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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Thomas Creek Amber is a full-bodied ale with malty flavor, rich caramel color, and a smooth aromatic finish.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2011

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium to dark amber color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly to fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, light chocolate, light roasted, berry - fruity notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110212]

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wcampbell (721) - Clemson, South Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2011
Average and boring amber ale. Lightly sweet caramel flavor and aroma. Some homebrew funk to it but reasonably drinkable. Medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
cblack85 (36) - Fort Mill, South Carolina, USA - JAN 12, 2011
Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass. The beer pours a clear copper/amber color with a large foamy off white head that recedes slowly leaving behind very little lacing. Not much going on in the nose, lightly malty with hints of caramel and toasted bread. Some faint fruity notes, and just a hint of floral hops. The flavor is clean; slightly bready, with hints of caramel and just a hint of citrusy hops. There is a small metallic off flavor that becomes more noticable as the beer warms. Light/medium bodied and moderately carbonated. Easy to drink My overall impression is that this is not a bad beer, but it is not a terrific beer either. Nothing about this beer tempts me to go pour another. In a word... Meh

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2010
Appearance: clear ambers and polished copper much like a shiny penny. Faintly tinged coppery head fades into a solid blanket. Swirls with a smidge of lace.
Nose: malty crunchy sweetness; definitely malt forward. Apple skins, cinnamon, along with wafer thin maple crunchies. Brown sugar. A whisper of dry wood and cocoa powder which is there and then gone again. Little to no discernable hops.
Palate: smooth frothy mouthfeel where malt is the star of the show from first quaff to last. Apples, cinnamon, and fleeting brown spice. Has the essence of autumn; leaves turning color and that crisp cool feeling to the air. Raisin bread crust. Dry finish with cocoa powder in the back. Spiced apples mingle with cinnamon sticks mingle with raisin bread mingles with cocoa powder for an amazing tryst that works.
Final Thoughts: not what I was expecting. Seeing as the amber style is wonderfully diverse, she was tasty nonetheless in many new and different ways. Ive heard many good things about Thomas Creek and so far she is measuring up.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EithCubes (5772) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2010
Bottle. Toast., grain, aromatic hops in the nose.Sticky, maybe with some chocolate. Red-tinged chestnut pour with medium clarity, has a nice rocky tan head. Toffee and light chocolate taste in with mildly nutty, very lightly acidic tones, has very low bitterness and slight sweetness for balance, some nice gritty earthen tones but more like sand than clay or potting soil. Mildly herbal, woodsy. Medium body. Good!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
glorydaze (35) - Savannah, Georgia, USA - OCT 24, 2010
Bottle. Dark deep amber color with a rose aroma. Very malty, sweet start with a medium hops finish. Not bad for the under $7 price I paid for it. I could buy this again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drowland (8474) - Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2010
10/2/10. 12oz bottle. Sweet caramel malt aroma and flavor. Quite generic like the rest of their stuff. Meh.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (5215) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 1, 2010
A somewhat vacant, slightly perfumed, slightly cinnamon aroma. Label looks like a 70s silk screen t-shirt. Couldnt see the beer, consumed from bottle. Tangy-er than the red ale. Decent hop kick. A bit unfinished tasting and moderately astringent on the back end. Raisiny bitterness in the finish. Thanks to LuckyDog.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (25572) - Malm, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2010
Bottle. Clear ruby amber color small off-white head. Fruity malty caramel aroma. Sweetish malty Fruity caramel flavor. Sweetish malty caramel finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gustav1996 (333) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - SEP 6, 2010
12oz bottle. Poured a clear, dark red/amber with a small off-white head. Aroma & taste: fruits, malt, mild hops. Medium to thin body. Mild bitter finish. Overall: not bad, but very average.


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