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Bitter American - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,048 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,048
Reviews: 334
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 40
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This American session ale packs a lot of hop and malt flavor into a refreshingly lower-alcohol brew, making it the perfect beer to have on hand when you have a little history to make.

42 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-16-2007)
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Reviews by confer:
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confer

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I really like this beer.
It is golden in color with a bright white head.
It tastes just like it smells. From start to finish its grapefruit flavored hops. The hops aren't over done either.Just about perfect.
Can's wait to have this one around once the weather gets a little warmer.

Serving type: can

02-10-2012 04:42:24 | More by confer
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2.91/5  rDev -24.6%
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A - There is a nice appearance to the Bitter American. Head is a little soft and it seemed to be over carbonated.

S - I liked the smell. Nice bold hop scent.

T - Playing off of the over carbonation - little to carbonated for my liking.

M - Light on the mouth. Flavorful. The bold malt and hops had a good taste to it.

O - Bitter American was okay. I enjoyed the purchase but would have like to see it less carbonated allowing the boldness of the hops to come out.

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Bitter American from 21st Amendment Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 1,048 ratings.