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


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RATINGS: 2411   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
possumjc (149) - Charleston - Mt Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - MAY 1, 2005
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with a small tan head. Very sweet aroma with coffee and chocolate scents. Very smooth. Malty tases with a surprising amount of hops at the finish. Very nice brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bigassfish (140) - Naperville/Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2005
Dark amber color. Sweet and smooth with a hint of honey. It wasnt as nutty as I expected. It had a very interesting tang to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kms399 (267) - plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 29, 2005
tastes like coffee mixed with swiss mix hot chocolate. you can definatly taste the hazelnut. creamy mouthfeel and a coffee chocolate aroma. very good. no head very dark brown body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - APR 25, 2005
Pours transparent brown with ruby overtones. Tan head clings to the side of the glass. The aroma is hazelnut coffee and hops. The first sip made me say wow now there is something different. The flavor is amazing. The hazelnut flavor really comes through in the first sip. I let the glass warm a little while reading some of the reviews here and I think that was wise. This is bursting with goodness from a style that I usually find quite drab. There is also malt and some roasted flavor and even some vanilla. I think it is very balanced and while it isnít too thick it feels good in the mouth almost buttery. This is my favorite nut brown ale now. My first rating of a Rogue beer as well and I must say Iím quite impressed with this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (5133) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2005
Bottle: Poured a dark brown color ale with a foamy dark head with average retention. Aroma is nutty from the hazelnut flavour and malty with some roastiness. Taste is quite enjoyable with the hazelnut easily identifiable and roasted malt balancing everything else. Overall, I would say that this is a very good session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpudClampDawg (1029) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - APR 23, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2005 This nectar pours a translucent brown with an enourmous tan head that slowly dissipates. Lots of sweet, enticing nuttiness in the nose. Great, smooth mouthfeel. Caramel, chocolate and other candied flavors blend beautifully in the body. A bit thin - but no real complaints.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RateandPillage (426) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 22, 2005
Pours brown with ruby tones as well. Thin beige head. Malty, fruity aroma. Not much of this carries through to the flavor. Hazelnut, coffee, vanilla, and toffee in the flavor. Kind of thin on the malt in the flavor for a Nut Brown.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2005
650ml bottle from Utobeer. Pours dark brown with reddish hues. Aroma is suprisingly smoky with sweet malt and nuts. Flavour is sweet with unpleasent sourness and some stale malt character. There is some sort of nut evident but the beer is dominated by unpleasentness. Meh!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
walleye (1080) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2005
from the bottle. poured a mahagony with a nice tan head. witch some nice lacing. aromawhat else but hazelnut, honey, brown sugar, malts, a nice nuttyness, plums and raisins. flavor unfortunately they were weak, but did get some hazelnut, honey and just a touch of coffee.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sirjohn03 (39) - New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2005
pours dark brown with an off white head. strong hazelnut aroma and flavor, sweet smooth finish,

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