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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

411 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 411
Reviews: 211
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 9
Gots: 15 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

kingslotty, Jul 05, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

carnoustie7, Jun 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

CaptDavyJones, Jun 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

vonnegut21, Jun 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Gww1864, Jun 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

callahwj, Jun 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

JohnQVD, Jun 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

jstein89, Jun 01, 2012
Photo of kelvarnsen
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

kelvarnsen, May 28, 2012
Photo of Blaze5445
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Blaze5445, May 18, 2012
Photo of MrOH
2.95/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Deep russet with a single finger of light tan foam. Retention isn't so hot. Lacing isn't either.

Coffee, toast, some dark chocolate, roasting nuts. Deep, inviting, and soothing.

Deep malt, stale coffee, toasty, nutty. Pretty good, except for the acidic twang from the stale coffee note. Check yo mash pH when using dark malts, son!

Medium bodied, low carb, helps to keep it drinkable.

The stale coffee taste kinda ruins this beer. If it didn't have that acidic gas-station coffee twang, it would be damn good.

MrOH, Apr 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

norm36, Apr 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

whatname, Apr 13, 2012
Photo of Zaso
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Zaso, Apr 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

hardcor33, Apr 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

zekeman17, Apr 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

TimoP, Mar 24, 2012
Photo of Hopdaemon39
3.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass- pours a cola color (brown/ruby pretty translucent around the edges) with a half finger head, minimal retention and no lacing.

Smell is not very strong- mostly dark malt and a little bittersweet chocolate and a little nutty.

Taste is consistent with smell- not too intense dark malt with a little bittersweet chocolate.

Mouthfeel is like a dry stout- medium bodied, a little watery, and nope actually no carbonation. I got a single bottle of this and I won't likely get it again.

Hopdaemon39, Mar 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

deonreds, Mar 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

robieobie1, Mar 16, 2012
Photo of Edwaka01
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into imperial pint.

A - Dark brown. Garnet hues shining through when held to light. No head worth talking about, lacing on top of beer though.

S - Coffee, roasted malts, vanilla.

T - Coffee, toffee, roasted malts, hazlenut?, vanilla.

M - Full bodied, nothing special here.

O - One of the first craft beers I ever loved, so I'll always have a soft spot for this one, no matter how many better beers I try. All biases aside, this is still awesome.

Edwaka01, Mar 10, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

Mudawg, Feb 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

lsfrontman, Feb 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

stouty5, Feb 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

josefnewsong, Feb 16, 2012
Nut Brown Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
82 out of 100 based on 411 ratings.