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Downtown Nut Brown (D.T.B.) | Pearl Street Brewery

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3.59/5
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78 Ratings
Downtown Nut Brown (D.T.B.)Downtown Nut Brown (D.T.B.)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pearl Street Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
pearlstreetbrewery.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by cokes on 06-22-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,543
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
78
pDev:
15.88%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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3
Gots:
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5/5  rDev +39.3%

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5/5  rDev +39.3%

Photo of ColumbusBC
4.8/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Real good nut brown. Well balanced taste, not too hoppy. I had it in a 12 oz bottle. On tap would probably be nice. Hope this becomes available in Indiana.

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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4.32/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours bright copper and sits chocolate brown in the glass with a good sized soapy tan head fading quickly to a thin skimming along the top.

Toasty malts up front with slight chocolate hues and mild, earthy hops.

Solid toasty malts and a well-balanced dose of grassy hops bitterness. Hints of hazelnut and almonds and a slight woody character.

Crisp a clean feeling in the mouth, medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A solid nut brown by all means.

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Photo of bedwyr
4.28/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

If someone told me I had to drink one kind of beer for the rest of my life...this is my choice. It's an excellent example of a nut brown. The initial taste is roasty and lets you know that you're drinking a fine beer, yet it is also a very easy drinking beer. I've had other beers that have wowed me more than the Downtown Brown, but few that are as good as consistantly or simply as a session beer. Rumor in La Crosse has it that Pearl Street Brewery will be moving to a new location and beginning to bottle a select few beers with the Downtown Brown being the first.

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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of vette2006c5r
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

DTB Brow pours a clear brown color, with a nice lacing head. There is a nice roasted nutty aroma. The taste is much the same, nice roasted flavors, good mellow nut like notes; sweet and mellow. Good body. Overall its a very nice solid Brown Ale.

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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

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4.08/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.06/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cokes
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours to a maroon-glinted copper with a thin beige head that sticks around a good long while.
Nose of toasted grains, cocoa, roasted nuts, granola, and a vague plumminess.
Tastewise, toasted grain still reign supreme, but chocolate and dark fruits eke out more respective ground. Granola and assorted roasted nuts arrive midway and linger. Hopping is modest in flavor, but slaking in its background bitterness.
Medium bodied, or maybe slightly less. Carbonation is modest to begin with and peters out over time, but that's not so much of an issue here.
Just a solid, basic, well-done Brown Ale.

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4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.8/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of Fartknocker
3.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle with no date on the label.

A- a dark reddish/brownish color.
S- a somewhat coffee-like smell
T- Similar to the smell with a faint coffee flavor. also a pretty good nutty flavor which overtakes the coffee aspect.
M- avearge carbonation
D- a fairly good drinakable beer.

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Downtown Nut Brown (D.T.B.) from Pearl Street Brewery
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 78 ratings
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