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Nut Brown Ale - Mt. Carmel Brewing Company

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Nut Brown AleNut Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

139 Ratings
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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.86%
Wants: 16
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mt. Carmel Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bluejacket74 on 06-30-2007)
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Ratings: 139 | Reviews: 60 | Display Reviews Only:
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beer-thirty

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

11-03-2013 17:29:13 | More by beer-thirty
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amhatfield3

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.7%

10-24-2013 15:54:12 | More by amhatfield3
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nhirsch04

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-18-2013 21:11:05 | More by nhirsch04
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mecummins

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

10-02-2013 14:53:14 | More by mecummins
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crewfan1952

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-24-2013 03:16:41 | More by crewfan1952
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JHendu

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

09-17-2013 23:48:46 | More by JHendu
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Rod_J

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.1%

09-01-2013 01:34:15 | More by Rod_J
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yeahman

Ohio

5/5  rDev +28.9%

08-13-2013 19:37:03 | More by yeahman
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NumberNone

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-09-2013 13:49:08 | More by NumberNone
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ZachRusk

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-05-2013 18:58:35 | More by ZachRusk
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DeFaz

Ohio

3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a bold brown ale, one with a very strong nut flavor. The maple isn't as strong as I expected, but it does add just enough sweetness. The roasted malt tastes great, and there seems to be a bit of a coffee note in there as well. The mouthfeel is pretty much spot on, as the beer, for as rich and heavy as it is, goes down smooth with moderate carbonation. Overall, this is a very good brown ale, but the nut flavor is a bit more pronounced than in many others within the style. This isn't terribly expensive and it's worth trying for sure.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2013 23:48:55 | More by DeFaz
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-30-2013 11:35:29 | More by Cynic-ale
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moodyxc9

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

07-21-2013 22:02:55 | More by moodyxc9
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-12-2013 22:19:44 | More by apasternak
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OB1

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-04-2013 17:52:26 | More by OB1
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a darker brown with ample head. Good rim of head remains on the glass during consumption. Large chunks of lacing.

S: Molasses, malty aroma.

T: Good malty sweetness from front to back. Really nice molasses flavors on the far back. Hint of earthy nut somewhere between.

M: Nice carbonation. Good body yet light enought to have a couple.

O: Good brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 22:41:52 | More by Oakenator
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Kearneytheking

Arkansas

3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

What a great brown ale. It has characteristics of a porter/stout, but maintains a lighter body and adds some fun flavors.

a- a good solid almond brown. Nice thick light beige head that dissipates but keeps a nice thin layer as you drink.

sm - Definitely a chestnut/almond smell mixed with a little toasted bread.

taste - nice smooth brown ale, not many overwhelming notes here. Just a nutty, woody drinking ale. The 6% abv is completely hidden in this.

Overall- Weak review on my part for this beer which seems to be more complex than I can wrap my palate around. Like I said initially, it has characteristics of a porter or stout, but with a tiny bit more nutty and hoppy flavor.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2013 22:57:54 | More by Kearneytheking
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mattsucks

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.7%

05-18-2013 14:11:29 | More by mattsucks
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athesing10

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-17-2013 14:05:18 | More by athesing10
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Brenden

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An as-advertised mahogany brown in color, it sits in pretty much the exact median between light and dark on the scale. On top grows a decently sized light head that stops t almost precisely one finger. The head is retained well, some semblance lasting all the way, and lacing is left in patches with some legging, and in good quantity.
A nutty aspect doesn't seem the focus in the nose, though the malts are strong enough to set a foundation on. Mostly perceivable is toast. Generally, it's a bit too light to get a whole lot out of.
Nut comes out strongly in the flavor, coming alongside the toastiness rather than being overcome. Into the middle, a note of smoke comes through, even adding a hint of something just a bit meaty on the end. It's kept in check, allowing the toast and nut to command, and it works in this beer.
A brown ale needs to not be too light or crisp, but to avoid being heavy either. As a style, it needs to meet in the middle, and this beer does. Not too crisp but enough to keep it from being flat, not too smooth but enough to keep it moving, this beer's easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 16:42:06 | More by Brenden
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bjmh

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +16%

04-18-2013 18:53:01 | More by bjmh
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ONUMello

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Translucent brown with a nice two-finger tan head that slowly settles
S: Roasted malt and fairly nutty
T: Roasted malt initially, a pleasant toasted nuttiness throughout (almond/walnut); a bit of bitterness on the midpalate and a nutty finish
M: Medium-bodied, easy to drink
O: I didn't pick up any maple syrup which the label specifically mentions. That being said, if you like toasted nuts overall this is almost like drinking a bag of mixed nuts which I personally very much enjoy. Worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2013 04:51:17 | More by ONUMello
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Klif

Indiana

3/5  rDev -22.7%

03-29-2013 11:49:16 | More by Klif
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Envelopes

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

03-19-2013 03:06:49 | More by Envelopes
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Irish12

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

02-24-2013 13:44:27 | More by Irish12
Nut Brown Ale from Mt. Carmel Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.