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Piney River McKinney Eddy Amber Ale



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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   ABV: -
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In the heart of Texas County, McKinney Eddy on the Big Piney River was home to our friend and master blacksmith, Charlie McKinney. Charlie toiled over an anvil with purpose, passion and pure Ozark creativity—an inspiration for our handcrafted amber ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mora2000 (5755) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Amber pour with an off-white head. The aroma has a lot of toffee and biscuit malt. The flavor is similar with some biscuit, toffee, caramel and grass. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EtTuCthulhu (1070) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - MAR 21, 2013
The aroma is very subtle and complex, for it is a seamless fusion of toasted malts, leaves, and soft apple; also, the color is a cloudy orangeish auburn with no head whatsoever. The taste is mildly sour, slightly bitter, and slightly sweet, which isn’t too impressive or unique, and the palate combines a medium body, oily texture, flat carbonation, and abrupt finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mar (4879) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2012
amber with a cream head. nose is sweet caramel, malts, dough, overly sweet. caramel, dough, malts, and super sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Pint can at the Flying Saucer in Little Rock, AR. Pours a lightly hazed, deeper amber colored body with a thin, creamy, tan head that dissipates slowly and leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma is lighter with some medium sweet caramel, a touch of bread, and a hint of fruit. Flavor is similar. Medium sweet caramel with a bit of a grainy toast and bread. Light fruit notes with some grass that gives this a light bitterness and helps dry this out a bit alongside a light sweetness. Medium length aftertaste following a medium-light body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a pretty basic, but tasty amber ale. Easy drinking, fairly dry, and lightly sweet and toasty. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5592) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2012
(16oz can thanks to mora2000) clearish rich amber, wispy offwhite bubbles. Nose is muted, toasty, cream, light pine, interesting. Taste is dry, very carbonated, caramel, toasty, unique.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (2182) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Can. Pours an orange-amber color with white head. Burnt caramel, light hops aroma. Toffee, bread, biscuit, sweet malty flavor. Mediocre amber ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kdm1984 (678) - Missouri, USA - JUN 16, 2012
Another good effort from Piney River. Light aroma, but crisp, brown taste. Solid amber - nothing too funky or overpowering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2588) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 5, 2012
It poured a hazy amber color with an off-white head. The aroma was citrusy, with a hint of nice hops. The taste was chewy with a hint of florals. A decent Amber Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
topherh (1911) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - APR 10, 2012
Pours reddish amber with a white head. Aroma is sweet malt. Taste is malty, toast, caramel, nuts, with a lingering finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwaggs2 (1297) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Pint can. Something about this one, but I liked it a lot. Poured a ruby red color with a smaller off white head. Caramel, bread and sweet malts in the smell. Flavor was much of the same. Medium body. Higher carbonation. Over all a great beer from a newer brewery

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