City Steam The Naughty Nurse | City Steam Brewery Café

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
City Steam Brewery Café
Connecticut, United States
citysteam.biz

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Naughty Nurse has become quite the popular lady in the Nutmeg State. With her classy and sensual elegance, combined with just the right amount of...ahem...bite, she has made many a friend both inside and outside of our brewpub. Don't let that "come hither" look fool you, though - she is all business when it comes to performance. In fact, she is our best seller! If the Nurse needs a match, it can be a nice beefy burger, or almost anything else on a pub style menu. And with her moderate alcohol content, she can stand alone and make your next Session last a long, long time! This fine ale is brewed for a spicy, slightly bittersweet finish using traditional English malt, hops, yeast and manners. Available short or tall, of course!

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,030
Reviews:
63
Ratings:
309
pDev:
14.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
74
Trade:
1
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3.79/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rjp217
3.78/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HoppyHatz
3.79/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Probably the most popular choice at CS and one of my personal favorite local beers. Nothing special but a good choice for someone who enjoys full flavored ales.

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Photo of Moir1994CT
2.84/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I was not too much of a fan of this beer for some reason. I liked thier IPA but not this. The taste was off putting and I tried the whole 6 pack (not all in one go of course) and still couldnt get into it. It seemed un balanced to me, In my opinion atleast it tried to be very bitter and very flavorful in other aspects at the same time. Which in my opinion didnt work out. One has to give a bit to the other. I have heard people telling me they like it so hey maybe it just isnt my thing.

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3.86/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.63/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Akyeras
2.38/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mkyer
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Knapp85
3.2/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hoppyhoppy
2.76/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stephan16
3.63/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CTaleMan
3.29/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of edthehead
3.46/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.07/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of LucilleToo
3.52/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of movethroughspace
3.78/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The Naughty Nurse

Appearance: Amber with a bit of haze. Poured with a nice head which fades into a consistent ring atop the beer. Nothing special but not displeasing. (3.5)

Smell: Smells a bit hoppy with some spicy and fruity notes. (3.5)

Taste: The sip begins with a malty, bitter introduction followed by a hoppy middle and chased with a sweet and mild caramel release. Finishes dry. I really do like the toasted hops which really show through in the middle of a taste. The bitterness and sweetness are well balanced. A pleasure to drink. (4.0)

Mouthfeel: The beer starts by warming the front of your palate and then transitions into a cool, dry feeling at the end. There is a slight crispness with mild carbonation. Smooth and medium-bodied. (3.75)

Overall: Overall the taste of the beer offered a little more than what the appearance gives off. The initial impression gives the sense that the beer is a safe choice. While The Naughty Nurse falls into the middle of the road, the flavor complexities bump the beer just a cut above. (3.75)

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3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of acurtis
3.12/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DJoe
3.08/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of JLK7299
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jimhoko
2.94/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CTHomer
3.58/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: medium brown; 1 finger off white head that receded to a thick ring; moderate lacing;

S: roasted grain; piney hops;

T: caramel malt and roasted grain through mid-palate; moderately bitter finish with some residual caramel sweetness;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: a nice beer; not special, but enjoyable;

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3.98/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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City Steam The Naughty Nurse from City Steam Brewery Café
Beer rating: 3.48 out of 5 with 309 ratings