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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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124 Ratings
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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 16.42%
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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jbfarris

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

10-17-2013 19:40:49 | More by jbfarris
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csparace

Illinois

3.31/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Beautiful amber glow with a large head that turns into some awesome lacing.

Smells mildly of malts and the hops are quite hard to find. Fresh smelling just not strong or very defined.

Tastes light with some darker flavors hinting. Caramels and other fall flavors are preset.

Feels light bodied initially but a kind of stale feeling lingers.

Not a terrible beer. I'd probably enjoy this much more after some intense manual labor. There is some character to it which to me makes this a good candidate to share with people who may not enjoy the pleasures of some of our more flavorful companions.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2013 21:26:37 | More by csparace
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aztraz

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -3%

10-11-2013 22:35:27 | More by aztraz
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rangerred

Tennessee

2.88/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear deep dark copper with a one finger white head. Decent head retention with some ok lacing.

Aroma if of burnt toffee, caramel, and a touch of roasted malt. Some earth and tree bark but not much at all in the way of hops in the aroma.

The taste is very heavy on the toffee and caramel. Fairly sweet with molassass and burnt sugar. Some biscuit and tree bark. Light bitterness and a sweet, sticky mouthfeel.

Overall, not very impressed with this one. Too sweet and heavy and just not a lot of depth to the flavor. Not one I'll pick up again.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2013 01:04:01 | More by rangerred
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ChuckS

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -3%

09-15-2013 12:13:24 | More by ChuckS
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ejohnson654

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

09-14-2013 00:51:51 | More by ejohnson654
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dankjohn

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

09-14-2013 00:51:40 | More by dankjohn
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CDubbs75

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -3%

09-07-2013 01:00:57 | More by CDubbs75
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kushlash23

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

08-28-2013 15:27:31 | More by kushlash23
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mtalley999

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

08-27-2013 23:15:06 | More by mtalley999
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Metz

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

08-21-2013 20:32:26 | More by Metz
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beercatbrew

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

07-26-2013 01:10:51 | More by beercatbrew
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

07-26-2013 01:00:03 | More by WOLFGANG
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ThoughtsAblaze

South Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -32.8%

07-16-2013 00:36:31 | More by ThoughtsAblaze
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das_Bier

Alabama

4/5  rDev +19.4%

06-27-2013 22:40:38 | More by das_Bier
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Buck6196

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

06-14-2013 01:09:41 | More by Buck6196
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -3%

06-04-2013 15:21:33 | More by FUwolfpacker
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MadWolf

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

05-24-2013 19:43:40 | More by MadWolf
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cantstandya65

Georgia

4/5  rDev +19.4%

05-23-2013 15:57:19 | More by cantstandya65
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ChefBenhase

Georgia

4/5  rDev +19.4%

05-18-2013 18:18:02 | More by ChefBenhase
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khargro2

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -3%

05-10-2013 22:58:20 | More by khargro2
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

05-10-2013 00:56:16 | More by jaswilson2
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xShoWTeKx

South Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured from bottle to pint. The color is crystal clear copper with a one finger white head, head dissipates quickly and leaves little lacing.

S: Smell is pretty subdued (might be sinuses lol) But I can smell caramel notes with a light bready note and little raisin.

T: Follows the nose well with some with a strong caramel sweetness, light bready and dark fruit note, and a more floral hop taste.

M: Meduim bodied, full carbonation, and fairly dry finish.

O: A very good beer a little high in abv to be a session beer but very drinkable, would definitely recommend.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 19:48:28 | More by xShoWTeKx
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

04-13-2013 21:59:01 | More by DaPan
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TeamD

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -3%

03-06-2013 02:28:47 | More by TeamD
Thomas Creek Appalachian Amber Ale from Thomas Creek Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.