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ZZ+ Amber Ale - Naparbier Sdad. Coop.

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ZZ+ Amber AleZZ+ Amber Ale

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Reviews: 5
Hads: 37
Avg: 4.04
pDev: 27.48%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Naparbier Sdad. Coop.
Spain | website

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale | 5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: smithj4 on 05-28-2014

A beer made with 3 different malts and American and Australian hops. The color is amber/copper brown with good head retention. ZZ+ has a moderate caramel flavor and a notable hop aroma and flavor, giving it a pleasant mouth feel. Top fermented.

50 IBU.
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Another fine creation from Naparbier ive just had on tap, with plenty of hops on top of malts, lemon and brown sugar, with just the right amount of sweetness. Funnily enough i am finally getting into American styles through local breweries.

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Poured from 750 mL bottle into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a golden orange hue with moderate carbonation jets producing a 3 inch light tan head with good retention. Light lacing persists throughout.
S: Light caramel malt, sweet citrus hops, and soft pine hops. A nice balance which you normally don't find in the aroma.
T: Soft and sweet lighter caramel malt meets up with dry, bitter, citrus and pine hops. In the taste, the balance is shifted more toward the fresh hops. As this settles in, tropical fruit, grapefruit, and herbal notes arise from the complex hop profile. With warming, brown sugar, toast, and toffee notes emerge from the less complex--but still good--malt profile.
M: Light-medium body. Initially soft and sweet, but quickly overtaken by astringent, bitter hop notes that last well into the finish.
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Taste: The taste was a well-balanced combination of a clean, dry hoppiness (no lingering aftertaste or bite) and brown-sugar maltiness.

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ZZ+ Amber Ale from Naparbier Sdad. Coop.
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