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Amber - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,266 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,266
Reviews: 476
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 16.81%
Wants: 30
Gots: 81 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Amber is a Munich style lager brewed with crystal malt and Perle hops. It has a smooth, malty, slightly caramel flavor and a rich amber color. Abita Amber was the first beer offered by the brewery and continues to be our leading seller.

17 IBU

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-08-2001)
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3.1/5  rDev -10.1%

This is the first beer I have tried from Abita other than the over popular Purple Haze. A valiant effort for this amber. Nice head, very creamy and retains satisfactorily. Flavor is of malt and goes away rather quickly. Overall, a nice amber and a job well done !!!

08-09-2014 19:27:42 | More by hophugger
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2.9/5  rDev -15.9%

12 oz bottle into a wine glass.

A: Pours a clear amber color. There is a finger's worth of barely off-white colored head with a pleasant creaminess to its texture. Retention is pretty good, too. A small amount of lacing is left on the glass.

S: Very mild. There are hints of nuts, toasted malt, caramel, and MAAAYBE some hopping, however. Nothing special here, moving along...

T: It really doesn't have a bad taste. It just doesn't have much of a taste to begin with. It starts with some nuts, toast, and caramel. The finish sees some more of the caramel malt come through, along side a touch of fruity hopping. If I didn't know better, I'd say it was a bit COMPLEX. Wha? Abita made a lager with some depth? Color me impressed! It's still too mild to score anything higher than a 3, but it's honestly competent for what it is.

M: Given the light flavor, it's a bit too heavy on the palate. This makes it less effortless than some lagers, but perhaps more savorable. Carbonation is on the lower side of the style.

O: It's only real flaw is that it's bland. While it's far from great, I genuinely believe it's the best Abita beer I've had to date. It's also the first Abita beer I truly 'get' - this would indeed pair well with Cajun food, and I wouldn't exactly be averse to drinking a few more again.

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Amber from Abita Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 1,266 ratings.