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Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

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3,239 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,239
Reviews: 1,323
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 163
Gots: 242 | FT: 3
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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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-20-2014 23:56:33 | More by pathead
Photo of fisherman34

Manitoba (Canada)

3.13/5  rDev -23.1%

Dark brown in colour with medium carbonation, but poor head retention. Strong malty aromas, along with the typical Rogue pacman yeasty touch and a bit of roasted malt. Initial flavors of munich malts and a bit of soft fruit give way to the more drying chocolate malt and nut flavors. I think it’s more sesame than hazelnut, but the nut element is definitely there. There’s a bit of a sour twang (not from infection) on the finish that I didn’t really like. A bit of a disappointment.

05-04-2006 17:06:40 | More by fisherman34
Photo of Rudgers73

New York

4.72/5  rDev +16%

Poured from a 22 oz. bomber

A- Dark brown caramel color with a finger's worth of tan fizzy head that settles quickly to a ring.

S- Bold, smooth, nutty and sticky sweet. MMMmmm.

T- A-mazing. This is so great tasting. Full, rich, caramel, chocolate, hazelnut, malts. Starts out thick and sweet and ends malty. Well-balanced.

M- Thick, creamy, and great.

D- Awesome. Drink it as much as you can.

10-11-2006 22:14:33 | More by Rudgers73
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-01-2013 18:03:49 | More by larbush
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

01-23-2013 02:59:57 | More by mattboyer182
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

09-14-2012 04:58:28 | More by ReeseMax3
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

05-03-2012 03:32:20 | More by Pillowburn
Photo of keithmurray

New York

3.93/5  rDev -3.4%

appearance - chestnut brown with a frothy white head

smell - I just can't pick up much here, a bit of cocoa and malt

taste - this is much better than the nose, hazelnut, cocoa, malt are all bold

mouthfeel - light to medium bodied, medium carbonation, good flavors on this as the taste lingers really well on this, slightly sweet, but not overpowering, pretty smooth finish

overall - for the price, not the best value (~$6 for 22oz), but a good beverage worth trying

04-11-2011 00:10:26 | More by keithmurray
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-22-2013 04:32:53 | More by fivetime
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-11-2012 22:52:27 | More by sbanacho
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

12-07-2012 23:30:24 | More by JHendu
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-17-2012 16:55:54 | More by jlindsey
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

12-09-2011 23:22:59 | More by Popp24
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4.16/5  rDev +2.2%

I poured this one into my DFH pint glass. I was a little over eager and almost lost some. Got two full fingers of almost tan head. Body color is somewhere in the mahogany realm. Head is nice and frothy, not light and watery. It sticks around for a bit too.

Roasted hazelnut and caramel comes first to the nose. The caramel really ramps up but there is a whiff of alcohol as well, also light coffee-like notes.

The flavor is very light and malty on the beginning of the sip. Hazelnut comes in as a backbone, and the caramelized malts take over. Ends up mildly bitter.

This beer is medium bodied. Seems to lightly coat the back half of the tongue, and makes you salivate waiting for the next sip.

02-11-2013 20:35:53 | More by CFHMagnet
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3.88/5  rDev -4.7%

Pours a dark brown maple color with a tan head. Smells sweet with syrup and hazelnut, not too much else except sweet notes. Taste is similar, a light body, good carbonation. A very sweet nut brown with some malty aftertaste. The mouthfeel has a good balance of taste, carbonation, and smell. A well rounded beer that is very easy to drink. I would recommend this to all, especiall nut brown lovers, this is a good beer. Enjoy.

07-29-2006 02:02:20 | More by wingman14
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1/5  rDev -75.4%

12-19-2012 19:09:18 | More by King_KongDCO93
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New Jersey

3.9/5  rDev -4.2%

From notes

Glass - Sam Adams perfect pint

A - pours a very nice clear deep brown with some ruby tints. Fairly long lasting off white head.

S - toasty caramel malts. A light nuttyness. Some mild spicy hop presance.

T - toasty malts are at the forefront of this brew. Followed by a mild hazelnut flavor. Some light hop bitterness, a mild acidity, and some alcohol warming round it out to a nice dry finish.

M - very smooth. Medium bodied. Medium high carbonation.

D - easy drinking ale. Complex and flavorful but not over powering in the least. Solid brew.

03-14-2010 20:36:41 | More by Teleweizen2
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.7%

Pours a clear brown with medium lasting tan head. Aroma and Taste of sweet hazelnut, nocciolo, yeast some caramel malt, and nice chocolaty under tones with mild bitterness. Palate is a nice balance of sweetness with a bit of creamy and smooth mouth feel, with moderate carbonation. Finish is a nice sweet hazelnut, nocciolo flavor with a bit of chocolate malt and light bitterness. Overall a nicely balanced flavorful and enjoyable brew.

10-24-2012 18:48:54 | More by Samp01
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-01-2013 11:51:36 | More by TonyY
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

04-27-2012 17:35:54 | More by Satan70
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

09-29-2013 03:01:41 | More by fsck
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4.31/5  rDev +5.9%

06-04-2013 11:42:01 | More by DemoniChris
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4.23/5  rDev +3.9%

Pours translucent reddish-brown with very little head and very little lacing.

Smell is hazlenut, molasses and biscuit breadiness. Very impressive.

Taste follows smell with hazlenut, molasses and brown sugar. Malty breadiness prevents it from being too sweet. Very faint citrus tart on the finish.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Smell is incredible. Like Honey Nut Cheerios on steroids. Tastes almost as good as the smell. An impressive brown ale.

10-07-2013 01:40:18 | More by Furlinator
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-25-2014 18:58:28 | More by Tyecko
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3.63/5  rDev -10.8%

This bomber pours a deep brown amber with a tan head that recedes to a decent lace.

Malty and sweet to the nose, with some roasty chocolate.

The flavor is initially pleasant with a nutty roastiness. I suppose hazelnut. Besides that it is ridiculously sweet. Now I'm a sucker for a decadent, dessert-like brew; but this is not so much decadent sweet but rather sickeningly Hershey's syrup sweet. Don't get me wrong, it's got a decent taste but far too syrupy sweet.

The texture it much the same. Very syrupy and thick (especially when let to sit and warm up a bit). Worth a try, but certainly not Rogue’s best effort.

06-28-2007 00:17:57 | More by letsgopens
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