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Bromigo Smoked Maple Amber - Three Heads Brewing

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Bromigo Smoked Maple AmberBromigo Smoked Maple Amber

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BA SCORE
81
good

113 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.71%
Wants: 6
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Heads Brewing visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sometimes things go together so well, one wonders what life was like before it - like peanut butter and jelly, hippies and patchouli. With that in mind, we at the 3HB lab have created the Bromigo, bringing together smoked malts and maple syrup, amber ale and spicy hops, bold flavor and a sweet finish. It just goes together like Bro and Amigo. Enjoy friend!

(Beer added by: John on 09-09-2011)
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Swift989

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

11-09-2013 05:23:36 | More by Swift989
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cdtoffers

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-02-2013 20:22:26 | More by cdtoffers
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DaveBlack

Virginia

3.96/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Saw this in the beer store and just couldn't pass it up.

A: Reddish brown, a slight off-white head that has almost no retention and no lacing.

S: Sweet caramel malts, a hefty hit of smokiness that threatens to overwhelm the rest of the aroma. A slight nuttiness, but nothing discernible as maple.

T: Smoke on the tastebuds is much less prominent than I feared, but still quite noticeable. The beginning is malty, lots of nutty, maple flavor. The smoke comes along with the bitter hop finish which stops the sweetness that is so prominent in the beginning. The finish is remarkably dry.

M: Moderate body, a decent amount of carbonation, and slightly sticky at the back of the throat.

O: A nice beer, not one that I would drink all the time, but chocked full of good, fall flavors. The smoke, maple and hops all play together better than I would have expected, and the beer is remarkably well balanced. Worth checking out for sure, but only if you like smoked brews.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2013 21:25:33 | More by DaveBlack
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MarkJBurch

New York

4/5  rDev +13%

10-14-2013 23:35:56 | More by MarkJBurch
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Cooker_stp

New York

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

08-20-2013 21:25:17 | More by Cooker_stp
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timjim1327

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.3%

08-13-2013 02:11:08 | More by timjim1327
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.66/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

22oz bomber poured into a snifter. No freshness date, but this bottle is almost certainly older than it should be ideally.

A: Deep murky red-brown. Towering rocky head has a sandy reddish hue. Lacing is sticky and plentiful.

S: Campfire and smoke wrapped around lots of caramel and sweetness. Some toast. Earthy and leafy hops.

T: Sweet maple syrup, caramel, toast and grain. Berry-like fruitiness. A thick layer of smoke lays itself out on top of the maple sweetness and stops it just shy of being cloying. Spicy and earthy/leafy hops pick up toward the end. Hops, smoke, bready malt, and maple syrup all mingle in the long finish.

M: Medium bodied. A little syrupy and sticky. Aggressive carbonation makes it a bit foamy.

O: The initial shock of the maple sweetness was a little tough, but thankfully the smoke and hops step in just in time to put a damper on it. The combination of maple and smoke actually works quite well, once the palate settles in. Still could stand to be a little more cohesive, but on the whole not a bad drink.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2013 17:57:11 | More by ryan1788a5
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TonyY

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-22-2013 19:16:59 | More by TonyY
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

05-10-2013 21:23:18 | More by 2dogbrew
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle purchased at Beers of the World in Rochester, NY.

Pours a clear amber, with gold tinges. One inch head, and a little bit of lacing down the glass.

Smells like caramel, brown sugar, and smoke, can't really pull out any maple aromas on the nose.

The taste is similar. There is a nice earthy maple sweetness, with some caramel, toasted bread, and dry smokiness. Some mild hop bitterness.

Medium bodied, sweet and sticky but smooth mouthfeel. Low carbonation.

An interesting concept that is mostly successful.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2013 00:30:05 | More by GreesyFizeek
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

03-03-2013 01:36:07 | More by rolltide8425
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DmanGTR

Florida

3/5  rDev -15.3%

01-31-2013 21:48:36 | More by DmanGTR
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-12-2013 07:41:20 | More by WDJersey
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JudoJeff

New York

4/5  rDev +13%

12-31-2012 23:33:26 | More by JudoJeff
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.98/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a reddish color with a 2" head that lasts a bit. Some nice lace develops on the glass.

Smell: caramel and a hint of smoke comes through to the nose.

Taste: caramel, ripe apples, a bit of light smokiness, and a mild amount of maple flavor arrives late. Bitterness is moderate but nicely balances the sweetness here.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. crisp from start to finish. Nicely refreshing for the style. Aftertaste is not as long lasting as I would have expected.

Overall: this is a very quaffable amber ale that would go well with some BBQ or smoked meat. I was not sure about a smoked maple amber, but it worked for me.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2012 18:53:14 | More by Gavage
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bugiscooby03


2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

11-30-2012 22:12:40 | More by bugiscooby03
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server222

Illinois

4/5  rDev +13%

11-28-2012 00:55:09 | More by server222
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JSkone09

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-23-2012 17:45:31 | More by JSkone09
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-18-2012 17:24:39 | More by nmann08
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Hopdaemon39

New York

4.33/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had in a pint glass at Buddha beer bar- pouts a clear dark amber color with 1.5 fingers of bone white head, decent retention and some nice splotchy lacing.

Smell is interesting- definitely get the maple and smoked elements; reminds me of bacon. Nice.

Taste is more complex- some smoked malt up front followed by hop bitterness and citrusy notes, then more smoke and finally the maple at the finish. Finishes a little sweet but also with a lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel is crisp- medium body, moderate to full carbonation. This is a good one. This brewing company.

Serving type: on-tap

11-04-2012 00:13:26 | More by Hopdaemon39
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dtx00

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

10-22-2012 15:53:23 | More by dtx00
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

10-20-2012 17:16:16 | More by thebouch01
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Twifiter

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-17-2012 13:55:13 | More by Twifiter
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BEERMILER12

Maine

3.73/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice amber color with a fingers worth of head that has some nice retention

S: The smoke and sweetness of the maple jump out immediately. Reminiscent of smoked bacon and pancakes. Very nice

T: Follows the nose. Big smoked malts all the way through, with a hint of sweetness from the maple. Hops help to level out the sweetness a little bit

M: Medium bodied with soft, moderate carbonation

O: A good beer for smoke lovers, probably a little too astringent-like for those who dislike smoke. The maple is mostly in the nose, but does add a bit of sweetness which is cut down by hops and the smoked malts. Reminds me of Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon by Rogue, but a bit less sweet and maple-y. Avoid this is you didn't enjoy that. I enjoyed both

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 21:33:24 | More by BEERMILER12
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chefduff2

New York

4/5  rDev +13%

09-25-2012 12:52:51 | More by chefduff2
Bromigo Smoked Maple Amber from Three Heads Brewing
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