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Morgantown Old Morgantown Amber Ale



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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Traditional American Amber Ale with a seductive auburn complexion. A mild caramel sweetness leads to an exquisite balancing act of malt and hops before a smooth and pleasantly floral and earthy ending. 35 I.B.U.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (1694) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 22, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Amber with medium beige head. Aroma is light herbal hops. Medium body, low carbonation, and medium lacing. Taste is dank, herbal hops, and a little caramel malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmongoose (1261) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Draft sampler poured medium red/amber. Off white head. Nose is of bready sweet malts and some mild hops. Flavor is different good enough amber with the malt sweetness and mild bread but just a strange finish and after taste not bad but itís there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (2960) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Cask pour at the source. Pours a copper color with a velvety khaki head of foam. The aroma is fruity and zesty. Taste is mildly bitter, but mostly sweet. Good stuff. Creamier mouthfeel with low to moderate carbonation.
Earlier Rating: 8/24/2013 Total Score: 3.3
Pours a darker amber with a beige head. Aroma is malty sweet with a touch of doughy bread. Taste is sweet up front with a drying finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ads135 (2921) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Not a fan of this amber. Has the requisite light reddish appearance, bready maltiness and hints of bittering hops, but this also has an unpleasant stale aftertaste. Tried at the brewery in 2014.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (6302) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Taster on tap at the brewery. Caramel, and spicy malt. Sort of earthy. Bigger hop on this than expected. Some tropical and citrus hop flavors. Clear amber orange color. Thin khaki head, that leaves good ridges of lace. Medium body. Lightly soft, kind of smooth lighter carbonation. Dry finish. Moderate bitter taste (more so than your typical amber), lighter sweet. Interesting amber.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Docavey (19) - Lehigh Acres, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2013
I had this at the brewery on tap. Good caramel flavor and a light mouthfeel. Enjoyed it with the special, Scotch Eggs. It was one of my favorites from their ten beer tasting flight. F Avey---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ContemplateBeer (1529) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Aroma of caramel and almonds with light floral hops. Appearance is amber with tan head. Flavor matches the nose; the palate is medium, sticky and very soft. Well done.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
shrubber85 (7554) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Draft. Light caramel malt aroma. Amber with moderate head. Light caramel malt flavor. Mildly bitter grassy hops finish. Very light but nothing bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (5725) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Light copper pour, caramel malts, some dark fruits,. Blah, blah, etc etc. hate this style. Ok example of it

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (3495) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Tap. Pours clear, dark amber with thin, fizzy off-white head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is muted with faint notes of caramel malt, floral and grassy hops, dark fruit, and some woody notes. Flavor is sweet malt forward with good supporting dark fruit esters and faint hops; dry finish. Light body, low carbonation, and low warmth.

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