Punch 'N The Nuts | Rocky River Brewing

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Rocky River Brewing
Ohio, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Ricochet on 12-01-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by buschbeer:
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3.56/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

64 ounce growler
Served in a perfect pint glass

A - This beer pours amber in color with orange/yellow highlights. It is clear with about two inches of beige head.

S - It smells like natural peanut butter.

T - Peanut butter translates in the taste, as well. I also get some bready malt. It's kind of like a slice of bread with peanut butter.

M - Moderate

O - It is an interesting beer. I have been wanting to try some peanut/peanut butter beers. It is decent if you like peanut butter. It is not overwhelming, but it is a nice start to my journey. I would also note that this beer was listed as "Punchin' the Nuts" and was said to be an amber ale. I assume this is the aforementioned beer, but they made it an amber instead of the nut brown ale the previous reviewer had.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of jay_schrock
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of imdabuzzard
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nelsonr_emi
4.45/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Josbor11
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of Ricochet
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Brown with a little amber glow. Little head and little lace.
S: Could smell the caramel from malts but not much else.
M: Strong, almost rubbing alcohol with that lingering malty caramel note.
T: Peanut butter! This was the star as the flavor of a slightly sweet peanut butter smoothness provided a flavorful kick. The caramel and roasted malt backed it up.

O: Not what I was expecting. A nice brown with lots of peanut flavor made this a true "nut brown"

This review was written 4/10/11. I remember going back to the brewery a few weeks later and ordering this again and it tasted totally different. Haven't seen it since.

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Punch 'N The Nuts from Rocky River Brewing
3.82 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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