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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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smithmd4

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-27-2011 05:31:11 | More by smithmd4
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-23-2011 20:32:08 | More by ShemRahBoo
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brodah

New York

1/5  rDev -72.2%

12-18-2011 00:00:40 | More by brodah
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jhenson1

New York

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-17-2011 01:59:55 | More by jhenson1
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fizzyted

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-16-2011 23:06:04 | More by fizzyted
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alalvarez75

New York

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-15-2011 05:12:47 | More by alalvarez75
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FrankyLikesIt

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-14-2011 19:35:44 | More by FrankyLikesIt
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GrindFatherBob

New York

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-14-2011 17:04:43 | More by GrindFatherBob
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Phelps

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A generous extra from inlimbo77, poured into my newcastle schooner.

Deep chestnut, almost completely opaque. The cream-colored head is about half an inch tall and fizzy, becoming a silky thin top layer within just a few seconds.

Nutty! The nose is a variety pack of peanuts, chestnuts, walnuts. Sweet wort and milk chocolate make up the other half of the aroma. Pretty fantastic.

The flavor is a more subdued, earthy version of the aroma. Nuts are softer, hops are bigger, and there’s a finish of tangy, dusty grain. Notes of milk chocolate linger in the background.

Carbonation is medium-high and pinching, bringing out just a bit of fizz. Body is velvety and medium. Mild bitterness.

Ithica’s Nut Brown isn’t a bad example of the style at all. Smells great but tastes just bit too tangy for me.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2011 06:09:44 | More by Phelps
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-08-2011 23:18:16 | More by JohneHoodlum
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tdm168

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep brown with a reddish hue. There's a 1/2" of brownish, thick, foamy head with decent retention. The nose has notes of caramel, coffee, and roasted malt. The taste nutty with notes of coffee and caramel. The coffee and roasted malts play a large role here. The nutty flavor is earthy and hangs around on the palate for quite a while. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, smooth, and well carbonated.

This is a pretty good beer, but for the style the roasty, coffee-like notes are a little intense. It's definitely worth checking out.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 20:57:27 | More by tdm168
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sniper061

New York

3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer on tap in a pint glass. The head on this beer was thin upon initial presentation and didn't really lace at all. With the first sniff of this brown ale I was very excited about the smell of molasses, coffe, and chocolate. I am not going to say that I didn't enjoy this beer but I will tell you from the first smell to the last drop I was left less than fulfilled. It lacked the body to back up the nose. This would be an okay beer to finish a night of drinking.

Serving type: on-tap

12-08-2011 20:47:15 | More by sniper061
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pavpav12

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-06-2011 02:17:53 | More by pavpav12
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asparkoflife

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-05-2011 17:52:33 | More by asparkoflife
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Brown120

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.7%

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

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

A: Reddish tones, thin body with a head that dissipates quickly
S: Malty caramel tones, just as you would expect with a brown ale
T: Very thin in flavor, slight malt flavor and a bit of sweetness. After the nose the taste is a disappointment. Leaves a less than pleasant aftertaste
M: Very thin mouthfeel, just slides down your throat
O: Smells great but overall just a disappointment

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2011 06:06:51 | More by Bellabananas
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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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bigred89

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

12-04-2011 02:28:38 | More by bigred89
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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-01-2011 07:26:37 | More by rab53
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i3ei3s

New York

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-30-2011 02:20:39 | More by i3ei3s
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bluntedboywonder

New York

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-26-2011 16:52:28 | More by bluntedboywonder
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-24-2011 02:09:21 | More by PEIhop
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-22-2011 23:20:19 | More by djrn2
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KGarrett

New York

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-18-2011 23:46:48 | More by KGarrett
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-18-2011 21:10:11 | More by touchmeimsac
Nut Brown Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
82 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.