Amber Ale | Mt. Carmel Brewing Company

Amber AleAmber Ale
BA SCORE
3.69/5
121 Ratings
Amber AleAmber Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mt. Carmel Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
mtcarmelbrewingcompany.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our flagship Amber Ale is deep amber in color, entering with an aroma of fresh hops, coupled with a smooth flavorful body, balancing a complex hop finish.

Added by Beejay on 02-06-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,789
Reviews:
44
Ratings:
121
pDev:
12.74%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
30
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 121 |  Reviews: 44
Photo of BeerBucks
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of shanegatter
2.46/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Decent, lightly hopped

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Photo of Yeldarb92
3.29/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of metter98
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is clear orange amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that died down, leaving a narrow collar around the edge of the glass and a small patch of bubbles in the center.
S: Light to moderate aromas of toasted and biscuit malts are present in the nose.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste is rather malty and has flavors of biscuits and toasted malts. No bitterness is present, but there are enough underlying hops to mask any sweetness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a nice amber ale if you like beers that are malty, but drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of brauseboof
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CycleHops
2.96/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of barczar
3.78/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is floral, toasted and nutty, with a hint of fruity specialty malt character.

Flavor reveals a toasted, nutty malt base throughout, with highlights of fruity specialty malt and citrus that fade into a lightly bitter finish.

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Photo of cnagle28
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tedvr
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HabaJohn
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WoodBrew
3.99/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Mt. Carmel Amber is quite nice and easy to drink. It pours a red amber with thin white head that Is not lacing. The scent and taste are typical of most ambers. The mouthfeel is medium with subtle carbonation. Overall....its good.

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Photo of austinwise
3.48/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Caveworm
4.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Amber Ale - Mt. Carmel Brewing Company. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this beer's head is two fingers thick and off-white, with web-like lacing, and a reddish amber body.

I smell bread-like malts and earthy grains.

Tastes pretty similar. Also a nice bit of copper, which par on course with this style in my opinion.

The mouthfeel I'm getting here is clean and crisp.

Overall, I'll give Amber Ale - Mt. Carmel Brewing Company a 4.5

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Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jancona
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Caramel apple flavor profile -very enjoyable.

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Photo of Ceballonegro
4.35/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of buschbeer
3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 FL OZ. bottle
Served in a becker style glass

It is a nice deep shade of amber and crystal clear. It is capped with an inch of beige head.

I smell toast caramel.

The taste has a biscuit flavor with hints of toffee.

Medium mouthfeel

It is a "traditional" amber. It is not hopped up like an IPA. It is nice and simple.

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Photo of SaltofOH
3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

No bottle date. Threshold glass. Reviewed 12-23-2014.

Appearance: Pours a slightly cloudy orange-copper with a 3/4" beige head; pretty frothy. Excellent retention, solid lacing with streams of effervescence.

Aroma: Something interesting and unexpected here; slightly like Robitussin? Combination of earthy hops and sweet malt. Good.

Taste: Very caramel-ly; Fairly sweet arrival, slight hoppiness across mid-palate, then a soft bitterness form good earthy hops and a lingering slick sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Softer than expected; more carbonation than Sawtooth Nitro; slightly slick.

Overall: Absolutely nothing offensive about this beer. More body and character than a typical lager. I might pick this over Bell's Amber, which I recently had and seemed very similar.

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Photo of caahare
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Yancey82
3.38/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hanselpb
3.72/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TripleB
5/5  rDev +35.5%

Photo of GreenEggsHam1
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of vermilcj
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of steggie
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Amber Ale from Mt. Carmel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 121 ratings
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