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

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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
Ratings:
79
Reviews:
21
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
16.06%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 79 |  Reviews: 21
Photo of oline73
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of zeff80
3.38/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured out a clear, reddish brown color with a small, tan head. Not much lace to speak of.

S - It smelled malty, slightly nutty and a little fruit which didn't seem to fit the style.

T - Nice, sweet caramel flavors with hints of nuts, barley and grasses. None of the flavors really stood out.

M - It was soft and smooth. A light-bodied ale with a fairly creamy finish.

D - This is an okay ale. I expect a nuttier flavor from an English brown.

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Photo of mendvicdog
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of MarkyMOD
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of jera1350
3.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at The Starlite Lounge.

Nut brown ale colored brew with a thin layer of tan foam on top.

Nutty, malty sweetness, hint of cocoa powder.

Nutty malt flavor, moderate malt sweetness with a touch of alcohol at the end. Some bread crust in there. Nice approachable flavor.

A tad thin, but nothing like some of their other beers I've tried. Drier finish at the end.

Overall, this is a nice brew. If they can make a beer like this, then they should be able to follow suit with some of the other train wrecks I've tried from them.

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Photo of dirtylou
3.63/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, riley's

appearance: poured into an imperial pint - cola/mahogany body with a thin creamy tan head that retains itself nicely, amber tints

smell: a touch of roasted malt, light caramel, roasted nut

taste: nothing special but a nice nut brown i suppose...strong roasted malt current, a little nutty,minimal caramel, grassy hops in the background. not bad but not my thing

mouthfeel: thin but creamy

drinkability: good

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Photo of KarlHungus
3.65/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a murky dark brown color. The head is half an inch in height, and recedes rather quickly into nice lacing. The aroma is of caramel, toffee, and is nutty and creamy...all the things a brown ale should have. The taste is like the aroma, but a little milder. The mouthfeel is on the lighter side of medium bodied, with lively carbonation. Overall, this is a nice brown ale. It is tasty, but would be better if the taste were as burly as the aroma.

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Dogbrick
3.18/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On draught at the Freight House in La Crosse. Pours dark brown with a medium thin beige head that lasts pretty long. Nutty, malty aroma. Medium-bodied (a little watery at times) and smooth with an earthy malt flavor, along with notes of chocolate and nuts. The flavor is not very pronounced though. The finish is thin with sweet malt and caramel flavors. Fairly average overall.

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Photo of cokes
4/5  rDev +12.7%
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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Photo of sgttibbs
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of vette2006c5r
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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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Photo of jsprain1
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours a medium brown, fairly clear, with a one finger off white head. Retains well and leaves some lacing.
S- Malty, nutty, and dark bread. All in all pleasing, albeit not very strong.
T- It's a bit sweet on the tongue. Bready, with a thick caramel flavor. A nice nuttyness in the finish.
M- Medium body, maybe a bit thicker. It sits firm in the stomach though. Medium carbonation.
O- A decent brown and worth trying, but not a classic of the style.

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Photo of einman
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tyecko
3.29/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tdmccarthy
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Kunstman
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Localdrinklax
5/5  rDev +40.8%

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.6/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tourdot
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.02/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dfillius
4.08/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
3.71/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Downtown Nut Brown (D.T.B.) from Pearl Street Brewery
3.55 out of 5 based on 79 ratings.
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