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African Amber - Mac and Jack's Brewery

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African Amber
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87
very good

279 Ratings
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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 14.14%
Wants: 11
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2002)
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kfurman

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-18-2014 00:40:14 | More by kfurman
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aeiverson

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

06-16-2014 04:58:24 | More by aeiverson
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seanc49

New York

5/5  rDev +28.5%

06-16-2014 02:32:55 | More by seanc49
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Jcarter1221

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

06-12-2014 00:36:02 | More by Jcarter1221
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nhirsch04

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-31-2014 04:44:08 | More by nhirsch04
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FannyBack

Washington

3.94/5  rDev +1.3%

My first beer on tap!

Off the pour it looks smooth with a white top finish. Nice warm golden brown look.

Tastes amazing. It is unlike most other beers with a strong wholesome wheaty taste, followed by a satisfying after taste.

There are so many other beers on tap to try I feel like I cannot score it a high 5. However, it is also not served as a beer. I wish it was, I would buy so many of them. It is only served on tap in Washington. If you come to the NW, ask for Mac and Jacks and take what they give you!

05-29-2014 02:41:02 | More by FannyBack
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gnaztee

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-28-2014 04:23:02 | More by gnaztee
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attometer00

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-24-2014 16:52:08 | More by attometer00
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mrjmann

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-18-2014 05:21:18 | More by mrjmann
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snakeayes11

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

05-17-2014 07:15:22 | More by snakeayes11
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M477

Washington

5/5  rDev +28.5%

04-29-2014 08:34:13 | More by M477
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Birdlegs

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-19-2014 03:10:32 | More by Birdlegs
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herrlybird

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10%

04-18-2014 11:45:51 | More by herrlybird
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abeeronthebeach

Washington

4.46/5  rDev +14.7%

A - Tawny brown and wonderfully cloudy due to being unfiltered. This is the sort of beer which makes you understand the whole 'liquid bread' thing.

S - Sweet malt pairs nicely with the minor spiking of hops.

T - Unlike so many amber and brown ales this beer does not short change you on flavour. This beer has a wonderful rich, malty flavour and then a little hops pops up to keep things interesting on the back end.

M - Fabulously thick and full-bodied for the style and abv. Boosts the beer's character, taking it further and further away from the mass of humdrum and watery red and brown ales.

O - A real Pacific Northwest classic. I drank this at Ixtapa. Coming from Britain I would not have expected to have such a good beer at a place like Ixtapa. God bless the Pacific Northwest and Ixtapa.

04-13-2014 20:19:29 | More by abeeronthebeach
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JMFortner


4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-10-2014 02:22:40 | More by JMFortner
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Brisket

Idaho

3.43/5  rDev -11.8%

A- Hazy copper color. Thick head and heavy lacing.

S- Subtle, citrus hop, bready yeast.

T- Amber style malt, very light hopping. Some fruit, not much.

M- Relatively heavy body, light carbonation.

O- Good beer, not great, ubiquitous in the area, worth drinking.

04-08-2014 00:45:45 | More by Brisket
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dhannes

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -10%

04-06-2014 16:04:15 | More by dhannes
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DKRowden

Washington

4.76/5  rDev +22.4%

On tap poured into a 22oz mug. Has a nice thick fluffy tan head about 2 cm tall with good lacing. Has a sweet citrus nose. Incredible taste. A combination of citrus, rich maltly flavors, and a spice note. Mouth feels is thick and smooth with a medium dry finish. Overall very enjoyable as I have came to expect from mac and jacks offerings.

04-06-2014 08:35:49 | More by DKRowden
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MrMcGibblets

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-02-2014 05:16:15 | More by MrMcGibblets
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HoppySeb

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.8%

03-28-2014 19:45:16 | More by HoppySeb
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hbensinger

Oklahoma

3.79/5  rDev -2.6%

A: Coppery. Doesn't look like a red ale. Looks like a hazy IPA as it is unfiltered. Pours with a thick head and leaves heavy lacing.
S: Subtle aroma but is very nice. Has some citrus and spices in the nose.
T: much like the smell but the citrus and spice character shines through.
M: Nice rich mouthfeel with medium carbonation.

03-25-2014 07:12:44 | More by hbensinger
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TaborTime

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -10%

03-07-2014 07:05:32 | More by TaborTime
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Knoximoose

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-26-2014 21:26:13 | More by Knoximoose
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Vecchiolla

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

02-25-2014 01:21:50 | More by Vecchiolla
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DOCRW

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

02-22-2014 00:10:31 | More by DOCRW
African Amber from Mac and Jack's Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.