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Nut Brown Ale - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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Nut Brown AleNut Brown Ale

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52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 9.02%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Malts: Specialty 2-Row, Carapils, Dark Crystal, Chocolate, CaraMunich 60, Kiln Amber
Hops: Warrior, Cascade, Liberty

(Beer added by: bayougutter on 02-03-2012)
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xybreeder

Louisiana

2.63/5  rDev -28.1%

A - Pours a very dark almost black color, very small head that dissapated quickly. No lacing whatsoever.
S - Slight chocolate/roasted smell.
M - Very low on carbonation, borderline flat.
T - Slight chocolate and toffee flavors, roastiness on the back end.
O - This would be such a better beer with the right carbonation. It's hard to get over the carb levels and really enjoy the beer, I'm wondering if something happened at the brewery with this particular 6-pack. Flavors are still good regardless.

02-20-2012 01:38:03 | More by xybreeder
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StoicBeast

California

3/5  rDev -18%

05-03-2012 14:40:07 | More by StoicBeast
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Jammer42

Maryland

3/5  rDev -18%

03-02-2012 04:29:01 | More by Jammer42
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IvoryFoxhole

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

11-30-2013 20:23:22 | More by IvoryFoxhole
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Hoofbite84


3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

12-12-2012 21:53:13 | More by Hoofbite84
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bent

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

01-13-2013 00:34:50 | More by bent
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Pillowburn

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

03-13-2013 22:04:14 | More by Pillowburn
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od_sf

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

12-16-2012 18:38:10 | More by od_sf
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bayougutter

Louisiana

3.43/5  rDev -6.3%

Pours a dark brown and you can see ruby color when held to light. One inch off white head with decent lacing.

Smell is caramel, toffee, some chocolate.

Taste is typical of nut brown ale with the caramel, toffee, and chocolate flavors melded with just the right amount of hops. I get a little nut flavor with the hops on the finish.

Mouthfeel is spot on for the style with good carbination.

Overall a pleasant nut brown, nothing super but a little above average.

02-03-2012 16:34:40 | More by bayougutter
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mactrail

Washington

3.45/5  rDev -5.7%

Not very impressive at first gulp, but its rather modest charms eventually reveal themselves. Very light bodied and has the watery character of a lot of English-style beers. Just a slight sweetness.

I would call this an English Brown, rather than an American. The whole thing is light and mineral flavored. It doesn't have that highly roasted, sweet flabbiness I associate with the American style. An oddity for Shmaltz, but an interesting experiment.

Just a touch of bitter bite at the end. A hint of onion in the aroma? Some say this is 5.5%, but it tastes even lighter. From the 12 oz bottle.

09-02-2012 06:28:21 | More by mactrail
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Kuhnzie8637

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-16-2014 02:40:24 | More by Kuhnzie8637
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raythealeman

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

10-07-2013 00:20:35 | More by raythealeman
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jk3

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-25-2012 00:24:25 | More by jk3
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vcoggins

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12-23-2012 04:08:17 | More by vcoggins
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jewellrunner

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-08-2012 02:23:13 | More by jewellrunner
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Sinfull

Ukraine

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-14-2013 08:39:32 | More by Sinfull
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justinm4bama

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12-14-2012 03:22:21 | More by justinm4bama
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-07-2014 12:02:24 | More by djrn2
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-14-2012 04:09:02 | More by MarkyMOD
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bcal16

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-06-2012 18:01:41 | More by bcal16
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

04-07-2012 18:45:18 | More by TonyTalon
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -3.6%

From bottle to pint glass it poured with a pretty decent head. Color is dark brown with a ting of red.
Odor is of malt first and maybe some caramel in the background.
Taste is floral at first and maybe with some citrus. Malt is also detectable. After taste is a little bitter and different.
Mouth feel is pretty good with some coating of the tongue.
Overall it is not bad nut brown.

02-15-2012 00:52:00 | More by dexterk1
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured into a snifter. No freshness date.

A- Pours an opaque black with a 1/2 inch white head that doesn't retain long before it becomes a thin ring around the edge of the glass. Sparse surface foam and decent lacing.

S- Nutty and sweet-smelling. Not much else.

T- Not much going on at the outset, but the malts step forward after a while and come on toasty and smooth. Pecan aftertaste. A tiny hint of chocolate. Tame but not boring.

M- Thin for such a dark beer. Medium-high carbonation keeps the body alive.

O- Good for what it is: an ambiguous brown ale. Lacking in identity but makes for easy drinking. Since the ABV is a mystery though, one can't tell if that's an accomplishment.

02-07-2012 02:54:47 | More by Immortale25
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freewill35

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-14-2013 00:05:07 | More by freewill35
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drinkin-beeers

Montana

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-23-2014 04:05:28 | More by drinkin-beeers
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Nut Brown Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.