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Nut Brown Ale - Ithaca Beer Company

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Nut Brown AleNut Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

392 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.06%
Wants: 9
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2001)
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DmanGTR

Florida

2.98/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Note: the bottle I had expired a month ago so I will re-review this again the next time I have the chance

A - poured deep transparent brown with 1/2" tan head that disappeared soon after. Very little, if any, lacing

S - malty, bready, slightly nutty, and some dark chocolatey tones

T - coffee, roasted malts, very light hops. Somewhat nutty but the flavor on the whole seemed very washed down. Clean finish

M - light bodied, medium/heavy carbonation

D - decent drinkability, it is well carbonated and has the potential to be quite flavorful

Overall - This particular batch, like I said, was expired last month, although I don't know how much one month's difference will affect the taste. It tastes rather washed down but has lots of potential. Hopefully my next tasting of this beer will be better.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2008 21:45:30 | More by DmanGTR
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benalbert

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

05-02-2014 19:47:05 | More by benalbert
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dgeebs07

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

07-24-2012 19:06:20 | More by dgeebs07
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logicalparadox

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

11-17-2011 05:14:44 | More by logicalparadox
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JohnQVD

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

06-03-2012 16:50:47 | More by JohnQVD
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draftpunk

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.7%

03-09-2013 05:19:03 | More by draftpunk
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Swanson

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

06-03-2013 16:49:32 | More by Swanson
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16.7%

05-07-2014 16:36:50 | More by Dougwillhike
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gcare02

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.7%

06-13-2014 03:02:38 | More by gcare02
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chefduff2

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

06-03-2014 13:04:04 | More by chefduff2
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cornpone

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

01-11-2014 22:13:41 | More by cornpone
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Zaso

California

3/5  rDev -16.7%

04-02-2012 22:43:30 | More by Zaso
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sphyrn

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -16.7%

02-27-2014 01:20:41 | More by sphyrn
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Brown120

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.7%

12-05-2011 02:44:59 | More by Brown120
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homebrew311

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Received via trade with BriMaster56.

A: pours a slightly cloudy light brown, no head to speak of, appears rather lifeless in the glass

S: nose features healthy dose of roasted malts, mild caramel notes, no hops

T: taste is nothing like the nose promised, very thin and watery up front, muted ashy malts, bad balance, not quite as enjoyable as I had hoped

MF: very light body, mild carbonation

O: the nose is quite nice with this brew, but that's where it ends. The taste just doesn't add up, very bland.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2011 06:03:22 | More by homebrew311
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h0gg

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

12-31-2011 03:32:43 | More by h0gg
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chalkda01

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

02-24-2013 02:39:07 | More by chalkda01
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citylifelover

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

09-09-2012 00:54:38 | More by citylifelover
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.7%

05-17-2012 23:09:58 | More by Blaze5445
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BillRoth

Maryland

3/5  rDev -16.7%

08-03-2013 14:13:16 | More by BillRoth
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sevenarts

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Translucent cola brown. Very very little head with no retention and no lacing - it soon entirely fades away as though it was never there at all.

S: Mild and malty aromas of caramel, vanilla, hazelnut.

T/M: Again, very mild but pleasant flavors. Vanilla, a slight nuttiness, sweet caramel malts, some tea-like flavors that linger at the end of a sip. Body is a little on the thin side.

O: This goes down really easy and is pleasant in its unassuming way, but there's no oomph to it, nothing special. Easy to drink and totally inoffensive. A little more body and better head/carbonation would go some ways towards making it an entirely average brew.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 23:10:28 | More by sevenarts
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Texasfan549

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.7%

11-17-2011 09:12:55 | More by Texasfan549
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Wortman1998

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

04-04-2013 16:50:18 | More by Wortman1998
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.7%

07-08-2012 22:25:28 | More by Stinger80OH
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LPJones

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

06-27-2013 14:40:10 | More by LPJones
Nut Brown Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
82 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.