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Drop Top Amber - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

381 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 381
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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Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine Vol. II Issue VII:

Brewed with an addition of honey malt and hopped with Alchemy and Simcoe hops to make things interesting.

After a hard pour, this beer sports a thick crowning of white lacing. The pale amber color flaunts its clarity in the light. Delicate hop aroma that has suggestions of freshly cut banana peppers, wild flowers and faint mint. A little bit of malt in the nose, more of a creamy sweetness and toasted biscuit. Lots of smoothness, medium-bodied. Clean, sharp hop bitterness nearly cuts through all of the malt. The hop flavor leaves a long subtle trail of green tea, white pepper and wild flower flavors. Creamy maltiness with a touch of sweetness up front, more of a dry cracker and biscuity tone in the semi-dry finish.

Balanced and very complex, still very drinkable. A session ale that makes you think a little, it is also intricate enough to pair against a bolder cuisine.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2010 20:42:03 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Drop Top Amber from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.