Faxe Amber - Royal Unibrew A/S

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Faxe AmberFaxe Amber

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BA SCORE
68
poor

77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 19.71%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Popsinc on 08-06-2003

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Ratings: 77 | Reviews: 54
Photo of IronDjinn
2.83/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Well who would have thought, I found a drinkable product from the Faxe brewery here. Came in a 500 ml burgundy coloured can, best before date stamped on the bottom--this appears to be some pretty fresh stuff. Pours out a light clear golden amber tone, nice frothy off-white head in the first minute or so. Smell contains grassy hops, a bit of metallic grain. Flavour is somewhat watered down, some sweetness at first but very subdued, carried over to a mild grainy middle, and ends on a mild hoppy note, with a faint astringent aftertaste, faintly herbal. Mouthfeel lacks carbonation but gets fuller as it passes along the palate, although even then the body is light. For a Faxe beer this is actually drinkable, I'm impressed that I don't have to pour the rest of it out. But in comparison to everything else sitting around it on the shelf of your beer haunt of choice/necessity it's pretty much a pass. A very one-dimensional amber lager at best.

Photo of canadianbarman
3.17/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

--500 ml can, no freshness date to be found.
--no surprise here, it poured a clear amber in color. Head diminished almost immediately.
--smell was not very stimulating, quite average.

This was a pretty average beer, not very impressive. It wasn't bad but it wasn't good either. There are much better amber beers out there that I would seek out instead.
Thx

Photo of TerryW
2.43/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Comes across like macro pap. Boring.

Pours clear amber orange. Head dissipates immediately. No lace. Looks like a zillion other beers.

Weak aroma and equally weak taste. Kind of carmel sugary. Tastes like some corn in there. Way light.

Did I mention this was boring?

Photo of Popsinc
2.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: 500ml can. Pours, what else...amber in colour with a small white head that fades quickly.

Smell: very mild nose. little is detectable. very light fruity-sweetness and malty undertones.

Taste: subtle off the top and then a light maltiness sneaks up on your tongue and slowly turns to a caramel-fudge-sweet finish. not much complexity here. a one-dimensional beer.

Mouthfeel: towards the flat side. some fuzzy dryness in the middle but a body of little distinction.

Drinkability: a below average amber. extremely light in all aspects. i would pretty much never buy this brew again.

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Faxe Amber from Royal Unibrew A/S
68 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.