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Bitter American - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,105 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,105
Reviews: 338
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 45
Gots: 62 | 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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Ratings: 1,105 | Reviews: 338 | Display Reviews Only:
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terence

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-28-2013 22:00:02 | More by terence
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bruindre

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-27-2013 13:55:18 | More by bruindre
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msween21

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -22.3%

07-26-2013 18:25:27 | More by msween21
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dokupe

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-25-2013 00:15:04 | More by dokupe
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kell50

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-23-2013 22:16:02 | More by kell50
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MrDave

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-23-2013 18:16:51 | More by MrDave
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AlCzerik

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-22-2013 15:59:08 | More by AlCzerik
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-21-2013 18:33:03 | More by jhillwastaken
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-21-2013 12:37:29 | More by jbaker67
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cjs61679

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-21-2013 00:34:16 | More by cjs61679
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.69/5  rDev -4.4%

A - pours a hazy golden color with SB hint of straw like coloring. OK Best white head, recent retention, great lacing

S - Light sweet fruity aromas, apples, pears, lemon rind, slightly grainy

T - Refreshing dry bitterness up front followed by light pear/apple flavors, mild sweet backbone. Aftertaste is dry

M - light bodied and greatly refreshing

O - Pretty tasty lighter choppy refreshing beer

07-21-2013 00:32:48 | More by MacQ32
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IcemanCometh

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-20-2013 21:09:46 | More by IcemanCometh
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

A: hazy between golden and amber
S: earthy, can tell there's hops in there
T: similar to smell, with decent malt backbone. Finishes with the malt sweetness combining with the grassy hops
M: strong initially, as expected from a 21st Amendment beer, weakening at end (getting used to this sensation with session IPAs)
O: strong mouthfeel makes it seem like a regular IPA initially, but doesn't hold up. Nevertheless, for a session a IPA, it's darn good.

07-20-2013 18:21:25 | More by cjgiant
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dipso123

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-19-2013 16:51:22 | More by dipso123
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Jameswoody

Montana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-19-2013 05:31:27 | More by Jameswoody
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sodensp

Virginia

3/5  rDev -22.3%

07-18-2013 08:36:52 | More by sodensp
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-17-2013 19:28:15 | More by gpblackgt
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OoReFLuXoO

California

3/5  rDev -22.3%

07-17-2013 00:24:03 | More by OoReFLuXoO
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.66/5  rDev -5.2%

Pours a hazy straw color with a finger of head that dissipates quickly. The nose has a pleasant citrusy quality. This offering has a light and crisp taste with some subtle dry hoppiness on the finish. This is a very sessionable beer and perfect for enjoying on a hot summer day.

07-16-2013 12:14:56 | More by 57md
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dsshuck

Delaware

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-16-2013 00:26:18 | More by dsshuck
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SMITHAND

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-15-2013 02:31:06 | More by SMITHAND
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Ragnarok88

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-15-2013 00:07:26 | More by Ragnarok88
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-14-2013 07:17:21 | More by Budinetz
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-14-2013 02:13:07 | More by Damian74Shensky
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-14-2013 02:01:19 | More by pathman
Bitter American from 21st Amendment Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 1,105 ratings.