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Kirkland Signature Amber Ale - Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation

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Kirkland Signature Amber AleKirkland Signature Amber Ale

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73
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161 Ratings
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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 16.24%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Troyone on 03-19-2009)
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

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District of Columbia

2/5  rDev -36.3%

07-25-2013 03:07:01 | More by apasternak
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

07-19-2013 01:32:53 | More by gkjhawk
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

07-06-2013 00:35:19 | More by Michael_DaBeers_IV
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Illinois

3/5  rDev -4.5%

07-06-2013 00:28:38 | More by NateMac13
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Florida

3/5  rDev -4.5%

06-29-2013 23:31:05 | More by Thedrizzle
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Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-29-2013 23:23:09 | More by jbeervt
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zestd

Idaho

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-27-2013 20:12:27 | More by zestd
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

06-11-2013 00:24:12 | More by GraduatedCashew
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trocketsauced

New York

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

05-13-2013 01:51:54 | More by trocketsauced
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danfix99

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

05-02-2013 19:15:29 | More by danfix99
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

04-10-2013 00:55:25 | More by KingBiscuit
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Japan

1.25/5  rDev -60.2%

03-16-2013 21:04:04 | More by GMB
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.31/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a clear amber color with a small white head. The head fades rather fast to leave a light level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is rather light overall with some light breadiness, caramel sweetness, and a tiny amount of nut.

Taste – The taste begins a little on the sweeter caramel side with a nice bready backbone. As the flavor advances more some of the sweeter flavors fade as a light nutty and toasted malt flavor comes to the end. At the finish of the taste, the sweetness comes back with a light citrus hop joining the rest to leave a lightly sweetened and moderately roasted flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The body of the beer was average in terms of thickness with a carbonation level that was rather average. Both are appropriate for the style. But nothing too extraordinary.

Overall – Not too complex in flavors, but it is a fairly easy drinking and slightly sweeter brew. For ~ 80 cents per bottle it is well worth it.

Serving type: bottle

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warpedrevolution

Washington

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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California

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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JimKal

North Carolina

3.83/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured int a Shaker pint glass.

A: a nice amber color with a minimal head. Clear with a good amount of carbonation.

S: For me this gave of only faint aroma.

T: This had a nice hoppy, caramel taste to it. It reminded me of Bell's Amber. I think someone who preferred a more hoppy amber would enjoy this one quite a bit.

M: A pretty good overall mouthfell for a beer with a less than 6% ABV. The carbonation, hop presence, and caramel all came together.

O:I tried this as part of the Costco mixed case. This was the second one that I tried. The first, the IPA, didn't measure up, but I think this is a decent Amber. Again, if you only enjoy the high ABV Imperial stouts and IPA, this is not one you will enjoy. But, I think it is a good low cost offering from Costco. If the final two, A German style lager and a Pale Ale are OK, it will make the $19 case price a bargain.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 20:04:56 | More by JimKal
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Panama

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

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Maryland

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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North Carolina

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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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Kirkland Signature Amber Ale from Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
73 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.