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Drop Top Amber - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

396 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 396
Reviews: 229
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 15.25%
Wants: 13
Gots: 14 | 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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2.98/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Consumed 9/2/09- from notes.

Brown 12oz bottle poureed into a shaker glass. Bottled on date on the label.

A- Dark amber with a thin tan head that was gone so quick I wasnt sure I saw it. No lacing to speak of. Mildly active carbination.

S- Didnt get much here. A little caramelesque sweet hint was about it.

T- A little stronger than the nose, tasted pretty much like sweet biscuits.

M- Light body, a little too watery. The carbination wasnt very noticable.

D- Pretty easy to drink but not really worth the effort. I was torn between drinking iut a drain pouring it the whole time. I guess it would make a good session brew if the only other options were macros.

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3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours two finger cream head that fades slowly, leaving some lace. Nearly clear amber color. light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Pine and earthy hop nose and flavor is mild caramel, faint breadyness and light piney hops. Dry piney finish. 12oz bottle - gift.

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3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

App. is clear burnt orange with thin off-white collar and very light lace at the top of the glass, a shaker pint.

Smell is pretty rich caramel malt and light peach esters.

Taste is fruitier then the aroma, more subdued and a little harsh.

The mouthfeel has a sharpness too it, although it's not really crisp.

Not too drinkable, I don't really like it that much and wouldn't want to have many of them. I guess this is pretty average micro red, but when they're so pedestrian, I really don't care for them.

Drop Top Amber from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 396 ratings.