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Henry Weinhard's Redwood Flats Amber Ale - Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.

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Henry Weinhard's Redwood Flats Amber AleHenry Weinhard's Redwood Flats Amber Ale

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166 Ratings
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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 17.48%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sinistersteve on 08-16-2002)
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Photo of orcsinspace
3.38/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Never had this beer before, and I had low expectations. However, I was surprised by this beer. I poured two long necks into a 24 ounce mug, and noticed that there was a decent head. This head quickly went away, but there was more of one than expected. There was a little lacing, which I also was not expecting. The color is a decent amber with a little body to it, and the smell is subtle with hints of hops.

The taste is a nice balance of a generic ale taste, and cascade hops. The taste is a little mellow for an amber ale, and it is very, very drinkable. My friend said he noticed some caramel, but I thought it was a little bitter and malty instead of sweet.

This is a good beer, and it is cheap. It also holds up to many similar amber ale microbrews, but is easy on your wallet.

orcsinspace, Mar 20, 2013
Photo of Jparker37
3.35/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured into an Imperial pint glass. The date on the bottle reads December 31, 2012 but I believe its a best by date.

A - Small cap of off-white head with some big bubbles falls to a small cap. The beer has great clarity and is a light amber. Small bit of lacing left.

S - Pleasant bouquet of citrus hops is most forward. They also seem to have a melon character as well. Some biscuit malts are there but understated.

T - Malt has a better edge here with some toasty flavors that hold throughout. Hops still play a big role following along with the smell. The hops are citrus-like but somewhat earthy. Has a bit of bitterness to it that starts about midway through. Finishes somewhat dry but with a nice balance of hops and malt after.

M - Medium to medium-light body, moderate carbonation, semi-dry.

O - Unsure what exactly to make of this beer. Had a solid aroma with a focus on hop character. Flavor was right there as well but in both fields seemed to be off-balanced. Could have used more malt emphasis and dimension within. Good drinkability but nothing I would recommend or buy again.

Jparker37, Jan 16, 2013
Photo of TheSixthRing
3.33/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Best before date of July 22nd, 2013

Appearance - Pours a clear, brilliant amber with an off-white, finger width head. Sub-par retention, resulting in a broken layer of microbubbles across the surface. Very little in the way of lacing.

Smell - Moderate caramel sweetness on the nose.Subtle hints of earth and floral hop.

Taste - Mostly a light caramel and lightly toasted grain profile. Touches of diacetyl. Slight lemongrass bitterness near the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Smooth and drinkable.

Overall - Not a bad beer, mostly because there's not enough flavor to truly judge, but what is there is unoffensive, and is actually somewhat good. Just wish there was more. One of those beers you'd buy for a backyard BBQ or when you're feeling the need to get a buzz on the cheap.

TheSixthRing, May 26, 2013
Photo of JaredGolia
3.32/5  rDev +7.4%

JaredGolia, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of fischerking
3.28/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Henry Weinhard's Redwood Flats Amber from Hood River, OR.

This beer was a semi-sweet red amber ale. I thought it was a good amount of sweetness. Good taste. Not much of a smell.

I drank it out of a bottle from Kroger in Knoxville, TN on 12/18/2012 from a create your own 6-pack.

Yes.

fischerking, Dec 19, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

bigbeers84, Nov 12, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

lilsmizzul1225, Jan 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

ale207, Jun 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

mtrain237, Jul 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

animal69, Nov 07, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

WDJersey, Apr 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

rderedin, Jul 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Theniz, Mar 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

zbooks, Jan 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

GFD400, Nov 20, 2012
Photo of sinistersteve
3.23/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From time-to-time, every beer snob runs into a bit of financial trouble and cannot drink the best stuff. But, for a beer that costs under $5 a six-pack, Henery's Amber Ale is not that bad of a choice. It has a nice amber appearance and a decent malty taste. I wouldn't want to drink this stuff all the time, but it's something I would keep in the refridgerator for guests.

sinistersteve, Aug 16, 2002
Photo of KYGunner
3.13/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This poured with a robust one inch head that was bubbly but stayed around for several minutes. The color was of orange but almost pink and appeared to be a Chablis in the snifter. I detected an undertone of sweetness and hops but maltiness dominated. The taste was of an average Amber Ale, malty and sweet but a bit acidic on the tongue. I would drink this again, especially at $6 a six pack, but consider it a run of the mill Ale.

KYGunner, Nov 09, 2012
Photo of metter98
3.13/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: The beer is clear amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high beige colored head that died down a bit but consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: Very light aromas of caramel malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell but has much more stronger initial flavors of caramel and toasted malts along with notes of earthy hops towards the finish. There are some hints of sweetness from the malts but the hops provide a slight amount of counteracting bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has a great mouthfeel, but seems like it could use more hop bitterness to help balance out all of the malts.

metter98, Jan 06, 2013
Henry Weinhard's Redwood Flats Amber Ale from Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.
72 out of 100 based on 166 ratings.