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Nona's Amber | Crooked Run Brewing

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Brewed by:
Crooked Run Brewing
Virginia, United States | website

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by blackie on 09-08-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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2.98/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Served in a standard shaker pint, Nona’s is a maple brown in color, poured with a nice head and good retention. I was fairly excited by the description of a hoppy west-coast amber, and hung around long enough for another keg to kick and this one to be tapped, but was ultimately disappointed. Heavy band-aid phenols run roughshod over what could have been a nice base of toffee and caramel - very chemical and really detracting. Some steeped hop character pulls through, but the complexities are mostly covered up. Moderate in body and carbonation. Phenols continue a bit into the finish with a moderate-high bitterness. Unfortunately, this one had a fairly dominating flaw, and was my least favorite of my first visit to the brewery.

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Nona's Amber from Crooked Run Brewing
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