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Redhook Nut Brown - Redhook Ale Brewery

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Redhook Nut BrownRedhook Nut Brown

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220 Ratings

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Ratings: 220
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 7
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ah, Spring…the season that keeps us guessing. Will it rain, or will the sun be out? Do I take advantage of the last days of skiing, or the first days of hiking? Do I put on jeans, or dare break out the shorts? The season comes with enough uncertainty, so Redhook gives you something you can always count on…our Nut Brown Ale. This medium dark beer is layered with rich malty aromas and flavors of chocolate, caramel, brown sugar, and a hint of vanilla. Although it may be dark in color, it’s refreshingly smooth and highly sessionable. Nut Brown is the perfect beer for spring.

22 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-07-1998)
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

07-22-2012 16:36:19 | More by TFMyriad
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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

07-16-2012 16:33:40 | More by ChrisL24481
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South Carolina

3/5  rDev -13.3%

07-10-2012 22:42:52 | More by Mattybz28
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5/5  rDev +44.5%

07-01-2012 03:25:19 | More by Dapperticus
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

06-24-2012 21:11:51 | More by mrdziuban
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

06-09-2012 21:26:36 | More by CoryR
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

06-05-2012 15:59:04 | More by WhiskeeTango
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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

06-05-2012 01:29:33 | More by Joeyuwp
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4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

06-04-2012 08:02:39 | More by chrisfallon83
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3.35/5  rDev -3.2%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

This one pours out a red-brown color with a small head. The aroma is weak, and primarily chocolatey and malty with a touch of nuttiness. A bit thin smelling. The taste is that of a solid brown ale - a solid malty backbone, a bit of chocolate, a slight amount of coffee, and a bit of nuttiness on the aftertaste. The mouthfeel is relatively smooth with a low level of carbonation. The drinkability is quite good. Overall, it's an alright and fairly enjoyable beer, but there's nothing here to hook into you.

05-26-2012 03:24:25 | More by shand
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

05-25-2012 16:40:22 | More by Hopmodium
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

05-19-2012 05:14:09 | More by DM1293
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

05-14-2012 02:31:18 | More by Lawnboy33
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3.23/5  rDev -6.6%

pours out a deep ruby/garnet/mahoghany colour with a thin beige head and little lace. smoky chocolate aroma, a bit nutty with nougat and a touch of red ripe fruit. the taste profile is about the same as what i experienced in the nose but with a decent dose of bittering hops. the usual suspects of the nougat/caramel/choco variety all have a say on the tongue. the spicy bittering hops seem a touch out of place, but i'm not complaining. there is a touch of alcohol, too. finished dry. medium bodied at best, with a crisp texture and structered nuance. drinkability is ok...a pedestrian nut brown.

overall just another twist on a style that isn't well respected. i love a well constructed brown ale, as they can be delicious. this isn't one of them.

05-11-2012 22:07:26 | More by budgood1
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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

05-09-2012 04:36:47 | More by sukwonee
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North Carolina

3.45/5  rDev -0.3%

A: Pours a clear dark amber bordering on garnet reddish brown in color with some very light amounts of visible carbonation at the sides of the glass near the surface. The beer has a half finger tall light beige head that quickly reduces to a very thin film covering about 40% of the surface of the beer in a single patch and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate lacing is observed.

S: The overall aroma of this beer is quite light but the only discernable smell that comes through is quite nutty.

T: There are notes of toasted malts as well as a malty nuttiness that also has a very light bitterness associated with it. This nicely balances out the normal malt sweetness.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin/watery.

O: This beer is very easy to drink and quite enjoyable. Nothing overly special to note about the flavor or aroma of this beer though the nuttiness is pleasantly pronounced.

05-08-2012 21:47:51 | More by dbrauneis
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District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

05-05-2012 17:23:00 | More by The_Revisionist
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North Carolina

2.9/5  rDev -16.2%

[Best served in a Dimpled Mug]

The pour was a Carmel brown with a large (2-3 finger) light tan rocky head that quickly receded to a thin spotty film and a very small collar with some very light spotty lacing.

The aroma was of a toasted biscuit malt, a very mild resin hop and a doughy yeast with notes of caramel, a light cocoa and a mild nuttiness.

The taste was lightly malty sweet with a mild hint of a caramel sweetness at first and then had a light bitter presence with a hint of cocoa and a mild nutty feel towards the end. The flavor was around for a little while and was of a mildly bitter caramel taste.

Mouthfeel was light to medium in body and watery in texture with a moderate carbonation.

Overall a pretty basic beer, which was actually quite drinkable but nothing special...

05-01-2012 14:07:43 | More by KajII
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

This beer poured a caramel colored body with a small head and a small umbrella of lacing. Smell was on the weak side other then some roasted nuts, caramel, and a slight hop aroma. Taste followed closely behind but the finish is somewhat unpleasing. My guess is it was overpowered by the spices. Still, not a bad tasting brew. Medium bodied, medium carbonation and an overall decent beer.

04-29-2012 06:50:41 | More by intensify
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

04-28-2012 01:48:51 | More by FuturePilot
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3.58/5  rDev +3.5%

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Slightly hazy brown with two-finger, off-white, creamy head that lasted a couple of minutes and left a nice film. Good lacing.

S: Nutty and caramel malt. Mild.

T: Light sweetness and light bitterness. Caramel malt and nuttiness like the nose.

M: Light to medium bodied with lively carbonation. Smooth.

O: Looks and feels good but lacks taste and smell.

04-27-2012 00:43:26 | More by SolipsismalCat
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3.65/5  rDev +5.5%

12 oz. bottle,

A: Pours brown with a medium white head, light lace, good retention.

S: Real nice nutty malty smell, reminds me of Nautical Nut Brown which is always a good thing.

T: Walnuts, brown malt, upfront tasty malt flavours, no real complexity.

M: Light-bodied, creamy mouthfeel, easy drinking, clean.

O: Well made, nice flavour, just wish there was something more to it. A good introduction to the style.

04-26-2012 01:55:08 | More by Halcyondays
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

04-25-2012 22:22:45 | More by MarkyMOD
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

04-23-2012 21:23:19 | More by cavale
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

04-23-2012 00:42:44 | More by SFC21
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