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Amsterdam Autumn Hop Harvest Ale - Amsterdam Brewing Company

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Amsterdam Autumn Hop Harvest AleAmsterdam Autumn Hop Harvest Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

34 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 7.83%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Amsterdam Brewing Company visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tbeckett on 09-19-2013)
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Photo of IdeaSpeeder
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Serving Type - 500ml bottle poured into a pint glass

Appearance - Clear, golden, verging on a copper in coulor. 2 Fingers of foam white head with heavy lacing left along the glass.

Smell - Standard APA stuffs. Pine and citrus mostly. It's also quite earthy, with hints of caramel malts

Taste - Follows the nose with plenty of piney and ctirus bits. Towards the finish I'm getting large amounts of caramel malts. Bitterness is decent. not overpowering but it's certainly there.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation, medium body, smooth, slick finish.

IdeaSpeeder, Sep 28, 2013
Photo of jrenihan
3.83/5  rDev 0%

Beer pours clear golden. Small white head. Fades steadily.

The nose contains nice fruity scents, a mix of tropical and citrus. A touch of pine. A bit of malty caramel.

Taste is similar to the nose, but not quite as enjoyable. The same light fruits come through, mainly on the tropical side but with citrus as well. Also a grassy flavour, and a bit of pine. There is a notable oily flavour, more than just a feel. Malt base is present, caramel. Moderately bitter.

Medium bodied, moderate to strong carbonation level. Oily.

Overall, pretty good.

jrenihan, Sep 25, 2013
Photo of Cramshawbar
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Cramshawbar, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of DaPan
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

DaPan, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of hopsolutely
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

On tap at Bryden's during "Toronto BeerWeek". Very nice wet hopped ale. Pint is a slightly hazy golden amber with a minimal white head that has excellent retention. Grassy aroma with tropical fruit notes and a respectable malt back-bone. The taste starts with pleasantly grainy notes before transitioning to the hop-focused body and finish. Citrus and tropical fruit hop elements with a pleasantly dry ending. Has a decent bitterness with grassy "wet hop" underpinnings. "Best of the West" indeed...

hopsolutely, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of Bf_89
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Bf_89, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.78/5  rDev -1.3%

Fresh bottle poured in to tulip.

A - Medium amber colour, orange around the edges. A thin layer of off-white head formed.

S - Lots of sweet caramel and piney and floral hop aromas. Very fresh and vibrant nose.

T - Moderate bitterness for the style with fresh floral and piney hop flavours and fairly substantial sweet caramel malt backbone.

M - Light to medium body. Sticky and oily. Moderate carbonation.

TheSevenDuffs, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of spinrsx
3.68/5  rDev -3.9%

500ml Bottle from the Nepean LCBO for $4.95

Appearance - Clear dark gold colour with an average size white coloured head. There is a high amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for around 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, hops, caramel, grapefruit, grassy earthiness

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, caramel, and grassy hops. There is also some very light grapefruit.

Overall - Reminds me a bit of the Phillips Hop Circle also available at the LCBO. I expected a little bit more from this one, especially since it is fresh. It's an okay beer just not something I'd get excited for every fall.. a little too earthy/grassy for me.

spinrsx, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of tbeckett
3.98/5  rDev +3.9%

From notes.

A - Golden and bright pour that was very effervescent. Fluffy two finger big thick pillowy white head. Great lace and a mega finger and a half of retention. Nice lookin' beer.

S - Very floral. Peaches, orange. A bit mild.

T - Nice fruity hop punch. Peachy, oranges, floral.

M - Good medium to strong carbonation and a nice snappy bitterness. Medium body.

O/D - Nice stuff. Quite drinkable and a nice hop flavour. Easy drinking.

tbeckett, Sep 19, 2013
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Amsterdam Autumn Hop Harvest Ale from Amsterdam Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.