Hazelnut Brown Nectar | Rogue Ales

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4.07/5
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4,242 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:
#2,454
Reviews:
1,462
Ratings:
4,242
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
312
Gots:
889
Trade:
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Photo of Abstractspirit
4.34/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of blissfulNemo
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Suds
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a can, this brew is a dark brown color with cerise hues in the light. Slim head. The aroma has a lot of hazelnut...woody, sweetish, earthy. Along with the nut scent is a bit of amber malt. The taste is drier than I expected, with nutty, woody flavors. Full in body.

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Photo of righthereisay
3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice cloudy brown, with a nice creamy head, that only lasted for about 30 seconds.

I didn't smell hazelnut specifically. Smelled like bread/malty. Nothing to write home about.

Taste was not complex at all in my opinion. Brown sugar sweetness. Still don't taste any hazelnut. Definite malts. Some bread.

Goes done nicely. Medium Body. A little stickiness at the end, maybe from the bitterness, maybe noe.

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Photo of MeLoynes
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kmkapalka
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 1971bernat
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamieCoxx
3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HorseheadsHophead
4.45/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

L: Hazy dark brown with some ruby red at the bottom. The head is beige and small, but a thin film remains.

S: Surprisingly huge and sweet; immense amounts of hazelnut, milk chocolate, maple syrup, coffee, vanilla, earth, and wood. Smells like coffee and hazelnut ice cream.

T: Toasted hazelnut, caramel, toffee, brown bread, brown sugar, maple syrup, milk chocolate, coffee, vanilla, cream, date, fig, and raisin. Hints of light smoke. Earth and wood chips.

F: Medium-bodied, moderately carbonated. Smooth and well-rounded, finishing slightly sweet.

O: A killer brown ale! My only complaint is that it's a little too sweet, but this is delicious and complex.

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Photo of zachkrauter
3.1/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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

Photo of Velivolus
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NigeyD
3.33/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Metalsnota
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.7/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

It pours brown and very clear with hardly any head. The aroma is full of hazelnut (not so much the roasted kind but more like hazelnut coffee). Rather sweet with some late bitterness. Very light mouthfeel.

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Photo of Craven
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of camman007
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mike22ne
4.4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A wonderfully nutty brown ale. Lots of caramel toasted malt and sweet hazelnut flavor, while keeping a dry bready crisp malt body. Well balanced feel. It's almost on the edge of being too much "hazelnut syrup" flavor, but ends up being just right.

I've had it many times over the years as it's one of my favorite brown ales, and years ago it was one of the first beers I could call a favorite.

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Photo of Jbleke
4.72/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Perfect initial hazelnut taste, follow up is smooth and nutty. Nice and thick texture perfect for an Ale.

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Photo of Dinglehacker
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured bottle into dimpled seidel. Ruby brown color. Head takes a moment to form, then fades, leaving lace.

Smells like whole wheat bread, nuts. A little cherry and molasses.

Taste: Nuts, sweet liquid bread (hey, its beer), light roasted malts. Hops are minor.

Mouth is smooth. You're left with a "I ate a handful of nuts" taste."

One of the best smelling beers I've encountered, and great taste to boot. Really good.

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Photo of NwMaltHead91
4.62/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bmarkalan1970
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bammer21
3.39/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JasonRosenberg
4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Loved this beer! Lots of flavor. Very sweet and smooth.

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Photo of Lucnifter
3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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