Dirtyface Amber Lager | Icicle Brewing Company

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3.61/5
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25 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Icicle Brewing Company
Washington, United States
iciclebrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Finally, a beer that pays homage to the hard workers in our Valley. The trail crews and farmers, the lumberjacks and firefighters, we brew this for you! With these folk in mind, we’ve created an Amber Lager that features a smooth, medium body, with a rich toasted malt aroma. Dirtyface’s initial malty sweetness finishes fresh and clean… unlike its name. No need to wash up, just wash down.

ABV: 5.0% IBU: 21 OG: 13.0°P FG: 3.7°P

Added by HuskyinPDX on 04-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,739
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
25
pDev:
11.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
10
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Ratings: 25 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of bv51
4.33/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of 1971bernat
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks Frank. This was poured into a pilsener glass. The appearance was a semi-dark copper color with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Lace is sticky and stringy. The aroma had some sweet to roasty caramel malts up front then some breadiness, somewhat clean yeasty and then some grassy bittering hops. The flavor took all of the previously mentioned aromas together and added a crisp nuttiness to it. All seems to come together and rolls into the aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionable smooth feel rolling over my tongue. Good carbonation. ABV feels just right. Overall, nicely done Vienna lager that I could see myself coming back to if I lived in it’s distro.

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Photo of rarigney
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TwoTrees
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DOCRW
3.78/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 2GOOFY
3.35/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nhirsch04
3.61/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlueSpader
3.67/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.08/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle from Michael's in Moses Lake. Solid amber, but nothing memorable. Just average, through and through. Finishes fast, too fast. was hoping for better.

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Photo of JonathanAlires
3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beardo
4.14/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Andrew24
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CJNAPS
3.49/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DKRowden
3.9/5  rDev +8%

Photo of Braz
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of RJLarse
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Tap-a-draft fill from Growler Guys.

A nice red lager for the fall season. Tasty, with a bit of sweet bread and caramel flavor, mild bitterness.

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Photo of mactrail
3.64/5  rDev +0.8%

Beautiful copper color with a decent head in the Ureich Pils glass. Suitably fizzy in the mouth. Seriously malty stuff, which I like well enough in this style.

This is more like an English brew with the fruity hops and a whiff of the Old Ale. Surprisingly sweet after some sipping. Modestly bittier aftertaste. This is not the bitter hop attack of many Red/Amber beers. Interesting and full bodied.

From the 22 oz bottle bought at Flood Valley Homebrew in Chehalis.
3.75 3.75 3.75 3.5 3.75

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Photo of Fraguh
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of hreb
2.63/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

22oz bomber served in a pint glass.

I ordered this Amber ale at JJ Hills in Leavenworth, near the brewery. So why does my red ale taste like bad American adjunct lager? Oh, because it is clearly labeled as lager. Still, bad. Drinkable, but bad. At least it *looks* like a red ale (in the glass, that is).

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Photo of beertunes
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of mdavidson
2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

Photo of powdersoldier
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of dunix
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.49/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brew house in Levenworth.

A - Served a amber orange with a large tan head that doesn't move.

S - Much like any other lager. Pretty malty and sweet.

T - Lagerish is the best to describe. More bread malt tasting than usual.

D - good carbonation with a lighter body.

O - Lager, amber. Ho hum at best.

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Dirtyface Amber Lager from Icicle Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.61 out of 5 with 25 ratings