RateBeer
overall
97
100
style
Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Brown Ale
Newport, Oregon USA

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2539   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   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.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (4914) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2005
I have enjoyed this beer as both the HazelNut Brown Nectar and as Rogue Morimoto HazelNut Ale. Pours a nice dark brown color. Aromas of nuts/chocolate/caramel. Flavor is nutty with a nice sweet honey chocolate taste and a little coffee bitterness. This is a great beer, no matter what the name is.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrnutsnbolts (204) - Berkeley, - DEC 13, 2005
Bottle. Pours a dark ruby brown with a thin white head that quickly became a ring around the glass. Nose is sweet with lots of malts and caramel. Tastes like liquid coffee candies (especially the finish!!), with definate hints of honey and hazelnuts. Medium body, leaves a tingly feeling in my mouth even though it doesnít appear to have much carbonation. Itís like a way better version of Newcastle with a ton more flavor!

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sandwichpants (117) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - DEC 12, 2005
Not what I expected at all, though I donít know much about brown ales yet. I was expecting a more íbritishí malt taste with mild hopping and a bit of nuttiness. Mine smelled not too great, a bit sour, perhaps it was old. Flavour on the other hand was wonderful! Nutty, chocolatey without straying too far from tasting ike beer, or becoming one or two dimensional. And, just to be silly I dipped a brownie in it, and it was delicious!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DarkElf (3050) - La Jolla, California, USA - DEC 10, 2005
(22 oz bottle: $4.29 at Hi-Time Wine Cellars in Costa Mesa, CA) Brown ales arenít the most exciting of beers, but if youíre gonna brew one, and youíre the brewer for Rogue, you throw down the gauntlet and brew a kick ass brown. This is an absolutely delicious nut brown ale with a very potent and sweet caramel flavor that tastes just like candy caramels. And damn, it smells like caramel candies too! Plenty of hazelnut , chocolate and honey in the flavor, and bitterness is very mild from start to finish. Medium bodied, moderately carbonated, but it becomes a bit cloying now that Iím polishing off the second half of this bomber. Dark ruddy brown in color, clear in appearance, but too dark to see through. Unfortunately, the dark tan head is bubbly and fizzy, so though it starts off at nearly an inch, it dissipates fairly rapidly down to a ring. Yeah sure, it might be too sweet for some people, and it does seem pretty sugary sweet to me, but itís just so damn tasty! Easily my favorite brown ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimmyh221 (157) - Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, USA - DEC 5, 2005
This beer had an excellent appearance. It tasted a bit like coffee or carmel. A nice smooth beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MoreHead (355) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - DEC 4, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2005 Had during a beer tasting party. Poured dark brown with smells of caramel, hazelnut coffee. Would have enjoyed more if the tastes was dialed down to just a hint, not something strong enough to drink all day at work and not have anyone know because it looked, smelled, and tasted so much like coffee.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fatty (363) - Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2005
Pours deep mahogany brown with thin lacing white head. Honey, nut, brown sugar aroma. Solid nutty, sweet sugar, light coffee flavor. Creamy smooth palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wnhay (722) - Princeton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 22, 2005
Pours reddish brown with a thin tan head. Short retention. Smell had caramel, hazelnut, honey and caramel. Taste is like hazelnut coffee plus caramel and chocolate. Mouthfeel is nice but a little thin for my personal taste. This was good. Iím glad I got this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - NOV 19, 2005
Thanks to Fatty. Pours a reddish brown with a small tan spotty lacing head. Aroma of nuts, honey, caramel and brown sugar. Flavor of nuts (hazelnut), creamy, caramel and a general sweetness. If you like hazelnut coffee give this a try.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 19, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 19, 2006 Bottle rated November 19th, 2005 - Pours reddish brown with a fully receding. Aroma is toasted malts, plums, slightly vinous, with a nice toffee balance. Taste has lots of sweet toasted maltiness with a bit of the raisin/plum character. Faint notes of chocolate and vague hop bitterness linger barely under perception. One of the few beers deserving of the "Nut Brown Ale" title. Mouthfeel is medium bodied but has a slight stickiness. Quite enjoyable.
Ar 8 Ap 4 Fl 7 Mf 5 Ov 16 = 4.0
Bottle Rated August 18th, 2006 - Pours dark amber with a thin foamy mocha head. Aroma of hazelnut and toffee. Taste is sweet and nutty, with an artificial tasting hazelnut extract flavor. Mouthfeel is medium/full bodied and slightly sticky. Ratings averaged.
Ap 4 Ar 6 Ta 6 Mf 4 Ov 12 = 3.2


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 195 196 197  198  199 200 201 » 254


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50