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Wachusett Nut Brown Ale - Wachusett Brewing Company

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Wachusett Nut Brown AleWachusett Nut Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

96 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.88%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Full of roasted malt flavors. A rich finish and smooth start, this brown ale has been around since 1995 and gets better with every pint.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002)
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2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

04-14-2014 02:28:58 | More by tneenan1
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-03-2014 21:49:26 | More by j0hnc2468
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

03-30-2014 00:08:03 | More by CaverDave
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J-Bonestradamus

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.8%

03-11-2014 14:06:14 | More by J-Bonestradamus
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Squirrel beer! Pours pale, new engine oil caramel color and sits ruby hazelnut in my glass. Sticky lace arrayed in a foamy netting around my glass.

Earthy carob tree bark tea aroma. Tastes about the same: hazelnut smooth brown malt with minimal brownie crust. Not as chocolately as a southern English brown but more than a northern English brown. A mid-England amount of chocolate I guess. Swampy, herbal hop hints balance out the nutty malt. A little more effervescent than I like my brown ales but it's better when warner. Better outta the cellar instead of the fridge.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 14:35:04 | More by donkeyrunner
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rjm0715

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-03-2014 22:30:04 | More by rjm0715
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WunderLlama

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a glass

Mahogany brown, clear , scant carbonation leads to an off white thick foamy lid. Settles down to a dense, off white cap with a few lacings.

Aroma of nutty, earthy goodness, biscuity.

Smooth on the start, little carbonation. Gentle roasted malty taste. No bitter aftertaste . Medium to medium light mouthfeel.

Pleasant, very drinkable, smooth. One of those beers that you can drink a few at a time .

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 02:56:49 | More by WunderLlama
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porterman66

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-27-2013 22:37:30 | More by porterman66
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bluerabbit

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-23-2013 21:41:25 | More by bluerabbit
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Orange-brown in color with a very slight haze. Cream colored head retains fairly well, but does settle after a bit. Lacing is delicate, whispy, and scraggly.

S: Nutty with a prominent cocoa aroma. Hints of cola and bread crust. Clean. Touch of earthy yeast.

T: Toasted grain. Bread crust. Bitter floral and citric hop bitterness rudely interrupts the malts. Orange peel. Malts come back with plenty of cocoa and even dry chocolate cake. Finishes with that cake-like chocolatey taste.

M: Medium bodied. Somewhat creamy and round. Semi-aggressive prickling carbonation.

O: The hops really detract from this one. The aggressive citrus blast is a distraction, and clashes hard with what the malts are trying to do. a different hop variety would go a long way. Or at least toning them down.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 17:56:08 | More by ryan1788a5
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.8%

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kjfinnerty

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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Kokopelli

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-17-2013 23:55:51 | More by Kokopelli
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gwiedman1

New York

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

05-11-2013 20:46:47 | More by gwiedman1
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YAndreK47

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-02-2013 00:36:14 | More by YAndreK47
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on April 20, 2013.

It pours brown with an off-white head that lingers and it has pretty good clarity.

Lots of sweet malts and nuts on the nose with virtually no hops. I find it to be inviting.

The body falls into the medium range and vaguely creamy. A slight acidity.

The taste is also very sweet and malty with caramel notes but overly buttery. It smelled a bit better than its tasted but it was still drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 20:45:36 | More by puboflyons
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shigg85

Japan

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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1/5  rDev -72.6%

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.8%

08-28-2012 14:25:44 | More by Davepoolesque
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer has a nice dark brown body with a nice size tan, fizzy head tha quickly lays down to a thin lace. The smell has a nice nutty smell and brown sugar aroma to it.
The taste has a nice flavor of brown sugar, roasted malt flavor gives off a nice nuttiness to the flavor.
The mouthfeel is nice and smooth and nicely carbonated. Overall i think this a good nut brown ale and is very drinkaable and int intemdating.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2012 02:56:07 | More by chefhatt
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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Wachusett Nut Brown Ale from Wachusett Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.