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American Hero - Liquid Hero Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

44 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Liquid Hero Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Slatetank on 12-16-2011)
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3.35/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I had this on tap at the White rose -served chilled in a pils glass.

The color is murky ruddy brown with a thick cream cap w/ ultrafine bead and light lace clings. The beer has an ulfiltered look that gives translucent clarity. The smell of the amber is lightly fruit with a slight diacetyl note with mild toasted malt odor. A mildly creamy body, slightly yeasty feel and fruity with a gentle malt element with medium body and semi-sweet finish.

The taste is above average with an appropriate amount of caramel and bready sweetness and mild toasted notes. There is a slight fruity tanginess from the yeast with slick buttery accent however it finishes semi-dry with low bitterness. This has a bit of sweetness but doesn't fall into the full malt or higher than average hopping type amber categories which brings it down overall for me. the taste could have a cleaner yeast which also makes it lackluster for me. It could use some refining in general, but I prefer a drier amber overall.

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I have been slacking where The CANQuest ™ is CANcerned, reducing and eradicating my interminable bottle backlog, but I am now rededicated to the real mission, which is to review EVERY CANned beer in existence. I love the guys at Liquid Hero and have even been over to visit their digs in York, PA. When they began CANning, they knew of my affinity for beer in metal cylinders and began bringing me some at various events. Things bogged down while awaiting picture approval, but now, all is in readiness.

From the CAN: “This beer is our hero because it was the very first perfected beer we made. Easy drinker, nice amber color, not too hoppy and not too malty. Great for deck parties, backyard ladder golf games, or just sittin’ at a bar. And the best part of it all is that we put it in a [CAN]! Cheers! [undersigned] Matt [,] Josh & Christian”.

When the Crack! happens, it’s a party now, boys! Once more, it was a brimful CAN and these types of parties involve the inverted Glug. The resulting pseudo-cascade was fantastic! The three-finger cap of dense, rocky, tawny head sat there in defiance of me, refusing to move and willing to wait me out. Go the f**k ahead, M-F’er! I sat patiently and watched as it slid down the glass, leaving lovely lacing in its wake. Color was a Coppery-Brown (SRM = > 17, < 22) with NE-quality clarity. Nose had a biscuit maltiness accompanied by a grassy hoppiness. The CAN read “Unfiltered” and my last pour unleashed a little sludge as lees. No problem as that is what makes and keeps me a regular guy. Mouthfeel was medium. The taste was a nice, happy medium between the bready, biscuit malts and the grassy hops. I CAN remember being told, about a decade ago, that the Amber style was dead, but with the love of hops, it has been revived, sans the cloying sweetness that used to be a trademark of the style. Finish was semi-dry, since the malts were not imparting a whole lot of sweetness to begin with and the grassy hops lingered well after the swallow.

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Another can courtesy of the creator of the canquest, woodychandler. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a pretty deep amber color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some light hops. Taste is also on the mild side, some hops, light malts, easy drinking but kind of a bit on the bland side. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a mediocre beer.

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American Hero from Liquid Hero Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.