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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

796 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 796
Reviews: 322
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 29
Gots: 72 | 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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Photo of seedyone
2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

02/06/13 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Nothing outstanding. OK balance of basic tastes but doesn't impress. I'm not a fan of overt beers, but this makes me wonder 'what's the point'. Mediocre at best.

seedyone, Oct 23, 2014
Photo of fipoceilz7
4.48/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

There is caramel and bread from the malt in the aroma along with pine and floweriness from the hops. The malt and hops are fairly even in prominence. The body is a deep mahogany with orange-ish highlights and a dense, almost creamy, light khaki head. The flavor includes spicy and flavorful pine, grapefruit, and floweriness, along with a noticeable amount of caramel-like malt. The finish includes a little alcohol and resiny bitterness in addition to the lingering malt. It has a medium body with moderate carbonation.

Very smooth and flavorful with a significant malt presence, providing a richer and more complex flavor profile than some of the other American ambers I've tried. It does get a wee bit dry and bitter in the finish, but it's subtle enough merely to contribute a little bite to its otherwise soft and well-rounded character.

fipoceilz7, Oct 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

DeadeyeOTDO, Oct 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

JAHMUR, Oct 20, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +12.2%

rickrem, Oct 18, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +6%

Wolberjs, Oct 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

stereosforgeeks, Oct 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

ethanmc12, Oct 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Professor_Yeesh, Oct 13, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev +15.6%

OCSA_1978, Oct 11, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -19%

Mikel772, Oct 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

CA_Jim, Oct 09, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -2.3%

WiggyKGB, Oct 09, 2014
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1/5  rDev -74%

gamera, Oct 01, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1.3%

brianmandell, Oct 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

beerded_drunk, Sep 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Totalpackage411, Sep 28, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +0.8%

anthony-martinez, Sep 26, 2014
Photo of Samp01
3.7/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark red amber with a medium beige head with good lacing. Has an abundance of caramel malt with pine earthy hops,dark fruity notes. A medium body with a bit sweet and sticky mouth feel. Sweet caramel malt and earthy pine hops bitterness on the end that linger awhile. Brew seems a bit heavy for an amber style ale but has lot of flavor and good sweet malt character. A good brew.

Samp01, Sep 25, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -9.6%

Anaxagoris, Sep 24, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -8.6%

sfpoolie, Sep 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Griffith, Sep 21, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +14.3%

Beerbeforemarriage, Sep 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Beerswag, Sep 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

allstar255, Sep 17, 2014
Prohibition Ale from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
87 out of 100 based on 796 ratings.