Hazelnut Brown Nectar | Rogue Ales

4,203 Ratings
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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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.33/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Crystal brown with yeastiness apparent. Good foam, great lacing. Very unique color.

Smell: Brown sugar and roasted hazelnuts. Subdued but refreshing. Very dessert-like.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Excellent! Finaly a nut brown that I really enjoy. Burnt toffee sugar, molasses, and roasted hazelnuts. I worried the hazelnuts would overpower, but that is not the case at all. Nice clean finish for this style that. This works to whet your whistle, but still refreshes with satisfaction.

Drinkability: Great for any occasion.

Overall: A knockout.

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.97/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured into a Duvel tulip, pours a nice murky brown color, with about a finger's worth of foamy-looking head that dissipated quickly, leaving some spotty lacing.

S - Nutty, malty and s trong caramel notes.

T - Good hazelnut flavor, but also has a strong chocolate flavor. Bready and sweet malts near the end.

M - Creamy, with mild carbonation. Nice and full-bodied.

O - A pretty decent brew. Not really what I'd go for normally, but as of yet, I haven't drank a Rogue beer that I haven't liked. It's worth a junior-college try.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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

A: Pours a deep copper/amber color with a half finger of beige head on top. It quickly reduced to a thin ring around the top. Minimal lacing.

S: Lots of roasted nuts, hazelnut, caramel, and a little bit of maple even.

T: Lots of hazelnut flavor, some caramel and maple again. On the sweeter side, very light hop bite as well.

M: Medium bodied, on the creamier side for a brown, nice level of carbonation.

O: Really nice, the hazelnut flavor really does a good job in the brown ale. A nice easy drinking beer, if it was in 12oz bottles would pick it up more regularly.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Sweet, spicy, hazelnutty, tea-like, fruity Brown.

A: Slightly cloudy, nutty, caramel brown body with a somewhat persistent one finger natural cotton head.

S: Sweet and spiced. Definite fresh nutty vibe without being overtly hazelnut. Cream and caramel malt. Ripe and tart apricot. Hops are felt rather than smelled, lending a perfumy edge. Delicious.

T: Very hazelnut indeed, especially as the beer warms. Creamy caramel malt comes forward, and fruit takes the back seat. Hops gently fill out the spectrum with tangy, floral notes. A bit artificial at times, but definitely delicious... best when on the colder side.

M: A bit thin for my taste, but I'm a big Stout man. Velvety texture is quite nice though.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
4.05 out of 5 based on 4,203 ratings.
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