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Samuel Adams Hazel Brown

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Samuel Adams Hazel Brown

AMERICAN BROWN ALE
Samuel Adams "Hazel Brown"

As hazelnuts are harvested in late summer and early fall, it's only fitting that Sam Adams' 2012 Harvest Collection includes a tribute to the flavorful nut of the hazel tree. Its roasted-on-an-open-fire flavor and aroma is the main feature of this brown ale, rounded out with some sweet cocoa and toffee. Two-row pale malt, caramel 60, biscuit malt and roasted barley help balance out the nuttiness and contribute toward a toasted malt character. Its appearance is brown and crystal clear with some reddish highlights. The modest 5.2 per cent ABV makes it a highly session-able, easy-drinking, fall quencher. This beer is only available in the Harvest Collection twelve-pack.

Price: $13.99 for Harvest Collection twelve-pack of 12 oz. bottles

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