Flanagan's Amber Ale | Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewery

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Flanagan's Amber AleFlanagan's Amber Ale

Brewed by:
Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewery
Oklahoma, United States

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Medium bodied, complex balance of malt sweetness & hops bitterness.

Added by stirgy on 12-11-2004

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Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 14
Reviews by beerceller99:
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3.38/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery. Pours dark amber with a slight head. Has a caramel sweet smell. Medium bodied with a pleasing mouthfeel. Taste is caramel sweet with a nice roasted malt base. Finishes with a toasted grain taste on the palate. Another tasty brew from this unheralded brewery.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of LXIXME
3.22/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BrewAskew
3.18/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours to a thin head with minimal lacing and a light amber-gold color with good clarity. Aroma is a tired old caramel and butterscotch. Flavor is a light caramel and slight nutty and chocolatey amalgamation with no discernible hop notes. Mouthfeel is watery as expected. Overall, this is a VERY session-able 3.2% ABW kidney-flush beer. Tasty, a bit weird, but when you want this style, there it is!

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Photo of jaydoc
2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of Treycotton
3.27/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jmbranum
4/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm reviewing this one again as I think it is better this time around. (as did all of the Belle Isle beers on this time at the bar)

A clear light amber brew with a smallish head. Malty aroma and flavor. I can taste a nice bit of maple. It reminds me a lot of Paulaner Salvator, except not as heavy and certainly less alcohol.

Very smooth mouthfeel. I think this beer improved as it got warmer. I definitely will be drinking it more in the future.

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Photo of Metz
2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

Photo of chocosushi
2.98/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Had a 2 oz sample during dinner that wasn't that great.
But This one was filled by a friend.

Growler refilled on-site -> A couple pint glasses

A ~ Looks good. Typical amber. 1/4" head

S ~ Dried barley & sweet buttered biscuit (super faint) No Hops yet.

T ~ Faint hops, dry wheat bread & cherries (surprise!)
Also little hints of yeast & oakiness.

M ~ Very sleek but there's a semi-dry finish that saves it.

D ~ Drinkable, but I'd like more body.

Almost like this more than the IPA,
but not quite.

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Photo of Shasty
3/5  rDev -6%

Photo of jeranbrews
2.76/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Low head. Low-to-no carbonation. Some good lacing. And a nice color of Canadian maple syrup.

S - Hoppy (chinook I think). No yeast smells, some mild roasted malts.

T - Sugars, corn syrup, tones of toasted rye. The balance between the smell and the taste is off. Some acidic notes.

M - Surprisingly smooth. But still lacks some body. Too watery for me.

D - The 3rd beer out of 5 I've reviewed from Belle Isle, and so far the best one. It's not bad. Drinkable even, but the balance is off.

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Photo of MammothTarantula
2.69/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DuqTroops
3/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewed - February 8, 2006

Came here for dinner and enjoyed a beer on special. They did not have an IPA or APA here; so I decided to try the Brown Ale (their special brew).

This had a short amount of head on top of the body, yet it stayed on the side of the glass as I drank it. Had a lot of flavor to it and was the better beer I had here. A lot of color and a great smell of a little hops with some caramel.

Not my usual type of beer, but I would drink it again.

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Photo of ferracal
3.8/5  rDev +19.1%

Photo of Amp
3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Flanagan's Amber Ale from Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewery
3.19 out of 5 based on 14 ratings.
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