Nut Brown Ale | Goose Island Beer Co.

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,071 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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Nut Brown AleNut Brown Ale
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
Ratings:
1,071
Reviews:
453
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
10.85%
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
69
For Trade:
0
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Photo of deltatauhobbit
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark brown color with a thin light brown head, fades quickly and leaves no lacing on the glass.

Smell has a strong roasted malt aroma, slightly toasty.

Taste starts out with a roasted malt backing, slightly nutty but could be stronger in this aspect, mild roasted bitterness, carbonation a touch aggressive but not overly distracting.

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Photo of mltobin
3.72/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nick29
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerzInTheWoods
3.62/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of km02600
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StrobeLite
3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JPowell712
3.58/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of braican
3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of silverking
4.04/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyroeser
3.87/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rossracing
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

not a big fan of nut brown

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Photo of Jerrod-Scott
3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Rich brown in color, thin but lasting head. Carbonation is noticeable and refreshing. This is a solid brown ale. Try it instead of a Newcastle, you might be surprised.

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Photo of BB1980
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Branlott42
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Darwin232
3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of eball33
4.01/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 16thstreetoutlaw
3.58/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ArtZan
3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BEERMILER12
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a dark mahogany/brown color with a fingers worth of head that quickly fades down to pretty much nothing

S: Very malty with notes of molasses, dark chocolate, nuts, and caramel. A touch on the sweet side, but nice overall

T: Follows the nose. Malt dominates lending notes of molasses, sweet caramel and honey, dark chocolate, and subtle nuttiness. The nuttiness shows up more in the finish and in the aftertaste

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A nice nut brown with a few good layers that give it just the right amount of sweetness while remaining very drinkable. The nuttiness is present throughout and helps to moderate the sweetness. Solid part of the flight pack

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Photo of 5EKF
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smithj4
3.89/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gobzilla
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.3/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nut Brown Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
3.78 out of 5 based on 1,071 ratings.
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