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Barrel Trolley Amber Ale | World Brews

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Barrel Trolley Amber AleBarrel Trolley Amber Ale

Brewed by:
World Brews
California, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Portertime on 02-21-2012

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4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of Portertime
4.17/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Barrel Trolley can be found as a "direct to you " beer at ABC Fine Wine and Spirits in Florida.

Appearance: striking bright orange color with a fluffy head and quick fizziness.

Smell: nice melting caramel with piney hops in the background.

Taste: well balanced with brown bread, burnt caramel malts, pine resin hops and wicked smoothness.

A nice, well rounded amber and very drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of Scorazza
3.9/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: clear, dark-ish orange-amber color. ~1 cm head which dies down quickly. Extremely minimal lacing.

Nose: Malty with distinctive honey notes in the mix.

Taste: Sweet malty flavor with, yet again, a very prominent honey flavor to it. I like it!!

Mouth: Light carbonation doesn't disrupt the flavor at all. Dry finish. Very easy to drink.

Overall: I like this one!! A tame, relaxed beer which is easy to drink and went well with my sweet pork ribs.

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.73/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was surprisingly really good. I'd seen it at the store dozens of times, but always thought it was some cheap swill. It has a delicious amber flavor, with refreshing spring water. A little bit of caramel in there. I'm going to be drinking more of this.

The appearance isn't anything special, but it's not bad either. It looks like am amber with that bright copper red color. Not a lot of head, but I don't come across too many ambers that does.

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3.55/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle of "ale with honey" served in a snifter.

Appearance: clear and bright copper-amber color. Pours with 1 cm of white head but this quickly reduces despite a good bit of visible carbonation.

Smell: caramel with toasted malts.

Taste: toasted caramel malts dominate. Honey seems evident; in any case, this is a bit sweet. 3.75

M: medium body; medium+ carbonation that is well chosen; slightly dry and very smooth.

O: A pleasant, relatively malty amber with a nice finish. Attractively inexpensive.

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3.44/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured a amber body with two finger head that dies quick with no lace and the aroma is slightly bready and caramel malt but mostly a artificial sweet (I guess this is the honey) edge. It goes down easy and smooth, I'll say that. Other than that there is really nothing here except minimal bitter hops, a mediocre malt presence that is somewhat breadlike and a bit of sweetness. Had one and that was enough...good enough for mainstream consumption.

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3.37/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.35/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I poured this beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer poured a nice amber color and the beer had a pretty decent head that was really white looking to be on a amber ale. Anyway, the beer had a bit of a bitter aftertaste but not too bad. Not as prevalent as say in a English bitter or something like that. Overall Liked the beer and think it worthy of buying again.

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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