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Hello My Name Is Amber - Flat 12 Bierwerks

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107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.17%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flat 12 Bierwerks visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AaronHomoya on 01-14-2011)
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Reviews by AaronHomoya:
Photo of AaronHomoya
3.63/5  rDev +2%

An American amber ale newly available from Flat 12 Bierwerks in Indianapolis.

This amber has a slightly darker than average color with more of an auburn hue. It's pretty clear with a golden foam. Not a ton of lacing.

Smell is of sweet caramel malt, a little fruity and noticeably hoppy. The hops seem a bit more earthy and piney than citrus or floral types. The flavor is similar, with a sweet, malty opening followed by more complexity in the darker malt and then followed with the earthy hops. The finish is fairly dry with a good amount of hoppiness. I'd say it perhaps was dry-hopped a bit much.

Mouthfeel was good with moderate carbonation and medium body.

Drinkability was pretty good as it's pretty balanced, full of flavor and a bit complex. The finish was the only thing that took a touch away for me.

AaronHomoya, Jan 14, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
4.08/5  rDev +14.6%

Something with the pours of these Flat 12 bottles,just gushers.Pours a hazed medium amber with the large gushing slight off white head,a smack of citric hops is very nice with some brown sugar and caramel notes underneath.Love the flavors going on here a big dose citric and herbal hops over top of caramel and toffee maltiness,I even dectect a little nuttiness.Well the pours and feel of their bottled beers leave a little to be desired the flavors of this amber is top notch,the hop and malt profile is top notch.

oberon, May 10, 2013
Photo of Skye1024
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Skye1024, Aug 03, 2012
Photo of rhoadsrage
3.98/5  rDev +11.8%

(Served in a globe glass)
A- This beer pours full glass of light tan head that last a good bit and settles into a clear amber brown body with a strong carbonation.

S- The lightly toasted dry biscuit malt flavor has just a hint of spice to it in the finish.

T- The biscuit malt has a nice lightly toasted quality to it but it stays dry with a cinnamon quality to the dry green hops in the finish. The hops turn a bit more like green wood as the beer opens up.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a gentle fizz texture and no alcohol heat noticed.

O- This is a nice full malt flavor that is a bit 1-dimentional but the hops support it nicely. The carbonation is way too big but there was no sign of infection.

rhoadsrage, Jan 08, 2013
Photo of secondtooth
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Attractive cloudy amber (not a surprise), with a thick head of off-white bubbles. Substantial 2-3 finger lacing, too. Good.

Nose is rich caramel malts. Sturdy and alluring.

Taste is brisk, with tones of roasty caramel. toasted grains, and a bit of a sharp citrus hops kick near the finish. Quite enjoyable, and a surprisingly tasty amber ale.

secondtooth, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +12.4%

WoodBrew, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of RickS95
2.43/5  rDev -31.7%

Pours a light reddish brown. Not hazy or cloudy, but still slightly translucent. The head is an impressive combination of larger bubbles and foamy, cloudy looking bubbles. Good retention.

There isn't a lot of smell, but what's there is like a roasty charcoal scent. Grainy.

I was expecting something malty, but it's just the opposite. Tastes like a pale ale, or even a black IPA. Has a charcoal taste, some pine and no semblance of maltiness.

For a split second, it's smooth, and then the charred flavors and hoppy bitterness take over and continue well into the finish.

Not all that good, even for a style I don't typically care for. It's not an easy drink. My palate stayed confused even after downing most of the glass. Not something I'll drink again.

RickS95, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of theRooster90
4.43/5  rDev +24.4%

Vigorously poured from growler into beer glass.

A: Nice amber color with a very nice two finger head.

S: Malt, caramel, a little bit of hops

T: Same as the smell, caramel and malt but has more hop presence than the smell. Very good though.

M: Excellent mouthfeel! Very smooth but still has good carbonation. Chewy aftertaste that lingers and is amazing.

O: Definitely try this beer if you make it to Flat 12!

theRooster90, Sep 09, 2011
Photo of freewill35
4/5  rDev +12.4%

freewill35, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of connor4835
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

connor4835, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of warpig372
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

warpig372, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

GRG1313, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of bkonk10
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

bkonk10, May 22, 2013
Photo of 4Socialanxiety
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

4Socialanxiety, Feb 25, 2013
Photo of bluejacket74
4.03/5  rDev +13.2%

12 ounce bottle. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a mostly clear reddish/amber color with about an inch frothy tan head. Head retention and lacing are both pretty good. The brew smells like toasted and bready malt, caramel, nuts, and some herbal/spicy hops. Taste is mostly like the aroma, but with the addition of some citrusy hops and dark bread flavors. There's also a good amount of hoppy bitterness in this brew. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it's smooth and has low/moderate carbonation. Also easy to drink. It's one of the better amber ales I've had recently. I wouldn't mind trying this one again in the future. $2.49 a single.

bluejacket74, May 17, 2013
Photo of Hoptopher
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Hoptopher, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of jmarsh123
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

jmarsh123, Feb 28, 2013
Photo of buschbeer
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%

12 FL OZ. bottle
Served in a tumbler

A - This beer pours a deep amber color. A normal pour produced a ton of tan head.

S - The aroma is sweet caramel malt, and I get a berry scent. There is a little floral hop aroma, and a tea-like smell.

T - It has a floral tea taste to it. At first I got some bitterness.

M - Moderate

O - This was a random pick up in Indiana. I had little expectation. It had a little more going for it than I anticipated, but I wouldn't buy it again mostly because of the millions and millions of beers that I have yet to try.

buschbeer, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of Anything
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Anything, May 30, 2012
Photo of rlee1390
3.83/5  rDev +7.6%

A-When opened it was a gusher. Translucent deep amber one finger off white head.

S-Caramel and toffee, some earthy malts. Not much of a hop presence.

T-Good deal of malt, caramel and toffee dominate, tad bit of earthy notes with slight bitterness.

M-Light to medium bodied with nice carbonation.

O-A decent Amber, the style is relatively boring and this a slightly above average version of the style.

rlee1390, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of indy351
3/5  rDev -15.7%

indy351, Jul 18, 2014
Photo of atoulouk
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

atoulouk, Oct 15, 2013
Photo of mntlover
3.74/5  rDev +5.1%

Pours a clear copper color more on the reddish side. Head is rocky tan colored that falls slowly and laces well.

Aroma is toasted malts some good caramel notes with some over ripe fruit notes. Light hops citrus mostly tangerine like but malt defiantly dominates.

Taste is big on malts caramel/ toasted malts with good over ripe fruit notes. Finish is lingering toasted malt with a descent hop finish stronger then the nose, grapefruit rind and pine needle sprinkles.

Mouthfeel is lighter medium with lightly peppy carbonation. Fits amber ale nicely.

Overall pretty good amber ale.

mntlover, Jul 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

BellsFan, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of emerald27
3.15/5  rDev -11.5%

emerald27, Sep 01, 2014
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Hello My Name Is Amber from Flat 12 Bierwerks
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