Ale Camino | Tap It Brewing Co.

Ale CaminoAle Camino
BA SCORE
3.48/5
42 Ratings
Ale CaminoAle Camino
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tap It Brewing Co.
California, United States
tapitbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Zorro on 04-07-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,670
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
42
pDev:
10.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 42 |  Reviews: 9
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2.75/5  rDev -21%

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2.88/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Offa
3.03/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is to me quite a standard, boring, American/west coast ale and not of the kind I like a lot.

Dark red-brown-copper with medium big ale tan head soon thinning to thin foamy top, some lace.

Aroma is mild toasty caramelly orange & pepper and mossy old pipes.

Taste is vaguely caramelly toasty with hints of sweetness under dominant orange-pepper-grass bitterness. It's a touch too bitter and one-dimensional.

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3.08/5  rDev -11.5%

Photo of DoubleJ
3.1/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22 bottle which was poured into a Tap It branded shaker pint, on to the beer:

This amber ale wanted to go multiple directions, even though neither of its flavors were overly impressive. It looks like a fine amber ale topped with good head retention. The aroma is a little earthy, grassy, grainy, mediocre overall, and the taste is similar to that, although it has the addition of teasing fruitiness. While overall drinkable to an extent, it's not something that I'm rushing to the store for a second bottle.

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.34/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a finger of head on a clear red colored body.
The aroma is grainy and danky or earthy. Not bad, but tough to like.
The taste is heavy on the malt, touch of caramel, fairly sweet, mild grapefruit bitterness in the middle.
The texture is sticky and a little heavy.
This amber ale drinks like a double red ale.

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3.4/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Texasfan549
3.4/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.44/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mactrail
3.47/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance is quite decent. An attractive coppery amber in the glass with a thin foam that lasts well. There doesn't seem to be a lot happening at first sip, but the roasted flavors take a while. So then I decided it should be called an Oktoberfest, but finally some hoppy notes emerge. So it's more bitter than that, and pretty much the standard American Amber.

While the bitterness is without much of any hop flavor, but at least there is some balance with the malt. Slightly salty tasting. Altogether not a bad beer, simple, thirst-quenching and fairly flavorful. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Lee's Discount Liquor in Mesquite, Nevada.

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear copper with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, grain, and caramel aromas. Taste is much the same with toasted malt and hop flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of roasty and hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty but nothing too exciting going on with this one.

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

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.52/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Ale Camino from Tap It Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.48 out of 5 with 42 ratings
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