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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   ABV: -
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Developed in the northern part of England, famed beer writer Michael Jackson calls "Brown Ales" England's desert beer. Bitter Root Brewing brews "Nut Brown Ales" combining both English and Pacific Northwest brewing techniques which gives this reddish brown ale its unique style and flavour.

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3.3
alexsdad06 (10471) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2007
Sample from a 22 oz. bottle shared by decaturstevo at the Cincy gathering. Pours a hazy dark brown color with a small diminishing beige head. The aroma is sweet malts, nuts and brown sugar. The flavor has the same sweet malt, light nuts, and a hint of fruit. Definetly thin and watery. Thanks Steve for sharing.

3.3
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 10, 2007
The Dan Journal #131. Tasted 11/8/07. 22oz bomber. Murky brown hue. Buttery cocoa aromas. Dark fruits. Too fruity, not enough nutty. Gets slightly better as it watms. Syrupy and ample notes. Cinnamon and cocoa. Not too bad!

3.2
decaturstevo (6244) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 2, 2007
An aroma of nuts with a hint of caramel. A dark brown pour with a light tan head. Nice semi sweet malt flavor a bitter that is a bit less than pleasant-nutty. A bit thin and a bit fizzy. Not a bad beer but needs some work for sure.

2.2
aobecksy (700) - Middle of no where, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2007
From decaturstevo at the Cincinnati RateBeer Gathering. Looks like a cola, Smells like flowers, oily with thin head, lacks flavor; strong finish firmly concludes opinion: not impressive.

3.2
bethmatt0421 (337) - Covington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 25, 2007
More of an alcholic aroma than nutty. Flavor is slightly nutty, strong and malty. Smoothes out like sheets baby. Big thanks to decaturstevo for sharing at the Cincinnati Ratebeer Gathering.

3.4
shigadeyo (3749) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2007
8/03/2007: Bitter Root Nut Brown Ale is a dark brownish red color with a frothy tan head. The aroma is mostly brown sugar and caramel. The flavor is fruity with some dark maltiness and a slightly nutty quality. It is a decent Nut Brown Ale overall.

22 oz bottle shared by decaturstevo at the Cincinnati RateBeer Gathering. Thanks for sharing Stevo and glad you could make it up for the gathering! Rating #18 for this beer...

3.6
Tmoney99 (14604) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2007
Bottle sample at Cincy Ratebeer Gathering. Poureed hazy dark brown hue with average rocky off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted nutty malt aroma. Flavor was moderate toasted balanced sweet with an average bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Medium smooth body. Good brew.

3.1
kramer (6682) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2007
22 oz bottle, via kyzr. Pours a clear dark brown body under a smallish fizzy beige head that fell to a patchy partial covering. Aroma is of nutty and husky grains, some minimal hoppiness, and a touch of alcohol. The flavor is as thin as the usual Brown Ale. Just a dry nuttiness with a distinct crystal malt graininess. Finishing rather short and slightly sweet. Mouthfeel is light bodied, kinda thin, with moderate fizzy carbonation. Another nondescript Brown Ale.

3.7
realale420 (399) - west covina, California, USA - MAY 13, 2007
Bottle thanks to Kyzr poured a clear brown color with nice tan head. Aroma was mild chocolate and roast with a fruity yeast note. Taste was clean with a good balace of bitterness and malts. Easy drinking with everything a Brown Ale should have.

3.2
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - APR 10, 2007
22 oz. bottle via trade with kyzr - Pours a brown color with a one finger thick light tan head. Light spotty lacing. Aroma is light toasted malt. Flavor is also toasted malt. Medium body. Thin palate. Decent beer. Thanks Mitch


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