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Nimbus Nut Brown Ale - Nimbus Brewing Company

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Nimbus Nut Brown AleNimbus Nut Brown Ale

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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nimbus Brewing Company visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mzwolinski on 11-23-2002)
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3.92/5  rDev +9.5%

beer_caton, Aug 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photchkiss, Jul 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

nleaders, Jul 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

zestar, Jun 04, 2014
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3.59/5  rDev +0.3%

12 oz bottle poured into a snifter (bottled on?) date stamp of Nov/Dec.

Beer is clear dark brown but nearly opaque in the glass.
Small tan head quickly reduced to a thin partial crown leaving spotty lacing.

Aroma: Medium malts, toffee, chocolate and a hint of roasted nuts and vanilla.

Flavor: caramel and medium roasted malts and a touch of vanilla. Good sweet/bitter balance. A touch of smoke in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: smooth; coarse, medium carbonation imparts a bit of tingle. Medium body.

Overall: a modestly better than average nut brown ale.

chinchill, Apr 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

UltimateLivewire, Apr 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

LXIXME, Feb 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

harpus, Jan 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

trytoketchup, Dec 07, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -37.2%

largadeer, Nov 26, 2013
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3.05/5  rDev -14.8%

Nice dark brown pour with 1 inch head. when first tasting it I kept getting a nutty and toasty caramel flavor but smooth when it goes down. The smell- When I first poured it in to my glass I would get hints of coffee beans. This beer will not be my first choice but I think I would try it again someday.

AZYescas, Nov 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Slipperyphoton, Oct 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

BillRoth, Oct 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

kerry4porters, Sep 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

HellkatSally, Aug 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Wservati, Jun 26, 2013
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3.6/5  rDev +0.6%

Taken from notes dated 5/30/2013; enjoyed at the brewery and not the bistro...

OG: 1.060 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5% IBU: 36

Clear, dark brown body w/thin head.

Rich, dark bread scent; brown sugar & burnt caramel.

Sweet malt flavors with a nice complementary bitterness; toasted grains.

Medium-bodied; clean; semi-dry finish.

Good, rich & flavorful brown ale; a good representation of the style.

beergoot, Jun 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Enjoyed this beer on tap at Nimbus Brewery.

A: Pours a dark cloudy brown hue with a thick tan head that slowly dissipates leaving a nice trail.

S: Chocolate malt and hop aroma.

T: Sweet malt flavor with a roasted chocolate malt background and finishes slightly bitter and hoppy.

M: Medium carbonation and medium body.

O: Decent Brown ale – worthy of a try.

ckollias, Jun 03, 2013
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1.26/5  rDev -64.8%

Oh god, I don't know if my bottle was out of date or what. I could hardly drink this one, and couldn't even finish it I disliked it so much. Tasted like nasty nuts were cooked into the beer or something, and had a very metal like finish to it. Nearly no head, and barely carbonated at all.

AustinPaul, Apr 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

bacasnax, Apr 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Pookie, Mar 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Dyce, Feb 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Birdlegs, Feb 05, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev +12.6%

Served in a shaker pint, part of my Arizona trip beers. Beer is brown, almost black with a thin tan head of small bubbles.

Aroma is roasty, almost like coffee.

Beer is medium to light in body, a little sweet, quite roasty, almost smoky in the back. An interesting beer for sure, I'd have it again.

drabmuh, Jan 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

jeffthepony, Dec 24, 2012
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Nimbus Nut Brown Ale from Nimbus Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.