Hazelnut Brown Nectar | Rogue Ales

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4.07/5
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4,242 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:
#2,457
Reviews:
1,462
Ratings:
4,242
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
312
Gots:
889
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 4,242 |  Reviews: 1,462
Photo of emincems
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

dark ale with hazelnut extract. color is nice, but foam disappears quickly. Taste is dominated by nutty sweetness. Thin body, but it's still good beer overall.

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Photo of opierce
4.71/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This one grew on me. The hazelnut is flavor is light at first but builds as you drink it. I'll definitely get this one again.

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Photo of gboley
3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of whiskey_slurpee
4.52/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of porters4life
4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of srfou
3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rarigney
4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SGR1220
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of 10Crumra
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SFUprof
4.6/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle pours a nice amber with a thin head. It has a fair hazelnut taste with vanilla touches. I believe it has excellent taste, a good finish and begs for another. This is a beer you savor and enjoy, not gulp.

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

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

Photo of Dzu
4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bf_89
3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LordGrimalkin
4.8/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of varian7
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Floridafornia
4.37/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smi69
3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gearsm
4.41/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of robebo44
4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NIEric
3.45/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of qrazvan
3.23/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Nothing special except the hazelnut aftertaste.

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Photo of Beerucee
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pretty good but not the best brown.
Hazlenut taste was awesome.

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Photo of Agboy
4.59/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of taxandbeerguy
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

650 ml bottle served cool into a pint glass. Purchased from the LCBO for about $8 CDN. Produced July 25, 2016. This edition is advertised at 5.6% ABV.

Appearance - pours a most clear honey brown color with some amber hues. A decadent and fluffy finger and change of light beige head is poured with impressive staying power. Some frothy lacing sticks around the sides of the glass for a good long while.

Smell - nuts and honey are the initial impression with some gentle smelling coarse grain in the background. Not a lot else, but light and an easy to digest aromatic bouquet.

Taste - nuts are certainly the focus with some gentle grassy hops and a sweetness that is reminiscent of honey. Could be a little caramel in there too but the sweetness is rather restrained, giving for a very wholesome taste.

Mouthfeel - super smooth and light bodied for a near 6% ABV brew. Carbonation is active but melds nicely. Feels like a very good nut brown ale.

Overall - this delight reminds me of another of my favourite nut ales, the one from Samuel Smith. Light bodied, easy drinking with a great flavor profile and an attractive aroma, what's not to like other than the price. Certainly worth a Try and probably a repeat tasting as well.

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Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 4,242 ratings
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