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Maple Nut Brown Ale - Tommyknocker Brewery

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Maple Nut Brown AleMaple Nut Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

802 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 802
Reviews: 427
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 16.13%
Wants: 16
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-27-2001)
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

Mjmoon15, Jan 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Huffaroma, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of ububru
3/5  rDev -12%

ububru, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of Ego
3.05/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

picked this up a while ago... forgot I had it, time for some winter cleaning of the ole brew cellar...

eyes...
1 full finger of foam rises up and quickly retreats back into a good coating, lacing is OK with decent bubble character, light brown hue with touches of amber, some carbonation migrating through the brew, pretty much what you would expect.

nose...
a toasty malt aroma with definite hints of something sweet underneath, toasted pecans/almonds are a nod here, pretty straightforward but nice.

taste etc...
this is pretty light stuff weight wise, almost too easy to ti[ back, the carbonation seems a touch off, kind of not knowing where it wants to be, the after taste is a bit of a cloying sweetness. The bitterness tries to mask this but does not work 100% in balancing this out. This beer is pretty non offensive, you definitely get the maple throughout, so if that is your thing call up aunt jemima and have a party.

verdict?
Easy to drink, and easy to forget, not bad by any stretch just nothing that will knock your Tommy off.

music: Opeth - Blackwater Park

Ego, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of tdm168
3.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep amber with a thin lacing of fizzy head that quickly disappears. The nose is caramel and maple. The flavor is heavy maple with a light smokiness and some faint caramel. The mouthfeel is a little syrupy but medium bodied and lightly carbonated.

This is an alright brown ale. The maple syrup is in every aspect of this beer. The flavor and mouthfeel are dominated by the syrupy qualities. When it's all said and done, I probably won't have this one again.

tdm168, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of mwilbur
2.53/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from 12 oz bottle into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a clear and moderately dark brown color with a faint light tan head that quickly recedes.
S: Caramel malt and hint of maple syrup...fairly weak.
T: Caramel malt and mild maple syrup. A bit overly sweet and not the best balance.
M: Thin, oily, and a tad watery.
D: An interesting concept, but a disappointment. Very much a one-note brew and even that was not well done.

mwilbur, Dec 30, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Lantern, Dec 28, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12%

Grebdioz, Dec 28, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

DBIII, Dec 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

ewestburg, Dec 26, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12%

jhenson1, Dec 26, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

TimoP, Dec 25, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

peoplewithhands, Dec 23, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

dowen44, Dec 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12%

DavidBart, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of Kromes
3.43/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: A hazy brown with a thin line of off-white bubbles on top.

S: A nice nutty, toasted malt aroma.

T: The toasted malt flavor is really nice up front, and that gives way to a very roasted malt and small hop flavor. Probably could use a little more hop as it is very sweet. A touch of maple, but really not too much different than other brown ales in flavor.

M: A little watery and thin, but drinkable.

O: A nice brown ale. I have had some bad brown ales and this wasn't too bad. Maybe a little too sweet.

Kromes, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

HumphreyLee, Dec 14, 2011
Photo of GossageBrewery
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served this American Brown Ale on Tap, in a pint glass. It poured a reddish brown color, produced a thin white head, avg retention and just a little lacing left on the glass. The aroma of this beer consisted of roasted malt and nuts. The taste of this ale was a medium body, toasted malt, maple syrup and nuts. Not much hop flavor to speak of, it is easy to drink, decent session beer. I was a little disappointed with the amount of maple aroma and flavor. As American Browns go it is adequate, but overall it was a bit disappointing.

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GossageBrewery, Dec 12, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12%

Jordanbryan10, Dec 12, 2011
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5/5  rDev +46.6%

KyleNorthington, Dec 11, 2011
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5/5  rDev +46.6%

Shoey87, Dec 08, 2011
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5/5  rDev +46.6%

Mtnbeerman, Dec 06, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

TrickkyGangsta, Dec 05, 2011
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1/5  rDev -70.7%

mnsdg, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

rwilde, Dec 02, 2011
Maple Nut Brown Ale from Tommyknocker Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 802 ratings.