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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kelso Nut Brown Lager is a dark lager (or German Dunkel), made with German Munich and Melanoidin malts, and hopped with English (Fuggles), German (Hallertau), and American (Northern Brewer) hops. The beer is nutty/malty/spicy with a crisp finish, and is about 5.75%alc/vol.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (15596) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2012
Draft. Pours light brown with off white head. Nose and taste of malt, mixed nuts and mild fruit. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (7247) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - APR 24, 2012
On tap at TR 307
Aroma: mildly aromatic, good set up. Slightly nutty with nice hop notes. Clean and proper.
Appearance: crystal clear amber-dark appearance. L:asting , fine white cap. Rings of crown on glass.4+
Palate / Taste: medium bodied. Slight creamy elements, unwanted in such lagers. Felt slightly washed out . Decent brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandman (2925) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 30, 2012
Brown body offwhite head. Aroma has some dark breasy malt, berries and some sweetness. Some molasses on flavour. Quite easy and dull.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joebudzjoe (672) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Draft from a cafe in Williamsburg. This brown ale is stout smooth with mild notes of almonds and chocolate. No discernible hop flavors, but this light-medium bodied beer paired very nicely with my steak dinner.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tommeagher (222) - Jersey City, New Jersey, USA - DEC 18, 2011
This is served as the house Nut Brown at 5 Napkin Burger in Astoria, Queens. It’s sweet, golden brown, malty, nutty and a bit thin. It’s decent for a house beer. Not bad at all.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
iowaherkeye (2703) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - AUG 23, 2011
$7.99 growler f/Brew York, filled two days ago. Clear medium auburn with a 1 finger light brown white head, good retention. Aroma of some toasty malts, followed by a pretty good amount of hazelnuts--not the artificial Rogue kind. Flavor is sweeter with some caramel malt notes, but stays plenty dry enough, keeping me happy. Mainly nutty and toasty following through to a semi-dry finish, bitterness at a 2 and a little earthy. No off flavors noted. Light smooth carbonation with a light to medium body. Easy drinking, no complaints here.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GL2814 (361) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 16, 2011
This had a nice balance of malt and hops, with a nutty flavor, and hints of spice.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
scarletfire65 (1382) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2011
Tasting from draft at Rockaway Seafood Company. Light bodied and watery. Roasted malt, stale coffee, some sweet malt in the background. Not much to it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nickel103 (3) - - MAY 19, 2011 does not count
This seems to be showing up at taps all over these days. Pleasant, if slightly heavy, nutty and malty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiddleBrau (1186) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2011
Nice copper color with decent off-white head. Caramel malt and toasty nose hint of hop in the aroma. Creamy mouthfeel, sweet with hop balance. My type of brown. Well done.


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