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Sunset Amber Ale - Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co.

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Sunset Amber Ale
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31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 12.39%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gueuzedude on 03-04-2006)
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BrewMaster

California

3.85/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In my experience, most California breweries make an amber ale that is just weak and geared toward the macro crowd who thinks they like micro brews. This beer has changed my mind. It is a truly well crafted micro brewed amber ale. It is not the best beer by any means, but for an amber, I was very impressed.

It pours a drab amber color with a very thin head on it. When I first saw this I was not looking forward to drinking this beer. But as I progressed I was more impressed by this amber. The aroma is of light floral and pine hops. The flavor is teaming with piney hops flavor support by a clean and sweet maltiness. The hop flavor is not because the beer is green (young), but a very clear and distinct hop flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

11-07-2004 16:27:52 | More by BrewMaster
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3.53/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Oggi's Pizza and Brewing Company in Santa Clarita, CA.

Pours a clear dark copper with a foamy bone colored head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Thin rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, and a slight perfume-like aroma. Taste is of toasted malt and some earthy and herbal hops. There is a medium hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

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3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

On-tap at Oggi's Tustin

A: Reddish amber, no head when served to me, but thin lacing throughout.

S: Fairly sweet, with definite maltiness.

T: Bread sort of flavor with the malt. The sweetness shone through here. The mix of flavors wasn't great but wasn't unpleasant.

M: Kind of lumpy texture. Wasn't a fan.

O: Not a winner. It has a nice color though.

Serving type: on-tap

10-18-2011 06:17:01 | More by Murrhey
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California

3.4/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

9/10/2011

On tap at Oggi's Carmel Mountain.

A: The beer is amber, imagine that. There's a little white head.

S: The beer is pretty malty. It's a lot more estery than I was expecting. Notes of pear and apple waft from the chalice. Malt is sugary and redolent of caramel and sweetbread.

T: Caramel malt with notes of apple and pear. I didn't expect such exotic fruits in this Oggi's amber. There's a light sugary sweetness. Lightly bitter, with bread, orange, and tangerine. There's evident alcohol in the finish.

M: Medium body with upper moderate carbonation.

Overall: A decent beer. Certainly more interesting than I was expecting.

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California

3.63/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Oggi's Tustin

A: The beer pours the expected amber color with a finger of off-white head.

S: Starts off with a nice malty base of bread, toast, and toffee. A decent sweetness with some hops to balance it out. Not super pungent, but good citrus aromas and a hint of pine.

T: Moderately sweet with nice toffee, caramel, and toasted bread malt flavors. Hints of pine bitterness with some good citrus flavors, particularly orange and grapefruit.

M: Medium in body with a medium level of carbonation.

O: Of the house beers, this was one of the better options. Not great, but at least palatable.

Serving type: on-tap

05-17-2011 05:51:29 | More by womencantsail
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Thorpe429

Illinois

2.4/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: reddish amber copper with a decent head and some lacing.

S: slightly sweet with some amber malt. Minimal hops.

T: slightly sweet but rather grainy. Reminds me of the coating on prescription pills. A little bit off.

M: like nearly all Oggi's beers, this is too dry. Some carbonation and a light-medium body.

D: probably wouldn't grab another. Not too good.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co., 8763 East Bell Rd Ste 101, Scottsdale

04-18-2009 21:30:16 | More by Thorpe429
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Texas

2.83/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewed 12/28/2007 (Sampler @ Oggi's Peoria, AZ):

Pours a reddish golden colored body, wit ha small whitish colored head. Does not have much aroma. Has a dry hoppy taste, some pine, and a leafy greens kind of taste. Still a little too hoppy for the sweet taste.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co., 8763 East Bell Rd Ste 101, Scottsdale

03-01-2009 18:08:15 | More by jujubeast6000
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barleywinefiend

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3.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Oggis Scottsdale
Poured a clear amber with a small tannish head. Nose what really not there, had a sweetness to it and some malts but not to good. Taste was more imoressive than the nose. Had some good malts, a little biscuity, a nice hops and maybe even maple syrup?? Good to average amber.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co., 8763 East Bell Rd Ste 101, Scottsdale

12-29-2008 17:21:36 | More by barleywinefiend
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Dogbrick

Ohio

3.08/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Sample at the Santa Clarita location. Pours a clear amber color with a thin beige head that diminishes steadily. Thin rings of lacing on the glass. Bready malt and hops in the nose. Medium, smooth body with caramel, malt and hops flavors in equal parts. The finish is hoppy with notes of pine in the aftertaste. Overall this is an average ESB.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co., 8763 East Bell Rd Ste 101, Scottsdale

11-24-2008 16:53:21 | More by Dogbrick
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GrimmReaper

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Oggi's Pizza in San Diego,Copper color with whitish head that stuck around and some mild lacing.Nose was of malts,some floral and spices and fresh smelling,went down easily,nice blend of malts and citrus than the floral and spices kick in all going down with a refreshing mouthfeel to it,didn't mind this at all,well worth a try.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co., 8763 East Bell Rd Ste 101, Scottsdale

08-09-2008 04:20:51 | More by GrimmReaper
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charlzm

California

3.15/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Consumed 11/05/07 at Oggi's Santa Clarita, CA

Clear amber, tan head. No aroma whatsoever, even right up under my nose. Maybe served too cold? Missing hops in nose appear on palate as bitter citrus, battling and overcoming malt flavor. Matching aftertaste lingers a while. Not bad, but I was expecting more malt in an ESB.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co., 8763 East Bell Rd Ste 101, Scottsdale

06-09-2008 02:57:58 | More by charlzm
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DoubleJ

California

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thank you happy hour for making this neccesarry. On to the beer:

Orange to amber in color with a thin head, this is a decent amber. A little bit of citrus going on between the malt, it follows with a pinch of dough and sour fruit. The hop flavor is in the back of the mouth, which is echoed after it's washed down. It felt okay in the mouth, a bit watery perhaps. A nice, simple beer I had on my lunchbreak from work.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co., 8763 East Bell Rd Ste 101, Scottsdale

07-06-2007 03:11:39 | More by DoubleJ
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MiScusi

California

3.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Oggi's Corona, CA location. Standard amber color as expected, this beer displayed the typical caramel maltiness, although later in the drink a bit of hops started to show through on the finish. The mouthfeel was a little more full and slick than I would prefer for an amber ale.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co., 8763 East Bell Rd Ste 101, Scottsdale

03-11-2007 08:10:02 | More by MiScusi
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Sunset Amber Ale from Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.