Happy Amber - MadTree Brewing
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Reviews by jlindros:
3.75/5 rDev -4.3%
Thanks to crapturds (reddit) for this one.
Pours a nice foamy frothy 1 finger head that fades slowly with nice whispy lacing all over the place, hazy reddish orange chestnut color.
Nose has some decent hops, little grassy and floral, mild citrus and orange rind, little fruity, pretty big malt component with reddish caramel malts, little candy like malt, hint syrup and sweet.
Taste is semi sweet with more caramel malts, lots if reddish candy like malts but not too sweet or syrupy. Then plenty of hops but not too much, mild bitterness but nice floral fruity hops, little citrus, hint rind, mostly general fruit and floral characters. Finish is a little sticky sweet, more fair bitterness, little earthy component to the hops with touch more citrus.
Mouth is med bod, nice fluffy carb.
Overall not bad, nothing too special, decent fairly enjoyable, not great any means though fairly average.
03-07-2014 00:45:01 | More by jlindros
More User Reviews:
3.64/5 rDev -7.1%
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.
08-26-2013 20:44:30 | More by Beejay
4.11/5 rDev +4.8%
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
07-03-2013 15:01:39 | More by schwemjw
Happy Amber from MadTree Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.