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Mad Town Nut Brown - Ale Asylum

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Mad Town Nut BrownMad Town Nut Brown

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BA SCORE
84
good

246 Ratings
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Ratings: 246
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 7
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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PhilMiller

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

05-13-2014 22:37:22 | More by PhilMiller
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Akrueg7272

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

05-07-2014 02:34:16 | More by Akrueg7272
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

04-25-2014 22:37:45 | More by brandoman63
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.26/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

I have fond memories of Madison. ...That doesn't have any bearing here, I'm just sayin'. Anyway, this stuff pours a surprisingly swampy sienna topped by a finger of lightly-sandy off-white foam. The nose comprises lightly-toasted wheat bread, honey, oats, a sprinkle of dirt, and a vague notion of even vaguer fruits wafting in the breeze somehow, as though they were spirits of their former, earthly selves. The taste brings in more of the same, that odd fruit sensation remaining, but even more ephemeral, like the memory of the above description. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a decent little brown ale, nothing to write home about, and, unfortunately, with things like Moose Drool and Sam Smith out there, probably nothing I'm likely to see again (though I wouldn't shun it if handed to me somewhere).

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 04:18:24 | More by TMoney2591
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

04-14-2014 01:06:49 | More by bismarksays
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MynamesRickJames

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +34.8%

04-12-2014 04:36:13 | More by MynamesRickJames
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panders07

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

04-10-2014 22:40:34 | More by panders07
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

04-10-2014 21:02:45 | More by SkinniePost
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alostplot

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

04-08-2014 01:53:48 | More by alostplot
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scootercrabb

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

03-31-2014 12:16:13 | More by scootercrabb
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emwild12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-23-2014 12:52:16 | More by emwild12
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hotdogtornados

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +28%

03-20-2014 01:13:26 | More by hotdogtornados
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

Overall- Decent, overly sweet brown ale that doesn't bring a lot else other than sweetness to the table.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 02:57:13 | More by Stevedore
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chet1215

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-14-2014 01:55:44 | More by chet1215
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krome

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

03-13-2014 00:00:55 | More by krome
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msambita

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +34.8%

03-09-2014 05:18:02 | More by msambita
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smbslt

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-07-2014 02:02:38 | More by smbslt
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onlymurderers

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-04-2014 02:23:52 | More by onlymurderers
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tipabu

California

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

03-04-2014 00:33:49 | More by tipabu
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Schwartzi


4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

03-02-2014 22:47:08 | More by Schwartzi
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BeerDazed

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-02-2014 17:22:22 | More by BeerDazed
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matjack85

Illinois

4.31/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

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.

Caramel, other malts, and chocolate smell.

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.

Smooth and creamy but not too thick. Actually light to medium in body with low carbonation.

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 07:33:28 | More by matjack85
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -19.1%

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Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.1%

02-22-2014 23:48:28 | More by jimmygord
Mad Town Nut Brown from Ale Asylum
84 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.