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Mad Town Nut Brown - Ale Asylum

Mad Town Nut BrownMad Town Nut Brown

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BA SCORE
84
good

217 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%


Brewed by:
Ale Asylum visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rhoadsrage on 06-29-2006)
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Ratings: 217 | Reviews: 83 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by Bighuge:
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Bighuge

Minnesota

3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Clear auburn body. Thin and dense beige head. Lacing is quite full. Aroma is nutty and malty (toffee). Flavor is nicely rounded, if not inspired. Nutty and malty flavor with ghostly notes of roast. Mellow and agreeble in flavor and body. Decent enough beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2009 03:54:19 | More by Bighuge
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12oz bottle, no clear bottling date, ordered at Green Owl Tavern in Madison, Wisconsin and poured into a glass 3/15/2014.

App- Clear dark brown body, one finger white head with fair retention, lots of lacing. Looks like a fairly average brown ale.

Smell- Caramel, nutty, a touch of earthiness. Simple, strong and to the point.

Flavour- Very sweet, a touch bit too sweet for what I prefer out of a brown ale. Caramel, toffee, Wermer's butterscotch and candied sugar. Nothing here that can cut the sweetness at all. It's fine and more than drinkable.

Mouthfeel- Thinner bodied but not quite watery. Good carbonation. Sweet finish that is neither resinous nor dry.

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The beer poured a dark brown color with a 2-finger tan head. The head retention only lasted about a minute and didn't leave much lacing, but it did leave a thin layer of cream on top that remained throughout the session.

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This tastes pretty good. It's on the sweet side, which would be expected from a beer with 7 malts in it. Lots of caramel, nuttiness, roasted malts, and chocolate flavor. Not much in the hops department though.

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This is the first beer I've ever tried from this brewery and I'm already a fan. This was a really good nut brown ale.

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L - cloudy brown ale capped with a thinner ivory head
S - caramel, bread, chocolate, yeast
T - brown malt, nutty, bready, caramel, spicy earthy hops
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Mad Town Nut Brown from Ale Asylum
84 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.