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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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79
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232 Ratings
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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 6
Gots: 14 | 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:
Malts: Victory & Munich
Hops: Northern Brewer, Cascade, & Willamette

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-07-2002)
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Photo of afsdan
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

afsdan, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of SamN
4.16/5  rDev +20.9%
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.

SamN, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of jaydoc
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

jaydoc, Jan 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

rrski198, Jan 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Le_HopHead, Jan 05, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

plinythederek, Dec 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

LXIXME, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

rorjets, Dec 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Mrose78, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

dhbiker0889, Oct 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

UncleAddie, Oct 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

vermilcj, Oct 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

famous_mortimur, Oct 07, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

ToddThompson, Oct 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

ALeisher, Sep 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

MinorThreat, Sep 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

eskimojoe, Aug 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

alexanf, Aug 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 05, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

dkinney, Jul 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

JRBecks, Jun 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

Jeckel, Jun 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

bhurley, May 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

sooner961, May 18, 2013
Photo of beergoot
3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Crystal clear, dark brown body topped with a thick, creamy head. Roasted grains, nutty, with slight estery hints. Caramel and dark grains produce a smooth, mellow malt sweetness throughout; touch of hop bitterness and faint alcohol notes. Solid medium body, smooth.

A pretty tasty malt-forward beer, not too sweet yet packed with excellent caramel and nut flavors.

beergoot, Apr 30, 2013
Buster Nut Brown Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.