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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Brown Ale
Tadcaster, England

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RATINGS: 1976   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hartung32 (209) - Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Probably my go-to brown(nut). Smooth, rich, and the right profile of malty with just the perfect touch of hops at the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1344) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2014
550ml bottle from Mitchell’s Wines, Meadowhead - Superb clear red brown body, thick white head, lacing all the way. Very pretty. The smell was nutty and malty leading into a decent sugary note but not overbearing. The taste was sweet and nutty/malty leading into a decent rich malty aftertaste and dry finish. I expected a bit more from this, but it still puts a lot of others to shame.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TH28 (99) - - JUL 18, 2014
Appearance is dark brown with ruby highlights and a thick off white head. Aroma is all malt, mostly caramel and toast. Taste is very malty, with a combination of caramel, toast, toffee, and bread. Sharp hop bitterness helps balance the high malt character. Mouthfeel is medium with a medium carbonation. Finishes dry on the palate with a crisp bitterness and slightly lingering malt. Overall, seemed very rich in malt as opposed to a lighter, slightly nutty character I was expecting

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
lamf (39) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours more red than brown. Nice white head. Malty aroma, maybe a little nutty note, but could be just a suggestion. Taste is also on malty way, some melanoidin is present too. Low carbonatedm

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrianWillum (193) - Křbenhavn S., DENMARK - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle. Redbrown beer with a little light brown head. Boring odour with hints of caramel. Tastes equally boring and too bitter. Taste of nuts is hard to discover. Too bitter in the end.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sdavies83 (20) - - JUL 13, 2014
Dark, rich, deep flavours with a nutty and bitter finish. Very drinkable. One of Sam Smith's better brews. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (117) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Brown with a tinge of red, little head. Medium body. Aroma of malt and strong tea, accompanied by over-ripe fruit in the taste. Nuttiness comes in mostly at the end. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zoret (54) - Badalona, SPAIN - JUL 12, 2014
Aromes de nous, crosta de pa i caramel. En boca trobo café, xocolata amarga, pa i nous. Bona per postres dolços.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
moderrnlifeiswar (51) - Maryland, USA - JUL 7, 2014
.................................................. via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (158) - HUNGARY - JUL 3, 2014
Színe az elnevezése alapján nem okoz túlzottan nagy meglepetést, mogyoróbarna testére vastag habpaplan kerül. Illata némiképp visszafogott, akárcsak az íze, mely kissé fehérborszerű zamatokkal indít, majd előkerülnek az enyhén pörkölt, malátás jegyek is, valamint szinte önkéntelenül is mogyoró, dió aromáit véljük felfedezni benne, a címke által sugallt mandula megjelenéséhez azonban kissé talán nagyobb képzelőerő szükségeltetik. Egy nem túl harsány, viszont mindenképpen hangulatos és kellemes ízvilágú ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (2348) - FINLAND - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle 355 ml. Pours mahogny in color with a tan head. Dark bready dough, roasted malts and nutty notes in aroma. Malty notes in taste, some sweetness is present but also some dark chocolatey vibes are there as well. Dry, slightly nutty finish.


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