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 #1,225
ABV:
4.8%
Score:
66
Ranked #47,796
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 Veillantif:
Photo of Veillantif
2.68/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On special at the supermarket; bottle poured into tall 14-oz juice beaker.

A: a fetching amber, with a reddish tint; diaphonous but doesn't look weak; the head is too sudsy; the repeal of prohibition, much celebrated by the beer's makers, was before my time, and the lawful right to drink isn't something that's ever been on my mind; 1933, a year lauded on the neck label, doesn't have such good connotations in my mind.

S: I had to look at the label again to know that I had bought an amber ale; this smells more like apple juice, and

T: tastes like it, too.

M: I don't see much really wrong with it; maybe the carbonation, which is a little too smooth. An old friend of mine would say this is the kind of beer that drunks like to drink for breakfast.

D: I would drink this again if I had to, but I wouldn't be expecting an amber ale, at all: amber ales have touches of earthiness and bitterness that keep notes of fruit juice at bay. This has notes of fruit juice and not much else. It is mildly likeable, as long as you disabuse yourself of any expectation that it will be...good. To be tolerated at best, not relished.

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