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Sin City Amber - Sin City Brewing Co.

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56 Ratings
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 16.27%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sin City Brewing Co. visit their website
Nevada, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Full-bodied and proud, this amber hued lager may be an Oktoberfest-style beer, but it is available to be enjoyed year round. A robust micro-brewed lager made with imported and specialty malts, Sin City Amber balances a full-bodied malt character with imported German Hallertauer hops. 5.7% alcohol by volume!

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 03-01-2005)
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Photo of Raziel313
1.5/5  rDev -55.6%

Raziel313, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of Dithyramb
2.28/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Saw this one in a couple of places in Vegas, actually sampled in the airport while waiting for our delayed flight. Pours a pretty amber with a light tan head. Slight hoppy aroma with some malt backbone.
Ew, this one isn't good at all. Some light hop bitterness in the front, following by the hint of chalky malt. Extremely light and useless mouthfeel. Not sure if this one was an amber or an O'fest. Either way, not worth the effort.

Dithyramb, Sep 26, 2005
Photo of eandolina
2.5/5  rDev -26%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Las Vegas NV. is not only a desert in the literal sense; but it is also a desolate tract when it comes to craft beers. Sin City was about the best I could get; without traveling miles from the strip.
I tried most of their beers, and they were pretty much all the same; not that they were a poor quality, but they were all blasé .
Decent quality; but nothing special

eandolina, Aug 17, 2011
Photo of tommyguz
2.5/5  rDev -26%

tommyguz, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of brandoman63
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

brandoman63, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of nmann08
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

nmann08, Apr 06, 2014
Photo of GRG1313
3/5  rDev -11.2%

GRG1313, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of DJoe
3/5  rDev -11.2%

DJoe, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of BeerZombies1
3/5  rDev -11.2%

BeerZombies1, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of DelicateDelirium
3/5  rDev -11.2%

DelicateDelirium, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of paulriccio
3/5  rDev -11.2%

paulriccio, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of Marty30
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the Vegas airport. Poured into A pint glass.

A. A dark ruby red color witha offwhite 1 inch head.Good lacing.

S. Not much but a bit of toffee and some biscuit.

T. Same goes with the taste,a good bit of toffee and a deecent bit of earthy notes,a little hop bite in the end.

M. Feelis a little light but not bad. Decent carb. A little dry in the finish.

Overall nothing special an easy drinker.

Marty30, Aug 22, 2011
Photo of markgugs
3/5  rDev -11.2%

markgugs, Apr 20, 2014
Photo of WoostaBia
3/5  rDev -11.2%

WoostaBia, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of oneeyedhoolie
3/5  rDev -11.2%

oneeyedhoolie, Apr 01, 2013
Photo of kylehay2004
3.03/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Half finger head on a golden copper body. Good lacing. Aroma of caramel malts, breads and sweet syrup. Flavor is way too sweet for me with caramel malts, syrup and candy sugar. Light body especially for the style with moderate carbonation. Too sweet, under hopped. Just it very good but also no off putting flavors.

kylehay2004, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of JBogan
3.18/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Had this at the Sin City Micro Brew bar at the Miracle Mile shops at Planet Hollywood Hotel/Casino here in Vegas.

Pleasant but somewhat watery looking amber color with a one finger head which stayed for a little while.

Smelled mainly of malts, perhaps a hint of orange peel in there too.

Taste was a bit better than expected considering the somewhat watery appearance. Again, malts were most prominent with a slight citric aftertaste. Mild bitterness.

Not much going on here as far as mouthfeel. I didn't detect much carbonation, and the mouthfeel matched the somewhat thin appearance.

Overall it was an alright beer, although it's not worth going out of your way for. If it's a hot day in Vegas and you've been out shopping with the little lady and you want something cold, then it's worth a stop here to try this or one of their other brews on tap. You can find a lot better than this one, but you can do worse than this too.

JBogan, Nov 19, 2007
Photo of kimcgolf
3.23/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at the New York-New York. Nothing much to this beer. Reminded me of a macro amber....reddish orange color, thin off white head and medium bodied. Little aroma or actual taste, and the finish was okay. Nothing wrong with this beer, just nothing that stood out either.

Ho-hum.

kimcgolf, Dec 01, 2008
Photo of Bobhoya
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Bobhoya, Mar 18, 2013
Photo of SocalKicks
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

SocalKicks, Jun 22, 2012
Photo of Haybeerman
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Haybeerman, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of DrJay
3.28/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed at Burger Bar in Las Vegas.
Crystal clear with a reddish hue and an off-white collar of fine bubbles. Slight lacing. Malty aroma with some grain husk and light toastiness. Mild to moderate bitterness with a fair bit of sweetness, light caramel character. Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation, smooth with a decent texture. Pretty easy drinking, but nothing that really stood out.

DrJay, Oct 23, 2011
Photo of theboozecruise
3.28/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at The Pub at the Monte Carlo.

Typical amber appearance, clear and obviously filtered, small head.

Not much aroma at all, just some faint Munich malts it seems.

The flavor is a little better... the malt comes through more and the hops show their face. Not bad.

Easy to drink refreshing amber... an alright beer and worth trying to experience the local beers.

theboozecruise, Jan 10, 2011
Photo of AdmiralDiaz
3.3/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a copper body with a large off-white head with great retention and some lacing.

S: Strong caramel maltiness with some hop and earth characters.

T: Same as the smell, nothing big or amazing just strong caramel notes. I didn't find it to be that strong of a representation of the style.

Overall: Mouthfeel was well carbonated but could have used a bit of a bump. Very drinkable, low alcohol and mellow flavor.

AdmiralDiaz, Apr 01, 2009
Photo of Gavage
3.33/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: clear orange in color with a 1" head that quickly falls. No lacing develops.

Smell: no discernable aroma, only a whiff of citrus.

Taste: a mild malt level is matched with some citrus, caramel, and a decent bitterness level. This amber has a good hop level to bring it up a notch.

Mouthfeel: lightly crisp at the start. Finish leans towards smooth. Medium bodied.

Drinkability: not bad, slightly above average. This beer beats the Monte Carlo equivalent for the Strip beers, so have this if on the Strip.

Gavage, Mar 19, 2006
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Sin City Amber from Sin City Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.