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African Amber | Mac and Jack's Brewery

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3.89/5
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423 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mac and Jack's Brewery
Washington, United States
macandjacks.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,221
Reviews:
133
Ratings:
423
pDev:
13.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
83
Trade:
0
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Photo of Curtis
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Get these via growler at the Fred Myer in Pocatello Idaho. Tried on a whim a year ago and enjoyed very much. On my second one now and glad they still carry it. Nice amber. Smooth and easy to drink, but still has substance to it and a good mouthfeel. You have to wait for the head to break, especially out of a fresh growler. Very drinkable and not heavy. Some light lemon and mild hops. A good fall beer Well balanced. You can finish several glasses alone with no worries and you won;t get bored with it.

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Photo of EdwardAbbey
4.21/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of austinmizsei
4.08/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jreinha2
4.87/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JohnBradSC
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EHak
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Probably the best amber I've had, very smooth and drinkable on tap.

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Photo of corywalston
3.97/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brownausa
4.4/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bundy462
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JWess
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bosby
4.38/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gandres
3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Growler from Total wine to wine glass
Sight: light amber, hazy, big off white foam
Smell: Fragrant aroma, malty
Taste: Medium bitterness, some sweetness
Mouthfeel: Creamy, very good long finish, bittersweet aftertaste Overall: Very good beer, good value for the price
drank: Sunday, March 19, 2017 7:30 PM

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4.27/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Darhawk
4.06/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cherche
3.25/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerski55
4.3/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of goopy
3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of malprep
3.63/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mjmiller99
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Surprisingly cloudy for an ale, making it unique in appearance. The highlight is its taste- refreshing, slightly sweet and medium bodied.

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Photo of brlelievre
4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vylo
4.87/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jwc215
3.85/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On-tap at The Boat Shed, Bremerton, WA:

Pours clouded orange amber with a head that lasts and leaves lacing down the glass.

Smells and tastes like sweetened iced tea with a touch of lemon zest and a hint of caramel.

Smooth and refreshing, this is an easy-drinking, sweet-leaning brew.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SamuelMiller
3.28/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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African Amber from Mac and Jack's Brewery
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 423 ratings
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