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Bitter American - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,111 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,111
Reviews: 340
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 45
Gots: 64 | 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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lanegan94

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-14-2014 02:46:33 | More by lanegan94
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Dicers

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-13-2014 18:57:10 | More by Dicers
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bjanesh


4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

08-13-2014 00:15:38 | More by bjanesh
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-10-2014 19:47:58 | More by mpalestino
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Mattfjord


4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

08-09-2014 23:09:47 | More by Mattfjord
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jwhancher

Pennsylvania

4.31/5  rDev +11.7%

Awesome session ale with upfront American citrus hop character and supportive crystal malt. Low ABV makes this one a go to for me on many occasions. Can't believe I didn't give this one a serious chance previously. Thanks go a buddy for the heads up.

08-09-2014 17:28:32 | More by jwhancher
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Aleshka


1.5/5  rDev -61.1%

08-09-2014 04:45:06 | More by Aleshka
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BrandonOakes

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-08-2014 13:19:56 | More by BrandonOakes
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hairyknucks

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

08-06-2014 01:17:02 | More by hairyknucks
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-04-2014 19:40:55 | More by zestar
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Bear85

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-04-2014 18:43:00 | More by Bear85
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Eric_Anderson

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

08-03-2014 22:28:17 | More by Eric_Anderson
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mjforres

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-03-2014 13:38:25 | More by mjforres
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usmcbrewer56


3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-01-2014 04:50:36 | More by usmcbrewer56
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BobsledTM

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-01-2014 00:13:34 | More by BobsledTM
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Nugget_salad


2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

07-31-2014 19:03:37 | More by Nugget_salad
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utopiajane

New York

4.16/5  rDev +7.8%

Pours hazy and yellow with a lovely pastel orange blush. A fat head of off white foam that falls pretty quickly and leaves some sticky rings of lace. Nose it outrageous grapefruit! The juicy and tart fruit, the pith and the peel. Some herbal for the background and a sweet but light scent of malt. Forceful yet graceful nose. It's vibrant and enticing. The taste is fruity and lively with that grapefruit. Just enough malt to feel it on the palate more than really taste it too much. Bit it is a feather light biscuit with a bit of dryness. Lively juicy fruit and the herbal kicks in on the backnotes to make this one drink easily and with plenty of taste. Some earthy pine on the palate brings it to a dry finish with a well done bitter. it's a bitter that is not shy and it lasts and lingers a bit. Balanced to the flavors and to the drink but it does stand out. It does not succumb to the malt at all and lingers just long enough to show you the splendid crispness of the beer. It has ample carbonation and finishes tart. Really one of the best session ales.

07-31-2014 18:33:48 | More by utopiajane
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KathrynD

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-30-2014 22:49:18 | More by KathrynD
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-30-2014 06:06:17 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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melza

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-29-2014 17:16:14 | More by melza
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cletusdog

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-28-2014 18:17:49 | More by cletusdog
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pottergator

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-28-2014 01:26:42 | More by pottergator
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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-28-2014 01:17:08 | More by Hypersomnia
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DoesABeerPeeInTheWoods


4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-27-2014 11:19:41 | More by DoesABeerPeeInTheWoods
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vwbus7

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-25-2014 01:20:09 | More by vwbus7
Bitter American from 21st Amendment Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 1,111 ratings.