Nut Brown Ale (Pub Series) | Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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Nut Brown Ale (Pub Series)Nut Brown Ale (Pub Series)

Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
Oregon, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mactrail on 12-20-2012

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Jeffreysan
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a beautiful, deep, dark, mahogany brown color with a half of a finger of creamy white head that dissolved into a lacing of foam that covered the entire top of the beer in wispy clouds.

Aroma: Very malty with notes of freshly baked dark bread, like pumpernickel. I get hints of chocolate and coffee too.

Taste: Very roasty in flavor in the beginning, with lots of roasted malt and coffee beans. Like the aroma, there are hints of chocolate and toffee. The beer finishes with some nicely balanced hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium and creamy, but with hardly any carbonation. With an ABV of only 6.0%, there is just the slightest presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a good brown ale. I really enjoyed the roasted notes of the flavor which is nicely balanced by some sweetness and hoppy bitterness. I’d get it again.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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3.57/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Red-brown on the pour. Good clarity. No head to speak of. A thin broken ring of lacing eventually slides down into the beer and disappears.

S: Nutty and chocolatey. Brown cocoa powder, carob. Vanilla, cola. Light woody malt scent. Tight red berry fruitiness. Oily hops far in the background.

T: Carob and faint milk chocolate. Nutty and slightly woody. Wave of vanilla. Cola. Very tight red berry esters at its center. Hops add a balancing oily bitterness, but not much more. Cola and carob on the weak finish.

M: Medium bodied. Creamy and smooth. Mild prickling carbonation. Slightly astringent for some reason.

O: A middle of the pack brown ale. Nothing too special about it.

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Photo of mlhyatt
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of becktone
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Eye: Color is brown with deep garnet highlights. The beer is clear and has active looking carbonation. Head is about 1.5 fingers and is creamy looking with excellent retention.

Nose: Nice malty aroma, caramel aromas and nutty aromas as well. Overall clean aroma, not much in the way of esters.

Tongue: Malty flavor, finishing off balanced with a touch of sweetness. English variety hop flavor comes through with just enough bitterness and flavor to give this beer a nice balance. Malt profile is nutty with carmel tones. Body is medium and in my opinion the carbonation is a little high, but...that helps keep this beer from becoming too heavy and cloying on the palate. Not overly complicated, this is a simple beer and its a very nice one.

Drinkability: This is a beer I'd drink again any day. The price on it is good and it is a great beer. I'd recommend this one to a friend. Easy drinking beer and this one would be real nice to cook with or pair with the right dish.

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of Act25
3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I want to love Full Sail and its 47 employees who own the business. I see them all in a big ocean hull rowing out to sea at ebb tide. But so far, they're just middling for me.

12oz bottle marked 6-30-13 (uh oh better drink it!) poured into pint glass from a "craft 12pack" purchased at Whole F.

A: Beautiful reddish brown clear color with a finger of tight head. Good carbonation, and a little lacing. Lacing and head fade fast.

S: Much going on in the nose. Good! Start w nutty malts, caramel, coffee, oily seaside marina, grassy, west coast, rocky beach with tide pools.

T: Similar to smell, taste is dominated by nutty malts w/ notes of chocolate malts, roasted, grassy, caramel, cut grass. True to its name - nutty. Brown. Well carbonated. It's better and more complex than other brown ales I have tried (Ellies-Avery, etc)

M: Light-bodied and smooth, moderate amount of carbonation, leaves me in a good place. AND HUNGRY! So I expect it's a good before dinner and with dinner beer, in this case salmon in rice milk with steamed lemon chard.

O: Easy to drink, delivers a nutty taste, not sweet, and a must try for brown ale fans. A

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of FairyFunBoy
3.53/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Deep brown with a red hue. Low carbonation with no lacing.
T- Toasted grains, chocolate, hazelnut, nice hop addition at the end
M- light bodied not enough carbonation
S- raisins, dates, hazelnut

O- A decent session nut brown. Goes with the mold doesn't break it.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Nut Brown Ale (Pub Series) from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
3.65 out of 5 based on 136 ratings.
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