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Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

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Hazelnut Brown NectarHazelnut Brown Nectar

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3,205 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,205
Reviews: 1,322
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 162
Gots: 233 | 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  rDev -1.7%

12-17-2012 16:55:54 | More by jlindsey
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

12-09-2011 23:22:59 | More by Popp24
Photo of CFHMagnet


4.16/5  rDev +2.2%

I poured this one into my DFH pint glass. I was a little over eager and almost lost some. Got two full fingers of almost tan head. Body color is somewhere in the mahogany realm. Head is nice and frothy, not light and watery. It sticks around for a bit too.

Roasted hazelnut and caramel comes first to the nose. The caramel really ramps up but there is a whiff of alcohol as well, also light coffee-like notes.

The flavor is very light and malty on the beginning of the sip. Hazelnut comes in as a backbone, and the caramelized malts take over. Ends up mildly bitter.

This beer is medium bodied. Seems to lightly coat the back half of the tongue, and makes you salivate waiting for the next sip.

02-11-2013 20:35:53 | More by CFHMagnet
Photo of wingman14


3.88/5  rDev -4.7%

Pours a dark brown maple color with a tan head. Smells sweet with syrup and hazelnut, not too much else except sweet notes. Taste is similar, a light body, good carbonation. A very sweet nut brown with some malty aftertaste. The mouthfeel has a good balance of taste, carbonation, and smell. A well rounded beer that is very easy to drink. I would recommend this to all, especiall nut brown lovers, this is a good beer. Enjoy.

07-29-2006 02:02:20 | More by wingman14
Photo of larbush


4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-01-2013 18:03:49 | More by larbush
Photo of fivetime


4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-22-2013 04:32:53 | More by fivetime
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-20-2014 23:56:33 | More by pathead
Photo of keithmurray

New York

3.93/5  rDev -3.4%

appearance - chestnut brown with a frothy white head

smell - I just can't pick up much here, a bit of cocoa and malt

taste - this is much better than the nose, hazelnut, cocoa, malt are all bold

mouthfeel - light to medium bodied, medium carbonation, good flavors on this as the taste lingers really well on this, slightly sweet, but not overpowering, pretty smooth finish

overall - for the price, not the best value (~$6 for 22oz), but a good beverage worth trying

04-11-2011 00:10:26 | More by keithmurray
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New Jersey

3.9/5  rDev -4.2%

From notes

Glass - Sam Adams perfect pint

A - pours a very nice clear deep brown with some ruby tints. Fairly long lasting off white head.

S - toasty caramel malts. A light nuttyness. Some mild spicy hop presance.

T - toasty malts are at the forefront of this brew. Followed by a mild hazelnut flavor. Some light hop bitterness, a mild acidity, and some alcohol warming round it out to a nice dry finish.

M - very smooth. Medium bodied. Medium high carbonation.

D - easy drinking ale. Complex and flavorful but not over powering in the least. Solid brew.

03-14-2010 20:36:41 | More by Teleweizen2
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.7%

Pours a clear brown with medium lasting tan head. Aroma and Taste of sweet hazelnut, nocciolo, yeast some caramel malt, and nice chocolaty under tones with mild bitterness. Palate is a nice balance of sweetness with a bit of creamy and smooth mouth feel, with moderate carbonation. Finish is a nice sweet hazelnut, nocciolo flavor with a bit of chocolate malt and light bitterness. Overall a nicely balanced flavorful and enjoyable brew.

10-24-2012 18:48:54 | More by Samp01
Photo of sbanacho


4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-11-2012 22:52:27 | More by sbanacho
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1/5  rDev -75.4%

12-19-2012 19:09:18 | More by King_KongDCO93
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-01-2013 11:51:36 | More by TonyY
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-17-2014 18:04:53 | More by Keananmichael5
Photo of Satan70


3.5/5  rDev -14%

04-27-2012 17:35:54 | More by Satan70
Photo of letsgopens


3.63/5  rDev -10.8%

This bomber pours a deep brown amber with a tan head that recedes to a decent lace.

Malty and sweet to the nose, with some roasty chocolate.

The flavor is initially pleasant with a nutty roastiness. I suppose hazelnut. Besides that it is ridiculously sweet. Now I'm a sucker for a decadent, dessert-like brew; but this is not so much decadent sweet but rather sickeningly Hershey's syrup sweet. Don't get me wrong, it's got a decent taste but far too syrupy sweet.

The texture it much the same. Very syrupy and thick (especially when let to sit and warm up a bit). Worth a try, but certainly not Rogue’s best effort.

06-28-2007 00:17:57 | More by letsgopens
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-13-2013 20:00:54 | More by 21Maestro8
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3.8/5  rDev -6.6%

Hazed dark brown in color. Some sediment at the bottom. Creamy tan head that stayed well.
Roasted malt aroma with cocoa and coffee.

The taste seems to come in 3 distinct phases. First a smooth, sweet, very nutty malt phase. Then an onslaught of mouth-puckering bitterness. Finally after the finish comes a pleasing hazlenut coffee and cocoa flavor that lingers on the palate for some time. Quite an interesting beer to drink.

Good body and mouthfeel with slight creaminess.
Drinkability set back a notch due to the bitter 2nd phase of the tasting experience.

The hazelnut extract really shows. Overall this beer is quite nutty and also coffee-like. If you're into hazelnut coffee this one is a must find.

04-12-2003 21:30:23 | More by PhantomVodoo
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3.93/5  rDev -3.4%

22oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - a nice medium shaded brown (not as dark as most which is nice). good finger and a half of fluffy slighty browned head sits on top and just stays put. laces very well down the glass.

S - big notes of cream and nuts with coffee in the back as well. well that pretty much sums up exactly what they were going for with the name.

T - the coffee and nut tastes are a lot more subdued than the nose led me to believe. they are definitely there and taste great but i was expecting them to be overpowering and they are not. some caramel notes in there as well. its a very good brown ale no doubt about that.

M - medium bodied with lots of carbonation. the one main issue i have with it is it feels a bit watered down overall.

O - this is one fine brown ale and definitely worth checking out. its everything it says it will be.

06-11-2011 23:01:19 | More by celticfutblclub
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

04-27-2012 00:27:28 | More by Supergenious
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

01-23-2013 01:34:58 | More by CanisMajor
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

09-29-2013 03:01:41 | More by fsck
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-04-2013 11:42:01 | More by DemoniChris
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-20-2014 01:08:56 | More by Necronomad
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3/5  rDev -26.3%

04-02-2014 16:05:14 | More by Dirty25
Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
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