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Amber - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,306 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,306
Reviews: 480
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 16.81%
Wants: 34
Gots: 90 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

IMHO, this is what beers like Budweiser should taste like. It's overall average-ness makes me wonder, why am I paying premium-beer price for what average beer should taste like?

The Abita does look nice, I really like the colour. Everything else is just average, except the price.

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Amber from Abita Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 1,306 ratings.