Thirsty Beaver Amber Ale | Tree Brewing

Thirsty Beaver Amber AleThirsty Beaver Amber Ale
BA SCORE
3.53/5
119 Ratings
Thirsty Beaver Amber AleThirsty Beaver Amber Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tree Brewing
British Columbia, Canada
treebeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our most popular beer! A smooth amber ale. Medium bodied and bursting with flavour, this beer is clean to the finish.

Added by IronDjinn on 07-11-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,471
Reviews:
54
Ratings:
119
pDev:
10.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 119 |  Reviews: 54
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Photo of CalgaryFMC
3.72/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed a bottle at one of the many Hudson's locations in Calgary. Poured into a pint glass. This brew is darkish cola brown with a reddish tint, including a decent quantity of light tan foam. The aroma needed some additional time to warm up before revealing its true capabilities and wasn't too bad at this point. Smells quite fruity, I get some red apple and fermented plum, along with the expected brown sugar and less expected faint molasses. The aroma is a nice balance of dark malt and fruit. Little in the way of hops on the nose. Quite a fizzy beer with a semi-chewy, almost buttery mouth feel. Tastes of brown bread, the aforementioned fruit, honey, caramel, faint molasses, brown spice, and black tea-like earthy hops, the latter figuring more prominently on the palate than the nose. Does not taste of west coast citrus or pine. Finish is semi-dry, with some nutty bitterness and a little booze that recalls rum extract. All in all, a tasty amber ale in a style space that can be awash with mediocrity.

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.47/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the can into my sam adams glass that I recently acquired from my store. This is a pretty popular offering from Tree Brewing in my locale.

The beer is a brown colour with a tinge of red to it. The head is beige and stands about 3 cm. It takes a good deal of time to settle - good sign of things to come?

Aroma is rich in caramel malts with a touch of what almost reminds me of nutmeg. Seems pretty standard for an amber ale.

Very full bodied taste - not shy on the hops either, which is nice to see in such a beer. Still, the beer is noticeably malty, yet is not sweet. Really nice balance. Touch of booziness in the aftertaste.

Fine beer; standard stuff, but well done.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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Thirsty Beaver Amber Ale from Tree Brewing
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 119 ratings
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