American Amber Ale - Rogue Ales
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Reviews by granger10:
4.15/5 rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
This had a really dark red color with a large foamy head. The smell is nutty and somewhat spicy but those flavors don't come out as much in the taste. This beer simply has great balance. There seemed to be a hop bitterness right at the start. But there was a good amount of sweet caramel taste and a toasted biscuit base to keep the bitterness in check. The finish has more hoppiness but it's more flavorful and less bitter and it lingers for quite some time. The flavors mix really well but aren't the smoothest. Still I drank the bomber in record time and I feel like I could drink quite a few more. Very drinkable.
Serving type: bottle
09-04-2004 17:11:08 | More by granger10
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3.7/5 rDev -3.9%
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
3.99/5 rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on June 26, 2014.
It pours a deep chestnut brown with a fluffy tan head that lingers.
The aroma is malty and sweet. There are notes of caramel, toffee, and molasses with low to no hop notes.
The body is medium and creamy.
The taste is incredibly malt forward with the sweetness of sugar, caramel, toffee, butterscotch, raisins, and molasses. The hop bitterness is mild but more noticeable in the taste than on the nose.
Serving type: bottle
06-26-2014 17:32:06 | More by puboflyons
American Amber Ale from Rogue Ales
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