Port Washington Amber Ale | Port Washington Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Port Washington Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
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Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
4
Avg:
2.86
pDev:
28.32%
 
 
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by Winter:
Photo of Winter
3.68/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark golden caramel color with a creamy light tan head. Aroma consisted of caramel, malt and nut. Mouthfeel was medium-bodied. Buttery toasted biscuit flavors, followed by sweet caramel, malt and toasted nut. Finishes with a lingering hoppy bitterness. Not a perfect amber, but enjoyable nontheless.

One of the few mirco beers on the menu at the restaurant that I ate at. I had this with roasted young duck in a cherry sauce that was served with wild rice with chopped cherries and vegetables. The caramelly sweetness of the amber off-set the tart cherry and roasted flavors rather well.

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Photo of DrunkMcDermott
3.59/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Port Washington is now brewed at the new Hops Haven Brew Haus in Sheboygan, where I tried this on its opening weekend. Has a nice, easy nose and a balanced roasty malt flavor. I'm finding this isn't really one of my favorite styles, as its specs don't allow for flavor to jump out at you; but this is at the very least a nice, easy tasty session beer. Just not one you'd order again only because there's always more interesting beers available.

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Photo of ZAP
1.76/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Looks good, and smells all-right.....amber colored with a puffy white head...nose is minimal but some malt notes emerge with a big ol sniff....the taste is metallic....almost like blood...there are also some husky hop notes but they are very slight and drowned out by the blood taste...really disappointed with this one...

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Photo of Bighuge
2.41/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer has a nice deep amber color. Very little head. Aroma is almost negligible. Maybe some faint malt. Taste is pretty watery and bland. There is a small amount of caramel malt detected and some faint bittering notes. There is also a bit of a soapy aftertaste. Nothing to shout about here. I just noticed that this beer is contract brewed by Pioneer Brewing in Black River Falls Wisconsin. And I actually thought I was getting something straight from the Port Washington Brewery. Oh well.

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Port Washington Amber Ale from Port Washington Brewing Co.
2.86 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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