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Twisted Stick Amber Ale | Portneuf Valley Brewing

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Brewed by:
Portneuf Valley Brewing
Idaho, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American amber ale featuring a malty character with assertive caramel flavor, low bitterness and a medium body.

Added by bagpiper2005 on 08-21-2010

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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by bagpiper2005:
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3.95/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pour: Beautiful reddish copper color with a finger of off-white head that retains fairly and leaves some spotty lacing on the glass.

Smell: Caramel sweetness, a little bready, slightly fruity, and a touch of floral hops.

Taste: Follows the smell pretty much exactly. Starts off very caramelly and yeasty. The middle is graced with some hints of apple and peach and finishes very clean with a light hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: A bit thin and watery, but just the right amount of carbonation.

Drinkability: High. Very refreshing.

Final Notes: A nicely crafted Amber Ale and a beer that would appeal to all beer drinkers from novices to experienced.

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Photo of chinchill
3.83/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewery in Pocatello, Idaho.
This arrived with a good head over a clear, dark amber body.
Baked bread and caramel in the aroma with some spicy hops.
Flavor follows with about equal bitterness and sweetness.
Typical strength and slightly high bitterness and hoppiness for style.

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Photo of LXIXME
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of MFMB
3.24/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HuskyinPDX
2.98/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the brewpub.

A - Served a nice reddish copper with a small off-white head the fades down pretty quickly to a small film.

S - Some carmel malts and a bit of fruitiness.

T - A subtle carmel and again some odd fruit. There is an almost metal taste that lingers in the mouth.

D - Lower carbonation and a bit too thin.

O - Not many choices in Pocatello, but this is a bad start.

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Photo of wrightst
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of JHendu
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Photo of Dirk_Chappelle
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Twisted Stick Amber Ale from Portneuf Valley Brewing
Beer rating: 3.38 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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