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Ornery Amber - Tommyknocker Brewery

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Ornery AmberOrnery Amber

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BA SCORE
73
okay

214 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 214
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 15.56%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-16-2001)
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Ratings: 214 | Reviews: 168 | Display Reviews Only:
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3Hops

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -4.8%

06-15-2012 23:25:12 | More by 3Hops
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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-01-2012 23:55:53 | More by DrFunkenstein
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buckyp

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -4.8%

03-16-2012 01:18:34 | More by buckyp
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

03-15-2012 04:11:01 | More by JohnK17
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SeanNoach

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-13-2012 15:20:42 | More by SeanNoach
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bhawk1

Georgia

3/5  rDev -4.8%

03-04-2012 20:45:35 | More by bhawk1
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.1/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured out equal parts orange and amber, maybe a little brown thrown in to round things out. Aroma was a nice sweet lightly bready malt aroma, with the slightest hop tickle, pretty nice, especially considering the usual way to get me to rate aroma higher on an amber is to just dump a bunch of dry hops in.

Taste, back to ordinary, no off flavors, no depth, but pretty standard crystal and caramel malt presence. Hopping is average and fair. Easy enough to drink, but not going to impress your hardcore beer nerd friends, this one is more geared towards others, maybe waiting to make the leap.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2012 18:35:30 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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LJWalker

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

02-06-2012 23:14:00 | More by LJWalker
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stampfler07

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

02-05-2012 01:39:40 | More by stampfler07
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Gregwa

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -4.8%

01-23-2012 05:03:31 | More by Gregwa
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.8%

01-22-2012 22:27:03 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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bonbini26

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

01-12-2012 17:19:08 | More by bonbini26
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AWS2111

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.8%

01-04-2012 17:17:06 | More by AWS2111
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured unto a pint glass.

Appearance: Clear transparent amber, white head comes off the body maybe 1/10".

Smell: Smells like light malts and NOTHING. It is really a weak smell and doesn't really push off as you would expect.

Taste: Much more magnified comes off little sweet and slightly hoppy.

Mouth: Light-medium carbonation, thank god this beer is tasty or I would rate this lower.

Overall: Much better drink than my previous Tommyknocker beer....I definitely would drink this again but not my first choice considering what other lagers are available. Hope you all enjoy this one and cheers to all!

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2012 06:18:12 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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Huffaroma

Montana

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

01-02-2012 05:44:39 | More by Huffaroma
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christy13

Georgia

4/5  rDev +27%

12-31-2011 14:37:32 | More by christy13
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NoBeerLeftBehind

Iowa

4/5  rDev +27%

12-30-2011 15:18:13 | More by NoBeerLeftBehind
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SargeC

Japan

3/5  rDev -4.8%

12-30-2011 08:54:30 | More by SargeC
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DBIII

Colorado

1.5/5  rDev -52.4%

12-27-2011 07:45:32 | More by DBIII
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DavidBart

New York

3/5  rDev -4.8%

12-18-2011 02:13:55 | More by DavidBart
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Kromes

Georgia

3.38/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: A nice clear copper/amber color with a finger's width off-white head. Nice laces on the glass.

S: Sweet toasted malt and caramel.

T: Sweet malt and a little bit of caramel with an herbal hop flavor in the background. There is an off mineral flavor in the finish.

M: A little bit thin with higher carbonation. The high carbonation is refreshing and gives the beer a peppery feel.

O: I think it's a pretty good little amber lager. A sweet malt flavor with some subtle hop. The only thing keeping from being better is the slight mineral flavor.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2011 22:06:39 | More by Kromes
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Beefytits4

Illinois

4/5  rDev +27%

11-25-2011 04:12:16 | More by Beefytits4
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virinow

New York

4/5  rDev +27%

11-24-2011 21:22:41 | More by virinow
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JerseyKirk

New Jersey

3.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Reddish amber color. Huge 3 finger pillowy tan head. 4.5

S: Slightly alcoholic tiny bit of malt. 3

T: Not really malty. Kinda watery. Slight nutty flavor at the end. 3

M: Thin and watery. 2.5

O: It was ok. I'd pass on buying more but certainly wouldn't turn down a free pint or 2 of it. 3

*Paired with Turkey Burgers with sharp provolone and avocados.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2011 00:36:11 | More by JerseyKirk
Ornery Amber from Tommyknocker Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.