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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A mild brown ale named after Duke, the owner’s late, beloved boxer. This local favorite has hints of chocolate and caramel with a smooth nutty finish. A well-balanced, flavorful brown ale that’s perfect any time of year.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (3217) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2013
I’m not sure if I had the bourbon aged version since it was on tap at the Omni in Jax. This was a delicious beer nonetheless. Try it.


2.3
cgil68 (32) - - JUL 1, 2017
Smoky and leathery up front. Finish is nutty and malty. Not a fave probably not going todo this one again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
chinchill (5025) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 18, 2017
12 oz can in JAX: Pours a clear dark red-brown color with a very good tan head. S: Light to moderate aromas of roasted malts and earthy hops. Hints of roasted nuts and cocoa nibs. Flavor: Moderately strong. Malt dominated. Lightly bitter. Hints of caramel and roasted nuts. Light earthy hops. M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Overall: a good, mainstream version of the style. Improved with warming.

3
kramer (6682) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2017
Pours a clear dark amber body with a wispy off-white head. The nose is nutty, a little sweet, a bit of huskiness. The flavor is a little too thin though, rather watery and weak with some minimal nutty malt and some thin caramel. Light bodied and thin with light carbonation. Pretty boring stuff.

3.9
StevieT (2013) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 5, 2017
On tap at Buffalo Wild Wings. This is a very tasty beer with a nutty flavour and a slightly sweet finish.

3.3
djd07 (14562) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear amber with medium frothy off white head that lasts. The aroma is raisin, caramel, nuts. Thin body, with light toasted malt, caramel, light finish, good.

3
freekyp (2257) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - OCT 12, 2016
A pretty solid brown ale with ample nuttiness and some chocolate and brown sugar notes. Pours lightly hazy deep copper brown with a very wispy off-white head. Lightly sweet nutty finish. Decent.

3.5
ronaldtheriot (1936) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - AUG 20, 2016
Bold City’s Duke’s Cold Nose Brown Ale has a medium, beige head, a murky, lighter-brown ale, with immense powdery sediment, which makes a lava lamp effect, following the "swish & pour", and moderate lacing left behind. The aroma is of mild chocolate, sweet brown bread, lighter syrup, a hint of coffee, and a touch of pecan oil. Taste is of all those elements, with low-level bitterness. Mouthfeel is on the light or thin side, and Duke’s Cold Nose finishes crisp and refreshing. RJT

3.5
hayduke (5212) - Eureka, California, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Sampled at an esbls gathering. In the tasting glass was a dark muddy brown color. Tan head. Nose of roasted malts with chocolate and nuts. Medium body; Flavor is the roasted malts, with nuts still showing. The finish is dry, earthy, and lightly bitter. Quite decent. .

3.3
Strykzone (7363) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2016
Sampled at esbls. Dark brown and mostly clear. Beige foam. Earthy grain. Light cocoa. Kind of thin but a syrupy something. Caramel comes late. Ok.

3
geologyguy (1604) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 16, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2016 Light biscuit malty smell, darker appearance...taste is also dark biscuit... medium strength, no hops, smooth but one dimensional...nothing special or complex... watery...in st Augustine with john, Andy and ashley


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