Tenpenny Ale
Homestead Beer Co.

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From:
Homestead Beer Co.
 
Ohio, United States
Style:
American Amber / Red Ale
Ranked #264
ABV:
4.6%
Score:
82
Ranked #26,313
Avg:
3.59 | pDev: 9.19%
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
43
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 20, 2022
Added:
Oct 16, 2013
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  17
SCORE
82
Good
Tenpenny AleTenpenny Ale
Notes: None
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Rated: 3.5 by MutuelsMark from Kentucky

Sep 20, 2022
 
Rated: 3.6 by Danzifer from Ohio

Sep 02, 2022
 
Rated: 3.93 by travelguy from Ohio

Aug 06, 2022
 
Rated: 3.27 by cold_beer

May 06, 2022
 
Rated: 3.75 by bdlusa from Texas

Jun 25, 2019
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Rated by acashk from Texas

3.31/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75
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Jun 09, 2019
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Reviewed by smbslt from Illinois

3.56/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Clear copper, off-white head that retreats to a thin layer that clings to leave a little lacing.
Faint malt - consistent with style.
Fairly balanced maybe a little (modern) hoppy in the finish but not off-putting.
Medium body.
Pretty close to the middle but as a pale/amber that is where it should be.
May 24, 2019
 
Rated: 3.5 by jt_thomas18 from Tennessee

May 21, 2019
 
Rated: 3 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Apr 08, 2019
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Reviewed by SaltofOH from Ohio

3.64/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Bottle, no visible date. CBF Tulip pint.

A: pours a clear copper orange with 1/2 finger just off-white head that fades fast. A little visible carbonation.

S: some initial sweetness, the standard cascade hoppy smell that I love from pale/ambers of the 1990s style. Looks and smells promising, given my penchant for beers of that type.

T: moderately dry arrival, slightly citrusy, cascade floral hoppy arrival. Crisp, lightly malty mid palate. Lingering floral citrus hop.

M: a touch thinner than I would expect an amber to be; really this is more of a 90s style pale, with a little carbonic nite.

O: This is a 90s pale, along the lines of Ruedrich’s Red Seal, Wolf’s Ridge Ridge Trail, or Great Lakes Burning River. Very satisfying classic
Feb 03, 2019
 
Rated: 3.4 by acurtis from New Jersey

Oct 23, 2018
 
Rated: 3 by kaitjs7 from Ohio

Oct 14, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by DigitGrowler from Kentucky

May 22, 2018
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Reviewed by Try-em-all from Missouri

3.09/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Beer has a copper to orange color very light head that dissipates quickly very little lacing on the glass this beer is a little too hoppy for me but if you like that type of thing you probably find giving this a shot worthwhile
Dec 29, 2017
 
Rated: 3.13 by cstasek from Indiana

Nov 24, 2017
 
Rated: 3.25 by RionMyers from Ohio

Oct 10, 2017
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Bought a 6pck of this from the beer store around the corner. It poured a clear amber with white head that is not leaving much lace. The scent had a touch of sweet malt. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink. There was a nice caramel malt base. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a solid amber.
Apr 06, 2017
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Reviewed by superspak from North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Listed as 5.2%. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy medium orange/amber/light copper color with a 2-3 finger fairly dense and fluffy off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon, orange peel, peach, pear, apple, caramel, toasted bread, light pepper/pine, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of citrus/earthy hops, bready malt, and fruity yeast notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon, orange peel, peach, pear, apple, caramel, toasted bread, light pepper/pine, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Light-moderate pine/grassy/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, orange peel, peach, pear, apple, caramel, toasted bread, pepper, pine, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice robustness and balance citrus/earthy hops, bready malt, and fruit yeast flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero astringent hop flavors after the finish. Moderate dryness from bitterness/carbonation as well. Medium-high carbonation and medium body; with a very smooth, moderate crisp, and creamy/bready/sticky balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5.2%. Overall this is a nice English Amber ale. All around good robustness and balance citrus/earthy hops, bready malt, and fruit yeast flavors; very smooth, crisp, and refreshing to drink. I was originally expecting a standard American amber ale, but the addition of the English yeast was really well balanced with the flavor profile. A nicely enjoyable offering.
Jan 14, 2017
 
