Nut Brown Ale | Ithaca Beer Company

BA SCORE
82
good
441 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay
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Nut Brown AleNut Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company
New York, United States
ithacabeer.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The rich mahogany hue of the Nut Brown is the first thing you will notice. You’ll find subtle hints of both chocolate & coffee. We delicately blend chocolate & caramel malts with four others to make this flavorful, easy drinking beer. The malt character will appeal to those looking for a moderate dark ale, but the smoothness is what will surprise all.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
441
Reviews:
217
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
12.67%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
34
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 441 |  Reviews: 217
Photo of Thickfreakness
2.95/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A- Bought at the brewery last weekend. Deep dark brown/black... thin and whimpy tan head that disappears instantly and leaves no traces of lacing.

S- Roasted coffee, slight hints of cocoa, a mixed bag of roasted nuts. Nothing dramatic or fantastic, but pleasant none-the-less.

T- More black iced coffee than roasted nuts. A touch bitter but not overwhelming. Some roasty Macadamia nut/Walnut/Almond flavors shine thru as it warms up.

M- Kinda thin... a decent bitter-sweet blend. No carbonation to speak of. Lots of coffee flavor stands out and I do love a nice cup of coffee!

O- Certainly not a great brown ale by any means... worth a try for sure, but I've had way better. Nothing impressive here, a decent coffee/nutty taste.

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of CBFanWish
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

This is a middle of the road ut brown. It's not bad, but it had a few flaws that could easily be fixed. The taste was chocolate with a coffee aftertaste. I was slightly bothered by a slight metalic taste.It kind of tasted mediciney. The colour was nice dark brown with a thin tan head that didn't last too long. The smell was of chocolate. I don't feel good drinking it. I feel very uncomfortable with it.

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

Nut Brown Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 441 ratings.
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