African Amber | Mac and Jack's Brewery

BA SCORE
69.5%
Liked This Beer
3.89 w/ 419 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,629
Reviews:
132
Ratings:
419
Liked:
291
Avg:
3.89/5
pDev:
13.62%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
81
Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mac and Jack's is a draft-only brewery with a very limited distribution. I had my first pint at a McCormick's Seafood restaurant in Downtown Seattle, then again at the Seattle Airport Marriott bar.

This amber ale is uniformly excellent and quickly became my favorite "it doesn't come in a bottle" brew.

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look: 2.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This luxurious and chocolatey brew meters out as a "5" on the mouthfeel, one of the few top marks this reviewer has ever handed out. Lots of lacing, all the way to the bottom of the glass. The only thing that keeps this pop away from the Chimay-level is its appearance, which is reminiscent of the Cuyahoga River circa 1978. Bravo to you Mac, bravo to you Jack.

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African Amber from Mac and Jack's Brewery
Beer rating: 69.5% out of 100 with 419 ratings
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