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Amber - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,231 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,231
Reviews: 471
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 16.86%
Wants: 26
Gots: 64 | 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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JISurfer

South Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I was expecting this dark amber color, but got a light orangey color instead. Big frothy very light tan colored head. The head died out after a few short minutes to a laceing that stood the whole time. Smell was very strange to me. I got citrus, burned malts, and burned nuts. It was very weird how it went in stages. The taste was strange too. First, there was no taste at all, almost watery. Then it went to a short burst of light citrus mixed with wheat. Finally, it went to the strange taste of burned malts/nuts. The complexity of it was shear brilliance to me, thus the high score. The mouthfeel was creamy and bubbly all at once. This was another one of those great beers to sit and drink for a while. I wouldn;t want to spend my Fall nights any other way.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2003 04:05:28 | More by JISurfer
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RollingFiveSixes

Germany

4.35/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Working at one of the countries largest liquor stores, Abita tends to be a brewery that a lot of folks look past, but that actually have some great brews that taste beyond better than some higher priced breweries.

~Appearance was as solid as any Amber lager can get, good hue and shade of amber and caramel. Nice egg white head to top it off.

~Aromas of pale and caramel malts followed by light fruit.

~Taste was smooth, silky, mild carbination, pleanest bitterness and very easy drinking. Right on par with the smell. The spring water they brew with really makes it.

~Overall, great Amber. Only runs you about 7 dollars for 6, or around 13 for 12. A great session bier that goes phenominaly with spicy gumbo and shrimp; really brings out the seafood and vegetable tastes.

Serving type: can

02-18-2012 08:24:24 | More by RollingFiveSixes
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oberon

North Carolina

4.3/5  rDev +25%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

My favorite style of brew.Really easy to drink,low alcohol for the style.Maybe a little sweet,but I like how easy to drink it is,goes well with spicy cajun food.

Serving type: on-tap

07-23-2002 07:57:58 | More by oberon
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GossageBrewery

Missouri

4.26/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured this Vienna Lager from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Poured a clear amber color, produced a nice off white head, decent retention and left behind excellent lacing. The aroma consisted of toasted and caramel malt. Medium in body, a foundation of malted grain, hints of caramel and some spicy hops. Overall, very nice example of the style.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2013 19:32:53 | More by GossageBrewery
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Amber from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 1,231 ratings.