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Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,694 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,694
Reviews: 1,383
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 235
Gots: 504 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-27-2001

13 Ingredients:
Malts: Harrington, Klages, Munich, Hugh Baird Brown, Carastan 13-17, Crystal 70-80, Crystal 135-165 & Beeston Chocolate.
Hops: Perle and Sterling.
Specialty: Hazelnut Nectar.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

14 Plato
33 IBU
73.6 AA
36 L
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,694 | Reviews: 1,383
Photo of Lettsgo3
3.24/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Very bland flavor but a nice pour and smell

Photo of BroGL
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hmmmmm. Every time I drink this beer I find myself wondering if it just might be the perfect beer. It's not my favorite beer, but it's essentially perfect in every way. It's not too sweet, it's not too bitter, it's not too light, it's not too dark, it's not too thin, it's not too thick, it's not too weak, and it's not too strong. I think anyone who likes beer would enjoy this one. It's not a stand out beer, but in almost every way, it's just right. Let's just call it the Goldilocks beer. A rock solid brown ale.

Photo of ELS
3.13/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

I can't help but compare this ale to a hazlenut stout I recently had that was much better in all respects. This beer had a decent smell and taste of hazlenut but it soon becomes tedious to drink. The consistency just feels wrong since the thinness does little to back up the hazlenut flavor. I realize that a brown ale is supposed to be thinner than a stout but this beer just doesn't work with a thin body. Try J Wakefield Hazlenut Imperial Stout if you want a great beer with hazlenuts.

Photo of drunklewddude
4.46/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Outstanding. Pours a deep brown with light head. Smells a lovely malty with hazelnuts. Taste a perfect balance of mild bitter nuts and sweet brown sugar. An excellent beer.

Photo of jazzbass92
4.83/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of the most deliciously drinkable beers around. The sweetness isn't overpowering; overall, a wonderful respite from the usual west coast IPAs.

Photo of Beeeeeerman
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Luckily for me I found Rogue about 15 years ago.

Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Big hazelnut and banana bread smell taste as you were drinking a thin hazelnut coffee very good

Photo of cryptichead
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Too hazelnut forward and watery on the down swing. A little too sweet as well. Just not to my liking as much as it is to the rest of the bell curve.

Photo of SlatheredMuffin
4.26/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Very nutty and smooth. Very good brew!

Photo of BurlaNation
4.46/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Medium dark beer with easy drinkability but has a bit of a sweet tone to it

Photo of awilkie23
4.34/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

More hazelnutty than expected. Not necessarily a bad thing, just unlike anything I've ever tried before! Light feeling and very drinkable. Definitely a dessert beer.

Photo of JessLehn
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Unbelievable brown ale, achieves things in its class no other brown is trying...my all time favorite in the category. If you appreciate the flavor profile, it won't disappoint!

Photo of BeerConny
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Something tastes like vanilla extract towards the end. A tad too sweet and could use a little more carbonation. Now that I'm done nitpicking have to say this is a great beer. I think most beer lovers of any style could appreciate this one. You could drink this year round. At $14 for a six pack it's pretty steep but I'll definately be buying this again. Easily one of my favorite beers now.

Photo of WckdVbz
2.77/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Hazelnuts? Where? Other than that, it's just an okay Brown Ale. Wouldn't bang again!

Photo of sd123
3.6/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice nutty smell but the body is weak and the flavor fades fast

Photo of Bali_hi
4.31/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bottle of hazelnut nectar drank.

Photo of Tejon
3.22/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Like breakfast in the night. Epic

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.72/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep brown/ruby with a slightly brown tinged head. Not the best retention.

Aroma is sweet, toasty, nutty with pronounced hazelnut.

The beer has a rich maltiness to it with that pronounced hazelnut addition which works well. Has a slight bitterness at the end.

Drinks smooth is lightly carbonated and has a medium body.

Photo of spamspam
1/5  rDev -75.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

What ever. j-eez. Drink this beer at the end of a long night if you want to barf.

Photo of bongobeer
3.17/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Weird (wet dog), smell...more like hazelnut after it warmed up, tea color with light body. This was just OK for me?

Photo of MikeyGCAP
3.89/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Smooth finish. Goes surprisingly well with most foods.

Photo of bigdaddyjerry
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

it was very delicious... recommended for sure

Photo of Bunman3
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I am a fan of brown ale, so I approached this with a raised eyebrow. The pour was a good sign - nice tan head, not overly carbonated, so far so good. This is a great smelling beer, if you like hazelnut. The taste is very nice, reminiscent of hazelnut flavoured coffee, which so popular in the early 1990s. This is a good beer, for sure, but I'm not sure if it is any better than other traditional Browns like Moose Drool.

Photo of dstanit
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It has a very good aroma

Photo of Antc2382
4.39/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look- amber, typical for a brown ale, but nice hues. Smell- terrific, roasted hazelnut, such a warm aroma I love it. Taste- very good, light, not bitter, very malty, nice hazelnut flavor goes with aroma, real good stuff here. Feel- good, a tiny bit watery, some warmth, not extremely carbonated. Fairly refreshing for a brown ale. Try it for sure

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Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
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