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NOLA Brown Ale - New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)

NOLA Brown AleNOLA Brown Ale

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118 Ratings
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.7%


Brewed by:
New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA) visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
English Dark Mild Ale |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
NOLA Brown Ale was one of our first two flagship ales. This brewery favorite is a light-bodied, full flavored English dark mild ale with notes of chocolate, coffee, caramel, and nuts. High malt flavor and low hops, this is a great session beer with a 4.0% ABV and smooth finish.

(Beer added by: cvfish on 03-07-2009)
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Flashyspoons

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11%

02-14-2013 06:19:23 | More by Flashyspoons
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04-14-2014 04:26:06 | More by javlin624
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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-07-2014 14:44:15 | More by rudabegga9
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11%

03-19-2014 20:25:35 | More by stortore
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.6%

03-12-2014 17:14:18 | More by braican
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2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

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jschott75

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-11-2013 03:56:33 | More by jschott75
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nlmartin

Ohio

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Dicers

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.8%

10-25-2013 00:41:57 | More by Dicers
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Mikecap

Louisiana

3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. can poured into a 16 oz. Founders snifter.

Appearance; Pours a deep brown with a nice fluffy khaki head that fades quickly. Splotchy lacing remains as I drink the beer.

Smell: Some coffee and roast, hints of chocolate, and also a surprising amount of hops and pine. A good deal of earthiness for a brown ale.

Taste: Chocolate malt, some roast, coffee and some pine come in. Notes of grass and a bit of nuttiness as well.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with solid carbonation and a nice creamy mouthfeel. Not too thin but very easy drinking.

Overall: A quite enjoyable session-brown ale from NOLA. A good beer to have around and something I will keep in my fridge for sure.

Serving type: can

10-18-2013 16:44:54 | More by Mikecap
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Jlog7910

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

10-07-2013 04:25:09 | More by Jlog7910
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Pennsylvania

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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.64/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Ninkasi Brewing pint glass. Bottom of can says Best By: 11/09/13

A- Pours a dark brown color with a 1/2 inch dark tan head that retains a bit before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of surface foam. Non-resilient lacing slides quickly down the glass.

S- Semi-sweet malty aroma brings notes of caramel and nuts.

T- Toasty malt, some milk chocolate sweetness and more nuttiness. Almost too easy to drink but that's expected from the ABV. Minimal hop bitterness.

M- A bit crisp and somewhat viscous. Medium carbonation and a fullish body.

O- A pretty flavorful malty session beer. In some circles, it's referred to as the "slow down brown" due to the low amount of alcohol.

Serving type: can

09-20-2013 01:49:26 | More by Immortale25
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Texas

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NOLA Brown Ale from New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
83 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.