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RATINGS: 375   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
The Northwest’s original, unfiltered and dry hopped amber ale. African Amber’s pioneering and innovative style is proof that drink-abilty does not have to be achieved by sacrificing flavor. This beer erupts with a floral, hoppy taste, followed by a well rounded malty middle, finishing with a nicely organic hop flavor. Locally sourced two row grain and a blend of specialty malts give our amber its rich taste. Further complexity is achieved by leaving the beer unfiltered, providing exceptional flavor, as well as giving our amber its unique "cloudy" look. Lastly, we actually place a bag of fresh, locally grown, Yakima valley hops in each keg creating what has become the original, cult classic, northwest amber ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mintzmeet (418) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 18, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2016 classic northwest amber ale. distinctive cloudy look due to unfiltered process. very well balanced malt profile. Smells nice like grapefruit gummies Actually, tastes like a grapefruit gummy as well. Pretty delicious. Fruity af. Nice solid texture. Tastes like tea?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (17990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Draught at Kokopelli, Port Angeles
Muddy amber color with creamy head. Light malt aroma and flavor, correct bitterns, mild fruity esters, and soft hop resins in the final.
Easy beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopwine (663) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Super cloudy, unfiltered cider looking pour with nice off white head and lace. Nose is red apple, honey, and sweet bread. Flavor is more apple, pear, honey, floral hops, and a toasted honey whole wheat bread finish. Really really awesome session able and unique amber. Love the balance and strong malt presence/complexity in a lower abv beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (1454) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 21, 2014
A subtle floral aroma, with malt and hops. Cloudy dark caramel colour. Mild taste of nuts and malt. With a weak palate of malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
golfnut72 (1) - - MAR 4, 2014 does not count
So far, my favorite beer of all time. Pours cloudy but has a taste that is unique to this Northwest beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LarryBeast (611) - - JAN 30, 2014
On tap at Von’s Gustobistro. Grain, nut, roast, oak. Full malt body, mild bitterness. Round and earthy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
corpsuckle (101) - Washington, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Mac and Jacks was the first REAL beer I had after growing up on MGD. Though I don't keep growlers of it in my fridge, it's still what I ask for when I'm out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (3976) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Draft in Seattle. Old classic, but I’m not really a fan. Big honey brown, very smooth and sweet. No tall dry funk I associate with Amber. Tasty enough

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (4290) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Draught. Pours a cloudy dark amber color with a moderate light tan head on it. Nose is quite malt forward with a lot of toastiness off there. Taste is very slightly sweet up front, but with a lot of the toasting coming through, giving it a nice little kick on the back end. One of my favorite ambers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (2051) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Pours one finger of head on a hazy copper colored body. The aroma is burnt fruit (apricot, plum and banana). Unique but good. The taste is malty with mild lemon bitter, fruity but not that sweet. The texture is smooth with moderate carbonation. A great beer that remains unique among a growing category.

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