Tag Archives: American Amber / Red Ale

Kingpin Double Red Ale (BridgePort Brewing Co.) 3/5

(I have a cold or allergies, so my tasting and smelling abilities aren’t at their peak right now.) Barely any aroma, maybe slightly metallic and brown sugar. No head. Perfect amber color. Alcohol hits the chest quickly. You know what … Continue reading

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Full Sail Amber (Full Sail Brewing Company) 3/5

It’s unremarkable, but inoffensive and highly drinkable. Pours with no head and a perfect amber color. Smell is earthy and metallic. The hops are more assertive than I expected, with a clean, piney finish. Let it warm up a little … Continue reading

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Believer (Ninkasi Brewing Company) 4/5

This Eugene treat pours a thick head with a damp earth aroma of cherries and caramel. Color presents as dark red, bordering on dark orange, with flavors of tart cherries, subtle woody sweetness, and grapefruit finish. It could almost be … Continue reading

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