Hazelnut Brown Nectar
Rogue Ales

Hazelnut Brown NectarHazelnut Brown Nectar
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From:
Rogue Ales
 
Oregon, United States
Style:
English Brown Ale
Ranked #4
ABV:
5.6%
Score:
91
Ranked #7,926
Avg:
4.06 | pDev: 12.56%
Reviews:
1,541
Ratings:
2,993
Status:
Active
Rated:
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Added:
Aug 27, 2001
Wants:
  331
Gots:
  973
SCORE
91
Outstanding
Hazelnut Brown NectarHazelnut Brown Nectar
Notes: 13 Ingredients:
Malts: Harrington, Klages, Munich, Hugh Baird Brown, Carastan 13-17, Crystal 70-80, Crystal 135-165 & Beeston Chocolate.
Hops: Perle and Sterling.
Specialty: Hazelnut Nectar.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

14 Plato
33 IBU
73.6 AA
36 L
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Rated: 4.08 by dd53grif from Michigan

Today at 10:30 PM
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Reviewed by JokersAce

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Medium brown to dark caramel in color with a caramel beige head that briefly flashes and dissipates.
Very nutty in taste and aroma. A good brown ale with lots of hazlenut notes, pretty simple otherwise.
Nov 12, 2022
 
Rated: 4.93 by rawbraves from Colorado

Nov 10, 2022
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Rated by ralflott from Michigan

3.23/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Nothing to write home about. A funny combination of simple flavors with a limp finish. Hazelnut taste is good, but not very present.
Nov 03, 2022
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Reviewed by IvoryBilledWoodpecker from Florida

3.76/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
Dark brown, mostly transparent, brown head slowly dissipates and leaves nice lacing. Nutty odor on nose. Hazelnut flavor is present as is a pungent flavor I don’t really like. Feel is average. It’s ok but I don’t want it again.
Oct 23, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by GoHabsGo from Canada (ON)

Sep 24, 2022
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Reviewed by akaizer from Virginia

4.07/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
From a can into a pint glass. Pour has a vibrant, slowly receding head of light biege foam that tops a fantastic amber brown body that is generally clear but with uniform particulate throughout. Scent has the pretty typical nuttiness of a brown ale with sweeter notes of toffee and hazelnut rounding it out (and almost wholly avoiding the sometimes bitter scents of a brown ale). Taste is an incredibly well balanced blend of subtle nuttiness and hazelnut with a just a smidge of bitterness peeking out. Feel is very smooth with a pleasant aftertaste that follows the taste well. An all around excellent fall beer that is very, very drinkable.
Sep 23, 2022
 
Rated: 4.95 by CurlyBill93 from Missouri

Sep 21, 2022
 
Rated: 4.22 by MangoToots

Sep 13, 2022
 
Rated: 5 by devon2700 from Wisconsin

Sep 03, 2022
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Reviewed by AlCaponeJunior from Texas

4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
This one I really like.

Poured a deep reddish auburn with a tan head that didn't last that long, but overall it still looked good in the glass.

Aroma and taste lived up to the hazelnut hype, and even the nectar part, as the feel was a bit thick and went down with a great deal of satisfaction.

This one had a nice complexity between hops, malt and hazelnut. I will absolutely buy it again. It was also nice to have an English brown ale, as this style is not very common in South tx
Aug 11, 2022
 
Rated: 3.94 by BlueSpader from Washington

Aug 08, 2022
 
Rated: 3.53 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Aug 04, 2022
 
Rated: 3.87 by Hayesbro from Pennsylvania

Aug 01, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by Greg_Eans from Kentucky

Jul 26, 2022
 
Rated: 4.21 by cold_beer

May 07, 2022
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Reviewed by JohnniEMc from Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
First, this is a well carbonated beverage. But it doesn't produce a ridiculous amount of beer head. In fact, the lightly biege head is very modest, although somewhat enduring. The brew itself is a solid brown color that's opaque, but far from murky. The aroma is malty and the described hazelnut addition is definitely subdued. That aspect isn't even in the initial taste. But then, as the brew lingers toward its finish, the hazelnut explodes. This is a truly unique drinking experience and a good one, should you like hazelnuts. As a brown ale there's no expectation of hoppiness and this is true to that style. That this can convert a mild malt character into one with such a hazelnut infusion is admirable. This may be another limited audience brew, but it's a great choice for anyone that likes their brown ales with a hazelnut flavoring. This best part, it adds a nutty aspect without any additional sweetness.
Apr 27, 2022
 
