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

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RATINGS: 2239   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
togaswimmer (6) - , Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2009
This has a nice brown color with a hint of red, it is medium bodied and great nutty brown ale taste. This one has a good after taste with a little bite of hops throughout.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maltser85 (238) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Pours a lively brown with a khaki head. Aromas of caramel malt, hazelnut, slight cocoa, and a little grassiness. Moderate carbonation opens up the nice caramel, toasted grains. This rolls into a nice nutiness, the hazelnut shines. Finishes with a soft cocoa and some more toasted grains. Very easy drinking tasty beer. Medium light body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyobon (896) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 19, 2014
(Bottle) Clear mid brown with a modest off-white head. Pleasant aroma with quite a bit going on - definitely nutty, also smokey hints, perhaps dark chocolate and toasted muesli. Light body, good carbonation. Taste is excellent and unusual. Itís basically a good brown ale with plenty more going on, mainly a rich nuttiness develops around the mid palate, followed by some lovely toasty and chocolate notes. This is a very nice and unusual beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sjacklyn (8) - Michigan, USA - JUL 16, 2014 does not count
A good brown, not too browny. Donít really taste hazelnut, but I still thoroughly enjoy it.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zaf (239) - ITALY - JUL 13, 2014
scura con riflessi rossastri..troppa poca schiuma..aroma ottimo! biscottoso e maltato ma anche fruttato e lievitoso..calda ed avvolgente nel gusto con un finale leggermente amaro..buon corpo

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansjelaah (1282) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2014
Draught @vanmoll. Red brown color with a off-white. Smell and taste sweet, malts, roasty, nuts, bit chocolat. Like this one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1605) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours brown, nose is nutty, toffee, taste is dry, chewy, nutty, sweet, toffee, caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blade86 (545) - Wrocław, POLAND - JUL 9, 2014
nuts, dark fruits, some caramel; dark brown, ruby reflexes, medium off-white foam; medium sweetness, light(+) bitterness; medium body, incredibly smooth feel, soft carbonation, long but delicate nutty bitter finish; Overall: balanced, tasty, incredibly smooth

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (365) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Draft. Pours a medium to deep brown color with a light brown head. Aroma is nutty, toffee, hazelnut, toasted malts. Flavor is quite sweet with hints of toasted malts, lift coffee, hazelnut. Light to medium in body and very smooth. Delicious brown ale!

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ShivanDragon (1440) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2014
35.5cl fles, kastanjebruin met minimale kaki kraag. aroma van caramel, kastanje/notigheid en mouten. smaken zijn matig zoet, matig bitter, zwak fruitig, matig gemout, redelijk notig, aardse tonen, lichte chocolade, glad/romig in de mond, lage co2, en iets droog en zoete afdronk. edit: waarom krijgt dit bier zulke hoge ratings ?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
50belair (2166) - Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2014
On tap at the Vega Lounge. Brown pour with an off white head. Nutty/malty aromas. Big nutty/earthy notes with a bitterness from the roasted malts and sweet honey/brown sugar/caramel notes. Quite a lot going on here. Not a big body and somewhat artificial tasting. But all in all itís not as bad as the rating reflect.


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