Madtown Nutbrown | Ale Asylum

Madtown NutbrownMadtown Nutbrown
BA SCORE
3.69/5
376 Ratings
Madtown NutbrownMadtown Nutbrown
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ale Asylum
Wisconsin, United States
aleasylum.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A blend of seven unique malts give this brown ale an earthy aroma and a flavor reminiscent of caramel with a slightly creamy finish.

Added by rhoadsrage on 06-29-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,213
Reviews:
98
Ratings:
376
pDev:
12.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
79
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 376 |  Reviews: 98
Photo of BeerDazed
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of matjack85
4.29/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

The beer poured a dark brown color with a 2-finger tan head. The head retention only lasted about a minute and didn't leave much lacing, but it did leave a thin layer of cream on top that remained throughout the session.

Caramel, other malts, and chocolate smell.

This tastes pretty good. It's on the sweet side, which would be expected from a beer with 7 malts in it. Lots of caramel, nuttiness, roasted malts, and chocolate flavor. Not much in the hops department though.

Smooth and creamy but not too thick. Actually light to medium in body with low carbonation.

This is the first beer I've ever tried from this brewery and I'm already a fan. This was a really good nut brown ale.

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Mismanagement
3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of thinwhiteduke
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of NicholasOfMKE
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of barnzy78
3.42/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, no freshness date even though the label leaves a space for something to be imprinted. New to the Chicago area, I've had some of their stuff in the past and enjoyed thoroughly.
L - cloudy brown ale capped with a thinner ivory head
S - caramel, bread, chocolate, yeast
T - brown malt, nutty, bready, caramel, spicy earthy hops
F - creamy and smooth mouth feel. Fairly clean finish.
O - good nut brown ale here. Nothing exceptional, but definitely drinkable.

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Photo of hilgart1
2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

Photo of MNPikey
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of billcaperton1
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Shluffy
4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of TubaDan
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of brewskis4drewski
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of jwc215
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours medium brown with a wispy tan head. Some lacing sticks.
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The smell is of caramel, brown sugar, roasted nuts and a hint of cocoa.

The taste is of caramel, nuts, and a touch of chocolate. The malty sweetness in balanced by mild roast and subtle earthy tones in the finish.

It is malty smooth and creamy. Very pleasant smoothness and aftertaste.

It hits the style on the head. A rich malty smooth that is sweet, but balanced. Caramel-ish, nutty, slightly chocolaty with a smooth texture. I had a second bottle with leftovers from Thanksgiving, and it went well with the free-range turkey and the gravy!

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Madtown Nutbrown from Ale Asylum
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 376 ratings
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