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Water Street Amber - Water Street Brewery

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Water Street Amber
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 15.32%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Water Street Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ethosx19 on 01-15-2003)
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4.03/5  rDev +21%

They mixed up my order and gave me the amber instead of the pale ale. I'm 90% certain about this, so I'm putting the review under amber. The beer is a cloudy red amber with only a slight aroma of citrus hops and grain. The taste is mostly caramel malt and only medium hops which fits with the amber ale. A good amber ale, but not what I was in the mood for.

01-15-2003 19:11:08 | More by ethosx19
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A - Pretty light in color for an amber. Clear light amber golden yellow in color. Pours with a big two-finger, off-white head. Medium retention with bits of lacing.

S - Mild underlying sweetness with a toasty caramel malt aroma. A kiss of hops but a bit light for an amber. Muted aroma overall.

T - The lack of hops in the nose is slightly made up for in the flavor. Toasty caramel malts in the background with a plain, floral hop aroma. Finishes dry and very mildly bitter.

M - Light-bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Thin for an amber and a bit watery.

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A: Mostly clear "amber" gold. About a fingers worth of white head. Solid retention. Modest lace.

S: Light caramel malt with hints of bread crust and earthy grains. Not exactly powerful in the nose.

T: Much more of the malty sweetness comes through in the flavor. Bready, light grains, and just a hint of hops in the finish.

M: Medium to light body. Moderate bite of carbonation.

D: Super drinkable if not the most flavorful. Just enough sweetness to keep me interested. I ordered four of them. If that doesn't speak to "drinkability" than I don't know what does.

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Water Street Amber from Water Street Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.