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Nut Roll Ale | Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by hustlesworth on 11-21-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
133
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
33.24%
 
 
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Reviews: 26 | Ratings: 133
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.82/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into goblet.

Appearance- Deep red in color, almost brown. Cream colored head that goes away as soon as you're down pouring.

Smell- I get sweet bread and nuts right away. Vanilla frosting and malty hops comes through. Really quite remarkable.

Taste- Tastes just like it smells. It is a mystery to me how Penn Brewing can make a beer taste just like a holiday dessert.

Mouthfeel- My bottle was very flat. It had almost no carbonation at all. Thin and without much body.

Overall- A great beer to try once a year. I am still in amazement at how this beer taste just like a nut roll.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.47/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some spices. Taste is spices, mainly cinnamon, some nuttiness, not bad, easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall this is a decent and unique beer.

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2.48/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

Normally I at least like stuff from Penn Brewery. Sometimes I love it - St. Nikalous Bock and Penn Gold, for example. Nut Roll Ale was an unpleasant surprise.

A - Nice brown color but almost no head from a rough pour. What little foam there was disappeared quickly.

S - Vanilla, sweet fruit, and a bit of dark malts. Didn't get any of the "nutty aroma" advertised on the bottle.

T - Tastes like it smells, but in a bad way. Nowhere near enough hops to balance the sweetness. The vanilla, even though I don't think it's artificially flavored, it tastes kinda artificial with a chemically/medicinal note on the finish that is just off.

M - Body is decent but the carbonation was prickly in a soda pop kinda way.

O - With so many great winter and holiday beers out there, this one is absolutely not worth trying. Avoid it.

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Nut Roll Ale from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.
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