Hazelnut Brown Nectar | Rogue Ales

Hazelnut Brown NectarHazelnut Brown Nectar
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Hazelnut Brown NectarHazelnut Brown Nectar

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

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

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Ratings: 4,209 |  Reviews: 1,455
Photo of bigjer78
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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

Photo of Bretribution
4.57/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of villainchiwwin
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

poured from 22 oz. bomber
deep opaque brown color with a thick tan head that faded fast. lacing slid back down glass into the brew. roasty malt smell that was sort of singular but faint. roasted hazlenut taste with sweet malt and some chocolate notes - very rich. bitter hops tail wrapped around sweetness in the finish. smooth yet substantial mouthfeel. well-balanced but i would drink it more as a treat than as a session beer. would be good paired with sweet foods i bet.

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Photo of SirChugsAlot
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

poured this one right into my frozen mug as a dark brown amber with a caramel colored head that, despite what others say, stuck around for a bit then left a nice lacing. smell of a chocolate / hazelnut / coffee mix with a caramel hint. The taste of this was quite pleasing to me with a complex caramel / hazelnut flavoring and a sweet malt flavoring. Smooth and creamy and a nice crisp lightness to it lead me to almost want another had it not been so sweet. a decent brew for after dinner or dessert but not an everyday drink

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

Photo of andyfrancis
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Almost more of a deep ruby red than brown. Head reduced pretty quickly, but is lingering on the edges, with a nice skim.

Definitely smells of the hazelnut. Almost overwhelmingly so. Faint chocolate notes, roasty, almost burnt. I'm not really excited about drinking it at this point.

Hmmm. It is tasty, but almost tastes like frangelico light. If you like hazelnut, you'll love it.

Feels a bit syrupy, taste definitely stays with you.

Fo me, this would work as a dessert beer or night cap, but otherwise the flavor is a bit too much.

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Photo of dwwnole1
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of json83
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

A winter seasonal with 180 calories per bottle and 6% ABV. 2011 & 2012 Gold Metal Winner at the Americas Beer Festival under the Specialty Beer Category. I really enjoyed the color, the brown ale style, and the compliment of the hazelnut flavor. This would be the first I tried with the hazelnut flavor and had mixed opinion at first, but after trying I would highly recommend and definitely keep my eye-out to try again. This is a great beer to keep an eye out for as a winter seasonal. I would highly recommend and buy again.

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Photo of BeerdNick
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of YoPo
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Tywilly132
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of johnyeast
4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark brown/ dark copper in color with a half inch beige head. Rich nutty smell with notes of malt and barley. Wonderful taste. Good carbonation and well balanced beer with a disticnt nutty finish. Incredibly smooth and easy drinking. A good standard for a brown ale, would love to consume a few if I found it on tap.

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Photo of dbtoe
4.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Now this is one great beer. I was a little surprised at how much I liked this.
22 OZ bottle poured into a pint
Look creamy dark brown not much of a head.
Smell pretty mild a little sweetness.
Taste really a great balance of malts and the hazelnut. What a tasty combo.
Feel is right on, not thick and not too thin.
Overall a great brown that I wish I had tried sooner. Even though I can get a local six pack for almost the same price as a 22 oz bottle of this, I’ll surely pick it up again.

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Photo of iSrALE
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of homerbunker
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of cantstandya65
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of mrkinnex
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of MikeyA
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Danflurry
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of Aggro
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of wretchedabyss
3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Roeters
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Brown, 1/2 inch head that quickly goes away

S: Nutty with a slight alcohol smell

T: Smooth taste a nuttiness that ends with a chocolate bitterness

M: Thick creamy texture

D: This beer, I could drink it all day long Great balance

This is the first time I have had this from a bottle, I like it from the tap better.

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Photo of trackstar1043
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a rich and deep mahogany and brown, with 1 in aof rocky tan heat that settled around the glass with little lacing.

S - Sweet smell of carmels, brown sugars, light molasses, roasted nuts, toasty malts, slight citrus.

T - Light and sweet, carmels and brown sugar with a nutty malty flavor, a bit short on aftertaste.

M - Light and refreshing, med carbonation with a clean finish.

D - Extremely drinkable and easy to spend an afternoon with a case of the stuff, nice.

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Photo of caljrjr
3/5  rDev -26.3%

Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 83.4% out of 100 with 4,209 ratings
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