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Eight Degrees Amber Ella

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Brewed by Eight Degrees Brewing
Style: Amber Ale
Mitchelstown, Ireland

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg, special for Irish Craft Beer and cider Festival 2013
Our festival special is an American Amber Ale that we’ve called Amber-Ella. We’ve had our pick of the Aussie hop harvest so it’s all about Galaxy and Ella in this rather special limited edition brew.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenkiGonzo (929) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 6, 2015
Bottle from O’Donovans. Rusty amber pour with a decent off-white head. Surprised by the hop forward aroma for a red ale from Ireland. Drinks more like an IPA. Great hop profile, well-balanced malts. Becoming my favourite brewery in Ireland.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9071) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours light hazy orange with a medium cream head. Aroma of grapefruit, fruity hops, grass, light citrus and light malt. Flavour is light sweet and over moderate bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (2705) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle at home. Slight hazy dark amber with off white head. Lots of resin, toast, toffee, burnt sugar, grapefruit and marmalade. Very oily bitter with light roasted bitter finish and underneath just a light sweetness. Medium bodied with slick oily feel.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dutchbeerpages (2089) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2015
Might be my first experience with Ella, but it is a good one. Very bitter beer with a beautiful aroma. Roemer Groningen, bottle

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (4172) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle at home. Hazy orange pour, thin white head. Aroma of crispy hops, floral, pine, citrus, some resin and a hint of toffee. Flavor is very bitter, fruity hops, a bit spicy and with some caramel malts. More like an IPA, and a very decent one too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (12187) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2015
Bottle @ home. Hazy amber color, full sized a bit foamy off-white head that lasts for a long time. Aroma is malts, a hint of caramel, lightly hops, a hint of leaves, the slightest hint of raisins. Taste malts, very bitter, lightly hops. Medium body and firm carbonation. Solid beer, but you’ll only like it if you’re into very bitter beers.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (2340) - ALSACE, FRANCE - SEP 13, 2015
Kindly shared by Jaghana Couleur cuivrée trouble, très légère mousse. Nez fruité exotique, fruits jaunes, malt. Gout très amer résineux, pin, amande amere, avec notes douces fruits exotiques. Fin longue et amère, pas mal pour le style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (5238) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - SEP 10, 2015
Bottle 33cl, kindly shared by Dominique thanks. A cloudy copper beer with good head. Nose is on apricot and exotic fruits. Aroma is on hop resin, honey, pine, exotic fruits, almond, coconut, medium sweet, finish again on hop resin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (7944) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2015
33cl bottle from Abcbeers. Thick white head. Clear amber pour. Lovely citrusy hoppy bitter aftertaste. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (7433) - ITALY - AUG 29, 2015
bottle ambrato abbastanza carico buona schiuma buona persistenza decisa nota maltata leggere tostature un po resinoso buon amaro


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