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BridgePort Amber Ale

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Formerly brewed at BridgePort Brewing
Style: Amber Ale
Portland, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rich, red hue and malty overtones are reminiscent of a "70 shilling" Scottish ale adapted by American brewers to what is now the amber style. This malty brew is combined with Cascade mountain water and our own strain of yeast making for a smooth and rounded "session" ale.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AustinMilbarge (681) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2007
Cask-conditioned at the alehouse. Fuzzy mouthfeel, subtle coppery and malt flavors. Creamy head.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 14, 2010
Bridgeport Brewing Company--Amber--1998 Release--12 oz. Bottle--5.20% ABV. (3.5 / 5.0) Amber Ale--Rich Rust Color--Good Body, Malt, and Aroma. Mild but pleasant. Just a touch of fruit and a hint of roasted malt. Sampled 8/1/1998. Bridgeport Brewing Company--Amber--2000 Release--12 oz. Bottle--5.20% ABV. (3.75 / 5.0) Amber Ale--Clear rusty dark ochre color. Light toasty mild hop front. Light ESB like flavor wtih hints of bisquit mild fruit and dominant toasted character. Ends slightly spicy with lingering toasted malt flavors. Sampled 1/9/2001.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAY 1, 2009
Going on memory here since it’s been a while, but I remember a deep amber pour with a moderate white head. Hefty on the malt in both aroma and flavor, with zero complexity and a too sweet and cloying mouthfeel.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
stchloe (789) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 22, 2009
A great color for an amber. A very deep and rich red shade of amber. Apart from a neat color...

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RSRIZZO (1853) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 21, 2007
Had this ber on 5/27/1998. Color is a deep rich brown with a touch of amber, very good carbonation and nice head. Aroma has is a sweet malt scent with slight hop tones. Taste is earthy and a little woody. It starts off with a medium body with the malt flavors coming threw, then it goes down easy and begins to turn earthy. The finish has what I can only describe as a wood like taste as if it was fermented with tree bark. Is not bad but I prefer an amber that has a good malt taste not the taste of a tree.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 10/15/1996
Source: Brewpub

clean mahogony, whispy head, sweet malt aroma, delicate malt flavor with just a hint of hop bitterness

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Score: *4
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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
txmilligan (9) - Azle, Texas, USA - FEB 13, 2006 does not count
Excellent overall beer. I recommend it widely for those looking for a new beer to try.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jennajlover (107) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 20, 2006
Very malty orange/red color with a nice head. Good rich mouthfeel and palate. Its all about the malt

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CaptKirk (175) - Hephzibah, Georgia, USA - OCT 22, 2005
Rich deep red hue with a malty aroma. Their description is a scottish ale, but I found it to be a just plain red ale. Good malty beer that finishes clean. I liked this beer, but is not my favorite. If you thought this one was ok, try the Ebenezer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2005
A very good draft after a very long flight. May have influenced my decision


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