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Thomas Creek Appalachian Amber Ale - Thomas Creek Brewery

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Thomas Creek Appalachian Amber AleThomas Creek Appalachian Amber Ale

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123 Ratings
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Ratings: 123
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 16.37%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Thomas Creek Brewery visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Full-bodied, crisp and refreshing American Amber Ale with a malty flavor, rich caramel color, smokey notes and a smooth aromatic finish.

40 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2003)
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Ratings: 123 | Reviews: 55 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by jabocu:
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jabocu

Georgia

2.9/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clear copper with a two finger cap that dissipates quickly. Aroma is caramel malt and citrus hops. A little floral too. Flavor did not quite meet the expectations from the nose. Malty at first... but instead of a balance it a little on the bitter side... not really a good hoppy bitter, but a little harsh.
Med-light body with med-high carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2006 00:57:13 | More by jabocu
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3.51/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a relatively clear burnt orange in color with light amounts of fine active carbonation rising slowly from the bottom of the glass and significant amounts of amber highlights.The beer has a quarter finger tall slightly fizzy slightly sudsy beige head that quickly reduces to a medium to large mottled thin patch and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of caramel and toasted malts with slightly stronger than moderate amounts of citrus/orange zest hops. The intensity of the aroma increases as the beer warms up.

T: Upfront there is a moderate to strong flavor of toasted caramel and pale malts with a light amount of caramel sweetness. That is followed by a moderate amount of citrus/orange zest hops that imparts a light to moderate amount of bitterness that does not linger for long.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly creamy towards the finish.

O: Easy to drink with well hidden alcohol and it would definitely pair well with foods - specifically with grilled or smoked meat. Not the most interesting beer so not sure I will pick it up again.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2014 01:36:49 | More by dbrauneis
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look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle, no date.

a clear amber with nice off-white colored head. good head retention. aroma is stale oxidixed malt, and so is the bulk of the taste - just not very good. not really any hop flavors at all. I don't think this beer is really old, as the rest of the beers in this variety case were good.
average mouthfeel, medium body, higher carbonation.

overall- just a miss.

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01-15-2014 05:03:25 | More by jmdrpi
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2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

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Hiya, fellow beer readers. I'm about to tell you about the Thomas Creek Appalachian Amber Ale. Rust red with a rich head that races to a wonderful lasting lace. There are some rich flavors in there, but most of them are caramel and toffee, but with a touch of roast. There's also an unpleasant cheesy taste hidden amongst the toast, sweet malt, and bitter finish.

The nose is all sweet. The beer does have a nice bitter finish and some nice flavors, but there are just far too many caramel malts and that damn cheesy umami note to be good.

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Thomas Creek Appalachian Amber Ale from Thomas Creek Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 123 ratings.