Bittings Avenel Amber
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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A medium hopped, light bodied Amber Ale. This brew derives its flavor from American grains with emphasis on caramel and roasted malts. oregon grown hops abound. I hope the Avenel gang enjoys this one. Cheers from Augie. (4.6%ABV)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Larry_Duffman (380) - - JUN 25, 2015
I had it on tap at Bitting. It pours amber with almost no head and good lacing. The aroma is malt and caramel. The taste is heavy on caramel and malt with a hint of hops and bread. The mouth feel is pretty smooth. It’s a good amber.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndyW68 (1455) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Clear copper with no head. Aroma is mild malt. Taste is mellow malt and some grains. Pleasant enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (3222) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2014
3oz sample at the brew pub. Pours a clear amber color with a small foamy off white head. Aroma of sweet grain, toasted malt, and old citrus. Taste of rotted citrus fruit, grapefruit skins, soap, and toasted malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (12187) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Tap. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy light tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is grain and cookie malt, pear fruity esters and a pine hop character. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness with supporting malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21633) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Draft at the source. Hazy amber color. Aroma of light pepper and caramel. Taste is similar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (9562) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2012
On tap at J. J. Bitting. Pours a clear tawny gold with a thin white head. Sweet malt, toast, caramel, light dusty hops. Medium bodied, light citrus and malt, earthy hops come through. A touch empty. Moves to a nice bitter finish with touches of earth and grapefruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Draft. Pours amber. Nose and taste of light fruit, malt and bitter hops. Dryish better finish. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnstone (2707) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 8, 2012
I would say that this was just your run-of-the-mill amber, but actually I liked this one more than average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (8260) - La Mesa, California, USA - SEP 11, 2011
Draft. Pours golden amber with a white head. Light sweet malty aroma with a hint of hops. The flavor is well balanced, with sweet malts and floral and earthy hops. Pretty good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DiarmaidBHK (4232) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Pours, well, amber from tap. Not much aroma to speak of but if you really really focus you might get some hop action on the finish.

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