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Prohibition Ale - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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Prohibition AleProhibition Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

699 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 699
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 26
Gots: 34 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-27-2002)
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BryanCarey

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4.26/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

With a memorable nose of caramel, citrus, and floral notes, Prohibition Ale impresses right from the start. The color of the beer is a deep shade of copper/red, the foam looks nice, and the beer leaves a good amount of lacing as you drink.

The positive qualities continue as you consume. Caramel malt greets the palate first and it is quickly followed by the taste of citrus, toffee, and some resiny hops. Search a little deeper and you discover some nuts, toasted malt, and an overall cleanliness and smoothness that makes it highly quaffable and drinkable.

Amber ales are a highly varied style, but Prohibition Ale seems to have nailed the qualities I expect in an amber ale as well or better than most I have sampled. The beer has a good deal of complexity and yet it still manages to maintain a smoothness that goes down easy. A very nice appearance and other factors combine to make this an amber that I highly recommend.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2013 03:47:04 | More by BryanCarey
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Prohibition Ale from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
87 out of 100 based on 699 ratings.