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MacTarnahan's Amber Ale - Portland Brewing Company

MacTarnahan's Amber AleMacTarnahan's Amber Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

204 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 204
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.29%


Brewed by:
Portland Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
32 IBU

Malts: 2 Row Pale, Caramel
Hops: Cascade

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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MacTarnahan's Amber Ale from Portland Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 204 ratings.