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Red Emma Amber Ale - Captured By Porches Brewing Company

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Red Emma Amber Ale
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 2.7
pDev: 32.96%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Captured By Porches Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
32 IBU

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 01-02-2009)
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Reviews by Hopfenpeter:
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Hopfenpeter

Maryland

2.98/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into my crystal mug, this beer is a very cloudy amber light brown. The bubbly tan head builds about one finger high and dissipates fast. Little lacing.
The smell is faint, mabe some lemon or lime.
The Tate is interesting at first, but quickly turns very astringent. Lemon and lime flavors up front, some sort of hop present, but not much balance. I try to give this attractive bottle a fair chance, but I think I would never buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2012 02:21:41 | More by Hopfenpeter
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rowyn

New York

2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

12-27-2012 03:39:21 | More by rowyn
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shelby415

Oregon

3/5  rDev +11.1%

04-30-2012 06:39:43 | More by shelby415
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rogerthegill

Oregon

4/5  rDev +48.1%

04-14-2012 18:09:50 | More by rogerthegill
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Frankieteardrop


1/5  rDev -63%

04-13-2012 21:14:28 | More by Frankieteardrop
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RedDiamond

Oregon

2.48/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

When Captured By Porches started brewing on Clinton Street, they offered an ale called simply, Amber Ale, and a märzen called Red Emma Lager. Today they brew this Red Emma Amber, a beer brewed to organic standards whose unfortunate disposition inherited none of its forebear's more agreeable features.

Red Emma is dark sorrel with a light head that soon fades. It is notably turbid in a manner that can't apply to a lager. Its taste is gruff, in my view from excess bittering with insufficient recourse to malt balance. The modest 32 IBU can't explain the beer's uncomfortable edginess. It has a slightly doughy aroma and a long bitter finish that lingers with hop salad leafiness. The taut, astringent mouthfeel is especially troubling.

Serving type: on-tap

07-13-2009 22:37:10 | More by RedDiamond
Red Emma Amber Ale from Captured By Porches Brewing Company
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