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Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
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3,069 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,069
Reviews: 1,320
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 143
Gots: 169 | 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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beerme1


4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-17-2012 18:20:13 | More by beerme1
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pkalix

California

4.58/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

wow! very interesting smell!!!!
but let's start with the appearance- beautiful molasses color, minimum head.
now the smell- AWESOME!!! i love nuts and i am aware many brews dont 'project' what they call themselves. but i get the hazelnut aroma here and anxiously awaiting the first sip as i write this.
i wasnt expecting much (refer to the 'project' comment above) but this is a decent tasting brew. not sure i get the hazelnut flavor from the taste as much as i might the aroma (you realize 'flavored' coffee doesnt exist- it's an added AROMA they mix in with the beans to 'trick' your taste buds into believing it is tasting what it is smelling). but it's a decent tasting brew. i would take off major points if i found out they added the AROMA, but i think i can get the hazelnut flavor in there....
mouthfeel is always a difficult category for me, but it's a medium-bodied, minimally carbonated liquid.
overall, it's what i expected when i purchased it which is an accomplishment in that sense. it tastes good, has a decent abv, and can be had in more than one at a time. slight 'flavoring bitterness' in the end taste, but it is minimal.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2012 23:43:16 | More by pkalix
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onetwo_sipofmybrew


4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-15-2012 21:46:33 | More by onetwo_sipofmybrew
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CoryJHarber

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-15-2012 19:44:18 | More by CoryJHarber
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Samichez

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -32.4%

10-15-2012 17:44:12 | More by Samichez
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Fletchorama

Oregon

5/5  rDev +22.9%

10-15-2012 05:25:15 | More by Fletchorama
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle. Pours a cloudy dark brown with a half inch of tan head. Lots of lacing. Aroma is really nutty with some caramel malts, hazelnut and hints of coffee. The flavor is earthy and nutty. Almost has a bit of a caramel popcorn taste to it. Hazelnut is more present at the end. Coffee finish. Creamy mouthfeel. Pretty nice twist on the style. Overall, one of the better Brown Ales out there.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2012 04:27:02 | More by PicoPapa
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Pixachii

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-10-2012 01:28:23 | More by Pixachii
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LeapintoBeer


3/5  rDev -26.3%

10-09-2012 20:41:06 | More by LeapintoBeer
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swimfire

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

10-09-2012 02:00:03 | More by swimfire
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gkob

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-07-2012 23:27:35 | More by gkob
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sabitu

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-07-2012 01:13:31 | More by sabitu
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gabeuop79

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

10-06-2012 21:11:18 | More by gabeuop79
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bcrocker

Nova Scotia (Canada)

5/5  rDev +22.9%

10-06-2012 20:12:07 | More by bcrocker
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mjtiernan

New York

4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a straight-sided pint glass. No bottling info...hopefully it’s not too ancient.

A: Regrettably poured it straight down the middle and got huge head. Off-white, bubbles on the large side. Lots of lacing. Body is medium brown and slightly hazy.

S: Warm hazelnuts and butterscotch. The aroma REALLY intensifies if you swirl it around a bit. Some hops are there, but way in the background.

T: That’s pretty darn nice. Not a bold brown ale by any means. Nice levels of hazelnut, toasted malt, caramel and some grassy hops.

M: Light body, somewhat watery texture, lively carb. Slight acidic finish. Easy to drink.

O: Not the bold brown that I anticipated, but that’s just fine. This was unique, nicely executed and a pleasure to drink.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2012 03:05:07 | More by mjtiernan
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dtvanriper

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +22.9%

10-06-2012 02:17:00 | More by dtvanriper
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travisbrew


5/5  rDev +22.9%

10-05-2012 22:52:02 | More by travisbrew
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pin

Australia

3/5  rDev -26.3%

10-05-2012 04:02:49 | More by pin
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rangerred

Tennessee

4.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap in a pint glass.

Poured a slightly hazy reddish brown with barely any head. This I attribute to it being served in an extremely cold glass.

Nuts immediately on the nose along with some milk chocolate and toast. Honestly it smells almost exactly like Nutella.

Flavor carries over more of the milk chocolate and nuts along with some biscuit and toast. Maybe some caramel and toffee thrown in there too. Bitterness is moderate and the finish is clean. Really not too sweet at all.

Overall, an extremely enjoyable beer and one that would be great with dessert. It's great that it is not too sweet with the presence of the chocolate and hazelnut. One I need to have more often.

Serving type: on-tap

10-05-2012 01:40:38 | More by rangerred
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Coduhhh

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-03-2012 04:01:28 | More by Coduhhh
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jborgschulte

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

10-03-2012 02:03:42 | More by jborgschulte
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Phacoman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

10-01-2012 02:45:47 | More by Phacoman
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Andrerhausen


4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-01-2012 02:15:09 | More by Andrerhausen
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dbfp210

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

09-30-2012 17:05:17 | More by dbfp210
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metsfan1

California

4.68/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow, let me repeat that, wow. I have just found the same experience that I had when I first bit into a piece of toast with Nutella on it. For a fan of the hazelnut, this is the equivalent of a finding dark brown gold in a little 12 oz bottle. If you like a beer with a distinguished nut taste, look no further. You will not find a better beer. Did I mention this beer is good.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2012 23:36:17 | More by metsfan1
Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
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