Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Brown Ale
Tadcaster, England


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RATINGS: 2108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (214) - Kansas, USA - FEB 22, 2014
brown with a thin off white head. aroma is yeast, malt and nut. flavor is malts and nuts with a hint of cocoa. soft carbonation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysongillmore (350) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wombat23 (38) - Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Shared 550 ml. bottle. Brown color, tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel. Tastes of roasted malt, caramel, some nuttiness. Smooth. Simple but nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
darbeer75 (27) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Aroma: caramel, bread aroma with a touch of grass; Appearance: reddish brown, clear, with pillowy head; Taste: sweet with bitter notes; a little twang of something; Palate: fairly full body with average carbonation with some lacing; long finish with unpleasant aftertaste; Overall: disappointing; could be partly the style and partly the execution; would not buy again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badhack (442) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Nutty, malty, not bready. Lightlly hopped, earthy. Pours a dark brown, softly carbonated. Fairly thin. A refreshing fall dinner beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Austin_Ripper (66) - Iowa, USA - NOV 6, 2015
Everything that you could want in a brown. This type of beer is quickly becoming one of my favorites, and with the very fair price of these, it could very well become one of my "go to" beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ston3s42 (102) - - OCT 29, 2015
Dark amber colour with a small layer of head. Tastes of nuts, earthy hops, toffee, spruce and hints of caramel. Medium body, somewhat aggressive carbonation and a nutty finish. A fine nutty ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuchessOfIowa (99) - Iowa, USA - OCT 29, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Strong hazelnut and caramel aroma. Ruby & brown color with frothy white head that sticks with nice lacing. Toffee and nutty notes that linger to a hoppy profile of herb and earthy with a good bite. Crisp and snappy mouth feel as the malt is kinda thin. One of my favorite nutty browns that I wish we would appreciate more from across the pound.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
drmet (508) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - OCT 23, 2015
L: -pours a clear ruby-brown with copper tinges and a medium to big,foamy,beige head -medium carbonation visible S: -caramel,toffee,strawberry,chocolate, finish F: -medium to high carbonation (overcarbonated) -light to medium body O: Godly Brown ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
a_sully (346) - - OCT 10, 2015
Clear brown body with a Lacey white head. Aroma of caramel and some dried dark fruits. Taste is sweet with caramel and has a nutty finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
malingil (14) - Luzern, SWITZERLAND - SEP 27, 2015
Tolle Farbe, schönes Braun. Cremefarbener Schaum. Holzig, nussige Geschmackspalette mit einem trockenem und leicht säuerlichem Abgang. Nur ganz leichte Hopfennoten und dezente Bitterkeit. Leichtes, süffiges ale das zwar nicht so viel hergibt wie die Farbe verspricht aber im Grossen und Ganzen alles bietet was man von einem Brown Ale erwartet. Gutes Bier für zwischendurch.

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