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Scuttlebutt Amber - Scuttlebutt Brewing Company

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Scuttlebutt AmberScuttlebutt Amber

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BA SCORE
76
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89 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 15.64%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Scuttlebutt Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-20-2003)
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sprague808

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -54%

09-26-2013 00:03:25 | More by sprague808
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troutmask96

Washington

1.83/5  rDev -43.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I just busted my first bomber of this brew, and I don't know if this bottle is past its freshness date or not, but this might be the worst beer I've ever tasted. No, seriously. InCREDIBLY sour, with no redeeming flavor quality at all. Pretty mahogany color, and I like the label, but I'll definitely be avoiding this one in the future...

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2005 03:18:43 | More by troutmask96
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -38.7%

06-16-2014 16:41:41 | More by Dougwillhike
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Raziel313

California

2.25/5  rDev -31%

12-13-2013 10:19:13 | More by Raziel313
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Kiwano

New York

2.25/5  rDev -31%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A - orange - yellow - tan - starts with a frothy head but then thins out

S - somewhat sour apple

T - Strong sour up front with some apple in the back bitterness on the sides

M - fizzy with tight bubbles

O - a little too sour and funky without other complexity to balance the sourness - Maybe needs some strong cheese to go along with it? not sure if this is what it should taste like - maybe it was an off bottle? Don't think I would have this again.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2011 04:24:15 | More by Kiwano
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Jamstone714

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

01-01-2012 01:58:24 | More by Jamstone714
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Keithandandrewdotcom

Delaware

2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

04-29-2013 20:57:00 | More by Keithandandrewdotcom
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bicyclesnbeer

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

08-19-2012 13:12:23 | More by bicyclesnbeer
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unklesyd

Oregon

2.53/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Pours a muddled umber with a quickly dissipating head.

Thin medium-dark crystal grain aroma. Some very slight, non-identifiable hop combines in the aroma to provide a little cut to prevent overwhelming sweetness.

Thin, acidic flavor, just shy of metalic. Some bitterness, no discernible hop flavoring on the tongue, but very slight cascade in the aftertaste.

Much too cutting, not easy to drink. Best thing this beer has going for it is the mermaid on the label.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2006 22:20:23 | More by unklesyd
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

2.6/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Not one of their best beers since there seems to be a off note in the finish that consists of a metallic taste and a slight feel of thinness. This is a malt forward beer but the hops are still around however I could barely finish the glass due to the off flavours. Try their IPA instead which is pretty good

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2008 16:03:56 | More by canucklehead
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tdm168

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

06-13-2014 00:46:59 | More by tdm168
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ninaturner

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

05-18-2013 02:22:17 | More by ninaturner
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

05-28-2014 23:44:43 | More by MonkeyBread
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Nicole_deB

North Carolina

2.81/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

It was…bland? Boring? It’s not BAD. You can drink it. Light malt, bittersweet finish. But I get the feeling if it wasn’t for the overabundance of carbonation, this would have been really bad. It wasn’t just light carbonation—it was exploding out of the bottle, making you feel like you were going to explode, too, carbonation. I wouldn’t seek it out again.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 12:50:29 | More by Nicole_deB
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tbeck

Washington

2.93/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bought this at the Beer Shoppe in Yakima, WA.

Pours a dark amber/purple in color with little to no head. Little clarity. Little to no aroma, what little you can smell is malt. Very sweet and malty, has a bitter aftertaste. Light in texture with a bit a carbonation. I was not excited by this beer, the taste was off but not offensive. I do not care to have this one again.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2008 03:49:26 | More by tbeck
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SolipsismalCat

Pennsylvania

2.98/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Clear, light amber with lots of bubbles and a two-finger, off-white, fizzy head that lasted about a minute. No lacing really.

S: Floral hops and caramel malt. I get peaches and other fruits. Very nice.

T: Slightly sweet and not much bitterness. Tastes kind of watery. Not much flavor there.

M: Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation. Kind of watery though.

O: I might have gotten a bad bottle. The flavor was kind of off. Other than that, not too bad, though it wasn't much to look at.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2011 23:04:12 | More by SolipsismalCat
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GoodFellaBeau

California

3/5  rDev -8%

05-22-2013 03:53:47 | More by GoodFellaBeau
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cyrushire

Florida

3/5  rDev -8%

03-22-2014 05:12:12 | More by cyrushire
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rkcrozier

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -8%

01-03-2012 15:15:42 | More by rkcrozier
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Sweenz


3/5  rDev -8%

07-12-2014 12:20:06 | More by Sweenz
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev -8%

09-18-2013 00:10:43 | More by ROGUE16
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -8%

11-18-2013 07:17:47 | More by Erik-P
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8%

01-28-2014 02:56:42 | More by foghornleghorn22
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Chelsea1905

Washington

3/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter from a 22oz bottle. Appearance of a dark amber colour, with a think off white head that dissapeared quickly and didn't leave lacing.

Smelled as if it was straight from a can! Seriously, this smelled more metalic than the tin man's underpants! Some malt, and some caramel, but that really is taking good deep whiffs to get past the metalic smell

The taste was a little better than the smell, but if you'd have blindfolded me, I'd ahve said this was from a can. Some sweet malt, and a little bit of caramel aftertaste. Shame, as I like some of their stuff, but this was disappointing

Mouthfeel is medium to light, and not effervescent, so that is about the best part of the beer

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2009 03:07:05 | More by Chelsea1905
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Afortiz98

Florida

3/5  rDev -8%

09-08-2013 23:03:06 | More by Afortiz98
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Scuttlebutt Amber from Scuttlebutt Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.