Oakshire Amber - Oakshire Brewing

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55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oakshire Brewing visit their website
Oregon, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as 'Willamette Amber'.

(Beer added by: RedDiamond on 07-20-2008)
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Photo of DefenCorps
2.8/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

An eminently forgettable beer. On tap at Pizzicato in Beaverton.

A clear dark amber with a dense, beige head with good retention and lacing, the beer looks solid. The nose is a muddled blend of brown sugar and vaguely citrusy hops, mildly chalky, mildly toasty, mild grainy, husky tannins. The palate is similar. Poor feel and structure with a gritty, husky grainy feel which carries flavors of chalky citrus and brown sugar. Moderate carbonation that causes a mild carbonic bite that is not particularly enjoyable. Meh.

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3.56/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of sgn4779
3.42/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of SocalKicks
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of KStark
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of puboflyons
3.49/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on May 17, 2014.

It is an attractive looking chestnut amber pour with a short-lived off-white head and good clarity.

The aroma is not very pungent. I get some sweet and roasted caramel malts but little else.

Light to medium body

Those sweet roasted caramel malts are also in the taste but there is a definite bitter bite on the tail end which cuts like a knife and then fades away. A very typical amber ale.

Photo of Fuzzycuffs
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of nmann08
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Bookseeb
3.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance has a rich amber color supporting a steady head leaving fair lace. Smell of darker caramel malt and light hop having a light astringency throughout. Taste of the rich darker malts with a mild hop balance. Mouthfeel is medium light with good carbonation.

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2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of ssteakley
3.43/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

If there is no IPA then I go for the Amber Ale. This one taste like so many others...are they putting different labels on the same beer? Above average, great for parties, tailgates, or sort of general purpose. I would drink it again if there is nothing better on the menu.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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Oakshire Amber from Oakshire Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.