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Hazelnut Brown Nectar | Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
4.07/5
Exceptional
4,229 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:
#2,409
Reviews:
1,457
Ratings:
4,229
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
311
Gots:
884
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,229 |  Reviews: 1,457
Photo of CPAles
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Trosper53
4.39/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jbehlar
4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of ThomasTheTank88
4.07/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look: dark brown, almost amber in color
Smell: very sweet, nutty aroma
Taste: moderate nut taste but is very smooth, not bitter whatsoever
Overall: This is a very tasty and delightful beer to drink; will definitely buy more. Wish it was more available in stores but I will be looking for more.

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Photo of BlackBeerDown
3.56/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

First half of the first beer was delicious, but the more I drank the more cloying it got. Almost too sweet for a beer, and definitely too sweet for a brown ale. Really wanted to like it, but this missed the mark for me.

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Photo of NickSMpls
3.35/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nice color and aroma. No head and flat. Not too old - dated 30 March and it's 11June.

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Photo of Frankgabriel2383
4.94/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of poisoneddwarf
3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle. Nutty aroma, caramel. Intense nutty flavor with a hint of brown sugar. Leaves a watery aftertaste. Looks like mud, tastes like nectar? Nectar--not quite, but it’s very good. Not much head, lacing is pretty good. Very good; not quite as excellent as I remember.

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Photo of soccrgump
3.38/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

6-24-15
A: Dark brown, one finger head, dissipated quickly
S: Hazelnut nose, caramel
T: Hazelnut, malt finish
M: Smooth, light bodied

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Photo of 8BaconBits
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerrat
4.83/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brocktune
3.61/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RMW66
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Agriverbear
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Redscot
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of EmeraldMist
2.92/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Look - Pours a clear brown color, a finger of light tan head, good retention.
Aroma - Not much else other than hazelnut, maybe a hint of coffee.
Taste - Like the aroma, dominated by hazelnut, good amount of sweetness, a hint of caramel. Malt flavors are hidden underneath the oily hazelnut which completely takes over he palate.
Feel - Medium bodied, slick, good carbonation.

Overall - One dimensional. The added hazelnut overpowers whatever malt complexity there may be hidden underneath.

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

355ml bottle poured into a mug.

The pour yields a dark brown liquid with some amber shade while builds up massive foamy tan head that gradually dissipates with great retention into a decent everlasting bubble sheet along with several sticky patch of lace.

Quite sweet aroma of malty goodness showing in a range of caramel and toffee along with some hint of chocolate and roasted profile, hazelnut can also be obviously perceived as well as some toasted nuttiness.

Malt is a backbone in the flavor structure by properly organizing its sweetness, toffee, and caramel flavor through the taste buds while hop lends its quick flash of light citrus zest as well as some bitterness to balance. Malt then comes back and breakthrough with a roasted note in order to compete against the richness of sweet hazelnut and rich nutty flavor.

Medium body with smooth mouthfeel and some lively carbonation to entertain the palate, the feeling is crisp with a dry finish.

Good malty brew with a good twist by the hazelnut extract making it so tasty and quite inviting, it is either great as stand-alone or pairing with dessert.

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

Photo of OKbrew89
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Strohm
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fthegiants
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Davidvols
4.53/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Picked one up in a "mix and match six pack", wasn't expecting much. However this was very smooth brown, no head to speak of. Usually browns are "watery", this one was very pleasant! No strong aftertaste and no over powering hops.
Excellent!

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

Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 4,229 ratings
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