Ashland Amber | Caldera Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
277 Ratings
Ashland AmberAshland Amber
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Caldera Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
calderabrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 12-20-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
277
Reviews:
127
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
11.83%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
33
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.08/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Dark ferric oxide coloring, dense in clarity, with a spongy light tan head that didn't hold on long. Slow methodical rise of micro-effervesce with a weak splashy lacing.

S: Nose of sweet buttered caramel with a fresh grassy and herbal scent.

T: Really sweet with a buttery caramel flavor and honey bread. Munich with syrup sweetness. Hints of fresh floral hops, and sweet lemon-rose scents come on the close.

M: Syrupy mouthful, malty fullness with a good deal of carbonation. Powdery reisidual coating.

O: Overall not bad, but a bit overly sweet for my liking. Limited multiples due to sweetness.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +21%

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4.95/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

You need to drink this on tap, in Oregon. Never even seen it in a can. Forget that.

Copper-orange color with a medium-low head. Amazing fresh taste (tap in Ashland, Oregon). Some typical citrus/pine hope aroma, but that isn't the entire point of this one, unlike most of its regional colleagues.

A good complex of nuts and bread.

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3.65/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass form a 12oz can.

Pours a nice slightly dark amber color with some nice copper orange edges. a big 1 inch head forms that is nice and dense with some intermingled medium sized bubbles. Its a bit off-shite and as it recedes slowly leaves some nice lacing on the edges of the glass.

Aroma of bready grain. NIce toasty malt notes with some slight sweetness to it. Earthy and yummy. There are some grassy hop notes on the back end that gives it a nice refreshing profile.

Taste starts off with toasty bread notes. Grain, grain and more grain followed by some nice caramel sweetness. A mild grassy hop note accentuates the back but the refreshing and light yet flavorful malt dominate. Body is light and crisp and slight resinous ned to it is perceived.

Overall this brew is good flavorful but nothing special. Their IPA and APA are a bit more special.

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3.58/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear copper color with a 1 inch foamy orange-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, herbal hops, and some alcohol aromas. Taste is of toasted malt and herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate after each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is easy to drink but nothing all that exciting in my opinion.

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2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

Ashland Amber from Caldera Brewing Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 277 ratings.
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