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Squirrel's Nut Brown Ale - North Country Brewing

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Squirrel's Nut Brown Ale
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
North Country Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 09-17-2006

Never had more fun gathering nuts! This smooth Ale has an even display of hop bitterness and bold malt flavor, with a hint of nutty flavor from the dark malt, to produce a superior brown ale taste
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One of NCB's flagship beers and an outstanding Brown ale. This beer's ABV is right around 5% making it a nice session beer, which is what it is to me very often when I visit my backyard nook. Great flavor profile and extremely easy drinking. Smooth.

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Squirrels Nut Brown

Pours a rich brown in color, yellowish head. Aroma is nutty, Malty, roasted and full. In the flavor, very nutty and mildly sweet with hazelnut, caramel and vanilla notes. A little caramel, roasted malts with no real hop presence. Medium bodied, smooth, carbonation is low but perceivable. Overall, a great session beer like most North Country offerings.

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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice brown color not very dark but medium brown with a skim head. The aroma is of roasted malt and is faint. The taste is of roasted malt and a hint of nuttiness. Not alot of complexity but a solid taste. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and good for the class. Overall it has a high drinkability, even though it isn't the most complex brown it has a solid flavor and can keep you interested.

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3.38/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3


Pours a nut brown color, bit hazy, thin film for a head.

Smell is of mildly nutty dark malts, maybe a hint of hop bitterness.

Taste is the same, one note but a good note.

On the thing side in the feel, smooth.

So-so brown ale, good taste, just no oomph to it.

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Very drinkable beer. Dark and perfect for those who prefer a mellower hops presence. I myself love hops, when used right, but still enjoy this beer and enjoy drinking multiple glasses of it in a sitting. Also a great transition drink, this beer is one of the first microbrews my father, former Coors Light exclusivist, genuinely enjoyed. Now he asks for a growler of it with each trip home!

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Squirrel's Nut Brown Ale from North Country Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.