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

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RATINGS: 2366   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wnp22 (685) - Toronto (Roncesvalles Village), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2004
Tasted in Colorado. Obtained from a beer store in Dillon. Tasted in a shaker glass. Appearance is dark with mud like opaqueness. Thin brown/tan coloured head. Aroma has a sweet nuttiness with many layers of subtle complexity. Flavour is of intense sweet hazelnut. Very satisfying - an intense form of a standard nut brown ale. I enjoy this one very much.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2004
Bottle. Dark amber body with a loose one finger beige head. Coffee, nut, and malt flavors are dominant. Tastes like a mixture of 25% porter and 75% brown ale. Quite enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2004
Dark syrupy brown with a medium tan head...smells like hazelnuts...tastes like one too many pumps of hazelnut syrup in a SS Nut Brown...Rogue tries too hard to make unique beers and screws them up in the process...thick sweet malty finish...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkD (9) - USA - AUG 3, 2004 does not count
A delicious brew all together. Slight metallic nose. Very light hops taste. Smooth, almost like a porter. Hazelnut flavor is a little lost in the rest of the flavors but still very good. Very drinkable and quite enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlabastorJones (810) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 3, 2004
How has this rating slipped through the cracks?!?! Certainly my all time favorite brown ale. Brown body with thin off white head, sweet maple syrup flavor with hints of nuts and chocolate, on the brink of porter in general, very dark and rich compared to the commonly watered down browns produced by most breweries, Sam’s session brew and for good reason, I rate it high because no other brown can touch it.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsquire (3641) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JUL 26, 2004
On tap in Portland. Redish amber color with a creamy off-white head. Sweet nutty nose. Artificial hazelnut syrup sweetness. Not a really pleasant drink.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
barenada (211) - Georgetown, Indiana, USA - JUL 26, 2004
Not the worst or the best but quite drinkable. I think I’d prefer a little more hops.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bierchik (95) - lakewood, California, USA - JUL 26, 2004
one of my favorites, also found it labeled as Morimoto Hazebut Brown. Real smooth, rich nutty flavor, w/hints of caramel...mmm. dark brown hue, w/an amazing aroma, you can’t go wrong w/this beer.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidflores99 (225) - Long Beach, California, USA - JUL 26, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2004 Another beer I loved! But I got it labeled as Morimoto Hazlenut Brown, so I figure this is the same brew. Flavor was caramel, nutty, and creamy, which I enjoy! This is definitley hitting the top of my list of favorite browns!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mohawksin (187) - Nebraska, USA - JUL 25, 2004
Morimoto on the bottle. Dark reddish brown, good head. Smells of malt and nuts. Nice malt flavor with obvious nuttiness. This was very easy to drink.


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