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Lots of beers have “nut” in their name, but only a few use the real thing.

Lazy Magnolia Southern Pecan: This Mississippi nut brown ale takes its base style literally: Whole roasted pecans add a nutty depth to a sweet caramel malt foundation.

Flying Fish Exit 8 Chestnut Brown Ale: The latest in the brewery’s Exit Series, this hybrid Belgian-style brown ale’s brewed with local chestnuts and two varieties of local honey.

Rogue Hazelnut Brown Nectar: Just as the name suggests, this sweet English-style brown ale’s packed with luscious hazelnut scents and deep nutty flavors.

Bristol Cheyenne Cañon Piñon Nut Brown: Brewed with local pine nuts, this annual spring release benefits the upkeep of Colorado’s North Cheyenne Cañon Park.

Birrificio Grado Plato Strada San Felice: This Italian amber ale’s brewed with wood-fire-dried Piedmont chestnuts that impart rich nuttiness to the sweet malt base.

BrewDog Dogma: Kola nut’s just one of the many non-traditional ingredients added to this beer, which also includes guarana, poppy seed and Scottish heather honey.




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