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Twisted Pine Amber Ale - Twisted Pine Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

57 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 16.08%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Twisted Pine Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-09-1999)
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cmbeddoe7997

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -5%

06-07-2014 02:38:47 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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afsdan

Colorado

4/5  rDev +17%

05-22-2014 18:30:45 | More by afsdan
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biertrinkenja

California

3.25/5  rDev -5%

04-24-2014 06:27:50 | More by biertrinkenja
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-28-2014 04:31:45 | More by jaydoc
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UncleAddie

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -5%

01-04-2014 00:16:14 | More by UncleAddie
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Brenden

Ohio

3.89/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Definitely amber, though with a slightly lighter leaning in the color, this one is clear and bright. The head is tight and frothy, almost an entire finger tall but just short. It's got good stick and more than moderate lacing by way of patches and some thin legs.
Malt-forward on the nose, this beer offers mostly some dark fruits and toasty, though a touch of herbal leaf gives a light bitterness. It's not particularly strong, but it pretty much fits the standard for the style.
The taste brings it up a notch, though, marrying the malty and hoppy elements in developing a flavorful and well-rounded beer. A little bit more earth is brought out with a stronger citrus element, a bit of zest mostly and particularly orange and grapefruit. It's still more focused on the malts, with lots of toast and earth and a little caramel, but the hops serve the palate well, too.
The feel is crisp and biting with a consistent smoothness in a medium body leaning light.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2013 20:18:31 | More by Brenden
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-27-2013 23:12:12 | More by cbcrunch
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ChuckS

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -12.3%

09-23-2013 17:42:55 | More by ChuckS
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.98/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into an Irish pint glass.

The beer is the standard deep amber color, lighter amber to copperish in the light. An off white head recedes quickly to a light wisp. Lacing is spotty, minimal. The aroma is well balanced with faint sweet caramel malts and just a touch of piny hops. The taste is equally balanced with good amount of caramel candy coming in through the malts, evened out by more citric grapefruity hops. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and goes down the hatch easily enough.

Overall, I really like the balance in this beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 16:27:24 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

09-13-2013 19:36:06 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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Irelynn0607

Iowa

3.04/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured into a cold pint glass with 1 finger head. Nice caramel color with a good, sweet aroma. Had a slightly bitter hoppy taste to it. Amber ales are a personal favorite of mine so I might be a little hard on it. Not sure if I'd buy again but overall okay.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2013 02:10:44 | More by Irelynn0607
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MeisterMayhem

Colorado

3/5  rDev -12.3%

06-28-2013 18:59:28 | More by MeisterMayhem
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maxwelldeux

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

06-02-2013 02:22:41 | More by maxwelldeux
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -5%

05-20-2013 06:45:17 | More by Cramerican
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t2thebro

Iowa

3.3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle

A- pours a clear light amber wisth a one finger head. No lacing throughout.

S- caramel malts with a light earth, grassy hop tone.

T- caramel malts with a bit of biscuit. Slight bitterness with an earthy, slightly spicy hop profile. If I was guessing I would say maybe galaxy hops? Or something close.

O- killer balance in all flavors. Light and very drinkable.

Enjoy

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2013 22:43:52 | More by t2thebro
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Stwinchy

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -5%

03-12-2013 19:27:29 | More by Stwinchy
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -34.2%

03-09-2013 16:28:02 | More by TheBigBoy
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imperialking

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

12-18-2012 04:07:30 | More by imperialking
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ATMinBoulder


3/5  rDev -12.3%

12-08-2012 02:09:49 | More by ATMinBoulder
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rudy0908

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

11-24-2012 04:33:00 | More by rudy0908
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KickbacksSteve

Florida

3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Kickbacks in Jax. Poured into a small snifter. Off-white head, moderate retention. Aroma is dominated by caramel malts, actually much sweeter than expected. Taste has a nice malt sweetness, slightly hoppy. Beer coats the back of the tongue with some nice carbonation. Pretty tasty amber.

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2012 07:34:35 | More by KickbacksSteve
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Tiernan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

11-04-2012 02:44:21 | More by Tiernan
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PthPndr

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

10-11-2012 15:05:26 | More by PthPndr
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.45/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Medium sized white to tan head settles into a decent lacing above a clear caramel honey colored beer.

Light sour grains, light roasted caramel malts, with a slight citrus hops aroma.

Caramel malts with a slight bitter hops taste, light and basic, drinkable.

A light caramel taste remains in a dryish aftertaste on this medium bodied amber.

Basic amber taste, nothing bad about it, but I'd rather spend my time drinking better beers, I'll save beers like this for tailgating or early morning fishing because without a doubt it's better than 95% of AB stuff.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 22:13:26 | More by LXIXME
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.6/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

all up a great amber. pours a decadent copper color, crystal clear, with an average white head on it. the nose is caramel malts and english pale malts. theres a lot of sweetness in the nose, but it doesnt transfer at all the the flavor, which is actually more akin to an english bitter than an american amber. the malt profile is interesting and delicious, not quite desserty, but like a coffee cake or something. mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with excited carbonation. this beer is fairly easy drinking, with enough body to warm you up in the early autumn, but not too heavy for cinsumption on a warm day. one of the best twisted pine beers in the sampler box.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 17:07:13 | More by StonedTrippin
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Twisted Pine Amber Ale from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.