Alleycat Amber | Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

Alleycat AmberAlleycat Amber
402 Ratings
Alleycat AmberAlleycat Amber

Brewed by:
Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
California, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-15-2002

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Pours a slighty murky brownish red color with a small off white head. Head has very little retention and leaves pretty much no lacing.

S- A bit of yeast spice, a touch of citrus and bready malts.

T- Quite a bit of orange, lemon, bit of pine and spice. Everything was pretty tame.

M- Lighter side of medium in body and carbonation seemed about middle of the road.

O- Nothing special here. Pretty boring.

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured a clear deep gold that was almost red but was too light. The head began an inch thick but soon faded away to a ring of film on my glass. There was little aroma but a bit of fruity esters did hint at the ale yeast heritage. The taste was all about the caramel malt sweetness with only an initial spicy hop bitterness. The density of this brew was good allowing the ale to have a richness in the flavor that allowed the malt flavors to linger a bit longer. Average drinkability due to the one-sided caramel sweetness this ale might get a little old after a pint or two.

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3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours a light brown/tangerine with a light head and thin lacing from a bottle that's reminiscent of the Harlem jazz scene.

S - Heavy citrus and yeast aromas permeate making this beer seem more and more like a honey-wheat style. Unassuming and inoffensive, nothing distinct.

T/M - Heavy tangerine with hints of honey, lemon, mild pine, but overall there isn't much going on here. Thin and lacking a variety on the palate. Easy drinking but flavors only come in on the back end for the casual drinker.

O - Very much a mediocre brew that's unlikely to win over the beer fans or people curious to try new things. A great brewery's less-than-shining entry.

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Alleycat Amber from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
Beer rating: 3.61 out of 5 with 402 ratings
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