Amber Ale | Napa Smith Brewery

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80
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Amber AleAmber Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Napa Smith Brewery
California, United States
napasmithbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.75%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by aforbes10 on 12-01-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
81
Reviews:
31
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
14.96%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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Photo of 8BaconBits
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Beginner2
3.67/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had fresh at the brewery's taproom in a flight of five.
It was the best of the flight, so I bought a 22 ounce bottle and this I review with clear palate.
For a brewery that focusses more on getting the hops right than making the malt bill balance, they have made a very nice amber.

Pretty amber. Undistinguished nose.
Sweet, but not too sweet and, yet, slightly dry in the finish. Hard to do, but easy to enjoy. And I did.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.6/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a burnt copper with a trace of head the quickly evaporates without any lacing. Malty bread aroma... similar taste very sweet. Fresh and well-bodied.

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Photo of T100Mark
3.99/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 22 ounce bomber poured into a shaker pint glass. Cool label.

Appearance - Rusty copper color. Murky. Nice tan head. Good lacing.

Smell - Malt. Earthy. A touch sweet.

Taste - Malty. Herbal. A touch sweet. A touch bitter.

Mouth - Syrupy. Nice.

Overall - A very nice Amber ale. Reminiscent of a British bitter.

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Photo of Zazzi82
3.77/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.67/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Hazy amber with a 2” cream colored clingy foam cap. S: Hop aromas, melon, citrus, grass, light malt. T: Toffee and caramel, bitter citrus rind hop accent. F: Medium body, medium carbonation. O: A refreshing amber with big character.

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Photo of DOCRW
3.43/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Geoffq
4.01/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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2.94/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hellpop65
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of JKG
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +17.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of Fitzpat4
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of 2-star
2.25/5  rDev -34%

Photo of cdog707yo
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of KevMo84
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of Petey_the_Quiet
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of tard24
4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

Photo of jaydoc
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of Pog-Mo-Thoin
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Schwegler
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of Jame515
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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Amber Ale from Napa Smith Brewery
3.41 out of 5 based on 81 ratings.
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