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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Native Amber is an audacious blend of hops and malt. Caramel and biscuit notes carry the Cascade and Cluster hops through to an enjoyably round finish. The malt complexity proves rich and the dry-hopped character is invigorating.

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4.1
bartzluke (598) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 12, 2015
16 oz refrigerated can into pint glass. Nice fluffy head; good retention. Great ruby/amber cool. Clear. Nose is malt and biscuit. Taste is caramel, biscuit, and citrusy hops. Great balance between the malt and hops. Leans sweet. Creamy mouthfeel.

3.3
alexanderj (3605) - Branson, Missouri, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle; poured a auburn amber color with a khaki head. Aroma of caramel, sweet fruit, toffee and earth. A lot of bread and caramel, touch of fruity hops.

3.9
slowrunner77 (12051) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
"lots going on for the style. dark, almost red...rich tofee and bready malt aroma followed by a healthy dose of of earht floral hops. quite flavorful as well. a nice surprise...one of the best amber/reds i’ve had in a long while! thanks Hannah!"

4.5
BigPapaPumpCox (4) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 18, 2014 does not count
Pretty brown color. The head was creamy, but not thick like a stout beer. Medium light and very tasty. This beer is smooth and far from heavy. I enjoy the lightly roasted caramel mixed with hints of butter. I think I can taste a little banana. This is smooth. It kind of reminds me of an IPA because it has that Tony Cox hops profile. I love the very light, malty backbone. It’s not stinky. Heavy malt liquor sucks!!! Sorry Colt 45. This is refreshing like all the breakfast beverages at once: Citrus juice, Coffee, Donuts, and a little milk.

3.4
deyholla (11609) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 13, 2014
On tap. Pours a clear deep amber with an off-white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a combination of grass and earthy grains with a bit of sweetness backing. Flavor has earthy sweet grains and toffee with a bit of grass towards the finish.

2.4
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Can: Cloudy red, rusty copper pour with a beige head that reduces to a collar quickly. Strange, conflicting aroma with juicy grapefruit flesh, light weediness, mild fusel alcohol, faint peppery notes, & a touch of stale, caramel malt sweetness. Like a weird mix of what you’d expect from both a red ale & a brown ale... with more hops... & fusel notes (even only at 6.1% ABV). Taste is surprisingly watery on the palate, given the strength of the aroma (no matter how strange). Hint of pine cones with a wood chip-like hop presence; I’d say "earthy" but there’s a stronger, woodsy essence about them. Finishes with white pepper covered grapefruit peel, light in execution with faint spiciness. Warmth brings out the fusel notes in the lingering aftertaste again. Getting weird vibes from this one, not really sure where to place my finger. Not undrinkable by any means, but certainly not my jam.

3.5
Godofthecellar (677) - NYC, New York, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Can poured a dark reddish brown. Thin layer of head smell and taste of bread, malt, hops and sweet after taste

3.6
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Can at home, courtesy of OKBeerFan. Cheers! Pour is deep amber with a big cream-colored head and good lacing. Grapefruity, bready, lightly roasty, doughy, sweet citrusy, oranges, floral, and honey aroma. Taste is toasted bread, doughy, grapefruity, orange peel, lightly grassy, caramel, doughy, and toffee with a lightly bitter finish. Sticky mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Really tasty amber.

3.5
devman171 (1221) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Pours red with low head, nice pine and toasted malt aroma, sweet and mild bitter, medium body, nice beer

3.2
jbeatty (1249) - New York, USA - NOV 2, 2013
16 oz can, thanks to lumpsowers, 11/2/2013. Pours brown, deep copper, creamy off-white head rests on the surface, lacing bunched up around the glass. Aroma is earthy toasted malts, biscuit, caramel with citrus overtones, herbal grassy hops. Taste is caramel malts with moderate roast, piney bitterness. Medium body, smooth and drinkable. Decent, hoppy amber ale.


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