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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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hfmejias (984) - Dover, Delaware, USA - AUG 9, 2013
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Clear dark brown with a off white head and decent lacing on the glass. Very nice aroma, hazelnut, roasted malts and maybe some coffee? Taste is very consistent definitely nutty but well balanced with malts and even some hops. It’s a good beer, very easy to drink, flavors come to life as it warms up.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alliance100 (984) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Draft - pours a medium transparent brown color . Mild hazelnut aroma . Taste is pretty sweet , artificial hazelnut flavoring . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strangebrewer (970) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2012
bottle. Poured dark reddish brown with a creamy tan head. Nutty aroma. NIce buttery smooth mouthfeel. Caramel malt, toasty nutty flavour, has a little warming finish. A really easy drinking brew.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Davhgbrew (947) - Seattle, Washington, 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arone12 (924) - Maryland, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Pours an ambery brown color with a light brown head. Smells like a bunch of nuts. And some coffee. Taste is quite nutty as well. Many nuts in this beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vikingguy (916) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Pours a crystal clear reddish brown color with foamy off-white head. Aroma of cocoa and caramel malt. Taste is sweet and nutty...liquid Nutella. Can taste the hazelnut flavor with notes of cocoa and caramel malt. Balanced with some mild bitterness. This has good flavor but not a beer I’d drink everyday.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike67 (910) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 7, 2012
12 oz bottle from a variety pack. Pours light brown with a long lasting off-white head. Aroma is very nutty, malty with hints of hops. Body is light to medium, slightly crisp. Taste is mostly hazelnuts, toffee balanced by earthy hops. Finish is medium, hazelnutty. Good brew if you like hazelnuts.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryanscourt (890) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Hazelnut flavor apparent, light body’ boring other than hazelnut flavor. Good dessert beer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (887) - CROATIA - MAR 16, 2014
Nice brown ale with nice caramel, hazelnut taste. I have only seen it the winter sample packs which is a shame since I would buy this beer on its own.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Haslinger (870) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - OCT 9, 2013
12 ounce bottle from a sample pack. One of the best new Sam Adams creations I have tried recently. mellow but with a good twist of hazelnut in the initial taste. Good coffee like finish. Would buy again


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