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Amber - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,213 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,213
Reviews: 471
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 16.86%
Wants: 25
Gots: 57 | 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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RonaldTheriot

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3.53/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Abita Amber has a beige, slight head, a reddish-brown and very clear appearance, and low to moderate carbonation. Aroma is faint and almost undetectable. The taste is good but not extraordinary. It could even be described as bland. Mouth feel is light and watery. Overall, this is a fairly good beer, but I usually prefer something with more bite.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2010 01:05:11 | More by RonaldTheriot
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I kept hearing about Abita Beer, but the only one I have tried was the Purple Haze, which re-affirmed my dislike of fruit in beer. So I picked up some Abita Amber at my LBS, thinking this is a chance to rate the beer for what it is.

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Amber from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 1,213 ratings.