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Amber's Hot Friend - Skookum Brewery

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Amber's Hot Friend
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9 Ratings
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 9
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 8.07%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Skookum Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bfarr on 08-15-2010)
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Bfarr

Washington

3.8/5  rDev -1%

Clear red amber with a tan fluffy head with good retention and uneven lacing. Floral hop and caramel malt and something I couldn't quite put my finger on before it went away. Flavors match the aroma in a very nice balance with a clean finish. Fairly robust body with sharp carbonation.

This is a good, very drinkable amber. The carbonation was a little high for my tastes but it was made up for in taste and body.

08-15-2010 14:36:01 | More by Bfarr
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Poured a nutty amber with a small finger of off-white head. Malt-dominated aroma with caramel and a touch of pine.

Moderate carbonation and an extremely light mouthfeel. Brown sugar and biscuit up front with a mild hop presence on the finish.

Light and easy-drinking, although I didn't find the flavor profile as complex or full as the other Skookum offerings.

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3.68/5  rDev -4.2%

Best beer name ever. The name is so good I've given a couple extra half-points, just because. Served in straight pint glass. Poured a solid amber color with just a thin cap of off-white head that had low retention and medium lacing.

The aroma was smooth and malty, with a trace of hops in the background, a fair bit better than typical for the style. On the tongue the solid malts are clearly the dominant feature, but there is a definite hop presence. The beer is very well balanced with a tangy finish.

The body was solid, smooth and easy to drink. A very good example in this regard. Drinkability is very good, the beer is balanced and smooth. Overall, a very good example of the style. I could easily drink several while watching a game. Worth trying when you see it.

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Amber's Hot Friend from Skookum Brewery
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.