Rated: 4.19 by HopBelT from Belgium

Apr 01, 2022
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Rated by magikbagel from Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
An exceptional brown ale. A must try for fans of brown ales.
Apr 01, 2022
 
Rated: 4.46 by Beecham from California

Mar 28, 2022
 
Rated: 3.75 by Myboymi from Kansas

Mar 20, 2022
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Rated by cmb

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Loved it. Smooth, chewy. No bitterness.
Mar 13, 2022
 
Rated: 3.5 by Fettpopps from Massachusetts

Feb 28, 2022
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Reviewed by laketang from Arizona

3.84/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a deep amber hue with a robust tan head.
Some mild hop scents. Not much aroma.
Good malty, roasty tones.low bitterness.
Nutty and I get a bit of caramel too.hazelnut is there also.
Smooth with low carbonation.
Good offering from rogue, drink with bread pudding.
Feb 26, 2022
 
Rated: 3.35 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 21, 2022
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Reviewed by EnderFett11 from Virginia

3.8/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Poured moderately hard from a can into a snifter glass, forming a couple fingers of tan head. Head soon faded to nothing. Translucent orangey-brown color. Smell is definitely hazelnut, but not super strong. Taste is some hazelnut and roasty undertones. Tasty and mild. Pretty strong carbonation and light bodied. Not bad overall, an easy drinking hazelnut porter.
Feb 06, 2022
 
Rated: 4.1 by Taenim from New Jersey

Feb 04, 2022
 
Rated: 3.52 by Sjohnson8585 from Colorado

Jan 23, 2022
 
Rated: 3.99 by Seshin from California

Jan 21, 2022
 
Rated: 4.12 by bgillespie from New Jersey

Jan 11, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by tbru929 from Delaware

Jan 09, 2022
 
Rated: 4.75 by Tenebris

Dec 15, 2021
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Reviewed by whynot44 from Missouri

4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25
Very slightly hazy mahogany brown color with a nice moderate tan head that retrains well but produces very little lacing.
The aroma is warm fresh bread, slightly sweet malt and just a hint of nuttiness.
The taste is light sweet malt, biscuits, a touch of brown sugar and nicely light hazelnut with just enough floral hops for a nicely balanced overall flavor, nothing overpowering or too understated
The body is light/medium and very smooth with mild carbonation.
Overall, just a really pleasant brown ale, very nice.
Nov 28, 2021
 
Rated: 4.43 by Jaymgould from Minnesota

Nov 11, 2021
 
Rated: 3.9 by irishevans from California

Nov 11, 2021
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Reviewed by JZH1000 from Colorado

4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
Nutty: my favorite.

L- On the pour I got a 1finger head, as I drink there is light lacing. It is a deep reddish brown and the beer is almost hazy which is interesting, hopefully normal, but kinda cool.

S- the hazelnut flavor definitely comes through and it compliments the yeast they used nicely. Not a lot of hops on the nose, but that's kinda the point.

T- A warm (feeling/tasting) malty tidal wave of flavor dissipates into a pretty subtle hazelnut flavor with very light bitterness that also reminds me of a nut, not a lot of hops again.

F- the feel is mostly consistent and overall enjoyable but if you think about it there is a slick lens that comes right before a dryness but that's quite easy to move past

O- the flavor profile carrys this beer into nut brown ale stardom, as the hops from american craft brewing remove some of the nutty qualities from this english style. Sam smith still beats them out, but this is much more accessible and attractive to modern audiences.
Nov 09, 2021
 
Rated: 3.6 by edthehead from New York

Nov 04, 2021
 
Rated: 4.21 by PaleAleWalt from New York

Oct 28, 2021
 
Rated: 4.06 by Roejogan from Canada (BC)

Oct 20, 2021
Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
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