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

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RATINGS: 2391   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguzzler (31) - Louisiana, USA - JUN 18, 2005
pours a dark brown with slight toffee aroma. taste is of a mix of a maple chocolate merge with lots of nut flavor throughout . very malty from beginning to end on this one... another good one from rogue

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
badgerben (4576) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2005
Chocolate brown color with a medium head. Sweet aroma of nuts. Thereís definitely a hazelnut blast in the taste. Sweet maple syrup and brown sugar round it out. Malty base; the hops never really show up.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UnsofistaCat (239) - Garden City, Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2006 I too was expecting some cheap coffee flavoring of hazel nut. I should of given Rogue the benefit of the doubt, for this is the real deal. Brownish red in appearance with tan head that dissipates quickly. Slight lace remains. Not much in the nose, but tons in the taste. Sweet nuttiness with a malty brown sugar evident through my entire gulp. Absolutely delicious. Imagine if you took all the subtle flavors of New Castle and exaggerated them. Best brown ale I ever have had. Rerate: Alchohol is almost impossible to detect. Although this does taste a little sour to me this time. lowering score accordingly. Yet another rerate: This beer keeps getting worse in my book. Artificial tootsie roll flavor..slightly sour....

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - JUN 15, 2005
Pours deep amber red with a cap of light tan head. Quite dark for a brown ale, but held up to the light it still has a nice sparkle. Aromas of toffee, fresh clean yeast with subtle fruitiness, some spicy notes, and maybe a hint of hazelnut. Or maybe a hint of the power of suggestion. Honestly, given the name, I was definately expecting a blast of hazelnut extract. But itís not there, and I think I like it better that way. It doesnít seem like a "flavored" beer. And speaking of flavors. Rich toffee flavor with some good understated hop bitterness. Initially sweet, but with a dry, clean finish that keeps it from feeling sticky in the mouth. A very smooth, well-rounded beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrunkenWeasel (224) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 7, 2005
Deep brown in color with a thin white head. Subtle nutty smell with some malty and hoppy hints. Sweet rich nutty taste without much else there in regards to taste. Long lasting sweet nutty aftertaste. By far the best brown ale Iíve ever had.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ericmc83 (207) - Arkansas, USA - JUN 6, 2005
draught at Flying Saucer

Nutty!! hehe. Seriously this is a very good brew. Tons of taste. Lots of nutty flavor.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ruggedman (647) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAY 31, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2006 Probably the best brown ale iíve ever had. This beer erupts with flavors of, you guessed it, hazelnuts and nectar. Slighty fruity aftertaste which is hard for me to like, but rogue pulled it off in this case.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
auerbrau (3182) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - MAY 27, 2005
Sesame aroma. Nice amber brown, with a tan head. SUPER toffee and hazlenuts. This is awesome! My new favorite brown ale, bar none. Amazing stuff. This will get an elaborate rerate sooner or later. Aftertaste and palate are smooth, buttery and overly nutty. Good stuff! Hops do a nice balancing act.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palidor19 (3050) - Brandon, Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2005
Better than average, but not spectacular. The aroma of nuts is very appearant, feels a little watery, malt is reconizable. overall. I like this, but I had better

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2005
hmmm, complex. Iím not really sure how to describe the flavors here. It fit the style and name as an excellent brown with a very subtle hazelnut flavor. Probably more toffee and chocalate. Very smooth and complex. Must try again.


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