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Rogue John John Hazelnut Ale

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


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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Ale with natural Hazelnut flavor aged in Hazelnut Spice Rum Barrels

33 IBU, 73.6 AA, 14 Deg. Plato, 36 deg. L

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (442) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2014
Very nutty smell. Tastes of hazelnut and is quite creamy in texture. Highly drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ron (2818) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Had on tap with Kara and andy at some place that had 2 big stone cats out front. Pours dark brown with amber hue. Small foamy head leaves some lace. Aroma is chocolate, hazelnut and booze. Flavor is influenced by the rum barrels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6333) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"first (IMHO) in the john john series that was NOT significantly better than the base beer used. i don’t know if rum just isn’t the right barrel or what, but this one actually fell short of the hazelnut brown, and at twice the price. wood, vanilla, and some hazelnut (though somehow less than is present in either the brown ale or the rum). too simple and thin bodied for a barreled beer. not bad, but DEFINITELY not worth the price. shouldn’t have bothered with this one."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5340) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Keg at the Holyrood 9a. Pours brown, sour nose, taste is funky, sour, some dry nutty toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbaaron (1496) - Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Interesting color... like a faint dark reddish brown. Small fizzy beige head, dissipating to a ring around the glass. This has been sitting for awhile and the character has mellowed. Still has a nice nutty hazelnut, just not as pungent as the base. Brittle caramel. Cracker. Finish is moderately nutty dry and a little sweet. Fuller light bodied. The tiniest hint of rum barrelNot bad a’ tall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarinEvelyn (637) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 15, 2014
sweet, hazelnut, spices, a little alcohol, malt, smooth aroma. Taste is a little lighter/lacking from what I expected from the aroma..though this bottle is a little old. Smooth, hazelnut, subtle but long lasting. Some caramel, malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (719) - CROATIA - APR 30, 2014
Tap, brown with a tan head, a bit of a sour flavor but I did not think it was overpowering, also had some slight bitterness, then some caramel and nuts, nice beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (5136) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2014
650ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Poured hazy brown, thin white head. Sour, nutty aromas. More sour in the taste, not sure if this survived the voyage well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (3553) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 18, 2014
bottle. brown with small head. brown ale with rum and hazelnut flavor. interesting, but doesn’t do much for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
samsmith33 (470) - - FEB 28, 2014
Aroma Is sweet hazelnut,mold, some fruit. Dark brown color, small head. Taste is rummy, sweet malt, some banana-esque, pumpkin-esque notes. Great flavor. A bit flat, but otherwise another winner from Rogue.

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