Rated: 3.5 by Mooslerfitness from Ohio

Dec 14, 2016
 
Rated: 3.92 by leprechaunandfatman from Ohio

Aug 31, 2016
 
Rated: 3.29 by ckaire69 from Georgia

Apr 13, 2016
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Reviewed by Mardukk from Ohio

3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a dark amber with a considerable off white head and a lot of lacing. A bit of piney hops in the smell along with some toffee sweetish malt. I really enjoyed the taste as it has bitter piney hops with sweet slightly roasted malt and a hint of coffee. The mouthfeel is low to mid carbonation and slick. This is a higher end medium mouthfeel.

Overall I really enjoyed this amber ale. I usually really do not enjoy this style but this had more of everything... especially body, heavier malt influence and definite hops to balance it out. This is the first amber ale I can say that I would seek out again.
Mar 15, 2016
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Rated by Seejae from Ohio

3.86/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Surprisingly hoppy amber. I requested the IPA and got this by mistake. However, I found myself more than satisfied. Homestead continues to impress.
Mar 05, 2016
 
Rated: 3.75 by chubenzino from California

Jan 27, 2016
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Rated by DanoBear from Ohio

3.8/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Nice hoppy amber
Jan 09, 2016
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Reviewed by jwc215 from Arizona

3.77/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours hazed amber with a tan head that leaves lacing.

The taste is of toasted caramel and nuts.

The taste is of caramel, slightly nutty with mildly toasted bread and soft hop touch in the finish.

Smooth lighter-end of medium body.

A nice, basic, malt-forward but balanced, smooth, easy-drinking amber ale.
Dec 31, 2015
 
Rated: 3.83 by IronCitySteve from Pennsylvania

Nov 28, 2015
 
Rated: 3.81 by AC-Mivsek from Ohio

Nov 27, 2015
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Reviewed by schoolboy from Ohio

3.33/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
This one opened a little badly - it foamed all over the place. The bottle could have been old - I should not be buying junky random beer at Heinen's.

I had to look up where this brewery is - I70 East of Columbus.

It opened with a problem - way too much foam. I handled it a bit warming it up, but the foam was excessive. It is not as pretty as a red could be. Should be. The aroma has that interesting funky yeast smell with a little hops. The taste is in the same place - hoppy, yeasty, funky badness. Yet interesting. The aftertaste is slightly tangy and sharp.

The brew almost makes it to the big leagues, but it is amateurish. Not recommended.
Nov 25, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by gregcordle from Ohio

Oct 13, 2015
 
Rated: 2.79 by EXScotT from Ohio

Sep 01, 2015
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Reviewed by ONUMello from Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. ABV listed as 5.2
A: Hazy brown with an extremely frothy head even with a slow pour
S: Bready, malty, a hint of hops
T: Matches the nose
M: Medium-bodied, a touch sweet/bitter
O: Easy to drink but I'd prefer a bit more depth
Aug 25, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by torwart68 from Ohio

Aug 16, 2015
 
Rated: 3.44 by torwart94 from Ohio

Aug 16, 2015
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Rated by freshwater_drum from Ohio

3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5
Pretty alright
Aug 11, 2015
 
Rated: 3.44 by blackbranches from Ohio

Aug 07, 2015
 
Rated: 3.74 by crewfan1952 from Ohio

Jun 27, 2015
 
Rated: 3.65 by caahare from West Virginia

May 17, 2015
 
Rated: 3.77 by eball33 from Ohio

Mar 23, 2015
 
Rated: 3.54 by JimmyFlatRock from Ohio

Mar 14, 2015
Tenpenny Ale from Homestead Beer Co.
Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 55 ratings