American Amber Ale | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
87
very good
1,449 Ratings
American Amber AleAmerican Amber Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
rogue.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Malts: Northwest Harrington and Klages, 95-115 and 135-165 Crystal.
Hops: Kent Golding and Cascade.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast and Free Range Coastal Water.

13º PLATO
53 IBU
73.1 AA
33º Lovibond

Added by kbub6f on 12-26-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,449
Reviews:
727
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.85%
 
 
Wants:
71
Gots:
169
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,449 |  Reviews: 727
Photo of Squire123
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Zazzi82
3.47/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CBrodbeck
3.67/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamieDuncan
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AD17
3.91/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerAndFilm
2.45/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Libeertarian
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From notes taken 04/04/16:

Mostly opaque, deep copper with amber golden hues in the light. Fine, creamy beige head of moderate retention, mediocre but attractive lacing. Caramel and toffee aromas the strongest, but smells very berry-like. Evidently, quite malty. Loads of caramel and toffee still to the taste, but more so date-like than berries. Tart. Earthy, leafy, leathery hops set in within the first second or so, and grow and reverberate well through to the finish. Nice pleasantly bitter aftertaste, more rindiness now detectable. Hop bitterness, in the balance, makes malty character seem just a little watered down. Fairly dry. Medium- to full-bodied, soft, sloshy, gulpable, fine, but medium carbonation for the most part. Yet, prickly around the edges, in a manner of speaking. Slight astringency to it. Refreshing.

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Photo of EOC
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sephyrott
4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of shadyside
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Doubledown240
4.31/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of _drummer_
4.62/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fantastic beer. I got this one at Roadhouse Barbecue in Bangkok. It's a medium color, clear, with a slight head that goes away fast than it came. Malts, caramel, little hops. Great taste, very smooth. I highly recommend it.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.18/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Red and orange colors, mild 1/3" head on it. Average lace and retention. Plenty of caramel malt notes in the aroma, nothing hoppy going on.

Taste brought some c hops out, maybe nugget/noble, played nice with the red and crystal malts. That weird Rogue yeast. Not weird, just distinctive. Its a serviceable amber ale without any off flavors or over the top aspect to it, general gateway stuff.

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Photo of BeerWithMike
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Sampled back on 1/14/16 with a good friend. Comes in a single "1 pint, 6 ounce" (650ml) nice looking bottle with a painted-on label for around $5.99. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a .5L handled-glass stein.

Brew pours a medium-amber in color with a good 1+-finger foamy off-white head. Lots of lacing is seen when sipped that stuck to the sides of the glass when sipped. Aroma is of bready yeasts, caramel malts with a hint of citrus. Taste is close to the nose with some brown sugar and floral hops also. Does have a slightly bitter finish but doesn't last too long. Crisp and clean. Medium-bodied with decent carbonation. Overall it was decent.

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Photo of Karyyk
4.37/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shanty76
3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PatrickCT
3.67/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

750ml bottle poured into a pint.

a: Standand amber ale color of, well...amber. A brilliant, juicy hazy body with a minimal one finger white head.

s: Caramel and apple, floral notes from the hops.

t:Grainy dry malts, earthy and floral hops. Grapefruit rind in the finish.

mf: Medium, dry body with good carbonation.

o: Taste didn't follow the nose in this beer. Not bad, but not great.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickThePyro
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tasty American ale, and not overly hopped. Mildly bitter, pours a dark copper colo writh faint head and lots of lacing. Very enjoyable if you don’t like a lot of hops.

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Photo of gandres
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of geofort78
3.31/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbl_delta
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Undated bottle into pint glass. Poured a cloudy amber with a HUGE off-white head. Very smooth, though - bready yeasts and well balanced roasted malt and hops. Slightly bitter finish. Medium mouthfeel. Not sure this is one that I would revisit frequently - nothing really stands out.

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American Amber Ale from Rogue Ales
3.87 out of 5 based on 1,449 ratings.
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