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Liquidambar - Cahaba Brewing Company

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 27
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: n/a
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Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cahaba Brewing Company visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: GPHarris on 10-29-2012

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a two-fingers thick light tan head into a shaker glass. the body was a bright amber color.
s - caramel and toffee with a hint of fruity hops.
t - caramel and toffee with some fruity hops which balances this one out nicely.
m - medium and slick.
o - solid sessionable amber ale. (292 characters)

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Pours a slightly hazy amber brown, eggshell film for a head retains indefinitely.

Smells of caramel and biscuit malts with brown sugar and a light woody finish.

Biscuit and caramel malts with a dry woody and piney hop finish.

Medium body with a tingle of carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

Very tasty ale, nice malty aroma and a more balanced flavor leaning towards a stronger hop finish. Interesting balance and decent body, pretty easy to like. Not earth shattering, but worth trying for sure. (513 characters)

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Growler from Hop City, shared at a tasting at NEBCO.

A: Crystal clear medium amber body with a finger of fine tan foam. Ok retention and lacing.

S: Brown sugar, toasty malt, and earthy hops. Simple and to style.

T: Sweet up front, bready midway through, and bitterly hoppy on the finish. Pretty much exactly what the nose promised.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation. Lively enough to fend off the stickiness of the malt. Excellent.

O: Really solid brew. The malt/hops balance was spot on for a flagship Amber, although I perhaps would have preferred a brighter-flavored hop variety. This one won't turn many heads, but it's a flavorful and clearly well-brewed beer. I'm looking forward to trying more from Cahaba.

Cheers! (730 characters)

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Liquidambar from Cahaba Brewing Company
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