Fischer Tradition Amber - Brasserie Fischer / Fischer Biere d' Alsace
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2.53/5 rDev -13.4%
bottle into nonic
A: very clear, thin bodied appearance, pillow of large bubbled head (offwhite) brownish amber color
S: a bit cidery, maybe a touch of mint
T: cidery quality comes through in the taste, slightly metallic, sweet with a hint of bitterness in the finish
M: light to medium body, no carbonation bite
O: look elsewhere for your beer. This one is not very good. There is no defined malt or hops, just meh.
11-28-2012 01:39:03 | More by waldoiverson
2.7/5 rDev -7.5%
Golden-amber color, clear. Moderate carbonation rising up. Small frothy head that disappear really quick, leaves a fairly nice lacing behind.
Mostly sweet malts, there some funky sourness.
Sweet malts, candy-like caramel, buttery. There's sourness towards the finish. Body is light, a little dryness in the aftertaste, medium carbonation.
11-10-2012 23:54:45 | More by mjurney
1.68/5 rDev -42.5%
A - A finger of slightly off white head - slight brown. Foam sticks around for a bit. The body is clear and a nice amber color. Not a bad looking beer.
S - Mostly just lager yeast. Some wood, slight orange/lemon citrus, and a little Corona funk.
T - Get it out. Gym sock, some bitter malts, and very vegital.
M - There is something that makes my tongue tingle a little, but not in a good way. It's like the beer is trying to kill my taste buds so I can't tell how bad it is. Otherwise, good carbonation which holds up a weaker body.
O - I can't believe I used to drink this stuff. Well, not Fischer's specifically, but I'm sure if I would have tried this five years ago I would have told you that's how beer should taste. No it's not. I was just looking for a flip-top bottle.
09-01-2012 21:46:52 | More by RuckusDu
2.93/5 rDev +0.3%
Poured from a bit above a glass gives this beer a big white head that dies into a thin off white lacing above a clear honey copper colored beer.
A lightly roasted grain malt aroma without much else if anything else coming through.
A light roasted caramel malt taste with almost a slightly burnt quality.
The light caramel taste follows through in a light dry aftertaste on this medium bodied beer.
For a light caramel malt taste I do believe there are about 5000 beers that would better qualify, yet I have only had maybe a hundred of them. I guess I better do some work.
08-12-2012 20:17:13 | More by LXIXME
3.03/5 rDev +3.8%
Served in a free McDonald's Coca-Cola glass. ;)
Has a really nice copper penny color. Not terribly vigorous pour yields a solid head with good retention that leaves pretty nice lacing. Aroma is all right, some malt, some light hops but nothing very special. At worst it could be called slightly chemical. Flavor is not overpowering in any way. Hops and malt have a pretty nice balance with a finish that isn't at all objectionable.
Overall a good beer that is very drinkable. It isn't going to wow anybody but I'd drink it if it was put in front of me again.
07-17-2012 00:20:23 | More by Arherring
4.18/5 rDev +43.2%
When I opened the bottle got a nice aroma. Nice smooth taste and nice even taste on my palet. I would recommend this to any beer drinker.
I received a 30 beer from around the world from my mom. So far so good and I will definetly rate all of them as I drink them.
07-15-2012 02:14:41 | More by Paulie1965
2.88/5 rDev -1.4%
A- Clear, light amber, well carbonated.
S- Bland, uneventful.
T- Sweet and fruity, but a little watery and not too complex.
M- Watery, light.
O- Are you sure this is a lager? The bottle says Ale and it tastes fruitier than a typical lager. That said, not bad or offensive, but not one to get again. There's a reason France is known for a great many things, but not beer.
07-05-2012 23:54:53 | More by CuteZombieDoll
2.05/5 rDev -29.8%
Pours an amber color. Slight head, minimal lacing, both dissipated quickly.
The smell was actually really bad. Didn't smell malt or hops, it really smelled like metal and water.
Taste was light. Malts and a slight sweethness. Kind of watery. Taste was below average and not very good. Very easy to drink though.
Thought it was kind of flat and dry on the tongue.
Really, not much good to say here. It didn't taste offensive and wasn't hard to drink, but it had no balance at all and it was kind of hard to drink 14oz of this because the flavor was so bland. Not quite as bad as a typical macro lager, but pretty close. I would have to imagine the IBU of this beer would be in the teens. I had never heard anything positive about the French and beer, and this beer shows why pretty clearly. It just wasn't good at all. Not drain pour bad, but certainly not good enough to visit again.
07-05-2012 01:58:38 | More by HarrySTruman
4.48/5 rDev +53.4%
I ordered this beer not knowing what I was getting. When it was brought to me it was in a swing top bottle. 5/26/12
I thought it had a strange smell at first but the aroma became smoother after tasting it. It had a very light amber color and it produced a nice amount of head.
I enjoyed this beer very much.
05-30-2012 02:42:01 | More by rdorsey30
2.9/5 rDev -0.7%
Pours a clear amber with a medium off-white head with some light lacing. Aroma and Taste is sweet lightly toasted caramel malt and grains, some yeast, fruity, light grass notes and light bitterness. Palate is a medium body, crisp with good carbonation. Finishes with sweet lightly toasted caramel malt and grains, some grassy notes, fruity with some light bitterness. Overall an ok brew, crisp and refreshing.
05-18-2012 15:01:45 | More by Samp01
Fischer Tradition Amber from Brasserie Fischer / Fischer Biere d' Alsace
68 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.