Alesmith Java The Nut | AleSmith Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by kojevergas on 01-29-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
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Ratings:
8
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
18.96%
 
 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 8
Photo of kojevergas
3.46/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served on-draught into a taster glass at Alesmith brewing. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a half finger milky white head of nice cream and thickness. Retention is below average. Body colour is a solid nontransparent dark brown. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Bitter coffee notes and roast. That's about it. A fairly strong, surprisingly simple aroma.

T: Coffee bitterness and coffee roast. Rather one-note, especially for Alesmith. A bit nutty, but these notes are obscured. Some nice caramel. Well balanced and built, if disappointingly simple.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Suits the flavour profile well. Good carbonation and thickness.

Dr: Very drinkable for a brown. The coffee adds a unique dimension and tests style conventions. I like it. I'd get it again, and I don't say that about many browns. That said, its simplicity really holds it back.

High B-

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Alesmith Java The Nut from AleSmith Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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