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RATINGS: 734   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
100% Wisconsin malt of six different varieties impart the natural toasted color to the bottle conditioned unfiltered ale. Clean hazelnut notes result from these carefully chosen barley malts. Hops from Slovenia, Bavaria and the Pacific Northwest give Fat Squirrel its backbone.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 8, 2005
Bottle. Clear deep amber pour with a good 1/2" of off-white head. Probably the least brown brown ale Ive tried. Wonderful deep roasty and nutty aroma with some caramel, and toffee. Nice medium malty backbone, and smooth across the palate... with some bitter citric notes on the finish. Nutty flavor with just enough sweet caramel was balanced very well with both floral hops and a slight citric twist. Very well done, once again!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (6362) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2005
Poured a copper color with a small, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of toffee, nuts and faint floral hops. Taste of citrus fruits, grassy hops, mint leaf, light smoke, caramel malts, some diactyl (not bad though), and more nuts. Thanks weeare138!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eslight (2) - Edina, Minnesota, USA - SEP 28, 2005 does not count
Pours a medium chestnut color with a quickly fading 1/4 inch head. Smell is of peanuts and malt with a citrisy undertone. An understated nutty flavor with a hint of brown-sugar that finishes with orange peel. A nice, easy-drinking beer that calls out for another.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weeare138 (936) - Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2005
Thanks to GV for the bottle! Appears a glowing brown with a 1 finger off white head that fades quickly. Tiny scatters of lace. Smell is of roasty nuts, light hops, & slightly sour malt. Taste is of the same aromas. Mouthfeel is creamy sweet and sour with an odd sour note that seems to linger at the end.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
incutrav (577) - Woodbury, Minnesota, USA - SEP 22, 2005
Well this is a tasty craft! Ales arent my favorite by no means, but this one had a good bite to it fo sure. the new glarus line ofbrews is a tasty one!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3662) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 16, 2005
bottle-pours mahogony amber with a small off-white head. quite a bit of hops for a brown in the aroma with lots of peanut and almond notes. lightly phenolic fro some reason. lots of nuts on the flavors wtih a touch of spicy hops. fairly bitter for a brown ale. carbonation is proper and the body isnt as thin as most of this genre. I would say one of the better brown ales out there.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
juliejalapeno (16) - USA - SEP 4, 2005
nice and a little nutty(kinda like me) but i have to say i still prefer the spotted cow.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - AUG 31, 2005
Bright copper pour with a small skim of light tan head that mostly fades away. Clean, lightly toasty carmel aroma, earthy mild hops, just a hint of butterscotch; simple, but rather nice. Nice nutty carmal flavors. Not overly sweet, though there is a bit of sweetness in the finish. Clean palate. Apart from their mind-blowing fruit beers, one of my favorites from New Glarus, and the nicest American-made brown Ive tasted. Understated, but full flavored and well balanced. Im wishing I picked up a six of this, instead of just a single. Ah well. Next time I get to WI.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 31, 2005
Unusually huge head for the style. Hazelnut undertones...a nice change. Generally a pretty good brown...but that might be damning with faint praise!

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
fmbrewing (12) - Dodgeville, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 26, 2005
I have tried a number of nutty beers but this one tops them all! If this is on tap at a bar or restaruant, I always ask for it! I love it served real cold (which I typically dont like) and in a tall glass! Give me more please!


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