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You Otter Have Another Nut Brown Ale | Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouse

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You Otter Have Another Nut Brown AleYou Otter Have Another Nut Brown Ale
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3.63/5
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32 Ratings
You Otter Have Another Nut Brown AleYou Otter Have Another Nut Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouse
British Columbia, Canada
spinnakers.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our version of this old English style is a mild deep amber coloured ale with a pleasant "nutty" light biscuit and roasted malt flavour and a light flowery hop aroma with a non bitter finish from the use of Saaz hops. This is a light bodied beer that appeals to both dark and light beer drinkers alike.

16 IBU

Added by 49degrees on 02-07-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,657
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
32
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of chickenm
3.32/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LampertLand
3.38/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Spinnakers 'You Otter Have Another' Nut Brown Ale"@5.2% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $5.35

A-pour is amber from the bottle to a true dark nut brown in the glass with hints of red , a small beige head , lacing rimming the glass

S-roasted nuts , hints of fruits , some coffee bitterness ,

T-somewhat smooth hazelnut start , toasted malts almost burnt , dry bitter finish
dominates

MF-low mild carbonation , bit thin , light medium body

Ov-still not a good beer , ok name change and new look label , not enough of a reason to seek this beer

prost LampertLand

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3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle acquired from my sister for my birthday in June. Kept in the fridge since then.

A: Pours quite nicely with a thin tan head that drops to a tiny ring with no lacing of note. Clear brown body.
S: A little congested today, but I got a nice sweet malt note with a touch of molasses and some nuttiness in behind it. A touch of herbal hop in the nose.
T: A little let down here as it is advertised as a nut brown it comes across as a full bodied brown ale. Rich, sweet and molasses filled body. No nuttiness of note. Not a bad brown ale, but not what I thought I was reaching for... Some earthiness in the body.
M: Thick and sweet with no lingering hop bitterness. Enjoyable and a nice light carbonation.
O: A nice beer, just not what I thought I was getting...

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3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I sampled this at the brewpub.

A: Orangy-brown, a little off-white head, nice lace.

S: Fruity, malty, slightly nutty.

T: Fruit bread, some nut, and their British yeast flavour (bubblegum?) that's characteristic of all their darker brews.

M: Moderate body, slightly creamy, but prickly, moderate carbonation.

D: Good.

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Photo of canucklehead
3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The problem with this brown was that it was on the thinnish side which is a shame as all the proper malty flavours were there but someone forgot to turn up the volume knob. Compare this with Granville Island's offering and you will understnad that a Nutbrown needs to have more impact on the palate.

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3.49/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Sampled 12 oz. at the Victoria BC airport (I guess its technically in North Saanich), the last brew of a rather solid "beercation" to this west coast city. I avoided Spinnaker's up until this point, mostly due to limited time and a desire to scout out other breweries on this occasion; Spinnaker's probably isn't going anywhere and I will hit them up next time in more detail. Their nut brown ale is a clear reddish brown with minimal white head, with a very subdued aroma of bready malts and milk chocolate, perhaps a whiff of nutty yeast. Palate is superior to the aroma, with a pleasant lingering nuttiness from front to back, light hazelnut and walnut notes perhaps, buttered bread, faint fruity esters (grape?), and floral hops at the back. Thin-bodied. This style is supposed to be low carbonation but they took the English pub ale "flat" stereotype wayyy to heart and I'd prefer just a few more bubbles. Unassuming, drinkable, non-offensive ... Alas, takes these qualities too far and becomes pedestrian.

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

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.74/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

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

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Serving: 650 mL bottle (stamped "1115"), poured into a small tasting glass.

Appearance: Hazy chestnut brown with a foamy head of tan bubbles and good lace.

Smell: Lightly toasted malt, caramel, and hints of floral hops.

Taste: Good malt body with toasty malt, caramel and cracked nut notes. Lightly fruity yeast. Dry, earthy hop finish; very faint bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium, silky body and low to medium carbonation.

Overall: Pleasantly malty and drinkable.

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3.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nutty, mild, easy drink. A pint lasted a couple hours. Chill first. Some amazing nuclear head. Mild aftertaste, thinnish. Creamy toffee caramel. Hints of chocolate and toasted almond. Nice malt and nice brown ale. like a mild root beer alternative.Thanks for the sample Irondjinn.

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You Otter Have Another Nut Brown Ale from Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouse
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 32 ratings
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