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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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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by bagpiper2005:
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3.95/5  rDev +16.2%
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 LXIXME
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of dikebrewery
3.24/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HuskyinPDX
2.98/5  rDev -12.4%
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 +2.9%

Photo of JHendu
2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

Twisted Stick Amber Ale from Portneuf Valley Brewing
3.4 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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