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Nut Brown Ale - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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Nut Brown Ale
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 4.9%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001)
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Reviews by nathi:
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3.85/5  rDev +4.9%

Dark brown with a nice thinbk head with decent retention. Pretty dark for a brown ale, edging on a Brown Porter.

Nice malt aroma with a nice nuttyness. Some good low esters. A nice roasty edge to it. Could be richer and stonger.

Flavor is rich and clean malt. Not much fruityness. A strong toffee flavor. A bit sweet and thick, but the little but of roasty chocolate character helps balance. A good beer, pretty roasty for the style, and a bit sweet, but well done.and drinkable.

11-26-2002 18:24:07 | More by nathi
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3.88/5  rDev +5.7%

Deep brown, almost mahogany color, with some ruby color around the edges. Small off-white head that disappeared quickly. Some lace on the glass at the end. Smells sort oof like some toasted nuts, perhaps almonds and even a hint of a roasted smell. Taste is rick, and somewhat sweet. Sort of a malt and brown sugar, combined with a nice nuttiness with a toasted flavor. Not much hop flavor or bitterness in here at all. Light to medium body, with low carbonation. Overall, a solid brown ale from Thirsty Dog. This is one of my favorites from this brewpub. Goes well IMO with fish and chips.

06-21-2004 01:16:00 | More by Bierguy5
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3.7/5  rDev +0.8%

A very traditional English brown. Very mild and nutty. Smooth and easy to drink, a good candidate for a session ale.

11-08-2001 13:17:21 | More by Brent
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3.43/5  rDev -6.5%

This is one of Thirsty Dog's better offerings. A very beautiful brew with the very rich look of deep mahogany, touches of ruby on the edges, a tan head, and good lacing. Tightly woven taste incorporates good malting and some toasty nuttiness. The aroma is a bit weak for the flavor; it has just a slight sense of smoke around the malt elements. Tasty, creamy, worthwhile. More porter like than many brown ales.

04-11-2003 18:39:33 | More by AtLagerHeads
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Good lacing, thick head with a dark reddish-brown color. Sweet honey and brown sugar flavor. One of the better offerings at Thirsty Dog. I'm not sure how this would translate to a bottle but Nut Browns on draught at a Brewpub always seem more appealing, probably because they complement food so well.

09-19-2002 07:54:53 | More by Dogbrick
Nut Brown Ale from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
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