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

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82
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144 Ratings
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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.09%
Wants: 8
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
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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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Pens1967, May 09, 2014
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Zach136, Apr 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

rudabegga9, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

JT534, Apr 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

stortore, Mar 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

braican, Mar 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

apasternak, Mar 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Karibourgeois, Mar 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

brandon911, Mar 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Griffith, Jan 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

BlueMoon10, Jan 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

zbkai189, Dec 27, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24%

AnthemOfTheSun, Dec 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

NateMac13, Dec 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

jschott75, Nov 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

nlmartin, Oct 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Dicers, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of Mikecap
3.73/5  rDev +3%
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.

Mikecap, Oct 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Jlog7910, Oct 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

jmdrpi, Oct 03, 2013
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3.64/5  rDev +0.6%
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.

Immortale25, Sep 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

JoeyBrightside, Sep 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

claspada, Sep 09, 2013
NOLA Brown Ale from New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
82 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.