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Amber Ale | Hawkes Bay Independent Brewery

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Brewed by:
Hawkes Bay Independent Brewery
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
hbib.co.nz

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by CrazyDavros on 05-13-2012

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Reviews by CrazyDavros:
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2.77/5  rDev n/a
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours dark amber with a small fading head.
Nose shows caramel with very soft spicy notes in the background. Very faint aroma.
Flavours are very similar; caramel and soft bready malt, along with a little honey.
Could use more carbonation.
Pretty devoid of hops seeing as they call this an American amber ale.

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3.65/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours with a nice dark amber colour and a fading head. A bit more hops on the aroma than the previous review? Maybe they've upped the hops since then? Lot's of malty, caramel taste at first with a lingering bitterness from the hops. But not too overpowering. Slightly oily after taste at the end which is a little unpleasant, but soon countered by another drink. Pretty good overall.

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Amber Ale from Hawkes Bay Independent Brewery
2.95 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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