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Turk's Head Island Draught Amber - Turks Head Brewery

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Turk's Head Island Draught AmberTurk's Head Island Draught Amber

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BA SCORE
75
okay

28 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 22.9%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Turks Head Brewery visit their website
Turks & Caicos Islands

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-28-2005)
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runwild99

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +21%

07-20-2014 15:46:07 | More by runwild99
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

07-16-2014 23:22:50 | More by dailyminefield
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dseanv

Texas

2/5  rDev -35.5%

07-10-2014 05:41:36 | More by dseanv
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Domvan

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

07-10-2014 02:59:55 | More by Domvan
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Ezra-Poundit

Ohio

4/5  rDev +29%

07-07-2014 15:14:25 | More by Ezra-Poundit
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searsclone

Arizona

4/5  rDev +29%

06-21-2014 05:34:12 | More by searsclone
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Pug

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

05-17-2014 16:00:00 | More by Pug
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -35.5%

05-08-2014 16:35:04 | More by Shandycan
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Stoutlad

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

11-06-2013 22:14:04 | More by Stoutlad
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Luweezy

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -43.5%

10-17-2013 21:52:16 | More by Luweezy
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Tom-Peters

California

2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

09-16-2013 20:27:45 | More by Tom-Peters
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

3.15/5  rDev +1.6%

12 bottle served in a pint glass

A - Pours a clear reddish amber with a firm 2 fingers of head.

S - Sweet grainy malts, some metallic notes, gingerbread, burnt caramel.

T - Grainy husky caramel, steely malts, butterscotch, gingerbread, some fruit mixed, old grassy hops come in on the back end, there's a mineral note that runs through the entire drinks, finishes a little rugged with scorched caramel.

M - Medium body, smooth carbonation,

This isn't bad. Grainy caramel malts seem to dominate with some mineral notes mixed in. The best option if your wanting to drink local beer in Turks and Caicos.

07-22-2013 18:47:33 | More by StaveHooks
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Musineer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +45.2%

07-14-2013 16:03:54 | More by Musineer
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DHS1029

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +21%

05-03-2013 17:13:06 | More by DHS1029
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Bobhoya

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

02-11-2013 22:51:04 | More by Bobhoya
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BRD14

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

01-17-2013 03:01:09 | More by BRD14
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mattyrubes

New York

3/5  rDev -3.2%

10-21-2012 02:09:15 | More by mattyrubes
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Jusse

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +21%

10-11-2012 20:18:57 | More by Jusse
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lupercmda

North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

07-26-2012 04:18:18 | More by lupercmda
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jpro

South Carolina

3.35/5  rDev +8.1%

12oz clear bottle into a goblet in the room...

A: cool information on the label about the "fez" cactus, etc; pours a chestnut brown with some amber highlights; off-white, 2-finger head; not much lace - maybe a few strands.

S: Sweet caramel malt; toast; hazelnut; not bad, but too sweet.

T: Bready sweetness - almost banana bread; light toasty / nuttiness; has a bit of a lasting sweetness.

M: Medium-bodied; high carbonation; leaves a sweet coating on the palate.

O: Not a bad amber; fairly drinkable, although a bit too sweet; down here, I think I prefer the lager.

*from notes (7/1/12)

07-09-2012 14:24:22 | More by jpro
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kylehay2004

Florida

2.73/5  rDev -11.9%

A: thin head on a light amber with slight straw hues and clear body.

S: musty malts with a subtle caramel note.

T: this one like the lager also has a strong bitter note from start to finish. The darker malts are just in the background instead of forming the backbone of a malt dependent genre.

M: light to medium body and moderate to high carbonation.

Overall: not terrible I guess but when compared to the other choices in the Caribbean, fairly standard beer.

04-30-2012 14:00:22 | More by kylehay2004
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RyanDe680


3.53/5  rDev +13.9%

Beer pours well. Head was creamy and foamy at first, but faded fast and diid not last long. Very clear and bubbly. I had one served with and without a lime. Stick to w/o the lime.

No noticeable aroma hop characteristic at all. Not overly bitter, but well balanced. Definite use of barley with a slight hint of carmel, very interesting. Very light and fits the environment well (given that the sun was out and temps always in the 80s). Finishes well and doesn't leave any aftertaste. After finishing one, I did desire another. Not watery, as I would expect, but if brewed with island water (which by Turks & Caicos nature is a bit off), I can see where this beer gets some of its uniqueness.

04-16-2012 15:59:32 | More by RyanDe680
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dhartogs

Virginia

3/5  rDev -3.2%

11-28-2011 01:37:50 | More by dhartogs
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -3.2%

11-20-2011 19:04:31 | More by DoctorB2B
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drpimento

Wisconsin

2.42/5  rDev -21.9%

Poured with a small, very thick and creamy, cream colored head that soon settled down to large islands and lots of clingy lace. Color is a clear, copper amber. Aroma is malt, caramel, fruit, and a hint of butterscotch. Flavor is very sweet with malt and fruit standing out along with a little butterscotch. Body is full and round but carbonation very soft, bordering on flat. Finish is like flavor and of average length. Way to sweet for me. No more.

10-17-2011 14:26:08 | More by drpimento
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Turk's Head Island Draught Amber from Turks Head Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.