District ChopHouse Amber Ale
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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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The fiery color and unique thirst quenching hop profile give this amber ale a signature all its own. Hand-selected Cascade hops from the NorthWest United States provide a distinct citrus flavor, while still allowing for a subtle malty sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
j12601 (7395) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2009
On tap at the District Chophouse. Pours a clear lightly orange amber with a thin beige head. Touch of citrus hops on the nose with a little bit of toasted malt behind it. Light grain, little bit of earthy hops. Finishes with a bit of grapefruit bitterness and a bit more grain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4335) - Georgia, USA - NOV 11, 2009
Tap. Amber on Nitro pour. Clear copper color, thick-off white head of cream. Much more pine aroma is apparent than the other Amber Ale Chophouse offers. Creamy smooth mouthfeel mellows out the bittering hops, adds to flavor. Nice toasted cereal flavor balanced out with a sharp bitter hop.
26 Oct 09.
Earlier Rating: 11/6/2009 Total Score: 2.7
Tap. Clear copper color. off-white head. Flavor is a nice toasted malt. Very well balanced. Light caramel, toasted malt. Aroma has a light citrus and pine nose.
26 Oct 09.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Radek Kliber (6589) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 11, 2009
On tap at District ChopHouse DC 5.4% 13P
Appearance: Dark amber with brown Ė copper shade , large creamy top. Good lace shown.
Nose: light nose for amber , grainy sweets were muted with shade of citric hop
Flavor/Palate : Lemon grass , black tea with finish as blend of them. Hops never really showed up. Fine brew but one that I would not come back too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ben4321 (4464) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 8, 2009
Location: Tap at the Brew Pub , 8/7/09

Overall Impression: Not particularly hoppy, this is an alright beer. I didnít find it particularly exciting, but not particularly bad either, it just kind of is. Decent, drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - FEB 17, 2009
Draught at the brewery. Amber red color with a lasting creamy light beige head. Malty bread crust aroma with some light hops as well. Malty flavor of caramel and bread crust. A touch of sweetness and some subtle piney hops. Medium-light body and smooth carbonation. The board said that this was "seriously hopped in the west coast style" um... no. Just no. I canít really hate on it per se, but it this is just not hoppy by any measure, especially compared to the Capitol Amber Waves being brewed just up the street.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 10, 2008
On tap at brewery. Copper brown with a creamy white head. Faint malty aroma and taste with molasses notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
WillieV (197) - Maryland, USA - AUG 14, 2008
Light golden brown color served with no head. High carbonation again nothing that jumps out at the drinker that would make it stand out in a crowd.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LooseCannon (938) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2008
Tap at the brewpub. Pours amber in color with off white head. Aroma sweet, malty and citrus hops. Taste malty and citrus hops with bitter finish. This one is more or an APA then a Amber Ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
puzzl (3254) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2008
Tap at the brewpub. Same olí same olí. Amber is so boring. Mildly malty, mildly grassy, thick and lip coating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8819) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 14, 2008
Hazy amber beer, creamy white head. Aroma is quite sweet and malty. Lightly nutty and quite fruity as well. Soft grapefruity hops. Nice fruity hoppiness, soft and lightly fruity. A little bit of very light fruity bitterness. Itís pretty clean though. A much nice pint than I initially expected based on the aroma.

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