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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
malvrich (63) - durham, North Carolina, USA - FEB 16, 2015
A: Somewhat clear mahogany color with 1/4" quickly dissipating head. S: Chocolate malt and that’s about it. Maybe a bark-like essence. Cinnamon? A slight hint of coffee creamer (hazelnut). T: Again chocolatey without any sweetness. A hoppy bite with a hint of roast/toast dark bread. M: Medium body with more carbonation than expected but not enough to distract. I don’t get much of the the nuttiness I remember. O: I thought this was the best stuff in the world back in the 1990s. OK but doesn’t hold up to my memories. Oh well. Rogue seems to have a bit of a reputation problem now and I definitely don’t like their refusal to date their products. I guess I can let this go. Too expensive to be this mediocre.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rafael52 (123) - Łódź, POLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Barwa: ciemnobursztynowa, zmętniona. Piana: jasnobeżowa, obfita, brobnopęcherzykowa, szybko redukuje się do cienkiej warstwy. Zapach: bardzo intensywny, na pierwszym planie orzechy, na drugim planie aromaty ciemnych słodów, nuty opiekane, karmel, dużo słodyczy. Smak: dość wytrawne, dużo nut ciemnych słodów, karmel, toffi, opiekane ciasto, wyczuwalne również lekkie nuty ciemnych owoców i orzechy, na finiszu bardzo przyjemna goryczka o lekko palonym charakterze. Wysycenie: dość wysokie, mogło by być niższe.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cool_Bond (1793) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2015
Incredibly heavy and good smell of nuts. The taste is of nuts and hints of chocolate too. Slightly bitter which fills the upper part of the mouth a weak moment. Seems that the beer loses flavor very quickly and almost becomes watery. Okay rating yet. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alberti92 (131) - - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle from cellarbrations super store in hami hill. Pours a hazy brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is awesome, full of hazelnuts. Body is medium And carbonation low. Taste is hazelnuts with a tiny hint of chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kavu (2611) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 14, 2015
0,33l bottle @ One Pint Pub. Pours clear chestnut with a low off-white head. Aroma is malts with plenty of hazelnut. Flavor is full malts, hazelnut and some hops. Great if you like nuts.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
adamnowek (444) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2015
Aroma is colossal hazelnut at Nutella level. Taste is more mild but the texture is hugely creamy. This ain't an every day beer, but delicious nonetheless.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (2813) - BELGIUM - FEB 8, 2015
Standard American brown ale with light beige, moussy, lacing head and clear, warm, beautiful, deep copper colour. Aroma abounds with toasted malts; impressions of roasted pine nuts and chestnuts dominate, bark, autumn leaves, nutmeg, bitter honey, peanuts, burning wood, caramel, the kind of cocoa powder I used to make chocolate milk with as a child, biscuit, moccha, cardboard. Restrainedly sweetish onset, toasty, smooth and slick with rather thin body and lowish carbonation, nutty and slightly caramelly maltiness, somewhat resinous, peanut- and toasted bread-like till the very end, with some leafy hops adding a mild bitterness. Brown ales will never be my favorite style, but this is an enjoyable, straightforward example, with a pleasant sweet roasted nuttiness as its main theme, lasting for quite a long time after swallowing. Glad I tried this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bpar73 (578) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours a reddish brown with a thin tan head. Mild aroma and taste of nuts and malt. A bit thin-bodied and bland for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sk75 (32) - Ballyshannon, IRELAND - FEB 7, 2015
It pours a dark amber with a decent beige head..The aroma is nutty with roasted malt... taste is hazelnuts with a hint of chocolate, with a dry finish..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SinH4 (553) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 31, 2015
Dark reddish-brown color with big head. Hazelnut aroma, lots of hazelnut, caramel, chocolate. Hazelnut chocolate is probably the best way to describe it. Very full-bodied taste but still a light fresh taste. I like it, but it’s a bit too light.

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