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Sierra Blanca Nut Brown Beer - Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande)

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Sierra Blanca Nut Brown BeerSierra Blanca Nut Brown Beer

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43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande) visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Nut Brown is brewed with English Ale yeast. In English tradition, we use only English Fuggle hops, which are low in bitterness and produce a mild floral hop taste. The complexity of this Nut Brown is created mainly by the Chocolate and Dark Chocolate malted barley. There is a roasted coffee flavor with hints of chocolate and nutty or nutmeg finish on the back of the tongue.

16 IBU

(Beer added by: Dogbrick on 12-23-2002)
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javlin624

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-16-2014 02:58:49 | More by javlin624
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -15%

06-26-2014 05:22:55 | More by Jasoncolliver
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Wservati

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +13.3%

06-20-2014 21:32:14 | More by Wservati
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jeranbrews

Oklahoma

3.83/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

A - dark brown high clarity. No head at all. Zero. Bottle is very drab.

S - sweet. Malty. Rich. Maple toast and pecan sandies.

T - pleasant. Nutty tones ( obviously ) sweet. See above aromas.

M - better mouth feel than the appearance would suggest. Silky and smooth yet mildly fizzy. A touch watery.

D - a pleasant delightful little surprise of a beer. It is very unassuming in appearance yet delivers well.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 00:21:00 | More by jeranbrews
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MightiestBeard

Florida

3/5  rDev -15%

04-06-2014 19:17:02 | More by MightiestBeard
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Trfagan3

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-05-2014 21:58:52 | More by Trfagan3
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Karibourgeois

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.3%

03-09-2014 14:31:19 | More by Karibourgeois
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thereal_adam

Texas

3/5  rDev -15%

02-14-2014 03:39:07 | More by thereal_adam
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

01-12-2014 14:09:39 | More by rorjets
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

01-11-2014 04:09:56 | More by kmos27
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StoutHunter

Michigan

3/5  rDev -15%

01-03-2014 04:47:43 | More by StoutHunter
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Kerrie

Michigan

3/5  rDev -15%

12-26-2013 00:16:50 | More by Kerrie
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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-14-2013 00:36:06 | More by mikefuski17
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ryker47

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-13-2013 01:41:41 | More by ryker47
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mattcrill

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Aroma: Deep baker's chocolate character up front. Bordering on roasty. Dark bread crust and toast-like malt character. Moderately low earthy hop character. Clean fermentation profile.

Appearance: Mahogany pour, clear, and a low off-white head that retains well. Appears still in my dimpled stein.

Flavor: Big burst of milk chocolate character up front. More toasty and slightly nutty malt profile. There is a slight enjoyable sweetness that gets off-set by the earthy bitter hop character. Slightly smokey but very understated and in the background. Balance is nearly even. Finish is clean and dry. A pleasant chocolate-like after taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium high carbonation. A slight carbonic bite. No astringency or alcohol heat.

Overall impression: Wow! I have to admit, I find most Northern English Browns pretty boring. This was bordering on something like a beefy Brown with enough malt character to hang out with Brown Porters and possibly some Robust Porters. Enjoyed this immensely. Nice job.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2013 22:49:51 | More by mattcrill
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TequilaTom

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-23-2013 14:39:16 | More by TequilaTom
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ISmith87

Arizona

4.11/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - 4.0 - Nice super dark brown color with a thick off white head that leaves a nice lacing.

S - 4.0 - Nutty, roasty, coffee, peanut butter, smoke.

T - 4.25 - Roasty nuttiness, coffee, smoke. Caramel.

M - 4.0 - Medium. Alc covered. Aftertaste is roasty nuttiness.

O - 4.0 - One of the best nut browns I've had, by far. Great beer and I'm proud to say it's from a small brewery right next door to AZ in NM!

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 02:43:37 | More by ISmith87
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acslatersbtb

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

10-17-2013 02:53:12 | More by acslatersbtb
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -15%

07-15-2013 18:28:43 | More by TheMrFarnham
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zillo043068

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-27-2013 21:39:28 | More by zillo043068
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RattleheadKV2

New Mexico

3.26/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 12 oz bottle into nonic glass

Appearance: Pours a dark brown, with a fingers worth of tan head that dissipates rather quickly.

Smell: Sweet malt, chocolate, caramel, toffee and biscuits.

Taste: Again more sweet malty flavors of chocolate, caramel and toffee. With a nice bready biscuit quality at the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body , very silky with a touch of bitterness at the end.

Overall: Fairly decent Nut Brown, very tasty, and very sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2013 01:40:05 | More by RattleheadKV2
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

03-21-2013 16:05:35 | More by LXIXME
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-29-2012 01:47:53 | More by buckyp
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass. Brown with a good finger of dirty white head. Lots of bubbles visible.

Good smell of roasted malt and the "nutty".

Tastes of roasted malt, a little chocolate in the background and mild bitterness at the end.

Smooth texture, lots of bubbles, medium body.

A good brown ale. A little more of a creamy body would make this better for me, but it was enjoyable nevertheless.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2012 04:03:38 | More by Fatehunter
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ZenAgnostic

Texas

3.28/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a wine glass. No date.

Appearance - Dark brown/black body. One finger tan head with good lacing and decent to low retention.

Smell - Slightly roasty malt. Some coffee. Mildly lactic.

Taste - Alcoholic. Dusty dry. Some coffee. Kind of stale.

Mouthfeel - Solvent front end with a slightly creamy finish. Mostly watery, but offers some smoothness.

Overall Drinkability - Decent beer with really no off characters, but nothing really special either.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2011 17:59:54 | More by ZenAgnostic
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Sierra Blanca Nut Brown Beer from Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande)
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