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Bitter American - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,054 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,054
Reviews: 334
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 40
Gots: 47 | 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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New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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f_raud

California

5/5  rDev +29.5%

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sourdog

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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malprep

Pennsylvania

2.91/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: can

07-06-2014 01:54:36 | More by malprep
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sneaks2210

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-05-2014 14:44:32 | More by sneaks2210
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Rhode Island

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

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Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Brianedonovan

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Maryland

3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours pale gold with a finger and a half of foam that sees some nice lacing.

S - there's a nice blast of juicy, grassy, floral hops as you crack the can and pour into a glass. Smell is bright and clean, not overly dank and in your face.

T - taste-wise, this beer is everything it purports to be -- a crisp, hoppy session pale ale with a light malt backbone. The hops bring juicy, almost pink flavors -- watermelon, raspberry, guava -- plus some grassy/lighlty piney notes. Very tasty and refreshing, and highly crushable. Malts are light and cracker-y, with only a touch of caramel.

M- Light and softy effervescent on the palate. Leaving a dry, pleasantly bitter finish.

Serving type: can

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -22.3%

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Bitter American from 21st Amendment Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 1,054 ratings.