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Kirkland Signature Amber Ale - Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation

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BA SCORE
73
okay

170 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 170
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 15.92%
Wants: 0
Gots: 13 | 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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Vixie

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3.28/5  rDev +4.5%

Pours a clear amber colored head with about an inch of an off white head. Doesn't seem to be a lot of carbonation going on.

Smell is a bit nutty, hints of caramel and bread as well.

Taste starts out a bit sweet, like a caramel type of sweetness. Little bit f nuttiness and bread, finishes with a bit of hop bitterness that lingers a bit.

Nothing too special about the feel, nothing bad either. Could use a little more carbonation.

Not a bad beer, not a great beer, kind of an inoffensive one that is still several cuts above mass market beers. When you consider the price, as I spent roughly 50 cents per bottle, it is actually a really good value. This would be a great beer for a party when you have people timid about craft beer, and want to give them something a bit better than the usual mass markets, and don't want to spend a lot.

10-20-2013 18:30:27 | More by Vixie
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

10-13-2013 22:25:57 | More by Smithperson
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jgarvis

Illinois

3/5  rDev -4.5%

10-06-2013 23:08:56 | More by jgarvis
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British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

08-03-2013 23:52:33 | More by Druid
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Jaguarkmd

District of Columbia

2.25/5  rDev -28.3%

08-01-2013 00:33:56 | More by Jaguarkmd
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Washington

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

07-30-2013 18:47:55 | More by TwoTrees
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Montana

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

07-28-2013 23:32:38 | More by elektronen
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apasternak

District of Columbia

2/5  rDev -36.3%

07-25-2013 03:07:01 | More by apasternak
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gkjhawk

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

07-19-2013 01:32:53 | More by gkjhawk
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Michael_DaBeers_IV

California

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

07-06-2013 00:35:19 | More by Michael_DaBeers_IV
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NateMac13

Illinois

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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

Florida

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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

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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New York

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

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

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

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

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Japan

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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.31/5  rDev +5.4%

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.

03-04-2013 02:47:19 | More by Darkmagus82
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warpedrevolution

Washington

3/5  rDev -4.5%

02-08-2013 16:29:38 | More by warpedrevolution
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Massachusetts

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 170 ratings.