Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

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3,516 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,516
Reviews: 1,345
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 196
Gots: 363 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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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 hawksfan82
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. Bomber pulled into a tumbler pint.

A little darker than your usual brown ale, and especially most of your nut browns. Has a pretty good 2-3 finger head with a mildly aggressive pour, and settles down quickly to a nice soapy head that stays with it the whole time. Little lacing.

Smell is just like you would think. The normal maltiness you get in a brown, and the hazelnut really comes through right beneath it. It's a pretty good indication of how it tastes.

The taste starts right out like a brown. It's malt right away, but the hazelnut nectar and a small hint of chocolate come come in after the malt very quickly. What's really cool is that if you let it sit on your tongue you can really feel the nutty finish. It lingers really well on the tongue, very good aftertaste. This isn't the most complex beer you'll ever drink by a long shot, but maybe the most complex brown ale I've yet to come across. Very cool.

The mouthfeel is meh, as it's a little thin. I've been on a kick of trappist ales and imperial stouts lately, so that may be why I feel this.

That being said, this beer is extremely drinkable for a rather complex brew. I wish this would come in a six pack, I'd have no problem paying 13-14 bucks for it.

Photo of joecalderoni
4.6/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: a nice tanned brown color with a medium head on it that dissapeared rather quickly!

S: Amazing hazelnut aroma with a mild malty with nutty aroma on the back of the nose!

T: amazing hazelnut taste with a nice nutty taste on the back! very simillar to the nose! some caramell as well!

M: medium to full body on this one! very chewy! very nice!!

O: an amazing beer! very well balanced and very nice as a desset beer!

Photo of gimmedanger888
3.5/5  rDev -14%

Photo of shwhat
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

look - big, fluffy, tan head. deep reddish brown, with a little carbonation lazily making it's way to the top of the glass.

smell - big malty character. a lot of caramel. very nutty. a bit of dark fruit.

taste - super nutty. like. incredibly nutty. smooth, almost buttery flavor. the faintest hint of toastiness/roastiness. sweet, sweet malt.

mouthfeel - medium body, silky smooth. light carbonation. tongue-coating richness. maybe a little oily.

overall - i just keep liking this more and more with every sip. sooo good.

Photo of rcbuckman
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of chrhowe
3.53/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Out of a 22 oz. bomb, I got a very dark, amber color with a tan head that recedes rather quickly but laces well. I'm picking up malts and some nutty earthy tones in the smell. It tastes of nuts, caramel, toasty malts and there is a small bitter hop flavor at the end. Mouthfeel is decent, it is quite thick, about what I expected for the brown ale. Rogue has some better ones out there, but this isn't one to write off either.

Photo of JakeH3K
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of perclee
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of mightymoksha
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in pint glass.

Rich mahogany color, with a tan, moderately retentive head. Looks delicious.

Sweet, roasted hazelnut aroma very prominent. Caramel also detected. No hop presence.

Roasted malt sweetness with hints of vanilla and butterscotch. Gives way to a subtle, smoky taste of some sort. Aftertaste of hazelnut and coffee beans.

Light and very pleasant carbonation. Flavorful yet easy on the palate. Mouthfeel was a smidgen too thin for my preference.

Another great beer from Rogue.

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
91 out of 100 based on 3,516 ratings.