American Amber Ale - Rogue Ales
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Reviews by RushLimbmalt:
4.75/5 rDev +23.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Pours a murky brownish color and has a huge tan head. Impressive! It has a nice malty aroma with subdued hops on the nose. The flavor is superb... there is a nuttiness that is followed by a terrific hop bite. I think I am in love. It looks like a brown ale, smells like a brown ale and it certainly tastes like a top notch brown ale, but it is called a amber ale... go figure. All I know is that I like this beer a lot.
Serving type: bottle
03-10-2005 08:54:31 | More by RushLimbmalt
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3.7/5 rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
I absolutely love the color of this amber with its bright brassy highlights and sturdy hue. It loses points, though, with an unimpressive head of this thin fleeting fizz and a ton of clinging carbonation bubbles.
The nose is malty, nutty, maybe pecans and a bit of grain. There's hints of roast and a bit of tea leaf.
The flavors are more roasted, more nutty, and filled with pecans. The roasted flavor is dry and the malts are filled with barley, tea leaf and grain.
The feel is exceptionally dry but also thin and watery.
This is a good example of the style with all the profile pieces I want in an Amber. My only regret, and it's small, is that the thin watery feel doesn't allow the flavor to truly blossom.
Serving type: can
07-11-2014 22:22:56 | More by KYGunner
American Amber Ale from Rogue Ales
86 out of 100 based on 1,230 ratings.