Thomas Creek Appalachian Amber Ale | Thomas Creek Brewery

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Thomas Creek Appalachian Amber AleThomas Creek Appalachian Amber Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thomas Creek Brewery
South Carolina, United States
thomascreekbeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Full-bodied, crisp and refreshing American Amber Ale with a malty flavor, rich caramel color, smokey notes and a smooth aromatic finish.

40 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
158
Reviews:
56
Avg:
3.39
pDev:
15.04%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
22
For Trade:
1
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

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4/5  rDev +18%

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4/5  rDev +18%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of xShoWTeKx
4.1/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured from bottle to pint. The color is crystal clear copper with a one finger white head, head dissipates quickly and leaves little lacing.

S: Smell is pretty subdued (might be sinuses lol) But I can smell caramel notes with a light bready note and little raisin.

T: Follows the nose well with some with a strong caramel sweetness, light bready and dark fruit note, and a more floral hop taste.

M: Meduim bodied, full carbonation, and fairly dry finish.

O: A very good beer a little high in abv to be a session beer but very drinkable, would definitely recommend.

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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of ppoitras
2.73/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle received from a co-worker. Thanks Eric!

Poured into an imperial pint, formed a 3/4" orangey tan head over the clear copper brew. Head deflates gradually, with thick coating lace. Aroma is sweet with tart and vegetal notes.

Taste follows the nose along. Sweet upfront, tart in the middle, with an earthy hops bitterness to the close. Mouthfeel is pretty smooth, and drinkability is okay. Not something I'd look for again, most likely.

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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +18%

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4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of tdm168
4.47/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - ruby amber with a soft, white head with little retention

S - caramel, sugar, bread, faint nuttiness, plum, raisin

T - same as the nose with more pronounced sugar and fruit notes

M - medium bodied, smooth, good carbonation

This is a fantastically flavored beer. It has more flavor than most ambers and it retains a strong drinkability. It's definitely worth checking out.

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3.41/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz. Red/amber pour, half finger of off white head that retained for a really long time.

Aroma, a mild malty caramel. Light herbal and citrus tea.

Taste, tea, caramel. A light toast and hazelnut. Some hops show up late, kind of an earthy English hop flavor.

Body is to the heavy side of light. My bottle said 6.8%, which I thought was high for an amber, but ok. Wasn't noticeable. Drinks fine but it is just a bit bland. Improved overall though when it warmed.

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +18%

Thomas Creek Appalachian Amber Ale from Thomas Creek Brewery
3.39 out of 5 based on 158 ratings.
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