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

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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | 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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3.83/5  rDev +8.2%
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.

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3.98/5  rDev +12.4%
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.

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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!

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