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Nutty Brewnette - BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

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51 Ratings
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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 18.1%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Nutty Brewnette is an American-style brown ale. A blend of four different dark malts contributes to a flavor profile that is sweet with “nutty” notes. A healthy dose of hops makes this beer hoppier and more balanced than most English brown ales.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: Gueuzedude on 07-04-2005)
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Ratings: 51 | Reviews: 14 | Display Reviews Only:
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Texas

4/5  rDev +14.9%

07-23-2012 23:29:51 | More by Fakexican
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Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

07-22-2012 16:44:36 | More by TFMyriad
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MrVonzipper

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

06-08-2012 10:28:39 | More by MrVonzipper
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zbooks

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

04-28-2012 04:18:55 | More by zbooks
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tfsimpkins

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

04-23-2012 16:08:38 | More by tfsimpkins
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avisong

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

04-06-2012 04:27:39 | More by avisong
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DexterP236


4/5  rDev +14.9%

03-11-2012 00:51:37 | More by DexterP236
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Wizzman

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

03-09-2012 03:30:57 | More by Wizzman
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-29-2012 10:29:21 | More by Texasfan549
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Mora2000

Texas

3.68/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap in Plano, Texas.

The beer pours a light brown color with an off-white head. The aroma has a lot of cocoa and a little bit of toffee mixed in. The flavor is more of the same, with some nice toffee and light cocoa notes. The beer is very dry overall. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. One of the best year-round beers from BJ's.

Serving type: on-tap

12-12-2011 06:02:26 | More by Mora2000
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dcs1548

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

12-06-2011 23:29:41 | More by dcs1548
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

4/5  rDev +14.9%

12-05-2011 21:12:59 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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mhaugo

California

3/5  rDev -13.8%

12-04-2011 18:35:30 | More by mhaugo
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Rizalini

Nevada

3/5  rDev -13.8%

11-18-2011 15:47:17 | More by Rizalini
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videofrog

Texas

4/5  rDev +14.9%

11-15-2011 04:08:14 | More by videofrog
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BretSikkink

Mexico

3.65/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Browned, with amber and orange highlighting in the TV-lit bar. Head is weak, mere wisps of lightly tanned bubbles.

Aromatic, with toasted grains, nuts and hops are coming out of the glass freely. Slight soapiness as well.

The flavor is fairly hoppy while maintaining balance. Very light body, so the hops shine. Slightly medicinal, but fruity. Crisp finish. Biscuity malts, everything is looking for drinkability.

Well-attenuated for a brown ale, holds up throughout the glass. If you like the style, this will get your attention with its hopping. If you like the style and American fruity hops, you'll love this.

Serving type: on-tap

04-09-2011 20:58:30 | More by BretSikkink
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soju6

Missouri

3.53/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap at the El Paso, TX location.

A: Served a mahogany color with a tan head that faded to decent lacing.

S: Aroma of roasted malt and nutty with a hint of chocolate sweetness.

T: Taste was a mixture of roasted malt and nuts with a mild chocolate sweetness and touch of bitterness and a fairly dry finish.

F: Medium body, smooth and creamy. Has a nice balance.

D: Another nice beer from BJ's. this brew went well with my pizza. Worth a try.

Serving type: on-tap

03-13-2011 13:59:04 | More by soju6
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velkyal

Virginia

2.68/5  rDev -23%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Part of the sample flight in Daytona branch.

Sight - quite red, a white head on top.
Smell - very faint traces of cocoa, no noticeable hops
Taste - sweet malty nuttiness, some cocoa, again lacking a hoppy bite.
Sweet - 3/5
Bitter - 1/5

This beer was unbalanced in my opinion, really could have used a bit more hoppiness in the background just to cut through the sweetness.

Serving type: on-tap

07-31-2010 15:24:48 | More by velkyal
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jujubeast6000

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed 5/9/2006 (Tap @ BJ's, CL):

Pours a dark red/brown colored body, fizzy. Has a smallish head, tan yellow in color. An aroma of malts, and strong hops. But not a very strong aroma. Has a strong nutty stouty taste. Fizzy palate, fresh tasting. Some hops.

Serving type: on-tap

01-20-2009 03:32:03 | More by jujubeast6000
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changeup45

Florida

2.98/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Sampled this on 4/23/08. Dark brown colored with a decent tan head and some lacing on the glass. The beer is sugary sweet tasting with some malts and a touch of bitter hops. Pretty good brown ale but it's just a little too sweet and sugary for my liking.

Serving type: on-tap

08-27-2008 19:45:35 | More by changeup45
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jkrich

Indiana

3.53/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap in non-frosted pint glass.

This brown ale was very dark, almost black and opaque with a 1/4 inch tan head.

Stong malty aroma with some fresh hop odor.

The ale had a strong malty backbone with hints of molasses and a noticeable licorice taste. This was quite unlike most brown ales I have tasted, both American and British. Dispite the sweetness, the ale never becomes cloying because of the hop presence.

This was a medium bodied ale that left an after taste of licorice and malts on the tongue.

This was far from my favorite interpretation of an ale style I rarely drink. If I am in the mood, I prefer the style of Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale. I had one pint and that was enough. Certainly worth trying, If this is one of your favorite styles.

Serving type: on-tap

06-28-2008 19:48:07 | More by jkrich
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JDV

Texas

3.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Perhaps my favorite beer yet at BJs. Pours a dark brown to maroon with a lasting tan head. Smell is very nutty, and toasty malt. Taste is similar and nutty with a hint of hops. A bit watery but not as much as some others. Creamy, easy drinking and simple, but a nice brown ale overall.

Serving type: on-tap

03-15-2008 18:51:22 | More by JDV
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Dogbrick

Ohio

3.13/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Sample at the Columbus location. Clear dark brown color with a medium off-white head that has decent retention. Stringy lacing. The aroma is nutty and has malty characteristics as well. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture. The flavor is sweet malt, nuts and soft hops. The finish is mildly bitter and does not linger much. Aside from the clever name, it is average all around.

Serving type: on-tap

10-05-2007 19:18:47 | More by Dogbrick
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Floydster

California

4.22/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Pint from BJs in San Bernardino

Pour was a deep brown color with a thick vanilla colored head

Smell was purely nuts and malt, good balance of roast and sweetness

Taste was amazig and smooth, went great with cajun chicken and bacon pizza

Favorite brew from these guys and will probably get it every time I go back there

Serving type: on-tap

09-30-2007 01:48:28 | More by Floydster
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BradBLR

California

2.88/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This beer was poured a dark brown with a slight hint of red, the head was a slightly tan white that did not last long at all. There was a minimal amount of lacing. The aroma of this beer was fairly week, but there were hints of chocolate and toasted malt.

The taste was a typical brown ale flavor, similar to Newcastle. The were signs of chocolate and malt, and a slight hint of hops though not very much. The mouthfeel was ok with the CO2 being just right, but the beer seemed a little thin or watery.

All in all not a bad beer, but not my first choice from a place that I have had some really good beers.

Serving type: on-tap

01-17-2007 04:04:08 | More by BradBLR
Nutty Brewnette from BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
80 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.