Hazelnut Brown Nectar
Rogue Ales

Hazelnut Brown NectarHazelnut Brown Nectar
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Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
English Brown Ale
Ranked #4
Ranked #7,821
4.06 | pDev: 12.56%
Jan 22, 2024
Aug 27, 2001
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: 3.71 by miwestcoaster from Michigan

Jan 22, 2024
Rated: 3.69 by Shiredave from New York

Nov 13, 2023
Rated: 3.83 by not2quick from Missouri

Nov 10, 2023
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Reviewed by DarkLordScott from Wisconsin

3.51/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Pours a golden caramel color with a vigorous one finger head. Aroma is light hazelnut and light caramelized malt. Taste is largely all caramelized malt, with hazelnut making an appearance at the very end. This is a light bodied brown and quite low in carbonation, though the head was lively. Despite all this, it is an easy brew to down.
Oct 07, 2023
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Reviewed by jLUNAtic88

4.87/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Pouring this is a must. Don't just drink out of a can or bottle. Beautiful color and excellent head retention make this a beauty on your table or desk or wherever you're enjoying it. The smell of hazelnut and chocolate hit you every sip. The taste is so rich but not overpowering. Great taste of the malt and hops mix perfectly. A weird side note: This beer is still damn good even if your glass gets a little warm.
May 31, 2023
Rated: 4.03 by SteveTheDog from Texas

Apr 19, 2023
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Reviewed by Beerhug from Japan

4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
An overall lovely ale, with a slightly stronger taste of malt than I would prefer, and slightly less sweet than I feel it should be for that perfect balance. Really glad to have tried it, and would like to have it on draft someday.
Feb 26, 2023
Rated: 4.18 by Sparty1965 from Michigan

Feb 18, 2023
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Rated by AphidRuin from Singapore

2.8/5  rDev -31%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75
Pours dark brown with caramel foam. No obvious scent. Tastes of nuts and brown sugar with quick finish. Average beer at best.
Feb 15, 2023
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Reviewed by mfnmbvp from Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12 oz. can, canned 03/08/22.

Poured to a Duvel snifter.
Pours a dark ruby body, some bubbles show when held to the light. Thick finger of frothy khaki-tan head that leaves good spotty lacing.
Aroma is pleasantly toasty & nutty. Definitely invokes an authentic sense of earth / nuts / peanut / hazelnut. Slightly minerally / metallic.
Flavor profile has some muddled notes to it: earthy, herbal, bitter, with notes of dark fruits (cherries, figs, dates). Almost retains a tart cherry juice sort of quality, not sure if this is due to the age of the beer or what. Hazelnut is not exactly the main player here, if you ask me. Does retain some earthy nuttiness (peanut, hazelnut), but tastes more earthy & herbal & hoppy than anything else. Not as roasty as expected.
Feel is smooth, crisp, fairly easy-drinking. Carbonation is good.

Overall, a middle of the road offering from Rogue, in my opinion. Surprised to see that this beer has such high ratings here on the site.

Rogue Hazelnut Brown Nectar -----3.5/5
Jan 15, 2023
Rated: 4.08 by dd53grif from Michigan

Dec 07, 2022
Rated: 1 by etan420 from Illinois

Dec 03, 2022
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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
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