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Big Storm Wavemaker Amber Ale



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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
This Amber Ale is brewed with all American ingredients, showcasing a rich amber color with a pleasant malt sweetness on the front and enough hop body to balance the flavor all around for a crisp refreshing craft ale taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FlandersNed (369) - , Indiana, USA - OCT 20, 2015
12oz can. Cloudy rust hue/large pale tan head. Leafy nose. Moderate hops at best-seemed an English style; earthy, toasted caramel maltiness. Medium to full body and moderate to medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6507) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Can: Well it is more hoppy than the norm and is less sweet, really it is not your standard Amber Ale at all but more akin to a Bitter. So being better that most in the genre make it noteworthy or something I would want again... hum NO.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2015
On tap at Cafe Tu Tu Tango, Orlando. Pours pretty flat, deep reddy-amber colour. Very reminiscent of an English bitter, slightly woody, with a late hop note that could have done with being a little more obvious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
smith4498 (3322) - Miami, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Draft @ Salt Rock Grill, Indian Shores. Pours hazy amber color with tan head. Toasted malt and caramel aromas. Sweet caramel and toasted malt flavos. Medium body with average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (4045) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Can thanks to stephrocks: Poured a mahogany brown with a two finger beige head. Aroma is leafy malt and tobacco. Taste is a sweet toffee malt, it has a light hop bite that helps balance the sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (958) - Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2015
On tap. Hazy amber color with little head. Malty aroma, slight hip. Taste is similar, mostly sweet malt. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BelgianBeerGal (3500) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Tallahassee TJ’s can. Slightly cloudy bronze color with a foamy khaki head that settles into a film. Aroma is sweet perfume with a hint of yeast. Flavor has a light hoppiness with pineapple fruitiness. Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nick76 (4322) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2015
The aroma is malty and papery with grassy hops. The appearance is amber with a tiny head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is average. Overall average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Palidor19 (3096) - Brandon, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2015
Over cooked malts with a husky flavor, good looking color with a creamy white head. Low bitter, with enough character ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (1935) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2015
Medium bitterness can not overcome the malt dough flavors. Wavemaker is an awesome name for an average Amber.

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