25th Anniversary Imperial Amber Ale
Cambridge Brewing Company

25th Anniversary Imperial Amber Ale25th Anniversary Imperial Amber Ale
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Style:
American Imperial Red Ale
ABV:
9%
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Avg:
3.98 | pDev: 6.03%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
7
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Cambridge Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
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25th Anniversary Imperial Amber Ale25th Anniversary Imperial Amber Ale
Notes: Aged in Turkey Shore rum barrels.
Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 7 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Photo of Kgoldsbe
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This aged amber captures the spirit of the brewery's signature Amber Ale and adds a whole lot of something to make it special. As someone that spent a lot of time at the brewery when it first opened I truly appreciate taking something from its beginnings and twisting its theme into a more relevant special edition beer. The doubling of the malt and hops, and the aging in the rum barrels make for a much bolder beer, but notes of the original amber are still there. The 9% ABV is not hidden and when you enjoy this beer you will definitely feel like it is a "Two in One" type of experience.

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Photo of Davepoolesque
4.26/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

600 bottle count. Half aged in small batch rum barrels and blended with non aged ale to balance. For only being 50% aged, this has a pretty big rum alcohol punch. Brown sugar, mollasses, vanilla, oak, rich malt and booze. Super dry finish. Creamy mouthfeel. Reigned in sweetness. Well rounded and delicious. This is coming in hot.

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25th Anniversary Imperial Amber Ale from Cambridge Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 7 ratings