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City Steam The Naughty Nurse - City Steam Brewery Café

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194 Ratings
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Ratings: 194
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 14.49%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
City Steam Brewery Café visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Naughty Nurse has become quite the popular lady in the Nutmeg State. With her classy and sensual elegance, combined with just the right amount of...ahem...bite, she has made many a friend both inside and outside of our brewpub. Don't let that "come hither" look fool you, though - she is all business when it comes to performance. In fact, she is our best seller! If the Nurse needs a match, it can be a nice beefy burger, or almost anything else on a pub style menu. And with her moderate alcohol content, she can stand alone and make your next Session last a long, long time! This fine ale is brewed for a spicy, slightly bittersweet finish using traditional English malt, hops, yeast and manners. Available short or tall, of course!

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-07-2002)
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Eindacor_DS

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +44.9%

01-15-2014 15:19:27 | More by Eindacor_DS
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Brewman7284

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +44.9%

03-01-2012 18:47:00 | More by Brewman7284
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KTCamm

New Jersey

4.55/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from single bottle (courtesy of Ancona's mix-a-six) into a pint glass.

Dark brown, with reddish hints, very little foam. Some white around the edges. Floral malty smell. Faint licorice/anise smell. Bold malty taste with a robust flavor. Subtle notes of coffee, chocolate, and other spices swirled in. Really solid flavor, I was really surprised at how good I thought this was. Some cola too. Lightish carbination but balanced well.

Really good beer, very drinkable. Will seek out again.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2011 23:39:14 | More by KTCamm
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Chegui

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

05-14-2013 21:18:01 | More by Chegui
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LPJones

New York

4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

05-27-2013 17:32:34 | More by LPJones
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pbecsu2008

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had a pint and then took a growler home straight from brewery. Reviewing growler next day.

Appearance: Amber slightly red. Frothy head mostly settles... last bit lingers throughout pint.

Smell: Don't know what to say... good? Makes me want to take a sip.

Mouth feel: light to medium bodied, somewhat bitter, some hop. Lost some carbonation on pour... from tap it was moderately carbonated.

Taste: A lighter tasting beer with a unique flavor. Instantly became one of my favorites.

Serving type: growler

04-21-2011 01:47:10 | More by pbecsu2008
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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

01-12-2013 19:34:11 | More by Schiftrek
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CaverDave

New York

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

10-01-2013 18:06:48 | More by CaverDave
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rorjets

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

02-10-2013 03:07:55 | More by rorjets
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wtighe03

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

10-17-2013 00:59:22 | More by wtighe03
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PoppyParthenonE

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

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Duffman79

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

04-13-2014 10:03:27 | More by Duffman79
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Medium amber with a decent foam head and some lace.

What a unique nose on this one. Orange blossom, honeysuckle, flowers and some toasted malt. Unique perfume aroma. Wonderful.

Nice toasted malt and some moderate bitterness that does not seem like it is coming from the hops, but rather the malt. Bread crust, a juicy note too. Very different.

Medium bodied, ok carbonation.

Liked tho one more than I expected. Nose is terrific, and the flavor is solid.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 00:41:08 | More by OtherShoe2
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andjusticeforale

Connecticut

4.04/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

the first thing you notice is the dark red color. This was tasted in a tulip glass and head retension was decent.

the smell was sweet and sugary, some hints of floral in the background. Upon first taste the first thing that you will notice is the Super Lite mouth feel. The next thing you're going to notice is sweetness, a touch of alcohol and some floral notes in the finish.

The light mouthfeel and sweet taste makes you want to have another and finish the glass. This is certainly a session ale, and one has to wonder whether the sweetness is not balanced out with enough bitterness. The bitterness is there its on the palate somewhat similar to a good English ale, but the wet soapy sweet mouth feel craves some balance .

Perhaps balance can be found by paring this with spicy Chinese food or perhaps with dessert. Adding something citrus may be another good idea. I would certainly try this again as it was well above average.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 01:56:02 | More by andjusticeforale
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SuomiHobbit

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +15.9%

07-30-2013 22:39:20 | More by SuomiHobbit
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tim6298

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +15.9%

10-07-2012 21:09:48 | More by tim6298
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +15.9%

05-27-2013 15:04:48 | More by tmoreau713
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +15.9%

03-19-2012 17:31:27 | More by jefftuck47
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Connecticut

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Connecticut

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Yukon (Canada)

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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City Steam The Naughty Nurse from City Steam Brewery Café
79 out of 100 based on 194 ratings.