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North Peak Siren Amber - North Peak Brewing Company

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123 Ratings
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Ratings: 123
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 17.13%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
North Peak Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A deep kiss of liquid lust that will caress your tongue, thanks to an array of toasty Pale, Crystal (30 and 70) wheat, Carapils and roasted barley malts balanced by the subtle bite of Willamette and Fuggle hops.

48 IBU

(Beer added by: adamette on 12-20-2009)
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drbenderdo

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

07-17-2013 00:07:43 | More by drbenderdo
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barczar

Kentucky

3.7/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Floral and nutty, aroma. Slight metallic flavor is offputting. Dry, deeply toasted finish. There's a bit of fruity specialty malt character. Bitterness isn't overwhelming. Malt definitely dominates. Could use more hop character to be a true amber. Very easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 22:09:36 | More by barczar
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hosehead83

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from an 11.5 oz. "stubby" bottle into an English dimpled "pot" pint glass
Deep amber in color, with a nice , frothy head of foam
Aroma-Faint malt and citrus notes
Taste-Subtle fruitiness, sweet malt, faint citrus with a subtle hop bite in the finish
Overall, a decent session brew, if a bit lacking in depth and character.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2010 13:51:18 | More by hosehead83
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superspak

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 8/19/2013. Pours lightly hazy ruby copper color with a 1-2 finger dense cream colored head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of caramel, toast, biscuit, toffee, orange zest, lemon zest, floral, grass, light pine, light roast, and floral earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of malt and hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of caramel, toast, biscuit, toffee, floral, grass, lemon/orange zest, light pine, light roast, and floral earthiness. Fair amount of earthy pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toast, biscuit, toffee, citrus, floral, grass, light pine, and light roast on the finish for a bit. Nice balance of malt and hop flavors; with good robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy, smooth, and crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with no warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice amber ale! All around good balance and robustness of malt and hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2013 06:03:03 | More by superspak
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dfillius

Michigan

3.6/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass. Excited to try this Jolly Pumpkin spin-off.

A: Aggressive pour yields 2.5 fingers of rocky off-white head with great retention. Crystal clear reddish-brown liquid. Pretty!

S: Herbal hops are brightly citrusy. Faint metallic whiff is a negative. Grainy malt. Pleasant.

T: Malt forward with an aspirin-y medicinal twinge. After setting aside to warm and cleansing my palate from the raw dill gouda, the beer is far better. Very bready, sweet and caramelly. Hop ending is still aspiriny.

M: Strongly negative aspirin at first, but smooths out and is generally positive later. Aspirin does not leave the scene though.

D: I might order another. This would be the best Amber I've had if it weren't for the aspirin (amber is my least fave style and I haven't found one I like yet.) Probably won't buy again.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2010 17:12:26 | More by dfillius
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Tone

Missouri

3.55/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Slight retention and slight lacing. Smells of sweet malt, hops, hint of pale malt, and a hint of caramel malt. Fits the style of an American Amber / Red Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, hops, hint of roasted malt, hint of alcohol, and a hint of caramel malt. Overall, decent aroma, good feel, and decent aroma, but lacking in appearance.

Serving type: on-tap

04-25-2014 15:52:29 | More by Tone
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Lillenk

Michigan

3.55/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at Grill One Eleven.

Appearance was ok. Light brown in color with a creamy head but a little foggy.

Smell didn't have much of anything going on. No bad smells so that's why I stuck with the average on this one.

Taste was pretty typical of the style. Nothing to crazy or above and beyond, but a well put together amber.

Mouthfeel was nice and because of its lightness, it was fairly easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

02-16-2011 01:47:38 | More by Lillenk
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear dull copper amber hue with a khakie colored head forming thick bands of speckled lacing. Aroma has a faint nuttiness/bready malts with a faint citrus/herbal hop quality. Flavor wise this one isn't my dream Amber, much like a Yuengling amber with a bit more maltiness and underlying citrus/herbal hops. It's filling the void of a new beer in a stubby bottle from a quirky craft producer from Michigan. As it warms a bit more caramel/biscuit malts with some assertive bitterness for an amber, solid and much more flavorful as it warms up. Mouthfeel is lighter bodied evenly carbonated, nothing heavy or too filling here. Overall thoughts are decent but not as creative as the other two offerings I had from them, so far. I liked the Diabolical IPA and the American Wheat IPA they put out, for the style it's batting just above average.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2011 03:13:41 | More by WVbeergeek
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tommy5

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +7%

08-30-2013 12:29:43 | More by tommy5
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Shmantha


3.5/5  rDev +7%

03-15-2012 06:46:23 | More by Shmantha
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HardyA

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +7%

04-15-2013 15:58:42 | More by HardyA
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cwxc818

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +7%

07-19-2014 20:38:20 | More by cwxc818
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Pat316

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +7%

06-29-2012 13:06:44 | More by Pat316
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tpeters

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +7%

07-15-2014 16:18:14 | More by tpeters
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Morakaton

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +7%

11-19-2013 06:01:02 | More by Morakaton
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waston

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +7%

10-26-2013 17:59:46 | More by waston
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Jameson_Daniel

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +7%

06-13-2014 13:59:12 | More by Jameson_Daniel
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JVoyager

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +7%

03-30-2014 00:51:52 | More by JVoyager
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KATramp


3.5/5  rDev +7%

04-04-2012 19:11:31 | More by KATramp
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KGOSU

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +7%

05-10-2014 01:55:30 | More by KGOSU
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hpthebull

California

3.5/5  rDev +7%

10-01-2013 21:36:28 | More by hpthebull
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GRBLUE12

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +7%

10-27-2013 00:59:31 | More by GRBLUE12
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henrichsj

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +7%

08-04-2013 19:38:45 | More by henrichsj
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buddyvelt

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +7%

01-11-2012 03:17:03 | More by buddyvelt
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andrewjraab

Michigan

3.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Solid two inch off white head. Quarter of an inch of head remained throughout the drink. Good lacing and stick. Amber brown - good clarity.

S - Malty, faint hop characteristics.

T - Well crafted amber brew. Excellent balance and easily drinkable. Sweet an malty up front with a crisp finish with a distant hop offering.

O - I would definitely keep this in the rotation. Easily drinkable / sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 18:09:48 | More by andrewjraab
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