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New South Nut Brown Ale - New South Brewing Co.

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New South Nut Brown AleNew South Nut Brown Ale

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Reviews: 23
Hads: 69
Avg: 3.41
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 1
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New South Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Loki on 04-29-2003

A traditionally mellow hop character comes together with a beautiful mahogany color in this especially drinkable brown ale. Pleasant hints of chocolate and caramel linger in the finish.
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Reviews by outdoorbrewer:
Photo of outdoorbrewer
3.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

June 5, poured from a New South growler my daughter brought back from vacation the day before. Moderate malty aroma with hints of roasted grain and caramel. Light hop and nutty character detected. Small off-white head and soft carbonation probably due to growler fill. Fair lacing and a clear amber color give it a good appearance. Initial light flavor of malt and caramel finishes nutty and slightly sweet and bitter of average duration. Light to medium body, watery texture that stays mild on the palate. Pleasant drinking, amber session type beer for a summer day when you want something more flavorful. Nice brew.

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Photo of oberon
3.51/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had tried the New South Lager a few years back at a beer festival,this is the first I have seen any of their wares in my area.Poured into a standard pint glass a medium brown with a tinge of amber,a tight one finger head atop.Very light aromas with some caramel sweetness sticking out the most,flavors lean in the caramel and chocolate side but not overly sweet,there is a light dryness in the finish.A decent brown not earth shattering but drinkable.

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Photo of TimoP
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.42/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a can into a pint glass. Family brought this one back for me after a vacation, cheers to them!

Appearance: Well, brown with a thick beige head of about 4 fingers. The head lingered for a long time and left medium to heavy lacing on the glass.

Smell: Nutty with some citrus in the background.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste is very bitter, with a very nutty taste to it. Some hints of citrus and piney hops.

Overall: Not a horrible brew, but Browns are not my style. Credit were due for a decent beer.

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Photo of williamjbauer
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of WVbeergeek
2.68/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Brown amber hue with a nice creamy tan head leaves some substantial lacing as the head dwindles at a moderate rate. Aroma: Toasted malts bring about a roasted nut tone with a sweet caramel twang mildly hopped, but nice. Taste: A reserved dead on to the style brown ale very English in the malt character nice and subtle hop dose not bad at all could drink this stuff as a go to but I preferred their white ale and lager before this one. Mouthfeel: Medium bodied ale moderate carbonation nice smoothness to it. Drinkability: Overall a run of the mill nut brown but one that saves you in an oasis of mediocre mass of macros.

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Photo of Vodomagoo
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of whitekiboko
2/5  rDev -41.3%

Photo of Shilzdorf
3.77/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Inglum515
3.6/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
3.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the tap at Pearlz Oyster Bar in Charleston, SC into a shaker glass
Aroma- Has a nice nut and citrus aroma
Appearance- Great brown color with a thick tan head.
Taste- Has a nice bitter bite for the flavor
Palate- A medium to heavy bodied beer with moderate carbonation.
Overall- The best New South beer i have tried.

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Photo of zillo043068
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of nickthetick
4.07/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

from notes taken at the brewery:

A: pours a solid brown with into a clear plastic cup with a finger of tan head.

S: nutty and sweet is the theme here. Caramel, toffee and honey roasted peanuts.

T: the sweet candy flavors make the first dance across the tongue. Nuts and heavy caramel notes, toffee. almost a bit cloying but it walks that line on the right side.

MF: there could be a bit more of a body to back up the full flavor of this beer.

O: a very nice nut brown I could see myself having too many of these.

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Photo of sonofliberty2
3.2/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of Treyliff
3.56/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap, Burgerfi North Myrtle Beach

A- pours a dark brown with a small creamy white head that reduces to a layer flirting on top, a bit of lacing left behind

S- nutty with a hint of caramel, nutty malt, light chocolate

T- nutty and earthy with some caramel and chocolate notes, yeasty earthy finish

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a creamy mouthfeel and a dry crisp finish

O- highly drinkable for the style

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Photo of Boski
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Niedzws
4.5/5  rDev +32%

Photo of wcudwight
3.13/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Dirty Jacks in Murrell's Inlet, SC.
Brown with some ruby hues. Thin watery head that last as long as the latest Kobe Bryant trade rumors. No lacing.
The aroma was very faint. After submersing my nose into the glass I get some mild nutty aromas. It doesn't smell bad, but I'm disappointed the aroma is not more prominant.
Flavor is pretty good. I agree with the other reviewers as this is a lot like New Castle. Nice nutty flavors mixed with some sweet and roasted malts.
I wish the mouthfeel had more body.
Nothing exciting or worth seeking out. But it's a nice little session ale that's worth your time if it's there.

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Photo of JasonTaverner
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Kubrickx
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of dsshuck
3.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FUwolfpacker
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Gad
4.85/5  rDev +42.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've had the New South White Ale on tap in my house for quite some time along with Yuenglings and decided to try the New South Brown.

This is without a doubt the best Brown Ale I have ever drank.I like it even better than New Caslte. I'm begenning to believe everything New South brews is awesome. Time to go try some more of their fine beer.

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Photo of weeare138
3.97/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appears a dark brown with a solid beige head. Lots of tiny lacing is stuck to the inside of the glass.
Smell is of roasty malt and sugary sweetness.
Tast is a nice balance of roasty malt with a typical brown ale taste that is solid.
Mouthfeel is semi dry with an effervescent feel.
Drinkability is good for this one.

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Photo of mntlover
3.41/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear brown some red hints show thru a small tan head that falls to a clump of bubbles that laces well.

Smell some malt hints of smoke not much else noticed, mellow smell.

Taste is malty some roasted nut flavors that linger along with smoky whiffs. Level of carbonation seems perfect and rounds out the flavors that are there. Kind of a mild brown but not bad just not a big brew more mellow.

Mouthfeel is medium good level of carbonation brings out the smokiness some.

Drinkability is decent, a honest attempt could be better but not bad by any means.

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New South Nut Brown Ale from New South Brewing Co.
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