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Pilot 005 - American Amber Ale - Galway Bay Brewery

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Pilot 005 - American Amber Ale
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 2
Avg: 3.83
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Galway Bay Brewery
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Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale | 7.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: StJamesGate on 03-25-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 2
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3.75/5  rDev n/a

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3.85/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On cask at Black Sheep, Dublin

Hazy amber with steady cask froth.
Big marijuana, resin, and orange rind nose.
Caramel and strawberry with lots of orange, pine, and mango purée.
Sappy finish and resiny linger.
Medium, round, chewy.

Can't fault it: sticky, enough hops and a bit of sting, plus maybe a speck of chocolate malt. At the same time, it cloys as it goes, tastes better when it's cold (never a good sign,) and I wonder if it really needs to be 7.4% (strong for Ireland) for this amount of hops.

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Pilot 005 - American Amber Ale from Galway Bay Brewery
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.