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Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

Hazelnut Brown NectarHazelnut Brown Nectar

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,888 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2888
Reviews: 1311
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.27%


Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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 added by: kbub6f on 08-27-2001)
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Reviews by 1759Girl:
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1759Girl

California

4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap in Rogue in SF, after a recommendation by the barmaid, and was pretty pleased.
The 'nectar' had a lovely warm brown colour to it, similar to weak coffee. The carbonation looked so-so, and the head was really nonexsistant, but I'm okay with that on a brown. The aroma was really nice:infused with a sweet caramel nose. I loved the taste because it was more complex than the average nut brown ale. The beer was sweet to start but then very malty with characteristic roasted, nutty flavor, and also it was slightly resiny. The finish ,which was a bit roasty, was mellow. The mouthfeel was light, and pleasantly seltzery-just enough, and also characteristic of most browns.
As far as drinkability goes, its a very very good brown, in my opinion and I'd definitely recommend it to people who enjoy this type of beer.

Serving type: on-tap

10-05-2007 03:15:40 | More by 1759Girl
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Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
91 out of 100 based on 2,888 ratings.