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

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RATINGS: 2565   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Reviewed 2/20/13. 12 oz bottle into a nonic pint glass. A: Pours a dark chestnut color. The head is a one finger light mocha shade featuring a good texture, but not much retention. S: Strongly nutty - not just in terms of hazelnut, but other variants like almonds, walnuts, and pecans come through. Aromatically, itís pretty much just peanut butter-esque with not much else to give any other depth. But that one note? Itís extremely inviting and enjoyable. T: Much sweeter than the aroma, and veering dangerously to artificial in terms of how it comes off. The flavor profile is hazelnut...and thatís about it. Decidedly one note, and that solitary note has flaws to it. I donít hate it by any stretch, though. M: The general texture is kind of thin and even insubstantial. Despite that, thereís a lot of coarse finishing astringency that comes off slightly clashing with the sweetness and limp body. Hell, it even manages to be both watery AND sugary in its finish. Only thing it does right here is ease of drinkability. O: Not particularly likable aside from the aroma; Iím glad I only bought a single of these and wouldnít buy it again. Having said that, itís a good choice for hazelnut lovers - because letís face it, the flavor is nothing BUT that. If this and Frangelic Mountain Brown have taught me anything, itís that hazelnut beers give off great aromatic qualities...and not so great flavor profiles.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
s_hartshorne (2634) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle porgu Tallinn good solid brown colour lovely sweet hazelnut chocolate aroma taste same so sweet like a kinder Bueno in a glass just up my street this nice malty finish smooth and light carbonation which is perfect normaly brown ales too dizzy for me.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alvaro78 (275) - Sevilla, SPAIN - SEP 24, 2016
Aroma espectacular resinoso y a avellanas Muy buen aspecto y carbónatacion correcta En boca explosión de sabores, maltosos, frutos secos. Compleja ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (7849) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2016
Bottle. Pours brown with a beige head. The aroma is Nutella and toasted malt. Nutty and malty flavor. Low bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsporrer (711) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2016
Pours a clear medium brown with a big head of white foam. Nice aroma of hazelnuts. Nice roasted nutty flavor but not that great. A tad thin. Fairly enjoyable. Ok but not great.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
petewhitley (519) - Nagoya, JAPAN - SEP 3, 2016
nuts, caramel, brown, cloudy, minimal head, medium sweetness, light body, creamy, flat. Intense, nutty aroma. Muddy brown color, but not off-putting. Hazelnut of course, but equally caramel in taste. Soft and smooth on the tongue, dark chocolate aftertaste. The right beer for the right time to be sure; unfortunately I drank this on an empty stomach and missed the opportunity to compliment a meal.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stenogne (7) - - SEP 2, 2016 does not count
Birra alla nocciola estremamente equilibrata... ha profumo non Ť complessa... buono lí aroma, lí aspetto ť fantastico, in bocca ť molto equilibrato... ottima birra... da abbinare a dolci ma anche a qualche carne

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
masilva48 (8) - USA - AUG 31, 2016 does not count
One of my all-time favorites. Never get tired of this one. Very smooth, delightful beer.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
nicola5555 (9) - - AUG 28, 2016 does not count
un profumo fantastico, nocciole, cioccolato e caffe, il tutto cremoso e intenso. birra spettacolare

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minnbrewer (35) - Coon Rapids, Minnesota, USA - AUG 26, 2016
Fantastic! Surprisingly un-Rogue-like. Very mild hops for an American Brown. Interesting raisin like caramel. Beautiful hints of red! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dysenteri (128) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2016
33 cl bottle from Boxbeers. Copper brown with white/beige head. Aroma is lots of hazelnut, fruity, spices/herbs, cardamon, cinnamon, nutty, malts. I feel like having "šppelkaka". More of the same spices in the taste, medium sweet, not bitter at all. Light body, creamy with soft carbonation. A beer for the winter or with a dessert, on its own its a bit too much of the cardamon vibe.


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