Cambridge Amber | Cambridge Brewing Company

BA SCORE
3.75/5
100 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
cambridgebrewingcompany.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-22-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#22,488
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
100
pDev:
12.8%
Bros Score:
4.09
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
15
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 100 |  Reviews: 31
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a becher pint glass.
The appearance was a sturdy looking dark amber color with a slight transparency about it. Carbonation could be seen bouncing at a fair pace upward. Slight cap of a little white foamy head slid off at a nice pace. Some light stringy lace ran here and there.
The aroma blended a nice settling cocoa powder to clean caramel/toffee maltiness. Subtle grassiness came for some balance. Light citrus to floral hoppiness subtly underneath.
The flavor was a nice semi-sweet to bitter quality not fully combined, but seemed quite nice in the overall taste. Mild toast-like to cocoa powder and caramel/toffee aftertaste.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt on par. Nice mobile smooth malty somewhat dusty finish.
Overall, pretty nice amber ale, I'd have this again.

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Photo of Tbone2131
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kgoldsbe
4.29/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This beer has been so consistent over the past 20 years. It was formulated before the IPA craze. It has a rich toasted malt quality, but is light to medium bodied. Many would complain about the lack of a hoppy quality, but this is by design (in the early 90's). It is easy to drink more than one!

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3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.14/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Josbor11
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dave2234
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.78/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.19/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.48/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.24/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.64/5  rDev -2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.52/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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Cambridge Amber from Cambridge Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 100 ratings
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