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Hazelnut Brown Nectar | Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
4.07/5
Exceptional
4,229 Ratings
Hazelnut Brown NectarHazelnut Brown Nectar
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
rogue.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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

Added by kbub6f on 08-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,407
Reviews:
1,457
Ratings:
4,229
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
311
Gots:
884
Trade:
3
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,229 |  Reviews: 1,457
Photo of wjbent
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tliuzzo
4.73/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

What can I say, I look like the guy on the bottle so it must be good. The alcohol content is superb for its nutty flavor. Not heavy at all and the flavor pops in you mouth with every sip.

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Photo of tjb27
4.39/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Holdon5600
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drdavisjr
4.65/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Last week I bought a couple of Dead Guy Ales and loved them. Today I decided to try another beer from the same brewery. First impression... love the graphic design work on the label.

Smell: awesome, malty nose. Really pleasant. Definitely a good start.

Pours up with a nice head that dissipated after about 30 seconds.

This beer starts strong and nutty, just an amazing flavor with a super clean finish. Great beer. Love this beer and this brewery!

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Photo of ceverhart
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Favorite beer of all time, especially out of the tap. Amazing nutty taste along with a hazel complexion.

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Photo of johnnybgood1999
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up to add to the variety of beers in my fridge that I consider to be good for Fall. This certainly came through. Very well done with nice caramel malts supplying an earthy taste. The hazelnut compliments the base ale very well. My one complaint is that it is just a bit sweeter than I'd like. Still, very solid and good for Fall and Winter.

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Photo of Liveoak3000
4.45/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.75

I'm an American expat who just spent six weeks revisiting the USA, and I tried a lot of craft beer that I wasn't able to get abroad. This one was my favorite. I love how Rogue does roasted barley. This roasted barley flavor comes through nicely and is my favorite part about the beer. I couldn't really taste the hazelnut in particular, but the beer wasn't bitter like other roasted barley beers. The sweetness of the beer worked well.

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Photo of Stay_Positive
4.57/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of migleskun
4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of baldy00
3.67/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CapEO
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lucular
3.62/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I love hazelnuts but I guess I'm not a big fan of hazelnut flavor in beer - or aroma for that matter. Luckily the beer paired very well with zucchini nut bread or I may have had a tough time finishing it. The base beer is a very solid brown ale.

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Photo of Mdaniel723
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice smooth beer with hazelnut flavor

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Photo of jmh21
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drewskihausen
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

L: good look, small head
S: good smell, true to flavor
T: good taste, true to flavor
F: a little carbonation

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Photo of Giangio
4.17/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lemmy187
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeardHK
3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Got this beer out of curiosity. The hazelnut flavor comes out and makes a nice warm taste with a clean finish. Very easy to drink. Overall a very nice ale! Good for winter.

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Photo of petrusek23
3.29/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Scudworth
3.58/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StormAles
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Darandos
3.11/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of epyon396
4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes. I’ve had this beer more than multiple times in my life. The appearance is a dark brown colored body that leaves a nice one finger creamy tan lacing looking head. The body is totally too dark for any carbonation to be seen and a perfect super light foamy lacing is left. The smell has hazelnuts and brown sugar up front with some malts in the background, reminds me a bit of beer bread. The taste is the same as the smells coming through on my tongue with a bit more nuttiness. On the palate, she sits about a medium, maybe closer to heavy, still has a good deal of sharpness on the tongue with a sticky aftertaste. Overall, this is probably one of the best English Brown ales on the market one can get in the USA. Don’t pass up if you see it.

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Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 4,229 ratings
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