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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Black bears can weigh 600lbs, sprint over 25mph and climb like a squirrel. They have terrible eyesight, yet can smell you 20 miles away especially if your packing fruity gorp and apples. Hey, to a bear, you’re just like a 180lb fruit bowl coming down the trail! Bear Naked Ale is an all natural medium-bodied amber ale with a brilliant copper hue. Top fermenting ale yeast and a high proportion of imported Munich malt create a clean and crisp beer with a toasty, fruity backbone. Don’t get caught with your pants down, drink responsibly.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
khart0126 (3) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JAN 19, 2014 does not count
I love this beer. It is one of my favorite beers out there. Very smooth taste with an amazing, deep after taste. Highly recommend it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Connor9801 (10) - Troy, New York, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Very good beer had a great taste great smell and just another great adirondack beer can wait to try more like this one

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 19, 2010
Draught at the brewpub. Pours amber with an off white head. Smells of caramel, some peppery splashes, tea. Tastes of sweet citr4us, rosey, some caramel notes, earthy finish. Enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 17, 2011
A - Pours a clear amber-orange color with a a finger of white frothy head. The head fades fairly quickly to a ring, but laces okay. S - Aroma is full of cirrus hops and some sweet fruity aromas. There is also a touch of sweet lightly roasted carmel malts in the background that breaks through. T - Starts off with some fruit esters and orange peel flavor. Lots of fruit elements here. Through the middle the malt comes through alongside some hop bitterness. The finish has some nice sweet fruit flavors and more of the hop bitterness that linger nicely. M - Medium to medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation. Very nice and all around crisp beer. Lively on the tongue and very clean finish. D - Extremely drinkable. The flavor is fairly sweet, but it stays balanced throughout. Feels very nice and crisp and very refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
readsome (17) - - APR 26, 2014
From a bottle. Perfect lace and head. Malty and very slightly fruity. Good lace and color.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chad9976 (1187) - Albany, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2011
I poured a 12oz bottle into a dimpled mug.

Appearance: Pretty shade of dark copper/brick orange-red. Very hazy, but some carbonation visible. Forms a small, yellowish, soapy head that mostly fizzles away and leaves trace lacing.

Smell: Light perfumey flowers with sweet malty undertones. Slight confectionary notes of caramel, toffee and nuts.

Taste: This is a by-the-book amber ale. The flavors are akin to an Oktoberfest with the Midway flavors of candy apple, fried dough and roasted nuts - only with the intensity turned way down. Lightly bitter up front which gives way to sweet, confectionary notes of toffee and hints of red apple. The only problem the volume is set on low. Sure, there’s plenty of maltiness to carry the palate, but not enough hops to give it some bite. The complex, but mild palate is very drinker-friendly, though and Bear Naked Ale would make an ideal starter amber for the craft beer neophyte.

Mouthfeel: Lower end of medium-bodied, but not thin or watery per se. Seems a little tepid, but bitterness gives it some intensity on the tongue. Slight malty, sweet aftertaste.

Drinkability: Bear Naked Ale is one of those beers that’s easy to drink because it’s not a beast of a beer. The tenable palate and low ABV of approximately 5% makes it quite light even for the style. Good as drink on its own or with bar fare or a stew or gamey meat.

Overall, this is a pretty standard American amber ale - not bad at all, but not all that impressive.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boliv (1149) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2011
Growler. Pours clear coppery orange with a small creamy beige head that leaves a trail of blebby lacing. Aromas of fruity, slightly bready malt, caramel, and a little bit of pine. The flavor is spicy pine, a little dough, and slightly sweet caramel/berry. Very drinkable and smooth, with moderate carbonation. A solid beer; this growler didn’t last long.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (6125) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Bottle. Golden orange with a thin white head. Toasted malts, bread, crackers, light earth, and a light floral bitterness. Clean and really drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
paulvanpelt (337) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2013
Goudoranje bier met zeer geringe witte kraag. Aroma is hop, bloemen, malt. Smaak lichtzoet, bitter. Waterig, niet veel body, maar verder een redelijk bier.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11086) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2007
on tap-pours a thin off white head that laces and gold color. Aroma is mild malt. Taste is medium malt, nutty, secondary tangy hops and a little earthy. OK/mild carbonation.


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