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MacTarnahan's Amber Ale - Portland Brewing Company

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MacTarnahan's Amber AleMacTarnahan's Amber Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

217 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.29%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
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)
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Schmidty3, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.13/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Rich copper color with a thick head. I didn’t pick up much on the aroma, light floral hop notes. Taste was not overly hopped and definitely not too sweet but a bit thin, watery. Unfortunately, it just across as mediocre at best. Not a real standout in aroma or taste. Incredible lace that absolutely decorated the glass. Mouthfeel was average, light body. No horrible aftertaste but also nothing that pulls you back for another sip. The low abv and average character make it a sessionable contender but not on a regular basis.

BVukelich, Jan 23, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into a glass mug. It formed a creamy, foamy head but the reddish amber color looked really nice. The smell is balanced but mostly malty, oddly nondescript, although you know this isn't Bud Light; there is some substance. The taste is mostly malty with a slight hoppy bite, nicely carbonated, the way I like it. The aftertaste is slightly bitter but nothing overpowering. This would be a pretty good session beer, depending on the price point. I got it one the cheap and am happy I got to try it.

GlennSt, Dec 22, 2013
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MacTarnahan's Amber Ale from Portland Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.