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Quinn's Amber Ale - Wachusett Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

82 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor

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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An easy drinking Amber Ale with low bitterness, a subtle malt profile and a balanced finish.

Availability: Jan-Mar

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-01-2001)
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Jason

Massachusetts

2.93/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Presentation: 12 oz brown long neck bottle,Freshness date on the side of the label.

Appearance: Crystal clear bright amber hue, big frothy off white head that subsides very slowly.

Smell: Thin wet caramel and toasted malt, clean nose that seems a bit on the light side.

Taste: Semi-crisp and slick, medium body. Simple one-sided malt flavor seems a little watered down. Odd mineral, steely, grainy flavors in the middle. Touch of hop flavor and bitterness.

Notes: This beer has lost something over the years, very pedestrian and certainly does not stand above any of the traditional Irish Reds.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2007 03:04:36 | More by Jason
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Nichols33

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.4%

06-22-2014 12:52:03 | More by Nichols33
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francus

North Carolina

3.01/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

I felt this beer needed a more malty profile. The hops were of a variety I couldn't place either. All in all an average brew. I do plan on trying some of their other brews when I get a chance.

I did go to their website to look for merchandise and didn't see any. I like to collect brewery t-shirts.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2014 17:30:32 | More by francus
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.51/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from Harvest Market.
Pours a crystal clear medium gold color with a smallish white head that quickly dissipates. Aromas of bready caramel malt and light earthy hops to counter. The flavor is what I expected from the aroma. Sweet bread and caramel with hints of fruit and earth. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick sweet mouthfeel. Serviceable ale, reminds me of something I would have been really into about 10 years ago, but today its just ok.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 22:25:25 | More by johnnnniee
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tbonci

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.4%

03-22-2014 19:39:08 | More by tbonci
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russwilliam

New York

2/5  rDev -40.3%

03-20-2014 03:59:15 | More by russwilliam
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Shakydog68

New York

3.25/5  rDev -3%

03-17-2014 01:56:17 | More by Shakydog68
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.4%

03-16-2014 15:06:36 | More by Fettpopps
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

2.65/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - Amber Ale, really? THis looks like bud with a drop of orange food coloring

S - Smell is mellow, nothing offensive, nothing stands out

T - Very disappointed in this beer. Would call it a pilsner. Taste is not amber like in the least.

M - Okay, again, nothing offensive, nothing outstanding.

O - Weak

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2014 01:24:58 | More by gonzo000
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rjm0715

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

02-03-2014 22:27:39 | More by rjm0715
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jmlewisjr

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.4%

01-28-2014 12:43:15 | More by jmlewisjr
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rorjets

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

01-11-2014 18:56:14 | More by rorjets
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T_rizzo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +19.4%

12-18-2013 15:59:47 | More by T_rizzo
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.14/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on November 15, 2013.

The pour is orange to amber with a quick burst of white fizzy head that dissolves by the count of three.

On the nose there are toasted breaded malts, sweetness, butter, and vague earthy notes. But everything is subtle.

The body is light to medium.

The taste is like the nose in that toasted bready malts and butter kick in right off but there is a low to moderate earthy bitterness hanging around at the end to add just the slightest bite. Easy to drink but pretty ordinary.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 01:02:32 | More by puboflyons
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Kruja5

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.4%

11-02-2013 11:34:42 | More by Kruja5
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.4%

10-03-2013 18:36:15 | More by Kmlund
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DrinkingDrake

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -3%

09-21-2013 14:34:23 | More by DrinkingDrake
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oldthumpah

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.4%

07-05-2013 12:42:24 | More by oldthumpah
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Gtreloquence

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -32.8%

05-05-2013 16:34:33 | More by Gtreloquence
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guezarka

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

04-08-2013 01:51:34 | More by guezarka
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -3%

03-08-2013 23:44:09 | More by jwps214
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

02-22-2013 03:46:35 | More by PatGreer
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PaulD

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

02-12-2013 23:06:51 | More by PaulD
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

02-07-2013 02:56:09 | More by Rekrule
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Benjaminwileketchum

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

01-20-2013 22:42:24 | More by Benjaminwileketchum
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Quinn's Amber Ale from Wachusett Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.