Hazelnut Brown Nectar | Rogue Ales

4,185 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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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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2/5  rDev -50.6%

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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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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of 57md
3.8/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Two fingers of beige head sat gently on top of a brown body of beer - the head had little retention. The smell is extraordinary - something like pecan pie. Compared to the superb nose, the taste is a bit of a downer - flat and a bit thin (I have never used such words to describe a Rogue beer before). There is a nice malty finish, but it just falls short of the best examples of this style.

I had high expectations, so this was definitely a disappointment.

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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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%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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

1 finger creamy tan head on an amber-brown ale. Head retention is fair; a ring of head remains after a few minutes.

The aroma is sweet and nutty.

Toasty nuttiness, with a nice slight hop overtone.

Not too heavy.  Drinkable medium body and not overwhelming on the hazelnut.

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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%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of dexterk1
4.47/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle to pint.
Appearance- Light reddish / brown with a decent head that leaves some pretty good lacing.
Odor- Some nut. Some sweet malt.
Taste- Complex taste. Some hazelnut (of course) with sweet malt. Some caramel sweetness as well. Finishes as it begins with nutty sweetness.
mouthfeel- Some richness and body to it. Not overly heavy and thick.
Overall- An excellent brown ale in my opinion. Very complete and steady from first taste to last.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
4.05 out of 5 based on 4,185 ratings.
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