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African Amber - Mac and Jack's Brewery

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African Amber
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87
very good

324 Ratings
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Ratings: 324
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 14.14%
Wants: 13
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
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Mac and Jack's Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2002

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*Reviewed from notes*
Enjoyed on tap at Sazerac restaurant in Seattle.

A - Brought to me topped off with no head room so I can't really judge the head. What is there is retaining pretty well. Cloudy red-amber in color. Lacing is moderate.

S - Dark malt apparent on the nose. Has a smoky smell up front. There is another light grain smell and light hops to complement it.

T - Like the nose, it is interestingly smoky. The smoky flavors lead into a light malt sweetness with a moderately bitter finish. Sweet wine like esters are noted from time to time.

M - Medium bodied and a little overcarbonated.

O - A decent amber ale, but I believe some of the flavors aren't very well done. There is that wine like flavor, which from home brewing experiences leads me to think this beer is not fully matured with residual sugars remaining.

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A- Two finger white head. Three minute long retention. Clouded amber-brown color. Wonderful lacing.

S- Malt and wheat. Light fruit scents as well. Some nice hops.

T- Hoppy and bready. Finishes sweet. Lovely flavor.

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O- Great beer. I enjoyed this.

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African Amber from Mac and Jack's Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 324 ratings.