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American Amber Ale - Rogue Ales

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American Amber AleAmerican Amber Ale

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very good

1,314 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,314
Reviews: 708
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 43
Gots: 74 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Malts: Northwest Harrington and Klages, 95-115 and 135-165 Crystal.
Hops: Kent Golding and Cascade.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast and Free Range Coastal Water.

53 IBU
73.1 AA
33º Lovibond

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-26-2001)
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4.95/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

App: Thick frothy milk shake like head, translucent amber with slight hayze

Aroma: Heavenly sweet malt hits you like a semi-truck, light citriusy hops, oh and did I mention sweet malt?

Mouth: Crisper than I expected, dry finish, and chewey

Taste: Did I mention sweet malt? medium high hop bitterness, with a combination of citrus and floral hop aromas for flavvour oooh sooo good

Drinkability: This is my favorite beer. if I could afford to drink it all the time I would.

acoatley, Dec 17, 2005
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4.88/5  rDev +27.1%

kevinexile, Aug 28, 2014
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4.85/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is now the amber by which I judge all others. Nearly perfect.
Pours crisply clear amber-red. Beautiful.
Kind of a lighty, fruit hoppy with a deep caramel scent. Maybe some biscuit as well. An ever so slight metallic tinge on the end.
Delicious, smooth maltiness when it first touches the tongue. This is followed by a broader, crisp bitterness and a bit os astringency. Very, very tasty.
Well carbonated, per the expectations of an amber, but supported by the silky-smooth malt character.
Very, very drinkable. Thank goodness this isn't cheap, or I'd be poor in the heat of the summer.
A very nicely done brew. Sure, I ranked it awfully high, but this is easily the truest and best amber I've ever had. I highly doubt that any other commercial brewers are doing such a solid amber. Damn!

nortmand, Jun 23, 2005
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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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jnoelani, Jan 23, 2013
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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.

RushLimbmalt, Mar 10, 2005
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

dry hopping is the key to its success. Not only did I taste the dry hopping but also smelled it as soon as I pour it into a glass. The body is beautiful, love rubby red color when put it under the light. as I have said, the dry hopping gives this beer so many characters to review, but they are all beyond my words. Drink it slowly and enjoy it.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful dim maple syrup body with lots of carbonation. Creamy light tan with pretty good retention and lace.
Spiced hop scent with a firm underlying malt base. Very inviting and fresh.
What a balance and still a distinct hop and malt profile. Grass, flower, sharp licorice root and herbs again rolling along on an ocean of malt. Smoky and pungent aftertaste, sweet and sharp. A Good simcoe like flavor comes through very clearly though none are in this brew.
Medium body and a crisp finish.
Highly drinkable and an excellent session beer.


oelergud, Feb 01, 2007
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4.72/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Serving: 22oz. painted label bomber poured into a pint glass

A:Pours a dark amber with a thick head which quickly dissipated to a wisp around the edge of the pint. Abeautiful looking beer.

S:Thick sweet malt with a nice citrusy hop balance. Caramel and coffee with a resinous hop aroma.

T:Almost syrupy with a refreshing hop bite and clean water. Deep roast coffee hits the back of the throat.

M:Being my favorite beer style this is bliss. A dry hop bite with a deep malt sweetness.

D:Good for one or two but not all night. Definetely a treat. Pick some up ASAP.

ellisdee97, Jun 04, 2006
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American Amber Ale from Rogue Ales
87 out of 100 based on 1,314 ratings.