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

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RATINGS: 2294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   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.


UDBeernut's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (1781) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - FEB 28, 2012
on tap at the Tremont Tap house, poured into a oversized wine glass a: translicent medium brown color, nice creamy off white head s: roasted barrly gives off slight coffee aroma, also has a nice nut aroma t: nice mixture of hazelnut, and roasted/ carmalized malt. hint of coholate and slight fruit. Big on sweetness. m&d: light mouthfeel, just creamy to the palate. Excellent Beer!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HIGHB4LL (612) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Cash Wise in Watford. Appearance: finger light brown head, head does not last, light oily lacing, copper to brown color, clear. Aroma: nutty, grassy and floral hops, light coffee, toffee. Palate: medium body, average carbonation, light bitter finish, oily texture. Taste: sweet toffee and nuttiness, into light coffee, and finishing with light bitter grass finish. Overall, amazing beer. Such bold flavors and balance is super good. Always been a fan of this beer, can not believe that I have not rated this one before!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajtrupp (275) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Oddly enough, I like hazelnut more in my beer than in my coffee. It's not my go to, but it's a nice change of pace. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
chrispy2111 (1) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2014 does not count
Rich dark brown colour, small off white head. Rich, sweet, nutty aroma. Bittersweet hazelnut and praline taste. Sweet on the palate. Smooth nutty finish. A very quoffable brown beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiveacestx (605) - Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle - dark tea brown color with a small head. Has a sugary molasses nutty caramel taste. Not very malty. Very smooth. Nice sipping beer and one of the better brown ales that I’ve had.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kwadroepel (5) - amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2014 does not count
Lekker biertje. Door de hazelnootaroma’s bijzonder. Prima nasmaak ook. gelukkig niet al te kruidig want dat zou botsen met de hazelnoot

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (1491) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2014
September 25, 2014. Bottle at SBWF. Pours dark red/brown with a minimal tan head. Aroma is milk chocolate, hazelnut, caramel. Taste is nutty, milky and malty sweetness, light bitter. Medium bodied, soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (5986) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
the hazelnut lends a unique quality to the otherwise standard fare. it;s got a good body and aroma (of a traditional brown) with the hazelnut flavor lingering on the finish. nicely done."

3.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
darla70 (7) - - OCT 17, 2014 does not count
Carmel with back taste of strong hazelnut. Pours dark brown with no head and taste improves as you drink. My new favorite brown.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1233) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - OCT 17, 2014
355mL bottle BB 30/12/15 Pale bronze body, beige head. Mild aroma; crystally toffee malts, bit of milk chocolate, gets a toasted hazelnut note as it warms. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, smooth slightly silky texture. Hazelnut certainly makes itself known on th palate - toasted, roasted nuttiness blends nicely with undertones of chocolate malt & caramel. Restrained bitterness leaves finish with a touch of sweetness. Nice enough, hazelnut flavour is not over-the-top, but never seems properly integrated with the rest of the beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1372) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2014
Aroma: caramel, toffee, toasted flavours. Appearance: hazy brown, small, beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: sweets continue, intense caramel, grain, some toasted malts. Overall: fantastic Brown Ale, excellent aroma. Pint at Yard House - The Link, Las Vegas.


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