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Minhas Swiss Style Amber - Minhas Craft Brewery

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Minhas Swiss Style AmberMinhas Swiss Style Amber

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BA SCORE
64
poor

52 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 2.51
pDev: 26.29%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: shadow1961 on 11-17-2008)
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Jason

Massachusetts

2.78/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

Pours a golden amber color, about a finger or two of sea foam like head rises with some stickage on the glass. Bread crust and a faint peppery / mild citric hoppiness in the aroma. Slick crispness with a slightly creamy medium body. Tea like hoppiness meets a cracker-like maltiness, a little caramel in the back. Mild carbonic tartness middle to end, finishes dry with a semi-clean after taste.

Very run of the mill ... middle of the road ... mediocre. Drinkablitly is questionable.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2009 02:41:45 | More by Jason
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Latarnik

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -20.3%

05-30-2014 00:38:12 | More by Latarnik
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aubzachsyd

Iowa

3/5  rDev +19.5%

05-10-2014 20:41:08 | More by aubzachsyd
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Akrueg7272

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev +9.6%

05-08-2014 03:25:35 | More by Akrueg7272
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bismarksays

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev +9.6%

04-14-2014 01:27:54 | More by bismarksays
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Lgarciaosuna

Mexico

2.5/5  rDev -0.4%

04-11-2014 19:23:09 | More by Lgarciaosuna
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

2/5  rDev -20.3%

03-25-2014 02:23:01 | More by OriolesFan1008
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev +31.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

From a variety pack from a tour of the Minhas Brewery.
Poured into shaker pint glass. Slightly cloudy glowing golden orange, dark honey color with a single finger off-white head that fades quickly into a few-mm thick cap of foam.
Smell is that good old Minhas bouquet of corn and sickly sweetness, although there is an encouraging smell of yeast (nice to be able to detect an actual beer ingredient). No hops to be found.
Taste...isn't horrible. It's the best Minhas brew so far, although that's not saying much. There is some actual beer flavor, although it's still mostly muscled out by that sickly sweet corn-water flavor.
Mouthfeel is relatively thin, but has a bit of body.
Overall, this isn't awful. It's not good though. Might be able to finish this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 22:48:04 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -10.4%

12-09-2013 05:50:17 | More by XmnwildX12
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koes0024

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +19.5%

09-22-2013 12:45:22 | More by koes0024
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

1.25/5  rDev -50.2%

07-10-2013 12:15:42 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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Kempski

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +39.4%

06-23-2013 09:50:08 | More by Kempski
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev +9.6%

06-22-2013 04:28:04 | More by Eaglefan344
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +39.4%

05-30-2013 02:40:17 | More by wrightst
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rpaxson19506

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -30.3%

12-30-2012 23:43:58 | More by rpaxson19506
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cliff1066

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -10.4%

12-22-2012 03:48:24 | More by cliff1066
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Akrat


2/5  rDev -20.3%

12-09-2012 05:33:07 | More by Akrat
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

1.88/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

This beer poured out as an orange color with a quick fading white head on top. No lacing or retention on this at all. The smell of the beer is sweet there is no real hop aroma at all. The taste is very sweet, very sweet almost gross. There is no bitterness at all. The mouthfeel of the beer is decently carbonated and just very one dimensional. Overall this beer was not impressive at all to me. Avoid this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2012 03:54:54 | More by Knapp85
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bicyclesnbeer

Illinois

2/5  rDev -20.3%

08-19-2012 13:17:51 | More by bicyclesnbeer
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Hopfenpeter

Maryland

2.05/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This will be the last beer I will ever have from this brewery for sure!
Clear amber gold in color this one had very little tan head which disappeared right away into nothing. No lacing.
The smell is of malt and sugar.
The taste was a non pleasant malt sugar mix. Nothing desire able in it.
Never again!

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2012 03:09:38 | More by Hopfenpeter
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Flowyn82

Michigan

1/5  rDev -60.2%

07-14-2012 00:17:44 | More by Flowyn82
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tone77

Pennsylvania

2.13/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

The 3rd and final beer of my Minhas morning, and after the first 2 my expectations were low. Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has an amber color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some malts. Taste is disgusting, plastics, cough syrup, boiled veggies, blech. Feels light and yucky in the mouth and overall strike 3 for Minhas, this is the worst of the 3.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2012 20:36:26 | More by tone77
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twbeecher

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -0.4%

06-25-2012 20:15:40 | More by twbeecher
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dlin0sbb

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev +9.6%

06-12-2012 16:17:25 | More by dlin0sbb
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Strix

Wisconsin

1.83/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Clear amber, basically no head.

Caramel and malt in the nose, along with an artificial cherry flavor.

Strange metallic and cardboard notes, some malt in there somewhere.

Mouthfeel thin and flat.

It's becoming quite evident this is a brewery I will be staying away from.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2012 23:21:41 | More by Strix
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Minhas Swiss Style Amber from Minhas Craft Brewery
64 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.