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

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RATINGS: 2557   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2006
pours amber brown in color with a tan head, aroma is chocolate malts, hazlenuts and coffee-like, the flavor is sweet and resembles the aroma, chocolate & hazlenut coffee flavor, with a small amount of bitterness from hops, not a bad brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Barre, Vermont, USA - JAN 16, 2006
Bomber - Sold as Morimoto Hazelnut Brown - Pours a very dark reddish-brown in color with a medium tan head that quickly disappeared to a quite small rim around the glass. Aroma is malty and sweet with hints of coffee, chocoilate and very faint of hazelnuts. Flavor is thick with caramel, coffee chocolate and (of course) hazelnut. Some underlying hopiness (excellent!) Body is quite thick for a brown. Thoroughly enjoyable... well worth repeating... my favorite Rougue Ale so far....

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrunkAsASkunk (847) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - JAN 15, 2006
This beer pours a deep brown color with a deep tanned head which absolutely overflowed out of the bottle and all over my countertop...thanks Rogue...small amounts of lacing on the sides of my glass. The aroma is obviously coffee and hazelnut with a hint of chocolate and hops. The flavor is as full bodied as you can possibly expect from a brown ale with coffee and chocolate flavors extremely abundant but having caramel and hoppy undernotes as well. It leads into a caramel/nutty finish with a medium degree of carbonation and dryness. I need to face the fact that I’m not a big fan of brown ales, but this isn’t all too bad. The thickness of the chocolate flavor increases dramatically with the warming process.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ATOmemphis (200) - Franklin, Tennessee, USA - JAN 9, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2006 Very coffee-like. Gobs of hazelnut which i found very enjoyable. Distinctive flavors of Rogue beers. Very deep colored. Will drink this again, definately. ADD-On: My second bottle had a distinct soapy taste to it, so I poured the remainder in a second glass...same taste.. Dissapointing, though I’m eager to have a third go at it.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
trokini (1025) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 9, 2006
Draft. Pours dark, dark brown with no head. Aroma of coffee and hazelnuts. Taste is smooth and sweet, with the obvious hazelnuts. Backed with coffee and roasted malts flavors. Decent enough to have again.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mike4aker (27) - USA - JAN 6, 2006
One of my favorite Rogue’s. Rich, dark, sweet beer. Very enjoyable stong beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (13084) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2006
Bomber poured a clear reddish brown with a small amber head. Aromas of sweet malt, some nuttiness and a hint of molasses. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of hazelnuts, sweet malt,and a hint of coffee with a smooth, lingering nutty finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - JAN 3, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 29, 2006 Deep burgandy color when held up to bright light. Small fading tan head. Lightly sweet nutty aroma. Flavor is sweet, nutty, caramel and butterscotch with a light spicy bite on the tongue at the finish. Kinda peanut brittle sweet. maybe too sweet and candy like. Smooth, but thin texture with lively carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 2, 2006
dark brown body with medium brown head...aroma is of nuts and has a huge roasted malt backbone, with little else....enjoyable strong flavor of nuts, chocolate, and coffee....great palate; another good one from rogue, and a wonderful brown ale

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maxamillion (103) - Glendora, California, USA - DEC 30, 2005
Pours dark brown with very thin head, Nutty aroma with coffee hints. Of course lots of hazelnut in flavor which finish’s with a roasty coffee like taste. Only thing that annoyed me was that it felt thin. Aftertase is awesome though. Pretty good but just too thin for me, needs alittle more body.


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