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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Brown Ale
Newport, Oregon USA

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2579   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark brown in color with a hazelnut aroma, a rich nutty flavor and a smooth malty finish. Hazelnut Brown Nectar Ale is a blend of Great Western 2-row Pale, Munich, Hugh Baird Brown, Crystal 80 and Crystal 135, Carastan, and Beeston Pale Chocolate malts; hazelnut extract; Perle and Saaz hops.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Bottle. Poured a nice rich clear medium to dark brown with an average sized light brown head that was mostly diminishing leaving just a little residue hanging around allowing for good lacing. The aroma was of a nutty caramel malt and a doughy yeast with a nice note of hazelnut, brown sugar and a ever so light touch of coffee. It tasted lightly sweet with hints of caramel and coffee in the beginning. Then it matured into a very malty-nutty flavor with the hazelnut being the most pronounced at the finish, although the flavor could of lasted a little longer on the taste buds. Mouthfeel was medium in body and creamy yet slightly watery in texture as alot of brown ales can be with the carbonation being ever so perfectly soft. Overall a very nice malty nut brown ale, this happens to be my favorite style and this brew fits it very well indeed.


3.4
doriangrey (76) - Diamond Creek, AUSTRALIA - OCT 21, 2017
Pleasant light hazelnut and cafe latte beer. Desert like, slightly sweet. Pleasant

4.3
PlanetPhips (8) - - OCT 17, 2017 does not count
Lovely hints of hazelnut and coffee and easy to drink. Light fizz but not too much ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
Bill Becker (1370) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 16, 2017
From Oct 2005 Poured from the bottle: Gorgeous Amber/brown colour with ample head that remained throughout. The smell is a bit on the light side....sweet but no hint of what the taste will bring. The taste is fantastic! Wonderful mix of chocolate and hazelnuts that are balanced to perfection. I've had this many times before and, Rogue willing, will have it many times in the future. Can you tell that it's one of my favs? ;^)

3.6
bdleedahl (594) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - OCT 8, 2017
One of their best staple beers for sure. Very dessert-like texture. Sweet, almost like marshmellows. Portland airport ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
Hanuta06 (477) - Washington, USA - OCT 8, 2017
Serving: from bottle. Aroma: moderate hazelnut. Appearance: average-sized, frothy, off-white initial head. Clear, dark-amber body. Taste: lightly sweet, hazelnut initial flavor and lightly acidic and smokey finish with long duration. Palate: medium body with watery texture and lively carbonation. Overall: somewhat interesting and easy to drink

3.5
Dirk_T (111) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2017
Hazelnut aroma with some chocolate scents. reminds e also on nutella Taste is sweet and you feel real stuffed when finish. Carbonation slight medium.

4.3
ads135 (4933) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 2, 2017
Easily one of the best standard Rogue offerings. Malty and sweet, light roastiness, some sweet caramel and chocolate.

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AwaKe (300) - Laval, CANADA - SEP 30, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2017 En bouteille. Étonnamment chocolaté. Au nez c'est très malt caramel, noix. En bouche c'est très Nutella, choco/noisette, avec une pointe de malt torréfié en finale qui résulte en une amertume style café. Le palais est modéré, ça aurait été idéal avec un peu plus de corps mais somme tout un solide produit.

3.4
miniash (22) - - SEP 24, 2017
Bottle at The Pig and Butcher Islington. Dark Reddish brown appearance. Hazelnut nose stronger hazelnut in nose then in taste. Dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
ipa4me4u (33) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 20, 2017
Nice dark brown color. Nutty aroma. You really get more and more of the hazelnut with each sip. It starts to taste like Nutella after a whilef but not too sweet at all. Delicious!


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