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Nut Brown Ale | Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
3.75/5
Very Good
1,071 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
gooseisland.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Chocolate color, honey and tobacco aromas, nutty flavor, medium body.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,999
Reviews:
454
Ratings:
1,071
pDev:
10.93%
Bros Score:
3.74
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
69
Trade:
0
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Photo of weazle1334
4.08/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown in color but not thick, heartier than most nut brown ale appearances, light brown head 1/2". Aroma hit those predictable nuts and bread kind of vibe.

Taste is ample for a brown ale. Very smooth mouthfeel, mild sweetness. Easy to drink. Good format, good price. Not my thing, but you know when its good for style and affordable.

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Photo of Beric
3.76/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served on a mid-July brewery tour. This is a pretty solid brown ale and one that I believe represents the style decently. The malts are like somewhat darker, fresh baked bread with a pinch of instant coffee flavor and acidity. Subtle caramel notes as well. Muted hops. Very drinkable.

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Photo of Zylod
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Squire123
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kdevilliers
4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bryanzk
3.99/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Laplander
4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of craigbelly
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.49/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AMarkle6524
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SitkaSteve
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This was poured into a pint glass.
The appearance was a sly hazy burnt orange to brown color with a finger's worth of white foaminess rimming the glass.
The smell had subtle roasty nuts playfully blending with some light toffee, and a little bit of caramel.
The taste, pretty much copied the aroma, nothing bad but nothing spectacular.
The mouthfeel was about light bodied, pretty sessionable. Carbonation runs light.
Overall, its a decent Brown ale, maybe again depending what else was served.

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Photo of RichH55
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of razorsdescent
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrod79
3.82/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kinggimp
3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcbeers
3.02/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of chossboss
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
3.53/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hypersomnia
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ssimpson89
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aasher
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Nut Brown Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 1,071 ratings
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