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Full Sail Amber - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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BA SCORE
84
good

927 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 927
Reviews: 431
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 23
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Our Amber is a sweet, malty, medium-bodied ale with a spicy, floral hop finish. It's brewed with 2-row Pale, Crystal and Chocolate malts. And we hop it with Mt. Hoods and Cascades. We're as proud of it today as we were back in '89. And over the years it's earned 14 Gold Medals. Not that we're keeping track or anything.

ABV 5.5% IBU 31"

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 12-02-2001)
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a deep red with a one finger off white head that dissipates semi quickly but leaves lacing. Smells of darkly roasted malt, very rich, but that is about it. Tastes of roasted malt and slight flowery hop flavor, very nice touch. Light bodied beer goes down wonderfully with perfect carbonation. Overall, a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2012 00:50:23 | More by cyclonece09
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sbanacho

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-07-2012 23:38:12 | More by sbanacho
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brentblack1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

09-07-2012 00:02:46 | More by brentblack1
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tjsjostrom

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

09-05-2012 02:50:33 | More by tjsjostrom
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misterchief

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-03-2012 04:43:54 | More by misterchief
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simonmoyse

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -33%

09-02-2012 22:01:16 | More by simonmoyse
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netshark

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-01-2012 20:27:56 | More by netshark
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zbloom

New York

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-28-2012 04:00:15 | More by zbloom
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mrdziuban

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-28-2012 00:17:21 | More by mrdziuban
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beerpadawan

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-26-2012 20:13:21 | More by beerpadawan
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averydylan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-24-2012 23:38:17 | More by averydylan
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

08-20-2012 03:00:12 | More by lupercmda
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slowdaddy

Alabama

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-19-2012 16:32:25 | More by slowdaddy
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JDizz

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-17-2012 03:58:22 | More by JDizz
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richbrew

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

08-06-2012 12:33:24 | More by richbrew
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Peller80


3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-05-2012 04:51:26 | More by Peller80
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Doyle

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-05-2012 03:54:35 | More by Doyle
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-05-2012 00:37:56 | More by HoistinBrews
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zeledonia

Minnesota

3.3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle has the date 09/15/12 on it. I suppose that means best by 15 September 2012. Tasted 8 July 2012, reviewed from notes.

Pours a medium dark amber, clear, with one finger of yellowish head. Decent retention and lacing. Just fine.

Smell is really faint, with a mild herbal hop aroma, quite different from the malty taste.

Taste is bready, grainy, slightly sweet malts, without much trace of the hops at all. Finishes watery, without any obvious bitterness.

Medium-light body, carbonation a little on the low side.

An okay, malty-tasting, fairly bland, amber ale.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2012 18:36:04 | More by zeledonia
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Jovo

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

08-01-2012 07:24:33 | More by Jovo
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TheRealBigC

Nevada

3.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A solid amber from Full Sail. It pours a dark red body with a really thick foamy head. Strong malt presence plays with some hops and a caramel & fruity flavor to boot. I think it's a pretty good beer, not one of the best ambers out there, but one that's worth trying.

Serving type: on-tap

07-31-2012 00:26:36 | More by TheRealBigC
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mjgrady

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-30-2012 18:20:31 | More by mjgrady
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MadScientist

New York

4.35/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: This beer pour a medium amber with amazing clarity. The long lasting head is off-white with compact bubbles settling to about half a finger in height.
S: Moderate American hops and malt aromas dominate with the hops aroma being mostly citrusy with a little pine. There is some carmel with a slight toasty mixed in with the malt aromas. I keep wanting to say there is slight orange ester in the nose.
T: There is a moderately-high hops flavor and bitterness balanced with an initial malt sweetness. There is a hint of fruitiness in the flavor mostly orange.
M: This beer has a lively mouthfeel, with a medium-full body and moderately-high carbonation.
O: This is just a wonderful beer with a great balance of hops flavor, bitterness and malt sweetness. It's a moderately rich beer with a nice weight but I'd gladly throw back several pints of this.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2012 22:16:27 | More by MadScientist
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kobeer

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-27-2012 16:47:47 | More by kobeer
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Hubes

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-17-2012 21:20:28 | More by Hubes
Full Sail Amber from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
84 out of 100 based on 927 ratings.