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Wrecking Bar Nathanís 13 Minute Amber
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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A classic West coast amber ale named after Brewmaster Bobís second son. Deceiving, as the hop aroma leads you to believe your palate will be assaulted. But, only 13% of the hops are added in more than 13% of the boil time; yielding a beer intense in hop aroma and flavor, with only a faint bitterness and nice light chocolate and caramel malt backbone lingering.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (7940) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Brewvival Trip Beer 44. Draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear copper color with a large frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of citrus, caramel, toasted malts. The taste is citrus, herbal hops, caramel malts. Medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Draft at the source. Cloudy dark amber brown color, small neige head, solid lacing. Aroma of birnt toast and nutella. Taste is malty and nutty brown bread, toasted. Very creative for an amber.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thorpe429 (5006) - , Illinois, USA - OCT 23, 2012
On tap at Wrecking Bar. A bit heavy on the amber and bread character. Some citrus hops in the background.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (5968) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 13, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear deep amber with an off-white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of sweet grain and caramel with only a hint of earthy hops. Flavor has a nice citrus note with a bit of flora that finishes with caramel and earthy grain.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
pmlato (12) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 16, 2012
Very good taste with a nice hop tingle, though the beer is weakened by its somewhat watery body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3079) - Montana, USA - MAR 22, 2012
Draft at W.B. Hazy amber pour with a thin tan head. Scent is lite caramel. Taste is caramel with very little bitterness.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ChainGangGuy (4280) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Appearance: Deep amber-hued body with a slim, ivory-hued head.

Smell: Resiny, woodsy hops with some light citrus rind notes over malty accents of toast and caramel with a distant note of roast.

Taste: Toasted malts with an easy roastiness in the background and a sweetness of brown sugar and caramel. Resiny, woodsy, citrusy hops but theyíre restrained, particularly the bitterness, which remains light. Malty finish with a final taste of toasted bread and still a fair amount of sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Slackened hop bitterness with a nice round maltiness -- I liked it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2012

Name: Nathanís 13 Minute Amber
Date: January 01, 2012
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: hazy amber, creamy beige head, layers of lace
Aroma: citrus hop aroma backed by sweet caramel
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, caramel sweetness, light breadyness, lots of balancing hops, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: ** /4


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