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

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RATINGS: 2353   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
seymour (1533) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Shared a big brown bottle into a schooner glass, thanks gregwilsonstl! It poured a mostly clear red-tinged medium brown color with moderate beige foam and good Belgian lace. Surprisingly weak aroma: just a hint of caramel, hazelnuts, almost no hops or yeast aspects. Strong flavors came across, though: complex malt bill, caramelized brown sugar, husky grains, burnt toast, strong nutty/tannin-y tastes from the hazelnuts. Light-medium body. Well-rounded, chewy mouthfeel. Overall, not very bready or fruity. Definitely an extremely dry interpretation of "English nut brown ale." Good not great.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fugitive (1491) - Athens, GREECE - FEB 27, 2015
Color dark brown with medium head. Aroma malt, caramel, alcohol. Taste malt, caramel, nuts, dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DwarfeD (1292) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2015
Draught at BeerTemple. Dark brown with a small beige head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Quite sweet with some bitter tones. Malts, caramel, hazelnut, honey and herbs. Quite a tasty brew.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LuckyDog (481) - - FEB 23, 2015
BJs beer dinner pairing #7. Part of the dessert course. Moderate body. Good hazelnut flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
HKdIPA (346) - HONG KONG - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle from Soho Wine at home. Translucent dark brown pour - a bit light. Thin brown-tan head. Aroma is very English and malty, with a nutty sweetness. Taste is similar - a bit empty though. Some mild bitterness, nuttiness and nutty sweetness. Very very malty. Palate is slightly bubbly but the nuttiness makes it seem richer. Empty taste sort of ruins it for me but not bad.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerBaboon (1652) - FINLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Pours brown with light tan head. Aroma is hazelnut, toast, syrup and vanilla. Flavour is hazelnut, chocolate and light sweet. A fine, well crafted, well balanced beer.

4.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Xstream (179) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2015
Notig, hazelnoot, honing, wat fruit, licht zoet, medium body en smooth finish. Erg lekker.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (156) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 17, 2015
330ml bottle from Mitsuya’s Liquors in Asagaya, Tokyo. Poured into a a stemmed tulip. Deep brown color with a nice beige head. Nice malty and hazelnut aroma with chocolate undertones. Creamy mouthfeel. Nutty flavors with sweet malt, chocolate, caramel and nice finish with a hint of piney hops. Excellent brown!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
malvrich (53) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rafael52 (25) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cool_Bond (1706) - 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.


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