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Amber - Abita Brewing Co.

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1,127 Ratings
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Ratings: 1127
Reviews: 465
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 16.57%


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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Reviews by Pegasus:
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Pegasus

Texas

3.53/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Lovely copper color with a thick white head of quite compact bubbles, good head retention with lots of sticky lace. Malt and caramel aromas with a quite subtle spice note. Quite smooth taste, roasted malt flavors vie with spicy hops and herbal flavors, with the hops imparting a mildly bitter finish. A quite nice amber.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2002 19:40:02 | More by Pegasus
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Pours a nice clear amber colour. 1/4 inch head on the pour recedes to a thin cap. Spots of lacing here and there.

Aroma is mostly malty. Hints of caramel and biscuit with the odd whiff of herbal hops.

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Amber from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 1,127 ratings.