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Karl Strauss Amber - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

162 Ratings
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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 15.27%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-26-2002)
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

shade13, Jul 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

barley, Jun 29, 2012
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Naterobsnyk4, Jun 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

Paddy_Bear, Jun 22, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

abcramer, Jun 13, 2012
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3.63/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Karl Strauss Amber
On draft in LAX

Appearance: amber, medium head, and some good lacing.

Smell: malt grain and hop.

Taste: malts, grain, and hop.

Mouthfeel: medium-light.

Overall: this is a decent amber. It is very malty. It has a bunch of flavors that seem to only mix ok, but not perfect.

megahurts4, Jun 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

InfernoBoss, Jun 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Bockrules, Apr 19, 2012
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CSGardenhire, Apr 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

bill_rue, Mar 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

SocalKicks, Mar 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

javiernano, Mar 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

somnus, Feb 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

ineva, Feb 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

codynevels, Feb 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

likeemdark, Jan 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

OleJohnnieAle, Jan 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Tagsg, Jan 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

roastbeefdinner, Jan 17, 2012
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stuckintraffic2, Jan 08, 2012
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3.18/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a smidge darker than amber, but still looks nice with just a wisp of white head on it. Roasty, nutty, slightly warmed malt sensation in the aroma.

More nuttiness, oktoberfest like sweetness, a beer that drinks heavier than you would think from looking at the abv. Its not exactly complex, but it is a substantial step up above fizzy yellow stuff, this is a good gateway beer. Reminiscient of Sprecher's Vienna Lager if you're into that. Use this beer to warm people up to the idea of getting into drinking the heavier and crazier stuff with you someday. Its decent and flavorful without being out there or too adventurous.

Beerandraiderfan, Jan 08, 2012
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rob99er, Jan 08, 2012
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MEOGDEN, Jan 06, 2012
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cdwil, Dec 25, 2011
Karl Strauss Amber from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.