Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Brown Ale
Tadcaster, England


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RATINGS: 2089   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Brewed at Samuel Smith’s small, traditional British brewery with well water (the original well sunk in 1758 is still in use), best barley malt, roasted barley, yeast and aromatic hops. Nut Brown Ale is relatively dry with a rich amber-brown colour and nutty flavour derived exclusively from small amounts of dark malt. Brown ales are a specialty of northern England. Fermented in ’stone Yorkshire squares’.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
BigHoss (171) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Color is a med brown with a light brown head. I smell roasted barley, roasted nuts, and brown sugar. I taste roasted nuts, malt, caramel and some light fruit. Very smooth! Great ale!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ianwelby (772) - SCOTLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Clear reddish-brown beer with a bubbly head which quickly dissipates (this may be because I had to cart it home in my backpack.) Nutty malt scent with a flavour to match, as well as having a bit of fruit in there and a rich, earthy chocolate taste in the aftertaste. A pity it went a bit flat but very nice all the same.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RodrigoPacheco (100) - - AUG 25, 2015
Brown Ale que representa bem o tradicionalismo do estilo. Equilibrada, saborosa e com excelente drinkability.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AStoutFan (20) - Geneva, New York, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Pours thin from pint bottle with large but very weak head, almost foamy like an ALB. Reddish brown to amber color. I got a very distinct aftertaste from this and after pouring it into my glass warm I finally picked up on the scent, it is exactly like a Tootsie Pop right when you are reaching the inside. Which brings me to the taste. Very fruity but very easy to drink, wan’t getting much nuttiness. Fruity but not zesty and sharp like an IPA. Not a bad beer but it’s mediocre all around and just as watery without as much biting carbonation so easier to drink even than an ALB (American Light Beer).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4351) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 8, 2015
355 ml. bottle. Pours brownish red with a decent beige head. Aroma of fruit, caramel, and malt. Taste is dark fruit, malt, grain, caramel, and nuts. Decent enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JPC1524 (33) - Devon, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2015
Clear brown pour with short lived white head. Good balance between sweet and bitter. Lacked complexity, bit boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fugitive (1697) - Athens, GREECE - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle. Color clear brown with medium head. Aroma malt, light caramel. Taste caramel, malt, some bitterness, nuts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mateuszk (1045) - Poznań, POLAND - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle. In aroma caramel, nuts, malty. In taste medium sweet with caramel, hazelnuts, toffee. Medium to low bitterness. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerkenstock (81) - - JUL 12, 2015
drink cool 10-14°C. Eye: pours a cola brown color with a rather quickly dissipating white to beige head and medium to low carbonation. Nose: sweets, cassis, berries Mouth: wild berries, hops and nutty malts Palate: milky, oat meal, somehow dusty, and nuts as well as nut shells and leaves Overall: nice beer, not as chewy as I expected it to be.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (9596) - Illinois, USA - JUL 11, 2015
355ml embossed gold foiled bottle. Amber/brown pour, light tan head. Aroma is dark dried fruits, raisiny, lightly vinous. Flavor is dry and fruity, some nutttiness, mild bitterness. Pretty ho hum i think.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
allmyvinyl (6645) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2015
550ml bottle from the Golden Baal, Scarborough. Pours clear brown, thin beige head. Aromas of toffee, nuts, burnt sugar. Taste is more burnt sugar. Not my bag, grandma.

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