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Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

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3,658 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,658
Reviews: 1,374
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 227
Gots: 484 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-27-2001

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
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Ratings: 3,658 | Reviews: 1,374
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a pint glass. Pours a hazy dark brown with a bubbly two finger tan head on top. Beautiful beer. Head leaves some nice lacing down the glass and dissipates into a thin layer over the beer.

At first sniff I pick up some malt sweetness. Maybe roasted. Hazelnut comes through on the end. Some slight earthy tones from the hops. But it's very sweet smelling. Nice.

Tastes like hazelnut. Really sweet as soon as it hits your tongue. As the flavor progresses you pick up some malt flavors and some earth tones from the hops. Maybe some burnt caramel. Very good beer.

Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy. Coats your mouth with some earth notes from the hops.

Overall this is a great beer. Love the look, smell, and taste. Would definitely buy/drink again.

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4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

A winter seasonal with 180 calories per bottle and 6% ABV. 2011 & 2012 Gold Metal Winner at the Americas Beer Festival under the Specialty Beer Category. I really enjoyed the color, the brown ale style, and the compliment of the hazelnut flavor. This would be the first I tried with the hazelnut flavor and had mixed opinion at first, but after trying I would highly recommend and definitely keep my eye-out to try again. This is a great beer to keep an eye out for as a winter seasonal. I would highly recommend and buy again.

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4.51/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Leftover bottle from NHC award banquet. Pours clear brownish amber with nice head & foam that clings to glass. Smells & tastes of hazelnut. That much is nailed. Tastes has add'l sweet malt character. Very nutty with even bitterness. Feels about light to medium. Overall, an excellent spice, or whatever, kind of beer you classify this. Great tasting and well balanced all around.

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Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
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