Full Review

Branchline Brewing Company

Branchline Brewing Company
"Evil Owl" Amber Ale

Category: Amber Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5.34%
80 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended

Branchline Brewing Company
"Evil Owl" Amber Ale

Category: Amber Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5.34%
Brilliant medium light copper color. Bold, vegetal aromas and flavors of toasted corn bread, figs, and pretzels with an even, bright, spritzy, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, breezy finish conveying notes of bamboo shoot, turnips, grass, and pepper finish. An earthy, dry ale for pub grub.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Funky
Aroma Aroma: toasted corn bread, figs, and pretzels
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of bamboo shoot, turnips, grass, and pepper
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium/High
Enjoy Enjoy: with food
Recipes Pairing: Roasted Chicken, BBQ Chicken, Port Salut
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An earthy, dry ale for pub grub.

The Producer

Branchline Brewing

The Producer
3633 Metro Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78247
USA
1 361-290-8817

Amber Ale

Beer Glass Shaker Pint Amber.jpg
Serve in a Shaker Pint Glass
Amber ales can be anywhere from light copper to light brown in color and typically range from 4.5-6.5% in alcohol. They are light-to-medium bodied and are quite malty but not heavily caramelized in flavor. This is a more modern, non-traditional style, and many of these beers borrow heavily from the characteristics associated with more classical styles such as pale ales or bitters. Many North American brewers are now producing ales under this designation. We also classify “red ales” in this category. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Full Sail Amber Ale, Rogue American Amber Ale and Stone Levitation Ale.