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Perfect Tin Amber - Tin Roof Brewing Company

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103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 7
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tin Roof Brewing Company visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBU’s: 28

(Beer added by: theboozecruise on 01-03-2011)
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kingcrowing

Vermont

3.3/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz can poured into a Duvel tulip.

Pours a very nice but surprisingly dark ruby/amber color with a small lightly yellow head along with generous fine lacing. Nose is slightly sweet, malty and rich.

Taste is very well balanced with a light crisp bitterness upfront followed by a nice sweetness of malty honey flavors on the finish. The mouthfeel is a bit too light and watery for me but I think it makes it a good transition beer for people trying to get into darker beers.

Serving type: can

01-05-2012 00:39:01 | More by kingcrowing
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-26-2013 23:49:41 | More by tbryan5
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brandon911

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-20-2014 18:11:08 | More by brandon911
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sd123

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

10-26-2012 01:02:53 | More by sd123
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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-26-2013 04:05:58 | More by pmarlowe
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

08-11-2013 03:19:53 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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Eriktheipaman

California

3.98/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a brown/ruby with little head.

The smell is a fair balance of citrus hops and caramel malt.

The taste is fairly bitter on the front with a big bready caramely malt on the back.

Overall a solid beer. Nothing out of the ballpark but not bad by any means.

Serving type: can

10-09-2011 02:43:28 | More by Eriktheipaman
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Mikecap

Louisiana

3.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours an amber brown with two fingers of whitish head that fade quickly, not too much lacing left on glass.

Smell: Caramel malt and some citrus along with a nutty character. Pretty sweet and inviting, typical of an amber.

Taste: Quite malty with a bit of citrus fruit and some piney hop bitterness. More earthy than I expected but in a good way.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and very easy drinking, not too filling with a bit of creaminess. Not too bitter, pretty sweet on the tongue.

Overall: Pretty good amber here from TIn Roof. Maybe a bit better than Abita Amber but a similarly decent session ale.

Serving type: can

08-18-2013 15:52:03 | More by Mikecap
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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

3.4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Consumed 4/13/12

Appearance: Dark caramel/light brown/dark amber - clear, pours with a minimal head, retains a little ring, some spotty lacing

Smell: Caramel malts and a ton of grass - like, toasted grass clippings - some nuttiness, and some weirdness that I can only describe as musty grains - some caramel sweetness

Taste: Better than the aroma, with some nice malts - caramel malts, pale malts, slightly toasty - some light fruits, and some darker notes, a touch of toffee and caramel - mild bitterness, hops are overly grassy

Mouthfeel: Medium body, adequate carbonation, a little bit sticky

Overall: Good, but not particularly exceptional

This has some decent malts, but overall it's a pretty average amber. Pretty tasty, but nothing to write home about. I appreciate the presence of the hops, but I am not a fan of the grassiness.

Serving type: can

04-13-2012 23:46:20 | More by angrybabboon
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-17-2012 02:19:55 | More by ucsbmullet
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-23-2014 23:47:33 | More by BlueMoon10
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sgoro

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

05-10-2013 18:37:49 | More by sgoro
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

2/5  rDev -43.2%

10-02-2012 23:44:59 | More by jaswilson2
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

06-29-2014 05:55:42 | More by Yeti1979
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NateMac13

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -36.1%

12-02-2013 01:02:13 | More by NateMac13
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

05-19-2013 20:21:53 | More by kingmaker
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ccozzi

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -57.4%

06-26-2013 00:11:26 | More by ccozzi
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

05-03-2014 16:49:01 | More by StArnoldFan
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JimmytheSaintPSU

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

08-21-2012 21:08:42 | More by JimmytheSaintPSU
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cvm4

Mississippi

3.98/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving Type: This was from a can poured into a glass.

Appearance: A deep copper/amber color with a well developed head on top.

Smell: Slighty hoppy smell with some caramel and nuts mixed in.

Taste: To me, this was a malt bomb. I loved it! It had the right amount of hops taste to balance it out.

Mouthfeel: Not overly carbonated. Was pleasant.

Overall: It seems to me this was not brewed for a niche market. They want to capture a large audience. For me it's a beer I could drink all day and not get tired of. It's not one that will make you stop and reminiscence about your day.

Serving type: can

09-12-2011 23:33:36 | More by cvm4
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KickbacksSteve

Florida

3.48/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce can, no freshness date. Poured into a snifter. Light tan head, moderate retention on a clear, dark copper body. Aroma includes caramel malt, butterscotch slight brown sugar and molasses and some nuttiness and a slight roast. Taste follows suit. Quite sessionable and not bad at all.

Serving type: can

02-04-2013 08:06:33 | More by KickbacksSteve
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acevenom

Louisiana

4.6/5  rDev +30.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass. Pours clear deep amber, appearing practically copper, with an eggshell colored head that leaves plenty of sticky lacing on the side of the glass. The aroma is of hops with sweet malt. It has a bit of a grassy and nutty smell. The beer has a nice mildly sweet, bready malt backbone that takes on a nutty character. The hops bring nice balancing bitterness on the back end and leave a slight grassy aftertaste. The body is medium with moderate carbonation. The finish is smooth and dry. The drinkability is very high. This is an excellent beer and the product of a growing microbrewing landscape in Louisiana.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2012 00:41:37 | More by acevenom
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theboozecruise

Louisiana

3.93/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I've tried this a few times now and it seems as though the guys are really getting their recipe down.

It's a dark amber color, served on tap in a custom Tin Roof pint glass.

The smell is a nice blend of malty and hoppy, and the taste is a little on the hoppier side for an amber ale, but that's a good thing in my book.

Very drinkable, it's great to have new local beers to try!

Serving type: on-tap

01-03-2011 21:18:44 | More by theboozecruise
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halo913

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -29%

02-20-2012 01:33:28 | More by halo913
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CDCNAM

Louisiana

2.5/5  rDev -29%

04-22-2013 19:54:33 | More by CDCNAM
Perfect Tin Amber from Tin Roof Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.