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Amber - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,210 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,210
Reviews: 471
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 16.86%
Wants: 25
Gots: 56 | 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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jovy1097

Louisiana

3.15/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a nonic pint.
A: Perfect clarity in a copper color with a 1" rocky head that disappears after a couple of minutes leaving some bubbles on the edge. Nothing wrong with the looks.

S: Slightly caramel-ly and toasty with a hop background. Nothing stands out too much.

T: Noticeably toasty taste with slight caramel. Slightly sweet at first with a hint of bitterness at the end. Not real impressive, but nothing offensive.

M: Nothing much to report here. Medium body, medium carbonation. Goes down easy.

D: Very inoffensive middle-of-the-road brew. The flagship beer of Abita and one that will appeal to all, but be the favorite of none. Still a big step up from the BMC's. Can generally be purchased very fresh and cheap in Louisiana. It's okay, but I'm not going out of my way to purchase. I'd rather get something more interesting.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2010 03:24:18 | More by jovy1097
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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 1,210 ratings.