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Nut Brown Ale - Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery

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Nut Brown AleNut Brown Ale

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155 Ratings
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 5
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2001

OG: 1.052
IBU: 23
Color: 22L
Hops: Willamette
Yeast: Ballantine Ale (1056)
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Oftentimes the expectation for American Microbrew of traditional styles with a sweet or flavorful reputation is to turn everything to 11. While the english brown is typically both sweet and flavorful, it's nice to see restraint in this brew. It's has a sugary malty nose and a strong malt finish, with the notes of grass, cream and (obviously) nuts that you'd expect in a nice balance. All that with a relatively light body and a quickly vanishing aftertaste.

While it's a nice light brew to accompany a reasonable savory meal, it would be overpowered by rich entrees. With it's light body someone might try to adopt it as a craft beer drinker's session ale.

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Nut Brown Ale from Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.