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:
#29,254
Reviews:
98
Ratings:
376
pDev:
12.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
79
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 376 |  Reviews: 98
Photo of elroacho
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of DrBrewDay
2.83/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Served from bottle at ~45F

Appearance- murky, translucent brown with a thin beige head

Aroma- all malt. Dark chocolate and caramel

Flavor- the dominating flavor is the sweetness. To me it overrides all other flavors that are trying to come out. Some chocolate roastiness comes out towards the end, but the overall cloyingness makes it almost unpalatable.

Mouthfeel- medium to medium-heavy. The overall sweetness led me to the heavy. Carbonation seems appropriate

Overall- Although brown ales should be malty, this one misses the mark entirely. To me, it is too sweet and because of it, I missed the subtle malty nuances that a traditional English brown has.

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Photo of BEERWOLF1951
2/5  rDev -45.8%

Photo of scaliasux
3.35/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Medium-dark brown. Looks a little hazy. Short off white head with little persistence.

Smell - Sweet medium roasted malts. Caramel, toffee, raisin. Not getting much in the way of hops.

Taste - Principally sweet medium roasted malt. Light sweet toast, chocolate, coffee flavors. A little bitterness and a little watery. Light citrus finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium.

Overall - Smells like its going to taste better. Not awful, but not worth looking for.

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Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of nickapalooza86
4.02/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a very murky brown, like all of Ale Asylums great creations it is extremely unfiltered like it should be!

smells very much like nuts, almonds, caramel, toffee with a slight roasty charachter

Taste is almonds, caramel, slight burnt coffee?, with a good roasty quality, no hops to be found here.

Mouthfeel is medium cabonations, medium-thin body as to be expected for the style and Abv.

It is a great Nut brown, while not my favorite style by any stretch it is still one I have around for just throwin a few back and with meals as Browns tend to go the best with food IMO.

New Glarus is not making Fat squriell this year but that is ok because we have this, good stuff!

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Photo of BrownAleMale
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of SnatchyMcPants
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of TX-Badger
4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of yankinwis
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of CWhite
4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

Photo of richkrull
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of mdfb79
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 11/03/12 notes. On tap at Bellenie's

a - Pours a hazy, amber brown color with one inch of off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of nuts, sweet dark fruits, fruity malts, toasted and roasted malts, and some light cocoa. Very nice.

t - Tastes of nuts, roasted malts, toasted malts, bread, sweet dark fruits, cream, light floral hops, earthy notes, and cocoa.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Easy to drink.

o - Overall a really good brown ale. I liked their porter a twinge better but very nice and easy to drink, with a lot of nuts and malts to it. Worth checking out.

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Jimboe
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of bman_85
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of MrTana
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of jcmittag
5/5  rDev +35.5%

Photo of KCM
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of FlyntFlossie
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of pooogy
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of Ri0
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of mattafett
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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