Nut Brown Ale | Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
Tennessee, United States
blackstonebrewery.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
OG: 1.052
IBU: 23
Color: 22L
Hops: Willamette
Yeast: Ballantine Ale (1056)

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
185
Reviews:
54
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
12.26%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 185 |  Reviews: 54
Photo of BeerBabe247
1/5  rDev -72.8%

Photo of gopens44
1.97/5  rDev -46.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Overall, this was disappointing. Not a ton of depth and what was there tasted similar to river water. Some non-river water earthiness but nothing beyond that. Just not a good thing here.

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

Photo of TheBeerTruck
2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

Photo of elgiacomo
2.83/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle, best by end of Nov 2011. Served at 45F.

Pours clear copper brown with a small light beige head that leaves a few spots of lacing and recedes to a wispy cap.

Aroma features some mild nuts, toffee, but also some unfortunate cardboard and maybe slightly metallic. Moderate strength but does get a little better as it warms.

Flavor is better than the aroma and has some caramel, toffee, brown sugar, nuts, some herbal hops, fair sweetness mild bitterness, little alcohol.

Mouthfeel is light/medium bodied with strong carbonation.

Average Brown Ale, not terribly impressed overall.

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Photo of curleegirlee1
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of Jredner
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Aroma is hay/grass and grains. Comes across lagery smelling. Reddish brown with a diminuitive pinky thick tan head. Fore is nutty, a tinge tobacco-like with peanutskins and sweeter malts. Fairly low intensity flavor gives it a steeped tea bag feel flavor wise. Not at all bad tasting just very thin.

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of MattFox
3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of ubenumber2
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.06/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of torwart94
3.09/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.09/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of miwestcoaster
3.13/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.15/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Acquired from unclejedi through the Little Guy BIF, so a big “Thank you” goes out to him. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep brown color with a very thin off-white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is sweet and heavy with maple syrup, roasted nuts and caramelized malt.

T: The taste is nowhere near as sweet as the smell, but the same flavors of maple syrup, roasted nuts & caramel are the ones that dominate. The malt character is heavy and the hops presence is very mild. The after-taste is dry and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp with a little bit of smoothness, medium body, medium carbonation, dry and slightly sticky finish.

D: A little tasty, goes down ok, not very filling, decent representation of style, but overall I just wasn’t very impressed.

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3.15/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of johnsaxman
3.19/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Schlafly33
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of sansho
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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Nut Brown Ale from Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
3.67 out of 5 based on 185 ratings.
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