Wachusett Nut Brown Ale | Wachusett Brewing Company

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Wachusett Nut Brown AleWachusett Nut Brown Ale
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3.63/5
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112 Ratings
Wachusett Nut Brown AleWachusett Nut Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
wachusettbrew.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Full of roasted malt flavors. A rich finish and smooth start, this brown ale has been around since 1995 and gets better with every pint.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,518
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
112
pDev:
12.12%
Bros Score:
3.79
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
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Photo of BEER88
3.72/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dicers
3.35/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bogdawg
3.34/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fatbot
3.91/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

This beer has been around for a long time and I've had it many times out of a 12 oz bottle. I always thought the carbonation was a little too high for the style. I recently had it on tap and it seemed much improved. The carbonation was lower, which seemed to add a slight creaminess that gave the flavor more depth. The beer poured translucent brown with hints of caramel and molasses. Overall a very drinkable brown ale.

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Photo of BranfordBound
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz can into a pint. Comes out cola brown with a nice head that retains. Smell is light and sweet, hints of molasses and grain. Balanced flavor profile, sweet at first, then middle is more of the roasty brown ale notes, finishes pretty clean and bitter. Feel is light in the stomach, easy to drink a few. Overall a very tasty brown ale, but it's a bit too light.

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Photo of mlefebvre7
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sachie23
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ian_B
3.1/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Phigg1102
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of TheBeerSipper
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of MattXT
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of JKV96
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of 2ellas
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of gonzo000
3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a. Hazy brown color with 1 finger of cream colored head. The head disappears quickly. Sediment appears to be in the beer.

s. Solid malt and walnut aroma. Inviting.

t. Very watery nutty taste. Malt and nuts.

m. Gritty.

o. This beer lacks flavor - very watery. The taste is not bad, just lacking power. Good beer.

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of CaverDave
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Masters
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of donkeyrunner
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Squirrel beer! Pours pale, new engine oil caramel color and sits ruby hazelnut in my glass. Sticky lace arrayed in a foamy netting around my glass.

Earthy carob tree bark tea aroma. Tastes about the same: hazelnut smooth brown malt with minimal brownie crust. Not as chocolately as a southern English brown but more than a northern English brown. A mid-England amount of chocolate I guess. Swampy, herbal hop hints balance out the nutty malt. A little more effervescent than I like my brown ales but it's better when warner. Better outta the cellar instead of the fridge.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of WunderLlama
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a glass

Mahogany brown, clear , scant carbonation leads to an off white thick foamy lid. Settles down to a dense, off white cap with a few lacings.

Aroma of nutty, earthy goodness, biscuity.

Smooth on the start, little carbonation. Gentle roasted malty taste. No bitter aftertaste . Medium to medium light mouthfeel.

Pleasant, very drinkable, smooth. One of those beers that you can drink a few at a time .

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Wachusett Nut Brown Ale from Wachusett Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 112 ratings
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