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Tin Whistle Kettle Valley Amber

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Brewed by Tin Whistle Brewing Company
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Penticton, Canada

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Named after the Kettle Valley Railway from which the Tin Whistle Brewery derived its name. It has subtle hints of ginger, cinnamon and orange.


2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bulldogops (1108) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 8, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear amber pour with a beauteous white head, mild spotty lacing. Aroma is caramel malts, ginger, orange zest. Was expecting a fizzy, gingery mess, but this is balanced, crisp mouthfeel, not dominated by any one characteristic, a classic amber that isn’t messy at all, just a malt forward, spicy ale.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
simonblaine (332) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 1, 2013
Pours brown, minimal head. Watery, thin flavors, but I seem to taste more with every sip.....odd. Maybe the lingering flavors build up? Anyway, not a favorite, uninspiring. Next.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4297) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2012
Bottle. Muddy brown beer with a light head. The aroma is oaty and mildly malty, and the flavour is quite thin with oaty yeastiness and malts. Overall quite a plain oaty flavoured beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4402) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 16, 2012
650ml bottle pours amber in color with a small white head that has some decent retention and settles to a thin spotty lacing. Aromas of light caramel malts and hints of cinnamon and ginger with some orange zest. Taste is mild caramel malt sweetness with some ginger and spices and a mild hop bitterness in the finish. A refreshing and easy to drink amber ale.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lagerboy (1336) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 6, 2012
Unclear copper, foamy off white head fades. Caramel malt aroma and taste, not much else. I get no spices or orange. Low hopped, softly carbed, kinda thin. Sours a bit. Finishes like it starts. Disappointing. LF (Lagerboy Friendly)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (15371) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 14, 2012
Draught at the brewery taproom
Hazy amber color; creamy head. Simple aroma, dry mouthfeel, light caramel flavor. Correct bitterness. Easy beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gethinbeer (2212) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 21, 2011
Amber colour with a quality head and lace cling to the glass. Strong honey and malt aroma. Rich honey flavour with a bitter malt finish. Rich ale overall.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2011
A - Roasted caramel A - Light amber T - Quite sweet M - Medium soft O - Quite sweet

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DeanF (1735) - Nunavut, CANADA - FEB 10, 2011
Okay brown body with pretty much no head. Soft aroma of ginger. Flavour is a messy skunky mess of ginger and vegetable with a dry malty finish. Half points, I suppose, but that’s not a very good thing to begin with.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19985) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2010
Bottled in Kimberley, BC. Clear amber/brown, small head. Raisiny nose. Sweet with clean, rounded mouthfeel and light-medium body. Perfumy with some figs and light roastiness. Medium bitterness. An amber ale with a surprising array of flavours.


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