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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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StoneTSR

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

APPEARANCE: The amber poured a little more light orange than I expected and it came along with a touch of haziness. The head was full of big, lively bubbles about an inch thick, but it quickly dissipated.

SMELL: Mild hops and strong honey come through the most in the nose. Some pine is present as well, it smells quite a bit like an IPA.

TASTE: Wow. This is not the typical amber. It has a lot of citrus flavors, most notably grapefruit, upfront. There is also a distinct pine character. Oddly, as this beer fades away onto the palate, it also becomes a little smoky and then finally finishes with a note of licorice. Odd, but tasty beer.

MOUTHFEEL: Abita Amber is pretty solidly carbonated beer. The bubbles are tiny, light and very excited as they hit the palate. A bit of sweetness is left on the tongue after each sip, but overall, this is a dryer beer.

OVERALL: The Abita Amber is on the lighter side, but still an interesting beer. If you're in the mood for something light and refreshing, this would be a good call. If you prefer a little more body, however, it might not be the right brew.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2011 08:35:20 | More by StoneTSR
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Amber from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 1,127 ratings.