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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Brown Ale
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 2418   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark brown in color with a hazelnut aroma, a rich nutty flavor and a smooth malty finish. Hazelnut Brown Nectar Ale is a blend of Great Western 2-row Pale, Munich, Hugh Baird Brown, Crystal 80 and Crystal 135, Carastan, and Beeston Pale Chocolate malts; hazelnut extract; Perle and Saaz hops.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sunevdj (3479) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2006
Labeled Rogue Morimoto HazelNut Ale. Pours a clear brown with a beige head. Sweet and malty. Some port-likeness. Has a hint of sweet liquirish. Creamy fullness. Roasted, coffeeish finish. Nice one, though it has a not-so-good hint of sourness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2006
(Bottle 65 cl) Comes as "Rogue Morimoto Hazelnut Ale". Beautiful, clear dark brown with a creamy, beige head. Nutty, malty aroma. Very nutty, roasted accents - lovely flavours indeed. Almost no bitterness. 270106

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrockLanders (780) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JAN 27, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 8, 2006 Poured a translucent brown with hint of red with a medium light tan head. Aroma is sweet malty, with a hint of something nutty--hazelnuts?...maybe, but there’s definitely something there. Flavor is full-bodied and quite malty with distinct vanilla notes. Finshes nice and smooth, mostly sweet with only the slightest hint of bitterness. Not incredible, but quite tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
luckygirl (1223) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 26, 2006
From a bottle into a snifter. Beer pours a clear, dark, amber-brown color with a small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing head. The aroma is quite tasty: The hazelnut aroma is in the spot light, backed with heavily malty notes of roasted grain, chocolate, chocolate syrup, coffee and a light note of caramel; lightly hoppy with a note of herbs and pine with faint yeasty notes of cobwebs. Smells like a Rogue—neat. :) The flavor is heavily sweet, moderately bitter with an average-length, moderately sweet, moderately acidic, lightly bitter finish. Dessert-like retronasals of Hershy’s syrup. The body is medium-to-full, the texture is water-to-velvety with lively carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2307) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JAN 25, 2006
Poured dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of hazelnut, vanilla and caramel. Flavor is nutty with caramel, vanilla, some coffe and chocolate along with some slight maltyness. It doesnt linger very long in your mouth which for the sweetness of the brew is probably a good thing. A very interesting and enjoyable brown ale.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
veringer (7) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - JAN 25, 2006 does not count
One of my faves. However, it’s tough to have more than one or two at a sitting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crizay (1050) - Brook Park, Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2006
Draft: Clear brown thin head, nice coffee more like cappuccino flavor with the hazelnut flavor but more in the aftertaste, really good and different beer.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (3599) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 24, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2006 22oz Bottle GREAT, GREAT, GREAT. This is one Rogue for me. GREAT tast, Great appearance and Tast even better.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sfontain (845) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 21, 2006
Small sample at beer tasting at From The Vine in Lewis Center, Ohio. Dark, slightly murky brown. Aroma nutty with vanilla and toffee. Flavor lightly malty; nutty; prominently hazelnut; vanilla; caramel. I would describe the mouthfeel as cool and wispy; unfortunately quite thin and watery. Easy to drink. Like drinking a chocolate cookie. Unique and pleasant.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
atomcow1 (18) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 21, 2006
Tough to imagine a better brown ale. Bomber. Pours with a decent head that quickly dissipates. Dark brown but not black in the glass. When you take a sip, the first thing you notice is the nuttiness, then a coffee sensation takes over. Carbonation is adequate, not overbearing. I just want to keep drinking and drinking it. And maybe I will.


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