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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Eel River Brewing Company, brewers of California’s first Certified Organic Ale, proudly brings you our Organic Amber Ale. Unique in flavor and purity, this medium bodied beer has a hoppy bouquet and a distinctive rich taste with a caramel-like sweetness that is balanced with a liberal dose of certified organic Pacific Gems and Hallertau hops, imported from New Zealand. Pure taste, pure ingredients, pure good.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (15974) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle from Prima Beer. Hazy dark amber with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and dark fruit. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. Watery. 080516

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
donandres (276) - , Washington, USA - APR 23, 2016
12 ounce bottle to wine glass A: dark amber, minimal tan head lacing A: very good aroma, grains, sweet aroma Taste: lightly bitter, Palate:creamy, lively carbonation, abrupt finish Overall: good beer, ok to repeat, not to look for Drank: April 23, 2016

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (39085) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2015
12 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy amber with a small, dense and off white head. Aroma is toasted malt, light herbal. Breaish. Toasted. Bitter and slight herbal. Dry and toasted malt finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (6997) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle from Toft Vin, Copenhagen - fuzzy dark amber pour with white head. Sweet fruity and bready malty aroma and taste, light toasty, with some citrus marmalade and sweet caramel prominence, toffeish, some faint nuttiness, sweet malty finish. Ok amber overall.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (14283) - DENMARK - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle, 4.8%. Hazy dark amber with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, little toasted, notes of berries and hop. Flavour is malt, caramel, medium sweet, little thin, notes of berries, little toasted and a little bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrNosha (1396) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2015
12oz Flasche. Rot-braune Farbe, wenig Schaum. Röstnoten, brotkruste und Süße. Geschmack ist etwas flach. Röstnoten gehen schnell weg.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (5759) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2015
29th May 2015: on-tap at the Seal Beach Beachwood BBQ outlet and called ’Eel River Amber’ on the board. No mention of ’organic’ or ABV. I assume this is the same beer? Like the name suggests this is an amber coloured brew, mine came with a good, large head. Nice blend of aromas and tastes, leaning towards a pale malty sweetness but with a hop bite in there too. A good start to a mini-session I had that day.

3.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sloshgator (663) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2015
Eel River Certified Organic Amber Ale is not too complex but more of a refreshing brew. Nice dark orange pour with a nice head, but aroma barely detected. Taste is slightly sweet and smooth with a nice tropical fruit note. Finish is clean but kind of a letdown with not residual complexity. Org. Amber Ale is refreshing addition to any meal and a nice session beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (9226) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 7, 2014
...saying you wouldn’t buy it unless it was on sale is teling too. i fully agree with that. it’s a clean, no frills basic amber ale that’s nothing offensive and nothing worth spending my hard earned coin on."

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bulk_Carrier (3429) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a semi-dark red / brown color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. Some trickling lacing slides down the sides of the glass. The smell was a grainy sweet caramel maltiness lightly hopped in a slight bittersweet sort of way. The taste was basically the same. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was good for the style and for me with a semi - rolling sweetness over my tongue. Overall, I say this was a pretty good beer I could down again.


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