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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Description: Native Amber is an audacious blend of hops and malt. Caramel and biscuit notes carry the Cascade and Cluster hop additions through to an enjoyably round finish. The malt complexity proves rich and the dry-hopped character is invigorating.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 9, 2013
A - Pours a tawny brown with 1 finger of cream colored foam. Head is frothy and retains great. Sticky blots of 3d lacing left behind. S - Toasted English malt, nutty biscuits, some citrus hops, earthy yeast. T - Lots of flavors going on right off the top - Sweet malt, toasted biscuits surrounded by a blast of peppery citrus. Some peach tea and apricot hides underneath. Finishes plenty bitter and dry. M - Firm medium body, mellow carbonation. All the flavors come in at once and stay all the way through. An interesting blend of hops and malt for sure. Serving type: can 05-24-2011

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukaduke (2689) - Gray, Maine, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Pours a rich copper color with a fluffy foam that rises about three fingers or so and laces beautifully. On the nose its fresh amber grain, earthy caramel and light citrus undertones. The palate follows suit with a round refreshing body thats grainy, triscuit crackers, toasted malt.. great citrus and a slight peach fruit note carry’s the mid palate into the finish with a refreshing bitterness. This shit is good !

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - APR 24, 2013
Can:   Amberish, hazy, thin off-white head, spotty lacing.   Husky malt like aroma, a bit grainy, but also some citrus peel/pith.   Soft grainy and citrusy start, light maltiness.   Seems to have a bit of a candyish sweetness to it.   Finishes somewhat like a pale ale, a bit citrusy, minor hops.   The husky/grainy aspect is all gone.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Needs to be a bit maltier/heavier on the finish.   Otherwise, a little different and enjoyable.   More citrusy than most Ambers.   Thanks Bill!


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stevesie (336) - - JAN 20, 2013
From can. Pours a rich, dark copper with about one finger of frothy, off-white head. Lasting head, nice lacing, good carbonation. Aroma is fresh and hoppy--particularly for an amber. Very nice mouthfeel and a dry finish. Earthy taste with quite a bit of bitterness. Not a traditional amber, but really good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10785) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 19, 2012
Can shared by Ratman. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is fruity esters, cookie and caramel malt, pine and resin hops. Flavor is malt forward with moderate hops and bitterness, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
musinj6 (466) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 6, 2012
Pours a reddish amber with a little haze and three finger head with heavy lacing. Aroma of primarily caramel with some toasted malt. Grassy, resinous hops. Moderately bitter like an ESB. Medium body, clean palate with creamy, soft carbonation. Long bitter finish like an ESB and has some tobacco and leather notes. This is a good beer, although I still think it is more ESB than amber in flavor.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
STL_Drew (153) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 25, 2012
Huge head, off white, creamy, mostly staying, cloudy, dark amber color. Hoppy fruity aroma. Initially a little sweet then transforming into a nice hoppy bitter. Long duration. Creamy medium to full body. I really like this beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (9360) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 25, 2012
16oz can shared on the RBSG bus. Pours a clear, low haze orange to amber with medium carbonation. Thick, yellow foam. Big lace. Nose is cheesecloth, nutty, Lipton iced tea. Taste is Lipton tea, herbal, dry, leafy, fall leaves. Tea tannic all the way.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinator (1389) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2012
This one could almost pass for an IPA. It has a sweet hoppy smell and a dirty amber appearance. I think the tap offering is better than from the can. There is a strong hops presence that rivals that of Stone’s Levitation. I think this is better balanced though. Very good offering to the category. The palate is thicker than expected which adds to its uniqueness. If you’re in OK pick one up.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
nate91787 (1) - - JUL 10, 2012 does not count
This is the most interesting amber ale I have tried. I have enjoyed them fresh as well as after having warmed up and there is an incredible difference. This beer looses its splendour fast. The perfect balance of hop and malts are present here. As should be the case with a hoppy amber, the aromatic hops give way for triumphant nutty malty finish. P.s. It’s rarely too hot for a native.


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