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

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RATINGS: 2525   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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrMeadMan (66) - Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 3, 2016
Great beer! Hazelnut flavor actually comes through and adds good character to the beer. Nice dark reddish brown color and an aroma of nuts and malt.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ddagan1 (2) - - MAR 2, 2016 does not count
Celebrating state and tribal wildlife grants with beer, with coworkers. Its good for a brown ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (6782) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Some roast and light chocolate. Pours dark mahogany with decent head. Caramel and nut. Light bittersweet finish. Bottle pour at senate wildlife event in dc. Very nice for a brown. Drinking on the government’s dime.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
weitz15 (528) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 27, 2016
Dark brown pour, light tan head. Hazelnut almost overpowers this beer, but it is such a unique flavor that i’ll still give it a high mark. Mild spices in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
janubio (608) - SPAIN - FEB 24, 2016
Pours an amber colour, with a small white head that fades soon, leaving a ring and lace. Smell of chocolate, spices, cherries, nuts. Medium body and average carbonation. Taste of chocolate, cherries, hints of nuts.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1628) - Redwood City, California, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Tap at Harry’s Hofbrau in San Jose. Aroma is a rich hazelnut and sweet malt both showing strongly. Clear brown with tan head. Taste is delicate nuttiness that really marries well with the malt. Moderate residual sweetness and crystal malt flavors are very nice. This was very enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adasko (1522) - Poznan, POLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Pours hazy, dark copper color. rather poor head. Really nice malty, caramel and hazelnut aroma. Very pleasant, not to sweet. Almost exactly the same in the taste but the particular notes are even more intense. Nice mouth feel, a bit over carbonated. Smooth and soft bitterness in the aftertaste. Quite good beer, but I’m rather disappointed that it was brewed with hazelnut extract. It sounds just too easy...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
xfire73 (70) - - FEB 9, 2016
33cl bottled dark brown color light aroma of caramel and hazelnut taste caramel as well, a bit carbonated nice mouth feel

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
huineman (518) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 8, 2016
Pours brownish amber with not very long-lasting tan head. Aroma is mostly nutty: hazelnut (of course), walnut, chocolate, prunes, figtree leaf, honey, brown sugar. Well balanced in the mouth: seems sweet due to its aroma, but it’s not. Medium bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tarmok (1002) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 30, 2016
Brown liquid with minimal head. Aroma of caramel, malts, nuts. Tastes same. Medium body.


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