyrna, Georgia, USA - SEP 10, 2001
A very nutty ale; hints of walnuts. Good malt and hop balance. A great beer.

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