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Tap Room No. 21 Amber Ale - World Brews

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Tap Room No. 21 Amber AleTap Room No. 21 Amber Ale

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171 Ratings
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Ratings: 171
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 2.72
pDev: 26.47%
Wants: 2
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
World Brews visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 05-17-2007)
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2.35/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A- Light amber color.
S- Sweet flowery aroma.
T- Sweet malt.
M- Average. Rather dull.
O- Nothing to really describe. Very average ale. Too sweet for my taste. I guess that's the best way to describe it- sweet malty flavor.

Honestly. I did not like this ale. It was very sweet, almost juice like. It didn't taste like any amber ale I have ever had or would really want to have again.

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2.2/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Appearance is a mid amber color supporting a thin dissipating head leaving no lace. Smell having a honey sweetness with a bit of malt in the background. Taste has that honey sweetness that kind of overpowers everything else and not truly enjoying the malt or hops. Mouthfeel is light with some body with a spike of carbonation. This amber is to sweet for me and takes away from the actual style.

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2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3/5  rDev +10.3%

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2.65/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12-oz bottle into Samuel Smith "Tulip" pint glass

A - 4 fingers of off-white head atop a crystal-clear body of pale amber; a few carbonation bubbles

S - appple, grass, caramel

T - honey sweetness, diacetyl, grassy hops, fruit (primarily apple); not a very good balance of tastes

M - sticky light body, medium/high carbonation, astringent bite

O - The label looks crafty, but the beer just isn't very good.

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2.85/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

App: Clear, amber, puffed white head that disappeared quickly.

Nose: Malts and fruity, but slightly and cheaply.

Taste: Sweet and syrupy. Corn syrupy sweet.

Notes: Smells and tastes like a Macro's sneaky interpretation of craft and quality. Nothing memorable.

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

The color is a completely clear amber. A very slight white head sticks around for a minute or two before being reduced to a thinnish foam. Just a bit of thin, spotty lacing is left around.
The aroma is certainly thin and weak. Malts are in here but not the highest quality. Are there adjuncts in here? There's almost a corny sweetness before leaning more toward fruits. A bit of toast is here as well and a dusting of something herbal makes me believe that there's at least something by way opf hops contributed.
The flavor follows suit. Grains carry the day and a bit of something diacetylic lingers as well. It's not terrible, but it's below average.
Thin and dull, at least this light-bodied brew has enough crispness to not be flat.

If this is representative of these Tap Room 21 beers, I'm not sure I want to try the rest. Seeing them pop up at grocery stores everywhere, I hasd a feeling it might be a macro effort. Whatever else, it's certainly lackluster.

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Tap Room No. 21 Amber Ale from World Brews
65 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.