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Murphy's Law Amber Ale - Smartmouth Brewing Company

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Murphy's Law Amber AleMurphy's Law Amber Ale

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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Smartmouth Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: clayrock81 on 11-15-2012

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3.03/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

As I drink this it get worst as I drink it.

Photo of alexkwilhelm
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of jmdrpi
3/5  rDev -13%

12 oz can.

clear medium amber color. thin off-white head that fades. malty sweet aroma, a bit nutty. a bit of butterscotch in the taste, not bad but not real great flavor. medium body and carbonation.

Photo of AndrewMichael
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Unclejesse33
3.2/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of jprivott
3.44/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of sierratwohearted
3.2/5  rDev -7.2%

a - clear amber
s - slight, slight caramelized malt. not much aroma at all to be honest.
t - caramalized, but actually almost toasted malt flavor. its not dark, but toasted malt flavor is evident, and this doesnt taste much like other ambers(bells would be my comparison here)
m - light bodied.
o - pretty lame, nothing stands out here. im a little confused on the style here too.

Photo of hophugger
2.94/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Not one of my favorites. This beer pours a reddish brown color with ok head. This beer overall is weak in flavor,. Wanted more hop bitterness but got a mild malt bitterness that wasnt that great. Seems a little watery and lacks the robust flavor of a good amber ale....Won't revisit, sorry

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of VBWharfRat
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of rbail012
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of John_Beeryman
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of theroguebrewer
4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of MattSharpless
3/5  rDev -13%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of AMCPhD
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of JCarey
3.16/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to my sister for bringing up my first Smartmouth cans, been looking forward to their beers for a while.

Pours a deep brown/red, super clear, little head the recedes quickly and some lasting carbonation. No cap.(Will try different glass next time).

Earthy nose, subtle hops, slight toast.

Malty, dry, roasted and toasted malt with some toffee, hop bitterness, and a bit of a tannic, drying bite.

Medium bodied, mouth filling carbonation. Good, but not great beer. Looking forward to the Rule G.

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3/5  rDev -13%

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of JayQue
3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this on-tap at the Green Parrot in Virginia Beach. Served in an ice-cold pint glass so the head was fairly suppressed. Nice reddish amber color and some filmy lacing on the glass.

Aroma is fairly mild, some hoppiness and more than a touch of Belgian-type yeast.

I had this with fried oysters and onion rings and the flavor worked well with food. A bit more hoppy than malty but there were elements of both. The yeast thing I noticed in the aroma was more prominent in the taste. Seemed to work well with the other flavors and added a bit of novelty to the taste.

Mouthfeel was crisp with a nice touch of bitterness.

I would order this one again.

Photo of JJStout83
4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

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Murphy's Law Amber Ale from Smartmouth Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.