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Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,512 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,512
Reviews: 1,345
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 194
Gots: 359 | 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%

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3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle ordered at Joe Bean Coffee Roasters in Rochester, NY.

Pours a hazy and spotty brown, partially clear in places. No head, no lacing.

Smells like hazelnuts, with a bit of chocolate.

Tastes the same, with some buttery malts as well. More hazelnut and less chocolate in the taste than the aroma.

Light, slightly watery mouthfeel. Could be thicker and creamier, really.

A decent flavored nut brown beer, but nothing I want to revisit again, really.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.16/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Ruby-red color with good head
S: Very nutty, bread, sweet with hints of caramel
T: Follows the smell - nutty at first, then bready, a bit of hop bitterness on the aftertaste
M: Good level of carbonation, a bit chewy
O: Good beer overall, should get one more

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into signature pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy deep reddish copper color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense cream colored head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of big caramel, hazelnut, chocolate, toffee, brown sugar, toast, brown bread, light floral, and toasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of the malt notes with the big hazelnut presence. Taste of big caramel, toast, toffee, chocolate, brown sugar, hazelnut, brown bread, light floral, and toasted earthiness. No bitterness on the finish; and lingering notes of caramel, chocolate, toast, toffee, brown sugar, hazelnut, and brown bread on the finish for a short bit. Nice balance and complexity of malt flavors with only a moderate amount of hazelnut; not nearly as robust in flavor as I expected from the aromas; and no cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy and lightly slick mouthfeel that was good. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very good flavored brown ale. Good balance and complexity of flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering. May have been an old bottle, but there is no way to know for sure.

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4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

bottle into pint glass

appearance: brown/amber with off white 2 finger head

smell: hazelnut, bread, english malts, other malts, slight caramel

taste: hazelnut, roasted barley, prominent malt backbone, bready notes, very smooth

mouthfeel: good amount of carbonation

overall: a pleasant surprise, this is well crafted and tastes of smooth hazelnut with sufficient malt. will buy again

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed this in a pub glass. The color was a copper brown with about a tree finger head. What stood out for me was the taste, it had a very clean taste to it. I don't know if it was the water or the way it was brewed but there was no bitterness to it and the aftertaste didn't linger.

I will be having this one again.

Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
91 out of 100 based on 3,512 ratings.