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American Amber Ale - Bitter Root Brewing

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American Amber Ale
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 3.04%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Bitter Root Brewing visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.45% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
We use the finest crystal malt to our American Amber Ale its deep color and malty flavor. American hop varieties provide the classic hop character.

(Beer added by: GClarkage on 06-20-2008)
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sjmad23

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-30-2014 05:12:14 | More by sjmad23
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Shango42

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-14-2011 03:59:06 | More by Shango42
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-09-2011 18:51:46 | More by FreshmanPour77
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colts9016

Idaho

4.1/5  rDev +3.8%

Poured this beer into a pint glass at 43 degrees.

Appearance: A nice rocky off white two finger head that some retention. The color of the beer is a rich mahogany with dark cooper hues. The clarity of the beer is clear with garnet highlights. There is some lacing on the glass from the slowly diminishing head.

Nose: The malt is a nice mellow caramel aroma. There is a medium hop characters. The hops are floral and slightly fruity.

Taste: The malt has a rich caramel flavor with some toasty notes. The hops is floral and citrus In the background of the beer there is a wood character, sweetnes, and a hint of a burnt note.

Overall: The mouth feel is carbonated and smooth. The body of the beer is medium and the finish is medium. This is a really good beer. It has all the good qualities of an amber ale but it is a bit rough around the edges.

12-01-2009 00:59:50 | More by colts9016
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GClarkage

California

3.9/5  rDev -1.3%

06/20/08- Consumed during my two week Montana vacation.

Presentation- 22oz bottle with no freshness info. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

Appearance- Medium amber-brown colored pour with a full one inch head with slight staying power. Leaves a decent lace design on the glass after consumption.

Smell- Very bready, with a slight hop aroma and a small caramel nose.

Taste- Bready, mildly yeasty with a light roasted caramel base. Hops are about even with the malt. Not takes over. Even flavors all around.

Mouthfeel- Higher carbonation level with a nice drying and hoppy aftertaste.

Drinkability- Well balanced and better than average flavored amber ale worth trying.

06-20-2008 21:44:50 | More by GClarkage
American Amber Ale from Bitter Root Brewing
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