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Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

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3,284 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,284
Reviews: 1,331
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 171
Gots: 259 | 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:
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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Photo of zerk
4.6/5  rDev +13%

Deep brown... almost opaque, with a thin tan lace. Aroma of coffee, bread and hazelnut. Flavor begins with bread and coffee, ends with hazelnut and a some hop bitterness. Crisp, with a medium body and medium to high carbonation. Rogue does it again... very tasty!

zerk, Oct 16, 2002
Photo of g_jenkins
4/5  rDev -1.7%

g_jenkins, Jun 28, 2012
Photo of Zach122
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Zach122, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of jduprey007
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

jduprey007, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of Long813
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%

G: Pint Glass

A: Reddish brown hazy body. Half an inch of head with poor retention leaving moderate lacing.

S: Roasted hazelnut, some sweet malts and biscuits.

T: Hazelnut taste is very prominent, with hints of milk chocolate.

M: Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Smooth sticky finish.

D: Interesting concoction here. It could use some strong flavours besides hazelnut though. The hazelnut flavour does come off as if it was just a flavour shot which is a little off puting.

Long813, Nov 21, 2009
Photo of WeedKing4
3.08/5  rDev -24.3%

650ml bottle. Pours a very dark red amber. Smells and tastes of hazelnut. Not bad, not great though. Easy to drink, but nothing special once again. After finishing the last of my bomber bottles of this, I grew more and more disappointed. Won't be buying this again.

WeedKing4, Oct 16, 2009
Photo of JVoyager
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

JVoyager, Oct 22, 2012
Photo of DaveRinn
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

DaveRinn, Jan 09, 2014
Photo of Lupe
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Deep brown color, with a large beige head that settles into a thin sheet on top of the brew. Generous amounts of lace all the way down the glass. Hazelnut aroma, along with sweet and earthy scents. Mouthfeel in a bit thin, taste causes you to expect more body, but it is still rich and creamy. Starts malt sweet, and then the slight hops come keep the malt in check. Finishes with a delicious hazelnut taste. One of the best aftertastes I have experienced. Very easy to drink, a real treat.

Lupe, Oct 26, 2002
Photo of Avagadro
4.72/5  rDev +16%

Served cool in an imperial pint. Has a big brown head to begin with that fades quickly, kind of expected from a brown ale. Very deep brown in color with very little lacing. hazelnut is the overwhelming aroma here. The flavor is absolutley amazing. chocolate, caramel, and toffee malts are all present to begin with, and then you are hit with an amazing wave of hazelnut. very thick and rich in the mouth. Incredibly drinkable. This is a great dessert beer, although you could drink this all night. This beer definitely deserves the number one spot for brown ales. Definitely a must have brown ale for anyone.

Avagadro, Apr 25, 2006
Photo of vickersspitfire
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%

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.

vickersspitfire, Jul 06, 2008
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

GiantMidget, Jul 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

dankjohn, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of slvrmon82
4.45/5  rDev +9.3%

I am a big fan of Rogue and couldn't wait to see this beer on the shelf at the local wine and spirits store. The big old 750 mil was a great bottle to share and sample.

A - A nice dark brown ale. Not to cloudy like some. Not really as heavy as others either.

S - The dark roasted hazlenut was the front with lots of sweet chocolate behind it.

T - Wow. It was much lighter in taste. A great brown ale with a hint of hazlenut. Definitely not overwhelming at all.

M - Nice and creamy with tons of bubbles. Great finish creamy upfront then fades slowly away.

D - It would be a good beer to drink with dinner but not an all the time beer. A little light for my brown ale tastes.

Overall a a great beer and cant wait to pair it at my next beer tasting. Thanks Rogue.

slvrmon82, Jan 27, 2008
Photo of Pinche_Oso
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Pinche_Oso, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of ark57
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%

It pours a ruby-brown with a light brown colored head. There is a strong hazelnut presence in the aroma as well as some sweet malts. The body coats the mouth well. There is sweet malts with some caramel flavor as well as a nuttiness. There is some slight choclate that comes through in the finish with the hazelnut reminding me of praline.

ark57, Mar 25, 2004
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Blueribbon666, Nov 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

bkwhoppa66, Jan 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.3%

craftbrew502, Jan 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

AMCPhD, Jul 22, 2013
Photo of riored4v
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%

Reviewed on 4/27/08

Poured into a pint glass. Thin head that dissapates int almost nothing. No real lacing to be seen. Body is clear brown w/ hints of ruby.

Smell of hazlenut, sweet malt and a very light hop presence. I love the smell on this stuff from hazlenut.

Hints of coffee, roasted malt and a mild hazlenut flavor come through on taste. Very mild hop aftertaste to help balance out the sweetness. Mildly sweet along w/ a slight nutty flavor along with a hint of chocolate.

Surprisingly pretty light in body. Medium carbonation.

Very good drinkability. Doesn't seem to get to be sweet and the hazlenut is a nice change of pace. My girl absolutely loves this beer.

riored4v, Oct 20, 2008
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

bigeyedfish89, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of Greasy
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Greasy, Aug 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Sir_Goatman, Jan 09, 2014
Photo of Zekenyce
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Zekenyce, Feb 27, 2014
Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
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