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Buttface Amber - Ram Restaurant & Brewery

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Buttface AmberButtface Amber

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BA SCORE
81
good

20 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 21.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ram Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 06-28-2004)
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1/5  rDev -71.5%

05-09-2012 01:43:49 | More by MortarPestle
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More of the same with the chain breweries- the beer hits all of the basic marks for the style but without challenging themselves with boldness, complexity, or identity.

A clean amber color (strong golden with copperish brown notes) with fair head formation of creamy eggshell foam, fair retainage reducing to a trace half way though the session, and fair on lacing. It's beer.

Aroma and flavor of caramel dominate the glass in rather one-dimensional fashion. Hop bitterness and soft grassy/straw flavors help to offset sweetness but is a far cry from balance. Bread crust and light yeasty spices remind me a bit of graham crackers. Low estery notes give a bit of interest as the beer warms, but so does a residual toffeeish sweetness and feel.

Creamy early, the carbonation disipates and leaves a lot of sweetness on the mouth that prevents the beer from drying or providing a crisp or refreshing finish. A minty-hop flavor offers a much needed reprieve in the aftertaste.

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

This is just your basic amber ale. It had around average coloring, a bit paler than usual, but still an all right light red. The head was all right, but nothing spectacular. It had a good, sweet/malty aroma that was pleasing, although again, it was what you could get out of any amber. It was fairly smooth and good to drink, a nice sweet beer as promised, but nothing out of the ordinary.

UPDATE: so much better! Better head and lacing, and good copper color; nice scent with good hops at the end; crisp, clean, semi-caramel flavor; goes down great.

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3.45/5  rDev -1.7%

This one was on special when I was waiting for a family get together. I wondered why my brother chose this place for my mother's birthday party but i was glad nonetheless. This was just your average amber ale not the slight hoppy reshingness i was hoping for. A nice even maltiness. Maybe a bit too sweet but it warmed nicely and became a bit more spicy. Mouthfeel was a bit thin but not too much so. Drinablity is pretty good.

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Buttface Amber from Ram Restaurant & Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.