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Bitter Root American Amber Ale

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 163   ABV: 5.45%
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Bitter Root Brewing used the finest crystal malt to give our summer seasonal its deep color and malty flavor. American hop varieties provide the classic hop character.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (5100) - Utah, USA - OCT 15, 2014
On tap at the brewery
Clear amber with a small off-white head, some lacing. Aroma is all caramel. Taste of caramel, rich malts and floral
Decent, clean

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (13259) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Draft at the source. Clear amber color. Aroma of carsmel and subtle smoke. Taste is sweet, malty, slightly peppery.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (2668) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 18, 2011
Bottle from a Bozeman grocery. Toasty grain and baked bread dominate. Toffee aroma and syrupy nutty flavor. Almost too sweet. Good body for an amber but the sweetness is just something I am not able to get past to enjoy the rest of the beer for too long a time.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jarow (237) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 2, 2010
On tap. Pours a clear brown amber with a white head. Nose is fruity, some citrus and floral hops, light bready malts. Medium body with tastes of nutty and caramel malts, some citrus hops.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19950) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2010
Bottled, from Bozeman, MT. Clear amber, creamy head. Perfumy pear aroma Mid sweet with cleanm, rounded mouthfeel. Quite drinkable with some salty caramel and balanced bitterness. Well drinkable but unspectacular.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - MAY 18, 2010
Pours clear amber with a frothy beige head. Aroma of fruits, floral hops and bready malt. Taste has some husky bitterness up front and a resinous finish with a medium caramel malt body. Seems more bitter than sweet. Body is medium light, slightly high carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2010
Pours a nice clear brownish orange. Aromas of caramel, hint of fruit and hops. Nice creamy malt taste with a nice finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11215) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 4, 2010
on tap-pours a light tan head and amber/copper color. Aroma is medium malt-caramel, pine. Taste is medium malt-caramel, pine. OK effervescence.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skyview (5269) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - NOV 8, 2009
Received a 22-oz bottle from kyzr. Pours a clear dark amber colored brew with a thin off-white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma of caramel malt, some floral and citrus hops, and a touch of roasted nuts. Taste is medium bodied, with flavors of caramel malt, some citrus and a hint of chocolate. Finish is mildly bitter with a roasted caramel malt aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jake65 (2727) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 23, 2009
Bottle: Light amber color with a thin beige head. Bits of sticky lacing. Aroma is rather mild and simple with caramel and floral hops. Tastes malty with caramel and light rye notes before some citrus and floral hops. Finishes lighty sweet before a bitter floral finish. Decent, but not great.


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