Hazelnut Brown Nectar | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
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4,172 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): 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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,172
Reviews:
1,444
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
12.59%
 
 
Wants:
301
Gots:
843
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 4,172 |  Reviews: 1,444
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of Hoppsbabo
3.45/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Beautiful amber, with shards of orange light illuminating the extremities of the glass. Massive ivory head, lively. Reminds me of Iron Bru.

S: Crickey, genuine roasted hazelnut flavour and nothing subtle about it.

T: Not complex, just generic brown ale with a domineering fresh hazlenut flavour and some caramel.

O: Yuck!!!! I feel mollycoddled by the overbearing hazelnut but if you like warming Christmassy flavours this is for you. Very sickly.

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Photo of Donny
1/5  rDev -75.3%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of dansmcd
4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a molasses colour, under a thin sliver of head and thin streaks of lacing.

S - I've just stepped into a bakery. Biscuit, cake and HAZELNUT! Powerful nutty aroma, almond meal, sweet chocolate powder. I can almost taste it in the air.

T - Follows the nose with an overwhelming hazelnut dominated profile, complemented by vanilla, chocolate and wood.

M - Dry and chalky, light to medium body with medium carbonation.

O - Rogue have well and truly captured hazelnut in a bottle here. If you really like your hazelnuts, this could be your go to beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of aasher
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a light bodied chestnut brown in color with a one finger creamy off white head. The nose is somewhat sweet and malt with a touch of nuttiness, almost in a syrup type of manner. The flavors are a big improvement. It's malty with hints of caramel, toffee, and light butterscotch with a lot of hazelnut. The hazelnut even flows into the after taste and doesn't leave for a couple minutes. It has great, great flavor for the style. It drinks light and sweet with a subtly dry finish. This is one of the best brown ales you can find in my opinion. This beer may be an acquired taste but if you like coffee or nutty flavors this beer is for you.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.18/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice ruby red with a bit of a tan head that leaves some lacing.

Smell is on the sweet side, the malt notes kick in first, then a bit of a candy like sweetness.

Taste is very much on the sweet side, but not overly so. There is a nuttiness there, and the sweetness is a bit different from the typical malt sweetness, maybe from the hazelnuts.

Feel is fairly standard for the style, no complaints here.

Overall a decent beer, but not a standout. It goes down very easy, and would be nice on a hot day, I would juts like a bit more fullness in the flavor. Worth a try, a nice variation on a brown ale.

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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3.68/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12-ouncer.

Slightly reddish-brown with a churning head of beige bubbles. Coarse and popping. And, falling... Ok, poor retention. But, it looks 'nectary'? 3.5

Roasted grain, mustiness, and nutty sweetness. Very faint hazelnut nose. Not much more to the aroma than that. Smells like a Euro Dark Lager... 2.5

Sharp hazelnut coffee flavors with a bright pungency. A little sweet, a lot roasty (for a brown ale). Toffee, Nutella, earthy/spicy hops, and some malt bitterness (especially, in the finish). If I didn't know it to have hazelnut/hazelnut flavor added, I'd think it was a product of a lively yeast (which I think is adding other nutty qualities). Everlasting finish that is bittersweet. Delicate flavors involved here. 4.0

Another easy drinker from my mix-and-match tonight. Low carbonation levels enhance that (but, hurt the score). Pretty much medium-bodied. Minor alcohol presence. VERY minor. 3.5

Nice little brown ale. Good thing, because I was almost at the point of 'down-and-out' on Rogue beer. Happy to have this little puppy in my pint glass. 4.0

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
4.05 out of 5 based on 4,172 ratings.
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