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Yard House Amber Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Yard House Amber Ale
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80
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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 20.82%


Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 09-08-2009)
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

2.93/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the Yardhouse in Long Beach. Pours a dark orange-amber with a smaller light tan head. Smell is very malty and sweet. The taste is also malty and breadlike, but not as sweet. Nothing really stood out to me here. Pretty dull and un-fulfilling all-around. I wanted to try it since the tap list was pretty generic, but quite lengthy. This was the house amber, so I gave it a try. One was enough of this one.

Serving type: on-tap

09-16-2011 06:35:42 | More by HuskyinPDX
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BucannonXC5

California

2.58/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from tap into a pint glass at the Yard House in San Diego, Calif. Color was red and amber. Slight film on the top. Good-looking beer.

Smelled malty, dark and brown, but really had to search for it.

Tasted malty with some caramel. Not a great aftertaste, maybe copper or nickel?

Not that great mouthfeel. Mid-to-high carbonation and high on the hops. That metal taste (copper/nickel) kept coming back.

Pretty disappointing overall, especially considering it was Firestone’s doing.

Serving type: on-tap

08-11-2011 04:22:20 | More by BucannonXC5
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

2.98/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Served on-tap at Yardhouse in Vegas in a pint glass. Pours with a light, airy head. Decent bright-amber color. Smell was nondescript, with little hints of malt. The flavor was a typical-amber, although a little bit lighter and more crisp. It was basically like Killian's and Coors Light had a child. Somewhat consumbale, but not overly enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

12-08-2010 01:12:36 | More by GarthDanielson
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.18/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Newport Breach Yard House location in August 2009. Reviewed from notes.

Pours a moderate amber color with a bit of an off white head and not really any lacing on the way down. The nose brings down a bit of moderate caramel with some slightly-roasted pale amber malt. The taste is really plain with a bit of dough and bread crust. A tiny bit of earthy bitterness. Feel is light to medium. Drinkability is okay. This is a decent enough house beer.

Serving type: on-tap

10-21-2010 11:08:47 | More by Thorpe429
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap at Yard House Scottsdale, Tatum Road location. A decent amber that is amber in colour with some Caesar head. A bit sour but some C-hop there and caramel makes it still very drinkable with some citrus and crisp quenching.Average mouthfeel.

Serving type: on-tap

02-07-2010 14:10:37 | More by Sammy
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t0rin0

California

3.78/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours redish with some brown, clear, and off white head.

Smells typical, caramelly, and a tiny bit hoppy (citrus?).

Flavor is again typical, chalky and dry but not too bad (chalkiness is my biggest complaint about this style), caramelly and sweet, and low/medium bitterness for the style.

Body is light/medium, CO2 seemed a bit low, overall a pretty decent beer.

Serving type: on-tap

09-08-2009 22:52:28 | More by t0rin0
Yard House Amber Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.