Thursday, February 5, 2009

Beer Review: Nautical Nut Brown Ale

So I'm always on the quest for the nuttiest beer I can find. There's something about a toasty aftertaste that drives me to great lengths.

Chose this one at Father's Office the other night after a long day: Nautical Nut Brown Ale by AleSmith Brewing Company. Has an off-white head, and smells amazing--very nutty--hazelnut. The taste was good but not nearly so much nut was present as a chocolate, toasty taste. Very smooth, and got better with warmth. Complex, well-balanced. A good brown ale, but heavy on toffee/caramel/chocolate flavors.

look: 4
smell: 5
taste: 4
feel: 4.5
drink: 4


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