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Amber 25 - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 11.86%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: yourefragile on 05-13-2012)
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

07-07-2012 14:17:25 | More by tedho21
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Mister_Falcon

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured an amber color into a pint glass, thin head. Smells sickly sweet of hops and malt. Zesty and fizzy but tastes just about as lousy as it smells, kind of acrid and fleeting. Tastes cheap and I really wouldn't recommend it. It's sad, Stoudt's makes some quality beers, unfortunately this isn't one of them.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 04:48:11 | More by Mister_Falcon
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muskiesman

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

01-20-2013 00:00:20 | More by muskiesman
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CurtFromHershey

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

12-09-2012 20:05:32 | More by CurtFromHershey
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

2.95/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clean orange-ish to yellow color, with an off white head. In the aroma, a small cereal malt. In the taste, a small dry malt, and a not of a grapefruit hop, but actually quint simple across the board. A small bite and a lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry not of grapefruit hops and a balanced malt in the aftertaste. A small hop and balanced, it's ok, but kind of bland.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2012 17:03:42 | More by OWSLEY069
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ryser2k

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%

11-04-2013 15:18:49 | More by ryser2k
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%

06-28-2013 00:35:22 | More by ejimhof
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.3%

04-29-2014 16:19:53 | More by Belittle
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.05/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

As advertised, this beer is amber in color. There is barely any head. The nose is bland as is the taste. There is some subtle dryness on the finish that is the best part of this offering. All-in-all, this is not terribly special for a "special ale."

Serving type: on-tap

07-13-2012 04:08:16 | More by 57md
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

08-05-2013 19:30:46 | More by salthemonster
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

01-31-2013 16:49:37 | More by JohnK17
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

10-23-2012 21:08:36 | More by DaveHack
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JSkone09

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-02-2012 20:26:08 | More by JSkone09
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JerzDevl2000

New Jersey

3.28/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

25th Anniversary? Stoudts? Limited Release? Next thing I knew, I picked it up and took it home, expecting it to be as good as what I've previously had from them.

Took one out a few hours later, let it warmed up, and poured it out. Nice copper hue, good head, and...well, that was as good as it got.

Yes, I wanted to like this beer and thought that something as momentous as this would taste and feel that way. Instead, I had a very pedestrian beer. Lots of caramel, floral notes, and earthy hops here, with the grape undertone that was found in the Carnival Kolsch. Nowhere near as full as I anticipated both in taste and in the nearly-clear hue. The lack of lacing should have been a giveaway but I had to work my way down to bottom of my pint glass before realizing that there wasn't anything new to be found in the next sip.

I wanted to like this beer - really, I did. I could have more than one in a session but that's only because the alcohol is *almost* nowhere to be found. Fans of Stoudts should give this a go because there's nothing in their portfolio that's quite like this. Whether that's a good or bad thing is up for interpretation.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2012 07:27:35 | More by JerzDevl2000
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DIM

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

a: This was a slightly hazy coppery amber color. It was served to me with a firm, thick cap.

s: Biscuits and caramel with light, spicy hops; hints of pine.

t: Moderate sweetness up front, biscuits and fruity caramel. Mild spicy bitterness at the finish. Well balanced overall.

m: Medium body, creamy.

o: Reminds me a bit of other ambers from Stoudts. Hoping for more in honor of 25 great years.

Serving type: on-tap

08-11-2012 22:54:16 | More by DIM
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.48/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Served from a twelve ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Pours medium amber, light foam tops. Caramel nose, light and sweet. Little bready. Very light taste, thin maltiness. Hints of toffee.Very mild hop in the very back, not enough to give it any real bite, just slightly balances out the sweetness.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 19:43:03 | More by KTCamm
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-18-2012 01:19:04 | More by stereosforgeeks
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-18-2013 22:49:41 | More by whatname
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Griggsy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-20-2013 18:42:45 | More by Griggsy
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SpectralAbyss

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-05-2012 01:32:10 | More by SpectralAbyss
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Jenessa

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-30-2013 20:33:03 | More by Jenessa
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-24-2012 23:23:53 | More by jmdrpi
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-17-2013 13:06:03 | More by InspectorBob
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-24-2014 02:06:24 | More by Latarnik
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jniagar1

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-24-2012 22:32:00 | More by jniagar1
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Amber 25 from Stoudts Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.