Peak Organic Amber Ale | Peak Organic Brewing Company

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81
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130 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Peak Organic Amber AlePeak Organic Amber Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company
Maine, United States
peakbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Amber Ale is designed to start bright and lively from an abundance of Crystal Malts. We establish a strong contrast between front palate and back palate by adding generous amounts of Munich Malt, which provides a distinct toasty finish.

37 IBU

Added by WanderingFool on 09-24-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
130
Reviews:
58
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
13.71%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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PEAK ORGANIC AMBER ALE 10/31/16

Another from the latest beer club shipment. We get this brewery in my state but I have not had this one before.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into an English nonick.

a; Clear copper with a thick white head which receded to patchy surface froam and lacing.

s; Caramel malt.

t; Follows the nose, balanced with light to moderate hop bite. Sweet to bitter finish.

m; Medium, good body and carbonation tingle.

o: A good English style amber, the maltiness intensifies as it warms.

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2.55/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

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2.64/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours a clear medium amber producing 1.5 fingers of off-white, frothy, somewhat lasting, head that leaves only a little lace above the surface ring. Aroma is a lightly buttered toast with hints of roasted nuts, caramel & grass. Taste is roasted malt & burned bread, nuts, some caramel, increasingly bitter (excessive for the style) with a metallic note from mid-sip into aftertaste. No real sweet note at all. Floral/herbal hop notes & resinous hops in the bitterness profile. Finishes dry, peppery, bitter & metallic becoming bitter, metallic & quite astringent in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with high carbonation, moderately prickly, very dry & drawing. I'm not sure if the bottle I had was mishandled & oxidized but it was not very drinkable & in fact was unpleasant, especially the metallic taste & astringency. In the interest of fairness I will try to get my hands on another bottle but until such time I am compelled to give this one a low review rating.

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3.69/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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Amber color , medium white head. Nice hoppy aroma with bread and caramel notes. Hoppy and earthy taste withcaramel notes and pleasant bitterness. Decent amber beer.

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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2/5  rDev -42.9%

Not sure how this got rated an 80...

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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Peak Organic Amber Ale from Peak Organic Brewing Company
3.5 out of 5 based on 130 ratings.
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