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Ornery Amber - Tommyknocker Brewery

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Ornery AmberOrnery Amber

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BA SCORE
73
okay

217 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 15.56%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | 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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GeoCait, Oct 14, 2012
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beerbrains, Jul 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

crobinso, Jun 20, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

3Hops, Jun 16, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

DrFunkenstein, May 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

buckyp, Mar 16, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

JohnK17, Mar 15, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

SeanNoach, Mar 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

bhawk1, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
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.

Beerandraiderfan, Feb 07, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

LJWalker, Feb 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

stampfler07, Feb 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

Gregwa, Jan 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

Bockerdoppel91, Jan 22, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

bonbini26, Jan 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

AWS2111, Jan 04, 2012
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
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!

BlurryVisi0n, Jan 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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christy13, Dec 31, 2011
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DBIII, Dec 27, 2011
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DavidBart, Dec 18, 2011
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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.

Kromes, Dec 17, 2011
Ornery Amber from Tommyknocker Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.