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Hazelnut Brown Nectar - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,353 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,353
Reviews: 1,334
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 179
Gots: 287 | 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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1/5  rDev -75.4%

King_KongDCO93, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of inebrius
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Smooth, dark amber, full bodied brew. Malty roasted nose. Sweet malts, particularly chocolate, comprise the backbone. Nutty with a good dose of bittering hops. Riding a fine line between a brown ale and a porter Rogue does it again with a quality beer.

inebrius, Apr 15, 2002
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

EFR94, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of Rudgers73
4.72/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 oz. bomber

A- Dark brown caramel color with a finger's worth of tan fizzy head that settles quickly to a ring.

S- Bold, smooth, nutty and sticky sweet. MMMmmm.

T- A-mazing. This is so great tasting. Full, rich, caramel, chocolate, hazelnut, malts. Starts out thick and sweet and ends malty. Well-balanced.

M- Thick, creamy, and great.

D- Awesome. Drink it as much as you can.

Rudgers73, Oct 11, 2006
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

ReeseMax3, Sep 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

R_J_FearNoBeer, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of fisherman34
3.13/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dark brown in colour with medium carbonation, but poor head retention. Strong malty aromas, along with the typical Rogue pacman yeasty touch and a bit of roasted malt. Initial flavors of munich malts and a bit of soft fruit give way to the more drying chocolate malt and nut flavors. I think it’s more sesame than hazelnut, but the nut element is definitely there. There’s a bit of a sour twang (not from infection) on the finish that I didn’t really like. A bit of a disappointment.

fisherman34, May 04, 2006
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

lauries444, Jun 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Necronomad, Jun 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.3%

andy1701, Jun 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

JHendu, Dec 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Popp24, Dec 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

jlindsey, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of CFHMagnet
4.16/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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.

CFHMagnet, Feb 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

bigeyedfish89, Sep 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -32.4%

TypsiYpsi, Apr 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

DaveRinn, Jan 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

mpenske, Feb 19, 2014
Photo of wingman14
3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

wingman14, Jul 29, 2006
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3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Teleweizen2, Mar 14, 2010
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

bkwhoppa66, Jan 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

jduprey007, Apr 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

21Maestro8, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of letsgopens
3.63/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

letsgopens, Jun 28, 2007
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

CaptainPancakes, Jan 31, 2013
Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
91 out of 100 based on 3,353 ratings.