Snake River Organic Beer One (OB-1)



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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
This English brown ale is made with 100% organic ingredients. It is generously dry hopped and employs an imported strain of English ale yeast.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
doboy (424) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - SEP 6, 2012
Dave brought this back for me. Sweet aroma. Pours dark brown with a tan head that was light but nice. Taste was sweet malt. Mouth feel was good. Aftertaste was a bit bitter but not bad. It was an OK beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackBeerPG (498) - Darien, Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Taste: semi sweet, malt, smooth, nutty. Copper color, mild yeast nose. Tan refine head, medium body

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnGalt1 (1721) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 31, 2015
2 finger head dies back leaving nice lace.. brew reminds me of a slightly hazy iced tea. aroma is light caramel malt with a little bit of nuttiness.. a little bit of yeasty fruitiness.. mild spicy hop nose. flavor is mild.. but very pleasant... pale malts with a little bit of caramel... biscuity.. lightly toasted.. minimal hop flavors.. body is lite/medium with medium but smooth carbonation. I almost never pick this brew up.. but I probably should.. fairly good for the style.. this one tastes fairly fresh.. good session brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Darkmagus82 (2302) - - JAN 13, 2015
Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance The beer pours a chestnut color with a one finger of billowy just off white foam. The head has a decent persistence, fading to leave a nice level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell The aroma of strong of a caramel smell mixed with a lightly toasted bready smell. Along with these aromas comes some smells of a nutty nature and a light hint of a dark fruit taste with a bit of plum and raisin. Taste The taste begins with a caramel sweetness matched with some flavors of a toasted bready and slightly nutty taste. As the taste advances, the toasted flavors fade a bit all while the caramel grows more intense in nature. With the roasted flavors fading, the bready toasted bready taste takes on a bit of a more bready/doughty flavor, all while at the same time a little bit of a grassy flavor comes to the tongue. At the very end, a little bit of an earthy flavor joins the taste profile, leaving one with a moderately sweet, somewhat lightly roasted and nutty flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel The body of the beer is on the on the thinner and crisper side with a carbonation level that is a tad high. A little thicker of a body and lighter carbonation level may have been slightly better for the style and flavors, accentuating the sweeter caramel and toasted notes a bit better, but overall for the lighter abv., the feel was pretty good. Overall. An alright brew overall, but nothing all that exceptional, as it lacks a real flavor depth and body that would have stepped up its game a bit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10583) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 14, 2014
In the can @ the rake dungeon. Thanks to R@@@ for grabbing me this in Lander, WY. Pours a reddish brown appearance with a nice lasting brown head. Some candy/toffee/burnt sugar, earth, and herbal notes in the aroma. Medium body. Not overly sweet. Moderate herbal bitterness. Some nutty notes in addition to some brown sugar. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bill Becker (928) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Poured from 12oz bottle(best by Mar 2007) at room temp a deep amber with a smallish head of foam that quickly shrinks to a fine layer with some lacing. The smell is an interesting mix of caramel malt, hoppiness, and nuttiness. The taste on first sip is mostly a light dash of sweet malt followed by some hop bitterness(not citrusy) that intensifies and maximizes to and through the finish. After a few more sips, Im getting a nutty flavour along with some grain and biscuit. This is pretty good but could be better if the not so pleasant bitterness was subdued a bit. Well, I have to say that it *is* at least interesting and different.(especially for the style it is listed as) Bottom line: A strange example of the style that doesnt quite do it for me but *is* worth trying at least once.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1736) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Nice and toasty, a little thin, rustic grain profile and a punch of pine and citrus from the hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (8458) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Cask pour at the brewpub where it has a deep murky amber body that has thin copper edges and supports a tan head. The aroma offers up malts, mild roasted malts, and a touch of chocolate malts. The taste is cask pour smoothness that delivers easy roasted malts and then a mix of earthy malts and grassy hops. It then flows toward a bit of dark roasted malts as the finish approaches. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (5394) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 8, 2014
From a can from the brewery. Pours clear medium brown with a fizzy, bubbly off white head and decent lacing. Tastes like nutty, malty grains, lightly roasted, slightly sweet with a dry feel. Smells like sweet and musky malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (5762) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Can from brewery. Pours clear light brown/ruby with creamy off-white head. Aroma is faint with notes of toasted and caramel malts, light fig, and some floral notes. Flavor is dry malts forward, faint woody bitterness, and faint raisin esters; dry, bitter finish. Light/medium body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeJslc (778) - USA - FEB 5, 2014
Brown, clear, off-white head. Grainy, nutty, biscuit, cocoa, clean, easy-drinking.

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