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The Brewery At Lake Tahoe Alpine Amber Ale
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   ABV: -
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A classic amber ale with a pleasant caramel character.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thetmaxx (752) - West Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 18, 2011
Sample at the brewery. Aroma has caramel notes. Some hop. Flavor is good, and I usually donít care for ambers. Palate is thick and finishes mildly dry. Flavor has a sweet maltInnes to it. Overall its a great beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (9558) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2002
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2003 This beer really rocks. The color is a beautiful Mohogany/Amber. The aroma is very malty and very fruity. Both really come through in the flavor as well. Very malty with a big fruity flavor (plums), but not sweet. The finish is crisp and clean. Just a terrific amber ale.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jazz88 (2564) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 5, 2003
Tap. A mahogany brown reddish color. Lots of caramel and burnt malts. The first sip was rewarded with a cherry fruit flavor. Not being an amber fan, I was very impressed with this beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
I.C.suds (189) - Da U.P. eh?, Michigan, USA - MAY 7, 2004
Toasted biscut with honey sweet and malty followed by a crispy floral hop. Balance is the key. A frothy head that stuck to the plastic cup that this beer was served in.(a sin).

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - MAR 5, 2007
Sampled in Truckee. A nice brew. Aroma was fair but the key was the appearance. Was very dark red with a thick head. One of the best amber ales i have had. Mouthfeel is smooth and the flavor is nice and hoppy.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boomerbrew (143) - Texas, USA - APR 21, 2008
Draft at brewpub. Low aroma (kind of like a Vienna lager), appearance good. Good head retention. Most important the flavor was good. The favor wasnít hot w/alcohol but I caught a buzz.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 12, 2006
Very good amber. The description said it had good caramel flavor. I didnít detect any caramel at all whatsoever, but there was plenty of roasted malt present. A nice surprise. This was more of a light porter than it was an amber ale. Still very good though.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5109) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUL 14, 2008
Tap at the brewpub. The body was dark copper with a thick khaki colored head. The aroma was almonds and toast along with some oranges. The taste was walnus with some toast and citrus. A decent brew, but a little boring.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (6860) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Draft. Reddish-amber beer with a cream head. Malt aroma. Malt and light citrus flavor. Medium bodied. Malt sand light citrus lingers.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troyc (2473) - Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2011
[Tap] Light brown in color with a small white head. Hazelnut and some caramel in the nose. The taste is of caramel, grass, some cocoa, bread and grassy hops. Dry and dusty finish. Nicely balanced. Average carbonation. Mild, but pleasant. This was one of their better beers.


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