Bear Naked Ale | Adirondack Pub & Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Adirondack Pub & Brewery
New York, United States
adkbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A medium-bodied amber ale with a brilliant copper color, top fermenting ale yeast, and a high proportion of Munich Malt creating a clean, crisp beer with a toasty, fruity backbone.

30 IBUs

Added by BBM on 06-07-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,952
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
222
pDev:
13.91%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
54
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 222 |  Reviews: 39
Photo of Bear1964
3.92/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gwiedman1
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.21/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zotzot
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chasmandocharles
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gajo74
3.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Amber color with thin lace. Green apple aroma and taste as well as some toasted malts. Slightly hoppy. The best way for me to describe this brew is clean in aroma and taste. However, I would have liked it to be more flavorful. It wasn't bad, but certainly not memorable.

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Photo of Mack
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dar482
3.54/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The beer offers caramel sweetness up front, although reasonably restrained while still showing itself as an amber. Then onto herbal, grapefruit, citrus peel and the beer low bitterness and flavor in general.

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Photo of Tbone2131
2.58/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Furbato
3.56/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of h4ger
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CMIKEHUNT
3.42/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Decent lunch beer. .on the light side. Pretty nice ale overall

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Photo of jpuetz
4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.36/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nfiorini513
2.83/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Hopyard57
2.14/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Thin, tastes of an overly carbonated slightly maltier version of Budweiser.

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Photo of Chucker17
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HiWire
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GFD400
3.19/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stinger80OH
3.1/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Barnsley
3.42/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rorjets
3.71/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the 12 oz bottle, which is stamped 'Best by 4/10/15', into a pint glass. Nice off white head rises on the pour, with a bit of lacing as it is consumed. Body of the beer is copper in color, clear with mild carbonation. Aroma is on the light side, slightly herbaceous. This brew is a Top-fermented ale with Munich malt, and it says on the bottle 'all natural', and 'refrigerate'. But I don't think it requires refrigeration, and 'all natural' is a very generic term. The first sip yields a malty sweetness, with a bit of grassy flavor, a hint of fruit with a suggestion of bitterness at the end to clean the palate. I love the label, and also the cap, which features different mountains in the Adirondacks and lists their elevations. Overall, an enjoyable amber ale!

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Photo of Tiernan
3.76/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cvengeance
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jadpsu
3.58/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

In Laurel, MS>
A: Hazy light in amber color with short cap of off-white tight head with decent retention and a nice side lace at the top of the pour.

S: Aroma has some bready malts with some caramel sweetness, graininess, and herbal, hops notes of earth or dirt

T: The flavor has some citrus notes with some caramel sweetness.hops that run through the finish. Not dry or bitter, which are more to my liking.

M: Light to medium body.

O:: Better than average, in a style that I generally like.

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Bear Naked Ale from Adirondack Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.38 out of 5 with 222 ratings
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