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Happy Amber - MadTree Brewing

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very good

108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
MadTree Brewing visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Justin_Neff on 04-23-2013)
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Reviews by barczar:
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3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Brilliant amber with copper tones and a frothy khaki head that dissipates to a thin foam.

Nutty, toasted, sweet caramel and biscuit malt dominates, with resin, floral hops, and grapefruit countering. There's a hint of onion.

Flavor reveals a nutty, deeply toasted backbone, slightly sweet, which finishes fairly bitter and a touch burnt. Grapefruit surfaces initially, but malt sweetness wins, carrying into s light resiny finish. There's a biscuity character up front, accompanied by light chocolate notes.

Body and carbonation are moderate.

Fairly complex beer. The malt character is extremely varying, and the hops play against it well. It's somewhat of a mystery brew. Can't decide if I love it or not.

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Much thanks to my buddy Richard for getting me this beer!

A: Orange amber with a hint of red, like Iced tea. There is a solid amount of off white head on top. The beer itself is fairly clear.

S: Hoppy, with light orange peel, and perhaps grapefruit and tangerine. There is almost a spiced bread thing going on that I like.

T: There is a nice hit from the hops.. touches of pine and orange. The sweet spice bread note continues into the taste. The hops certainly take the forefront in this brew. The finish is lingering hops, and perhaps a touch of toffee or coffee.

M: Medium in body, the carbonation is lively, and mid range. The is a lingering bitterness that is somewhat drying in the finish.

O: Overall a fairly solid offering. I think this treads the line between IPA and Amber... But it is certainly tasty.

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A: Dark amber, caramel color with a bright white head

S: Hops! Malt! A balance of hops to malt is initially evident. Lots of citrus, grapefruit and a little bit of orange. Caramel and bread come through too.

T: Once again that perfectly balanced hops to malt shine here. Some pine and earthy malt with a citrus kick. The caramel malt sweetens things up with hints of toasted bread. Lightly bitter finish.

M: Decent carbonation, springy.

O: This is another great offering from Madtree. An absolute session beer that you could drink and drink and drink. The malt is definitely there but the hops kick this bad boy up a notch. /90

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Happy Amber from MadTree Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.