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Buster Nut Brown Ale - Ska Brewing Co.

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Buster Nut Brown AleBuster Nut Brown Ale

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243 Ratings
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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 6
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.15% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-07-2002

Malts: Victory & Munich
Hops: Northern Brewer, Cascade, & Willamette
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampling right now on 3/28/14. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a pilsner flute fgass.

Pours a dark reddish-brown in color with a very thin off-white head. Spotty lacing is seen with each sip that clings to the glass. The aroma is of roasted malts for the most part. The taste is the same with the malts up front with a slight nutty (hazelnut & almond) finish. Very slight dry finish as well. Overall, it was OK.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Huge, creamy over-sized head erupts from my stein with the pour, loose crown of bubbles on a thick, two-finger base of tiny bubbled foam. Disappearing it leaves a lovely love down the glass. The color is a deep, beautfiul dark amber brown hue. Incredibly rich looks, superb. In the glass, the nose first gives off a strong grassy aroma, then underneath you find a softly sweet nutty brown base, hints of (good) dustiness and Swirling interesting aromas fill the glass, keep me on my toes. Quite unique and enjoyable. Taste is equally excitingly tasty; sweet malty tastes,crisp perfectly-bittered hop traits, creaminess and a slightly nutty finish. Very good, really scratches my brown ale itch. Buster has a slighty bigger than medium feel, covers the palette nicely and delivers it's great flavors all over my mouth.

Wow, blown away by this beer! Ska really hit this one out of the park on all counts; looks, tastes, style-wise. Very tasty brew here.

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Buster Nut Brown Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.