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Wild Range Amber Ale - World Brews

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Wild Range Amber AleWild Range Amber Ale

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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.96%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
World Brews visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 09-12-2010)
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Reviews by biboergosum:
Photo of biboergosum
3.18/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle. The last sub-sibling, for me, from this pseudo-brewer, obfuscated beyond belief in my local market in terms of production origins.

This beer pours a clear, medium golden amber colour, with two fingers of foamy, mildly bubbly dirty white head, which leaves a few thin streaks of bridge-like lace around the glass as it quickly bleeds into the ether.

It smells of musty caramel malt, semi-sweet orchard fruit, a bit of overripe black berries, and some mildly funky earthy, leafy hops. The taste is grainy caramel malt, a touch of sour breadiness, bland earthy fruitiness - peaches and apples, mostly - and dead-eyed (anthropomorphized, apparently) leafy hops.

The carbonation is quite neutered, and barely noticeable, the body a so-so medium weight, and too pithy and cloying to be deemed all that smooth. It finishes on the sweet side, the grainy caramel malt still buoyed by a stale fruitiness, as the hops seem to be truly absent by this point, replaced by a small, finally evolved plastic twinge.

I'm not getting that unpleasant from the get-go impression that its colleagues seem to engender, so colour me surprised, I suppose, but its overall essence still gives me the minor willies, only if there's really nothing else on offer to make me change my mind.

biboergosum, Jan 22, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of Avocado777
4.5/5  rDev +32%

Avocado777, Jul 22, 2012
Photo of poriggity
3.43/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked these up in six pack form at fresh n easy. I liked the label on the bottle, and at 4.99 per six pack, its cheap. I enjoyed the sweetness, and it tasted nice for a Saturday afternoon beer. I will buy again. Not overly complex but I like that sometimes. At the cheaper price point, this beer is hard to ignore.

poriggity, Apr 23, 2011
Photo of Zorro
3.35/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Another of these Fresh and Easy beers.

Clear light amber colored beer with a small white head. I must emphasize "light" the color is closer to gold really but I guess you could call it amber.

Smells sweet and malty with a toasted grain aroma. There is some caramel and tea aromas here and that about sums up the scent.

Taste starts out a little sweet and malty. Tastes a lot like it smells mostly a malty beer. No real hops tasted not much in that department. Pretty much what I would call a "middle of the road ale."

Mouthfeel is OK.

Drinkability is good, a pleasant beer with no real faults.

Zorro, Sep 12, 2010
Photo of BucBasil
3.03/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked up a 6 pack of this at Fresh and Easy for like 6 bucks. Not a bad deal.

Poured from the 12oz bottle into a large pint glass.

A: The beer is a clear dark reddish orange, rusty or amber colored, as the name would imply. Head is 2 fingers thick and light tan with good retention.

S: Sweetish fruity aroma with a lemony twang over berries and apricot. Light malt holds things together in the background. Almost pilsner like in aroma but with a bit more malt character and a slightly more diverse fruit profile. Not quite what I expected from an amber, but not unpleasant.

T: Light taste with predominantly malty character over some fruity notes. Fairly sweet overall. Nothing really stands out here, but it goes down pretty smooth.

Overall: As far as cheap beers go this one is a good buy. As an amber, or as a good beer overall, it's pretty mediocre. Worth the price but nothing more.

BucBasil, May 16, 2011
Photo of Nerudamann
2.98/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a mug/stein.

Look - golden in color, clear, with about half a finger's worth of egg-white colored foam that dissipates quickly. Good carbonation.

Smell - not much of a smell at all. A little bit of a "cereal" malt smell typical of cheaper adjunct beers.

Taste and Mouthfeel - mild taste in general. Fizzy and carbonated-feeling at the beginning, a bit sweet, almost like a soda. Texture is fairly watery.

Drinkability - easily drinkable because it's mostly sweet but with not much taste otherwise.

Nerudamann, Jan 27, 2011
Wild Range Amber Ale from World Brews
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.