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AleSmith Nut Brown Ale - AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith Nut Brown AleAleSmith Nut Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

474 Ratings
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Ratings: 474
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 25
Gots: 18 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Nautical Nut Brown Ale.

(Beer added by: Todd on 07-08-2003)
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xedous


4.2/5  rDev +5.5%

08-16-2014 00:45:48 | More by xedous
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davegray

California

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-11-2014 04:34:19 | More by davegray
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Stillyman11

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-09-2014 02:55:03 | More by Stillyman11
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dipso123

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

08-08-2014 02:14:59 | More by dipso123
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

08-07-2014 16:28:33 | More by DerekMorgan
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anon

California

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-06-2014 20:58:47 | More by anon
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jzlyo

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

08-06-2014 02:29:03 | More by jzlyo
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far333

Connecticut

3.41/5  rDev -14.3%

Chestnut colored with an oatmeal colored head that rises up minimally and settles out quickly. Surprisingly clear. Low aroma of cocoa and dark malt, a little toasted.

Flavors of dark malt, cocoa, notes of molasses and licorice, slight metallic note. A raisin note lingers. Thin mouthfeel, a bit slick. Decent beer, but I expected more from this world class brewer.

08-04-2014 02:48:33 | More by far333
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Fcip78

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

08-02-2014 18:10:18 | More by Fcip78
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Leschber

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

08-01-2014 02:00:21 | More by Leschber
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Tjlongo90


4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

07-30-2014 06:03:33 | More by Tjlongo90
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kevanb

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

650ml bottle poured into an AleSmith snifter.

The beer pours a nice deep brown color, almost black, hues of burgundy and garnet when struck by the light, opaque texture with a thick, taut, khaki head that has decent retention and leaves a few spots of lace behind. The aroma is nice, rich sweet malts, dark brown bread, light bitterness, mild hazelnut that brings out some sweetness to pair with the malts. It's simple, but balanced and well executed. The flavors mirror well, nutty dark grains, sweet malts, a touch of cocoa and brown sugar with only the lightest bitterness, very well balanced, although they seem to feel a bit muted at the end. The mouthfeel is nice, coats the tongue well, carbonation is moderate, has a bit of chewiness at times but finishes a little meekly.

Verdict: A nice example of the English Brown Ale from AleSmith, it's simple but balanced and very sessionable at just 5% ABV. I don't often crave this style, but for those nice crisp fall days, this will definitely do the trick.

07-30-2014 01:41:55 | More by kevanb
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craigreno

Oregon

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-25-2014 05:17:24 | More by craigreno
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-17-2014 02:17:43 | More by Boone757
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_morandi_

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-14-2014 20:13:26 | More by _morandi_
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DavidHume

Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-14-2014 14:50:38 | More by DavidHume
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-13-2014 23:35:09 | More by DrBier
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HarleyCorps

California

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-13-2014 01:21:16 | More by HarleyCorps
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Unknownreasn


5/5  rDev +25.6%

07-11-2014 04:02:11 | More by Unknownreasn
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Fuzzycuffs

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-07-2014 17:12:57 | More by Fuzzycuffs
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.59/5  rDev -9.8%

22 oz bottle, 2014 vintage, served in a wine glass.

Pours with a very durable tan head that leaves excetional lacing. The body is very dark red-brown, clear but almost opaque.

Aroma: the weak point. Nutty malts with some faint off odors.

Flavor: Moderate strength nutty flavor with dark grains and a impression of dark bread. Good, lingering malty aftertaste.

O: a decent nut brown but the weakest offering I've had from this fine brewery.

07-05-2014 00:38:42 | More by chinchill
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Joel12

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-04-2014 04:39:32 | More by Joel12
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RossFortier

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-02-2014 21:48:47 | More by RossFortier
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-02-2014 14:03:36 | More by KevinGordon
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benjaminkhlaw

Hong Kong

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-01-2014 14:55:24 | More by benjaminkhlaw
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AleSmith Nut Brown Ale from AleSmith Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 474 ratings.