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Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

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Hazelnut Brown NectarHazelnut Brown Nectar

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,140 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,140
Reviews: 1,322
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 147
Gots: 198 | 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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Necronomad

Switzerland

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-20-2014 01:08:56 | More by Necronomad
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pweis909

Wisconsin

4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bomber, no date.

This one poured a nice tawny foam. The head thinned in a few minutes. Although a brown ale, it had a garnet translucence, when held to light.

The aroma and says big and sweet, and the taste delivers. First it hit me with honey, than chocolate, and a mild coffee roastiness, Although it doesn't seem particularly nutty to me, the intensity of honey and chocolate is unique in my exbeerience.

No hop aroma or flavor to speak of -- that's not what this one is about. Still, it is balanced sufficiently that I didn't feel assaulted by the sweetness.

The mouthfeel is fairly creamy. Dessert, anyone?

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2006 19:22:01 | More by pweis909
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hckyfn9999

Missouri

4.72/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown with reddish/orange hues when held to light and a nice head that disappears fairly quickly but leaves decent lacing.

The smell is very sweet. Nice smell of carmel, hazelnut, and maple syrup as well as some toasted malts.

Taste is very sweet initially. Nice carmel and nutty flavors to go along with the toasted malts. The beer finishes with a hops spiciness.

Mouthfeel is very good and the drinkability is pretty good considering how sweet this brew is.

A great beer that I will definitely purchase again.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2006 04:18:51 | More by hckyfn9999
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Ragingbull

California

4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Medium brown or dark amber in color. Wispy head with some prickle. Mild malt nose. Hoppy attack with a smooth flavor. Reveals a sweetness towards the finish. Almost a caramel like flavor that pops out. Very fresh and hoppy attack but a smooth and malty finish. Very complex for a beer as it has enough going on to be a complex wine. Some sour notes.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2009 12:58:06 | More by Ragingbull
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mpenske

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

02-19-2014 05:12:34 | More by mpenske
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allboutbierge

Austria

4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Color is off brown with darkening hues. Off white head, copious amounts of lacing. Malt's-a-popping in the nose. Some sweet cherry port, chicory, and hazelnut. Flavor is sweet but that is little surprise...reminiscent of tiramisu but less of a coffee taste...toffee, dried cherry. Just tons of malt without any balancing agent.

A bit too sweet to make an evening out of. Theres a ton of flavor going on and its very entertaining to sip. Just a bit so sweet that it gets a bit uncomfortable on the tongue after a pint.

Serving type: on-tap

09-07-2009 17:53:08 | More by allboutbierge
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plaztikjezuz

Michigan

4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bought a 22oz bottle at world market in lansing, michigan. ($3.99)
nice packaging, always a fan of rogue theme, pours a rich brown with reddish highlight from the light shining through, not much of a head, thin and fizzled out fast.
aroma is malty, nutty, hint of hops. the nuttyness is perfect.
the flavor malty, hopsack, nutty, carmelized malt, ending with a sustained nuttyness.
this beer is really good, not overly nutty, very malty, and smooth.
tasty, tasty, tasty.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2006 04:12:12 | More by plaztikjezuz
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DaveRinn

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

01-09-2014 17:23:13 | More by DaveRinn
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SitkaSteve

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

06-06-2014 09:30:06 | More by SitkaSteve
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GodOfBeer

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A nice dark brown colour with a thick tan head that hits the road quick.

Smells very nutty, malty and sweet.

I thought it tasted alright, nothing amazing, almost too sweet for my liking, lots of hazelnut and bready malts, with a subtle hint of hops.

Thin mouthfeel, an easy drinking beer, I don't know what all the fuss is with this beer, I thought it was an OK brown ale, that's it.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2008 18:51:05 | More by GodOfBeer
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Glibber

Idaho

4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite beers ever. Dark brown color with a small 1/4" white head that laces the glass. The smell is sweet and nutty and mimics the actual taste of the beer. Tastes of light coffee up front, but sweet caramel and almond on the back end. It is tough to stop at just one of these, and got my normally non adventurous travelmates addicted as well (sampled at the Portland airport)

Serving type: on-tap

01-30-2011 19:09:02 | More by Glibber
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KMcG

Virginia

4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1 finger creamy tan head on an amber-brown ale. Head retention is fair; a ring of head remains after a few minutes.

The aroma is sweet and nutty.

Toasty nuttiness, with a nice slight hop overtone.

Not too heavy.  Drinkable medium body and not overwhelming on the hazelnut.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 19:46:25 | More by KMcG
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Jackal

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-26-2013 04:20:58 | More by Jackal
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craftbrew502

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -26.3%

01-10-2013 22:13:03 | More by craftbrew502
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Theogre83

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

02-04-2014 23:46:48 | More by Theogre83
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BugTownPub

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

02-28-2012 23:38:23 | More by BugTownPub
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heavenlyStash

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-26-2013 06:53:41 | More by heavenlyStash
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Bromine

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-04-2013 13:44:49 | More by Bromine
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Greasy

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-22-2013 21:27:23 | More by Greasy
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vickersspitfire

Texas

3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass and got a thick white head that was pretty thick and covered a dark crystal clear amber body that had some mild carbonation in it; the head eventually thins out, but maintains a thin even carpet of bubbles with some thick lacing. It has a strong brown sugar and caramel smell to it, along with some wheat and sweet bread smells to it; there is also a very slight tart smell of raisins to it. It has a smooth semi-bitter taste and is sweet all around; there is some mild hazelnut and hops mixed in as well as some maple syrup flavors and a hint of coffee in its aftertaste and some prunes too. It has a medium body that's very satisfying.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2008 03:34:37 | More by vickersspitfire
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SDG1070

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-24-2012 15:31:34 | More by SDG1070
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fsck

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -14%

09-29-2013 03:01:41 | More by fsck
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The_Craft_Deviant_Rob

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

05-18-2014 18:46:39 | More by The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
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Blueribbon666

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-17-2012 13:20:43 | More by Blueribbon666
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Furlinator

California

4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2013 01:40:18 | More by Furlinator
Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
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