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Bear Naked Ale - Adirondack Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

31 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 31
Hads: 179
Avg: 3.55
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 2
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Adirondack Pub & Brewery
New York, United States | website

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BBM on 06-07-2007

A medium-bodied amber ale with a brilliant copper color, top fermenting ale yeast, and a high proportion of Munich Malt creating a clean, crisp beer with a toasty, fruity backbone.

30 IBUs
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Reviews: 31 | Hads: 179
Reviews by jwc215:
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3.95/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours slightly hazed amber with a thin white head that descends to a thin lasting cover. Little lace.

The smell is of sweet grain with some caramel. Apricot and peach fruitiness with mild citrus in the back.

The taste is of sweet caramel and grain. Bready dough balanced by an apricot/peach fruitiness with a hint of citrus. Finishes on the sweet side.

Lighter side of medium bodied, it is very smooth.

Well-done and pretty unique. High drinkablilty with enough nice taste to keep it interesting. According to John (jcwattsrugger) who was good enough to bring this back to share, it was listed as an alt...Here it is listed as an APA (the website doesn't say). Oddly enough, I could see it fitting broadly into either (though the alt would clearly be an American interpretation. Regardless of style, it's a fine "session" brew!

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Photo of MadScientist
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of Tiernan
3.76/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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2.83/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.55/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of WoodBrew
2.95/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

The Bear Naked Ale is a decent simple to drink amber. The beer poured a hazy amber with thin head that did not lace. The scent and taste were fairly non-descript...pretty much a simple amber. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with decent carbonation. Overall this beer is ok...definitely sessionable....but slightly boring.

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Photo of Furbato
3.37/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.36/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RyFikes
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Watsonmn
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Lang44
3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of Tbone2131
2.58/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of fitzy84
3.77/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It had a great light to it. Nice and golden view through the glass. It's aroma was very pleasant. I could smell the faint odor of the hops lightly. Surprisingly, the hop flavor was very well balanced to the thiness of the drink. One could sip the drink fluidly without being shocked with hops flavor. Personally, maybe I would have had the flavors be stronger, but the drink itself can definitely be drank by a general audience. Its light flavor allowed it to be a very drinkable beer for its flavor.

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Bear Naked Ale from Adirondack Pub & Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.