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Wisdom Amber Ale - Big Hole Brewing Company

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Wisdom Amber AleWisdom Amber Ale

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27 Reviews
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Reviews: 27
Hads: 31
Avg: 3.08
pDev: 24.35%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Hole Brewing Company
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale | 5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: beerguy101 on 09-21-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of Boilermaker88
2.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Found this at my latest trip to Trader Joe's. Presented in a 12oz brown bottle. Poured a clear dark amber color with a minimal fizzy white head that vanished down to a tiny cap. No lace.
Smell was all malt; a mix of buttery caramel and toffee with notes of brown sugar and molasses.
Taste was pretty much one-sided in favor of grainy malt and sweet of brown sugar and molasses. Virtually no hops throughout. Had a vague veggie aftertaste.
Feel was light- to medium-bodied, smooth and slick.
A truly average amber ale. Completely leaning toward a malt character with a minimal hops presence. Nothing I'd return to unless offered to me.

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Photo of beerguy101
3.33/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Reddish brown color. Small white head. Aroma is fruity and sweet. A medium bodied amber ale. Malts are fruity and sweet. Hops are spicy and slightly bitter. For an amber it’s a little sweeter and a little drier than the average. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and dry. Aftertaste is bitter.

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Wisdom Amber Ale from Big Hole Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.