Tap Room No. 21 Amber Ale
World Brews

Tap Room No. 21 Amber AleTap Room No. 21 Amber Ale
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Style:
American Amber / Red Ale
Ranked #1,229
ABV:
4.8%
Score:
66
Ranked #47,863
Avg:
2.73 | pDev: 24.91%
Reviews:
83
Ratings:
199
From:
World Brews
 
California, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  2
Gots
  30
SCORE
66
Poor
Tap Room No. 21 Amber AleTap Room No. 21 Amber Ale
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Reviews by Squire:
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3.18/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Clear medium yellow, amber it ain't, white cape with good lace.

Aroma: Like Artisan whole wheat bread with honey. The label says "with honey added" and they aren't kidding. No hops that I could notice.

Taste: Rather good for a lightish honey added ale and remarkable only for it's noticeable sweetness. I know just the girl for this one. Didn't find any hops though and I promise I was looking.

Texture: Medium and a bit past medium.

Overall: May as well call it mead and be done with it. Bready malt and honey is all I taste. It's really too sweet for me to find pleasant and I'm not hard to please. I do know a grad student with a very low hop tolerance who dared me to find a beer she would like and this may be it.

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Tap Room No. 21 Amber Ale from Novato, CA.

This beer had a sweet honey taste (overly sweet) - it says "honey added" on the bottle. A little too sugary for my liking. Even smells sweet.

I drank it out of a bottle from Kroger in Knoxville, TN on 12/22/2012 from a create your own 6-pack.

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Tap Room No. 21 Amber Ale from World Brews
Beer rating: 66 out of 100 with 199 ratings