North Peak Siren Amber | North Peak Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
North Peak Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
northpeak.net

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A deep kiss of liquid lust that will caress your tongue, thanks to an array of toasty Pale, Crystal (30 and 70) wheat, Carapils and roasted barley malts balanced by the subtle bite of Willamette and Fuggle hops.

48 IBU

Added by adamette on 12-20-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
174
Reviews:
49
Avg:
3.29
pDev:
16.11%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
25
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 174 |  Reviews: 49
Photo of JDoHo
3.8/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I like the squat bottles.

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Photo of DannyDan
3.78/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

An amber color with a thin white head that disappears shortly after it is served. The retention and lacing is good on this and the smell consists of grains, caramel and grapefruit. The taste starts out with a little sweetness followed by some grapefruit and than more malts come in at the finish along with a hint of floral hops. The mouthfeel is a smooth and very easy to drink and overall this is a nicely well balanced and well made brew.

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Photo of entenduintransit
3.77/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MJ63
3.75/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Benny3000
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of mobilarz85
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of carlmoberg
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Troy_P
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Desimoaj
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of yankeej13
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of rheimbro
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of thecarline
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Doublicious
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of drbenderdo
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of barczar
3.7/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Floral and nutty, aroma. Slight metallic flavor is offputting. Dry, deeply toasted finish. There's a bit of fruity specialty malt character. Bitterness isn't overwhelming. Malt definitely dominates. Could use more hop character to be a true amber. Very easy drinking.

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Photo of Blueribbon666
3.7/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from notes.
North Peak's packaging and squatty retro bottle caught my eye and I grabbed a couple singles to try. I'm a sucker for the old school brown squatty bottles.
Poured into dimpled mug with little to no head retention at all. A light amber honey colored hew.
Smells grassy, light and biscuit-like not much else.
Taste/Mouthfeel clean, very smooth feel with a back end bit of hops to dry the initial taste of malt.
Overall better than expected flavor is original enough to recommend especially in the summer time; flavor and drinkability did not disappoint.

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Photo of scottr4073
3.69/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.69/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I like this brewery's stubby throwback bottles. The beer is an amber color. The head is white and fluffy. The aroma is hoppy…spicy hops, with a nutty malt underneath. The taste is semi-dry and the body is firm and satisfying.

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Photo of superspak
3.68/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 8/19/2013. Pours lightly hazy ruby copper color with a 1-2 finger dense cream colored head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of caramel, toast, biscuit, toffee, orange zest, lemon zest, floral, grass, light pine, light roast, and floral earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of malt and hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of caramel, toast, biscuit, toffee, floral, grass, lemon/orange zest, light pine, light roast, and floral earthiness. Fair amount of earthy pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toast, biscuit, toffee, citrus, floral, grass, light pine, and light roast on the finish for a bit. Nice balance of malt and hop flavors; with good robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy, smooth, and crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with no warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice amber ale! All around good balance and robustness of malt and hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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Photo of mcrawford
3.67/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 22Blue
3.67/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hosehead83
3.66/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from an 11.5 oz. "stubby" bottle into an English dimpled "pot" pint glass
Deep amber in color, with a nice , frothy head of foam
Aroma-Faint malt and citrus notes
Taste-Subtle fruitiness, sweet malt, faint citrus with a subtle hop bite in the finish
Overall, a decent session brew, if a bit lacking in depth and character.

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Photo of dfillius
3.63/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass. Excited to try this Jolly Pumpkin spin-off.

A: Aggressive pour yields 2.5 fingers of rocky off-white head with great retention. Crystal clear reddish-brown liquid. Pretty!

S: Herbal hops are brightly citrusy. Faint metallic whiff is a negative. Grainy malt. Pleasant.

T: Malt forward with an aspirin-y medicinal twinge. After setting aside to warm and cleansing my palate from the raw dill gouda, the beer is far better. Very bready, sweet and caramelly. Hop ending is still aspiriny.

M: Strongly negative aspirin at first, but smooths out and is generally positive later. Aspirin does not leave the scene though.

D: I might order another. This would be the best Amber I've had if it weren't for the aspirin (amber is my least fave style and I haven't found one I like yet.) Probably won't buy again.

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North Peak Siren Amber from North Peak Brewing Company
3.29 out of 5 based on 174 ratings.
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