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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mintzmeet (202) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Out of bottle. Very light but good flavorful. Roasty oaken brown like it from a barrel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ellolovey (454) - Georgia, USA - SEP 15, 2013
12 oz bottle. Cola colored pour with a thin tan ring. Aroma of roasted malts and toffee. Thin body. Taste of roasted nuts, toffee, and a bit of hazelnut. Definitely forgettable. Unimpressed with this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerandhockey8 (228) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - SEP 15, 2013
From 12oz bottle to lager glass. Pour is a deep copper, thick white head with active carbonation. Nose is caramel, malt, bread, toffee, slight chocolate. Taste is a mixture of bitter and sweet, light body with a thick creamy feel. Just right amount of carbonation, finishes very sharply. Great beer, Sam Adams kills this Harvest Sampler pack.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Davhgbrew (940) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Doesn’t dissapoint with the hazelnut flavors. Tastes like nutela spread with maybe some cocoa. Seasonal and limited time sam adams brews all seem to hav a weak palate...other than that not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shigadeyo (3010) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2013 9/14/2013: Samuel Adams Hazel Brown... Aroma: Toasted nuts, vanilla, Tootsie Roll. Appearance: Brown-topaz (or golden-hazelhut) color; shiny with clean complexion and a dull light tan-colored head. Flavor: Vanilla hazelnut, caramel-Tootsie Roll malt; nutty finish with some light hoppiness (spicy and herbal). Palate: Medium-light; soft and smooth mouthfeel; a bit too much carbonation. Overall: Uber-artifical taste (seems to become less harsh as the beer has a chance to breathe); okay, but not great, so why is this so highly rated? 12 fl. oz. bottle. Rating #265 for this beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ScipioA (301) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Pours a very clear red/brown with a bit of tan head on the top, clean like other Sams. Wow this smells good, lots of sweet notes, some nut and a surprising undercurrent of warming alcohol. Flavors becomes sweeter, mainly from the caramel malts. Definitely taste the hazelnut, just the right amount. Carbonation seems pretty harsh, but the aftertaste is a nice bittersweetness. All around good beer and one of my favorites in the style.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zombywoof (450) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Hazelnut, chocolate and toffee aromas. Tastes not overly sweet nice balance. My only complaint is it is a little thin bodied. Very good otherwise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4396) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 10, 2013
12oz bottle. Filtered copper-brown-amber body. Steady, foamy off-white head. Big toffee, caramel tones. Really has a big hazelnut flavor, this is a beer they should make sixpacks out of. Surprisingly impressive. Medium bodied, drinkable. Bold flavors, balanced sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scottw86 (1103) - Maryland, USA - SEP 10, 2013
Poured a clear darkish red-brown color with a thin light tan head. Aroma is very nutty with sweet caramel malts. Taste is sweet with butterscotch and nuts. Very flavorful and tasty. Aftertaste leaves a long taste of pecans.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (1227) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Bottle. Can’t remember where I got it. Pours clear brown with an inch off off-white head. Smells of roasted nuts and malts. Tastes of nuts, and cold flavored coffee. OK.

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