Chatham Maple Amber | Chatham Brewing, LLC

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Brewed by:
Chatham Brewing, LLC
New York, United States
chathambrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by merc7186 on 03-15-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
25
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
13.88%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 25
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of nyrblue2
4.21/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jsanford
4.17/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a muddy brown with a slight ivory head that settles to a thin ring. Really nice aromas of maple, amber malt, caramel, and a whiff of mild smoke. Taste is similar, with more slightly meaty smoke, sweet maple wood and syrup, caramel malts, and toffee. Mouthfeel is crisp and smooth, with a medium body and good carbonation. Overall a superbly drinkable brew, perfect for cold weather in front of a warm fire.

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
2.92/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

On tap at Dinosaur BBQ in Troy, NY.

This pours a clear darkish amber, with a small head and no lacing.

This has so much sugary sweet maple on the nose- that's really all I get.

The maple character on this is actually a bit fatiguing. It feels artificial, almost like Aunt Jemima's syrup, rather than true maple. It's sugary, and there's nothing really else to speak of. The base is buried underneath the maple.

This is medium bodied, maybe a bit thin, with a sugary diabetes inducing mouthfeel.

This wasn't that good. Not recommended.

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Photo of cgbroncos113
3.36/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of BGsWo22
3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of sachie23
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.23/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of victor19nyc
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of malfunxion
3/5  rDev -22.9%

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3.49/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Kiniey01
2.5/5  rDev -35.7%

Photo of Lucular
3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of vonnegut21
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of ESPN_Woodsy
4.4/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

Photo of Brouwerij78
4.75/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I really want to give this a *5* but one thing keeps me from doing so. If this was just a TOUCH sweeter (ie. a bit more maple syrup) it would be PERFECT. I love this beer in all honesty, one of my all time favorites. It is super unique and very flavorful. I never seem to be able to get my hands on any, the last few brew fests I went to - Chatham did not offer this one for samples. I wonder if it is due to the high cost of the maple syrup in the recipe? Nevertheless, if you ever get a chance to try this it is amazing and a true rarity - maple beer is far and few. The color is just that - of pure maple syrup - and the syrup definitely gives it a soft smooth consistency. One whiff of this concoction and you know it is the real deal, pure maple goodness!

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Chatham Maple Amber from Chatham Brewing, LLC
3.89 out of 5 based on 25 ratings.
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