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Drop Top Amber - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

383 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 383
Reviews: 226
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15%
Wants: 9
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
availability: year-round
bitterness: 20 IBU
alcohol by volume: 5.0%
original gravity: 12.25° PLATO

malts:
Pale, Caramel 10L,
Extra Special, Honey Malt

hops:
Alchemy, Simcoe

(Beer added by: Zraly on 03-11-2003)
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DrinkingDrake

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3.23/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Clear and amber with an inch of bubbly head that dissipates to nothing. Lightly toasted bready malts make the majority of the nose with a hint of grapefruit. Flavor is mostly light and creamy biscuit with a subtle roasted malt bitterness. The fruity grapefruit from the nose doesn't carry over as strong. A creamy body but finishes dry.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2011 04:28:58 | More by DrinkingDrake
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Drop Top Amber from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 383 ratings.