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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This Nut Brown is brewed with English Ale yeast. In English tradition, we use only English Fuggle hops, which are low in bitterness and produce a mild floral hop taste. The complexity of this Nut Brown is created mainly by the Chocolate and Dark Chocolate malted barley.

There is a roasted coffee flavor with hints of chocolate and nutty or nutmeg finish on the back of the tongue. This Nut Brown has the widest spectrum of flavors of any Nut Brown on the market.

IBU 16
ABV 5.0%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - JUL 6, 2004
Semi transparent brown color,small tan head that faded quickly leaving little behind.The aroma was raosty malt and coffee.Thin bodied brew with a decent flavor of roasted malt and coffee with maybe a hint of chocolate and very mild hops towards the end.The coffee taste lasts for a while on this one in a light way.It could be a little heavier but oveer all id have to say its another easy drinking brew courtesy of Whaleman.Well worth trying again if i had more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
npdempse (934) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2004
Red/brown, tan head. Coffee nose, sweet. Flavor of coffee, dust, light sweetness. Light but balanced, thirst quenching.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steib (613) - Queen Creek, Arizona, USA - JUN 30, 2004
Nice little frothy white head, paired with a dark brown color. Very nutty, coffee aroma. Semi-sweet nut, malty flavor, very quaffable. Comes through later a little thin. leaves a smooth then bitter aftertaste. A decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brodie (540) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - JUN 19, 2004
Malty aroma of hazelnut, dark toast, and caramel. Clear ruby-brown color, thin off-white head. Sweet, nutty, malty flavor, no hops detectable. Medium body, smooth. One of the best examples of a brown ale Ive tried.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - APR 21, 2004
Poured a cola brown with a medium dissipating beige head. Roasted malt aroma with light hops. Malty flavor with a light nut flavor. Slightly sour finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsquire (4076) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2004
Dark amber out of the bottle with a whispy thin off white head. Burnt sugar nose. Seems thin with some caramel sweetness and faint roasted grain notes. Not very interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BBB63 (6510) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - APR 2, 2004
Reddish brown hue with a short frothy off-white head and good lace. The aroma hints of cashews, caramelized malts, mild coco flakes, faint aromatic hops, and a off band-aid ester. The taste starts with a zesty and caramel presence. Undertones of nuts and mocha found within. The short finish displays a bready and bitter combo with a hint of coffee. The mouthfeel is good for a brown ale, lively and refreshing, dry and chalky in the finish. Just average but good enough for a drink or two, it is not nutty enough however. Thanks again Eric for the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dasbone (1) - USA - FEB 28, 2004 does not count
out of all the nut browns that I have tried, this is my favorite! And since I am new at this rating thing I will have to work on building my critique comments and learn the lingo. please be patient with me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
steview (1037) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 8, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2003 nice, subtle, sweet coco aroma. dark brown and ruby, pretty. cute frothy head, slightly tan. a bit sweet, a bit chocolate, a bit sour, a bit cremey. a little toasty little nut brown, good brew, but i'd actually rather have their pils! good thanks to taverntannerboy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FlacoAlto (4127) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2003
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2003 Brown to deep garnet color, a tan head that is a bit thin. This beer, like the rest from this brewery, is brilliantly clear. Notes of roast malt, a nuttiness, and a fruitiness all together in the aroma. Nice malty beer. Fairly fruity tasting as well. The promised nuttiness in the nose is not as apparent in the taste. Appropriately there is not much hop presence anywhere. This allows for the malt to come through. This beer does not quite deliver though. It is good just missing some nut brown malt complexity.

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