J.J.'s Nut Brown Ale | J.J. Bitting Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
J.J. Bitting Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Mick on 09-19-2002

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of jwc215
3.23/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On-tap at brewpub:

Pours shiny dark brown with a thin head that becomes wispy. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of chocolate/caramel. Sweet. Balanced by a raw yeast that reminds me of an amateur homebrew.

The taste is of semi-dark malt. Enough hop touch to balance the sweetness while keeping it sweet. There seems something a bit "off" that is tough to describe, as in the aroma.

It has certain smoothness despite a certain grittiness.

Overall it's a decent amateur home-brew-like brown ale. Something a bit raw for lack of a better term about it.

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Photo of jgido759
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JMS1512
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Chugs13
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of mikerems
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Lupe
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Carmel-brown in color with a light tan head and nice lacing. Sweet malt aroma with a nutty character. Medium in body with a smooth mouthfeel. Flavor is much like the aroma, nutty and sweet with low hop presence that stops the brew from being overly sweet. Pretty tasty and drinkable. A good example of a nut brown.

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Photo of Mick
4.8/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Nutty sweet with a low to medium hop presence. A nice brown color and medium body. A tasty offering that can be thoroughly enjoyed anytime of the year. If you enjoy Samuel Smiths Nut Brown Ale, you will quickly become a fan of this one!

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J.J.'s Nut Brown Ale from J.J. Bitting Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 7 ratings
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