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Bitter American - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,134 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,134
Reviews: 342
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 44
Gots: 71 | 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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3.92/5  rDev +1.6%

Jufu07, Sep 02, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +1%

This brew is nice. The aroma is pleasant with tropical citrus, earthy/spicy hops and finally the strong malt comes towering from behind. Taste is just as pleasant. Bready malt sweetness makes it’s stand first, then earthy/spicy hops followed by some passion fruit and some pine. Nice citrus bitterness finishes the brew with some musk. This reminds of what an "IPA Light" would taste like. This is worthy.

Shroud0fdoom, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.31/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

jwhancher, Aug 09, 2014
Bitter American from 21st Amendment Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 1,134 ratings.