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RATINGS: 332   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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This flavorful dark brown ale has a distinct hazelnut aroma and taste. Slightly sweet caramel and toffee malt notes accentuate the pleasant roasted hazelnut character. This medium-bodied brew finishes smooth with an underlying spiciness from the hops.


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DBob5150 (206) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - OCT 12, 2012
The last to sample in my Autumn sampler pack. Deep rich brown body with a medium beige head that stuck around. Aroma has hints of coffee and chocolate. Taste is chocolate, toffee with a spice after note that finished clean. Impressed!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1390) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Part of a mix pack procured from Julios. A light clear brown brew with a light tan colored head. Aroma is slightly nutty and sweet. Flavor is very well balanced. Nice and malty. Not overly sweet. Lingering toffee and nutty flavors.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcdav2154 (449) - GERMANY - OCT 11, 2012
Sweet hazelnut and caramel on the front with a good size bite of hops at the end. Notes of buttered bread. Not too bad. No lacing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lightrider (311) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Bottle into a goblet. Aroma is that of malt and hazel nut. Pour is a nice dark brown gold with a nice brown head. Taste is hazel nut with an earthy malt. Finish is a clean nutty malt, a very nice ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2523) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours a nice brown with a decent head and aromas of brown sugar and leaves. Flavor is alright for a brown but a little directionless. Decent but uninspiring.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nchomefinder (34) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Another good but not great samuel adams beer. Good flavor, I get a note of cherry for some reason. Good rich fall beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rollinsr (412) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - OCT 10, 2012
Pours a darker brown witha thin layer of tan head that quickly fizzles away. Aroma is milk chocolatey malts with a touch of hazelnut in there (reminiscent of Nuttella). Taste is smooth and rich with more of the nutty and chocolate malts with a lingering hazelnut aftertaste. This is a great brown that has tons of flavor.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Smooth and creamy lightly roasted malt character. Nutty with some toasted bread notes. A little hazelnut touch. Not much here.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (2404) - New York, USA - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle from variety pack while pre gaming in Foxboro. Pours brown with plenty of hazelnut on nose. Tastes mostly of hazelnut which I’m overly sensitive to I think. It’s semi sweet and u also getbcaramel, malt, earth, and vanilla but mosty hazelnut, not my cup of tea

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomTiedemann (250) - Levittown, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2012
(9/14) - harvest pack in bottles. pours a nice dark brown with a nutty aroma. very strong taste of roasted malts and hint of a bitter kick in the finish


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