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Nut Hugger Brown - Upland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

76 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 76
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 18
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JamesS on 04-06-2008)
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2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

barnzy78, Dec 04, 2011
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

bgramels, Jul 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Mcvs1507, Jun 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

jheiss, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of RocPorterFanatic
3.15/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

A - Pours light copper brown with a small pillow of head. Very little lacing left on the glass.

S - Roasted nuts are the predominant smell here. Little else discernable in the nose. Kinda disappointing.

T - Strong flavor or roasted nuts, orange peel and slight caramel like sweetness

M - Probably the best feature of this beer, very bubbly, almost champagne like dryness.

O - Decent beer, not my favorite. Not Horrible. Won't go out of my way to get more, but worth trying. So far the biggest disappointment from Upland that I've had.

RocPorterFanatic, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of mverity
3.19/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Clead reddy-brown in color, with some light tan head. Decent lacing. Aroma is of caramel and hazelnut nuttiness. Taste is caramel and the same nuttiness. Extremely high carbonation for a brown. Slightly watery too. I hate this 250 character minimum!!!!

mverity, Nov 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

HumanParaquat, Jan 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

JDizzle, Mar 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

jaidenjb, Feb 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

polishkaz, Aug 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

vfgccp, Mar 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

neckbracesub, Jun 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

ChrisWashington, Dec 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

bzach, Oct 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

bertram, Dec 28, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

ADTaber, Jun 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

mpayne5, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of bluejacket74
3.6/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle, bottled in April 2011. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a reddish/brown color with an inch light tan head. The head doesn't stay around long, but there's a decent amount of lacing left on the glass. Aroma is mostly sweet, the brew smells like caramel, nuts, toffee, bready malt and a bit of herbal hops. The taste is a little more bitter than I thought it would be. It tastes like nuts, caramel, herbal/leafy hops, and bready malt. Mouthfeel/body is medium, and it's well carbonated. I think it's a decent enough brew, and I'd like to try a fresher bottle of this in the future.

bluejacket74, Nov 11, 2011
Photo of Mora2000
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Exiled for sharing this bottle.

The beer pours a light brown color with a white head. The aroma is toffee with some nutty brown ale notes. The flavor is nuts, toffee, tea and some earthy and dirt-like hops. Thin to medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Mora2000, Jul 10, 2010
Photo of zrab11
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Pours a nice copper brown color with a 1 finger off white head

S- has a nut aroma with hints of carmel and maybe some hops as well

T- Starts off nice and sweet the moves to a nutty flavor and finish's with a tiny bit of bitterness

M-Light bodied with ok carboantion

D-Overall this was a nice brown ale. Had alittle bit of a punch to it that some brown ales don't overall this was a good beer.

zrab11, May 27, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

LJWalker, Jun 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

BtownIrish20, May 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

mtrain237, Jun 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

MordorMongo, Jan 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

outrage213, Feb 06, 2013
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Nut Hugger Brown from Upland Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.