Newstead Liquidambar Amber Ale

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Brewed by Newstead Brewing
Style: Amber Ale
Newstead, QLD, Australia

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Six malts, three hops and trillions of ale yeast cells, Liquidambar is all about sweet, sweet nectar. Noble-style hops add spice, while roasted specialty malts drive flavour depth. Definitely a passive aggressive redhead.

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3.4
CurlyJoe (351) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 2, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2017 Quite dark, heavy amber. Sweet caramel, nice roasted malts. Very tasty. Smooth in the mouth too.

3.3
ANZUShophunter (595) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 1, 2017
From can in tapered shaker. Pours deep amber with thick 2 finger head and biscuit malt aroma. Smooth drinking with a fairly mild finish including a bit of earthy hop bitterness. Reminds me of a good ESB.

2.6
DavidAust (274) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 16, 2017
Bottle into a glass (repeatedly). Average. Colour and head were fine, aroma a little soft. Taste was bland and just neither malty or hoppy. Wasn’t horrible, just not as good as the other Amber I was drinking in the same week. (Mountain Goat - Fancy Pants Ale)

4.7
charmarita (66) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 27, 2017
Pours from tap at Padre dark amber with minimal creamy head. Aroma burnt Carmel. Taste mildly sweet with no bitterness. Palate silky with above average carbonation giving a spicy feel. Overall among the best amber’s I’ve tasted. Very drinkable any time of year. Highly recommended.

2.8
mcberko (19175) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 5, 2016
On tap at Royal Albert, pours a clear amber with a small beige head. Aroma brings out bready malt and a touch of herbal hops. Flavour is along the same lines, with the herbal hops upfront, followed by bready malt. Nothing special, standard amber.

2.3
Ngejo (1000) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAY 1, 2016
Tap. Clear, amber, rocky head, white foam, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, & bitter finish.

2.8
Morboso (146) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 1, 2016
Lovely malty molasses aroma, nice amber colour, low carbonation but unfortunately little head retention, some nice toasty flavours but a lacking a bit of body and complexity. Bit of mineral fizz to it.

3.1
ladnewton (2053) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Draught at Newstead Brewery, Brisbane with fellow RateBeerian Nateg2 on 6th September 2015. Amber with off-white foam and no lacing. Malty aroma with sweet caramel. Sweet malts, fruit and berries in-mouth. A short, malty finish. Medium-bodied with a zingy mouthfeel.

3.1
DeliriumT (543) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 21, 2016
Nice Amber colour. Rich burnt toffee aroma. Milder flavour of toffee with some light fruitiness. Enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
TedE (1498) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 30, 2015
Schooner on tap @ Pigs & Pints. Smoky malt nose, gorgeous bronze colour. Small head, medium carbonation. Flat mouthfeel. Taste is smoky, hoppy, grainy. Finish is grainy, dark malts, dried raisins. True to style, very nice.


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