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Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

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3,463 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,463
Reviews: 1,339
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 191
Gots: 326 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

vader06, Feb 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Boone757, Feb 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Stinger80OH, Feb 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.3%

Rhettroactive, Feb 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

mojohawk21, Feb 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

Bellonc, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of JDerner88
4.86/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I'll go ahead and say that first and foremost, I am a huge fan of Rogue Ales. Myself, and the bar I am employed at are members of Rogue Nation; not to mention I have Dead Guy tattooed on my leg.

That aside I have had the hazelnut brown nectar both in a bottle and on tap.

A- The ale pours out a deep transparent brown with a yellow cream head.

S- anyone without a cold can place their sniffer up to the bottle or the glass and get the pleasant aroma of hazelnut from this well crafted brew.

T- Easy drinking brown ale. This can be a one and done or an all night feast. Light in taste with a pleasing zing of hazelnut on the back end and smooth roast all the way through.

M- coats but doesn't linger on the pallet and is an easy transition either way.

Overall- This brew gets a majority of my recommendations for the in between drinkers.

JDerner88, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of Treyliff
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- pours clear brown with a fuzzy white head that quickly reduces to a small ring around the glass, no lace

S- sweet and nutty, almonds, hazelnuts. Caramel malt, like the hazelnut syrup used in coffee

T- nutty hazelnut dominates, very sweet with some toffee and caramel malt, just a touch of coffee on the end.

M- medium body and carbonation, fizzy mouthfeel, slightly slick finish

O- a slow sipper due to the sweetness, would make a good dessert beer but definitely couldn't do more than 12ounces. Solid hazelnut brown ale overall.

Treyliff, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of wac9
2.16/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

i dont know what the fuss is about this beer this does a major nothing for me i like brown ale but even the crappy browm ales has more taste then this and it sticks in the back of your thoart so i dont see why this isa good beer what a disappiont here

wac9, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of chugamugofsud
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

chugamugofsud, Feb 21, 2013
Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.05/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle into a nonic pint glass.

A: Pours a dark chestnut color. The head is a one finger light mocha shade featuring a good texture, but not much retention.

S: Strongly nutty - not just in terms of hazelnut, but other variants like almonds, walnuts, and pecans come through. Aromatically, it's pretty much just peanut butter-esque with not much else to give any other depth. But that one note? It's extremely inviting and enjoyable.

T: Much sweeter than the aroma, and veering dangerously to artificial in terms of how it comes off. The flavor profile is hazelnut...and that's about it. Decidedly one note, and that solitary note has flaws to it. I don't hate it by any stretch, though.

M: The general texture is kind of thin and even insubstantial. Despite that, there's a lot of coarse finishing astringency that comes off slightly clashing with the sweetness and limp body. Hell, it even manages to be both watery AND sugary in its finish. Only thing it does right here is ease of drinkability.

O: Not particularly likable aside from the aroma; I'm glad I only bought a single of these and wouldn't buy it again. Having said that, it's a good choice for hazelnut lovers - because let's face it, the flavor is nothing BUT that. If this and Frangelic Mountain Brown have taught me anything, it's that hazelnut beers give off great aromatic qualities...and not so great flavor profiles.

ThisWangsChung, Feb 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

williamjbauer, Feb 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

laxer8811, Feb 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Rons35, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A nice finger of head on a reddish/brown colored body.
The aroma is burnt coffee, caramel candy and a little milk chocolate. Pretty good.
The taste is smooth with coffee and milk, burnt malt and nuts,
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Get some, it's good.

Fatehunter, Feb 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

BKArmstrong, Feb 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Kyroqz, Feb 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

DIPAFAN, Feb 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Rion, Feb 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Danielr26, Feb 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

JMUbrew, Feb 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

stobliss, Feb 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

braican, Feb 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

zachgroves, Feb 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

jmw4437, Feb 16, 2013
Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
91 out of 100 based on 3,463 ratings.