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Amber Ale - Sankt Gallen Brewery

Amber Ale
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 17.73%


Brewed by:
Sankt Gallen Brewery visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 03-01-2005)
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soulgrowl

United Kingdom (England)

3.85/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Peachy sunset brown with an utterly pathetic head that barely forms and then quickly runs away.

Smell: Grape juice, citric-herbal (rosemary?) hops, roasted nuts, and a very subtle touch of diacetyl... but mostly grape juice.

Taste: Surprisingly robust and round, with a fruity-toasty-nutty malt foundation that contrasts sweet notes of berries, grapes, peanuts, and sourdough bread with a sharp, peppery and pithy hop bitterness. Remarkably "aromatic," if that makes sense. Finish is like a guillotine of hops coming down on the malt sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and slick yet very crisp, well-suited to the sweet-then-sharp flavor.

Drinkability: Wow, what a pleasant surprise! Not much to look at or to inhale, but very pleasant to quaff. Well-balanced and winsome.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2007 09:31:29 | More by soulgrowl
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thesilverhand

British Columbia (Canada)

2.73/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Nice bright chestnut ruddy-brown, not quite clear. It foamed up heavily when I popped the gap, and produced a nice thick off-white head, but it fell very quickly.

Woody, floral hops, with a bit of sweet fruitiness. I get a touch of bubbblegum, which puts me off a bit, but overall the aroma is good.

Wah. Funky. Off? Maybe not. I gave it a bunch of time to sit and breath between the initial impression and now. It's still a bit stale, with a strange harsh undercurrent, but it's mellowed into a decent ale. It's quite bitter, but reasonably well balanced.

Well, it's not great, but then again it might be a bit off. I'll probably give it another chance, because there is a fair bit of promise here.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2005 14:50:37 | More by thesilverhand
Amber Ale from Sankt Gallen Brewery
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