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Bitter American - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,185 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,185
Reviews: 347
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 48
Gots: 84 | 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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A perfect session beer. The first can is great, but the ones following only improve. Aromatically balanced, a slight spiciness on the tongue, great carbonation.

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Served out of a growler, smell comes off with hints of caramel and light barley.
Maybe some nuts in there as well. Color is a apricot kind of reddish orange.
Mouthfeel is nice, not too heavy or too light, taste is great, really gets the gist of a bitter beer. Overall I say that this beer is a perfect session beer and that I would recommend it for anyone who likes bitter type beers.

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Bitter American from 21st Amendment Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 1,185 ratings.