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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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trytoketchup

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

12-06-2013 23:18:04 | More by trytoketchup
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NOLTERN

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

11-19-2013 21:29:44 | More by NOLTERN
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PhillipNordwall

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

10-29-2013 04:59:59 | More by PhillipNordwall
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DefenCorps

Oregon

2.28/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Clear amber with a dense off white head with decent retention and lacing. The nose is a blend of caramel, cascade hops, toast, brown sugar, citrus and toffee. The palate opens moderately toasty and caramel like, but exceedingly thin and watery. Hop character is mild, with a faint bitterness, mild flavor and a touch of mineral. A touch of honey is present. The finish is dry and lacks flavor. Rather mediocre IMO.

Serving type: on-tap

10-26-2013 00:28:14 | More by DefenCorps
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

10-19-2013 23:34:33 | More by ummswimmin
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Zach122

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

10-06-2013 15:03:31 | More by Zach122
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FINLANDski_1619

Wyoming

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

09-30-2013 19:58:29 | More by FINLANDski_1619
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

09-24-2013 23:46:47 | More by Erik-P
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.18/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I had this beer at a wedding up in the mountains. It was the first beer I tried as there were many in the "beer tub", but I figured this was the heaviest one, drink it first before I started dancing like MJ

Pours a dirty amber with somewhat foamy head. Looks a bit light

Aroma has a muddle of hops and sweet nuttiness. The malt strains to be recognized and the hops sort of bow out. Sweetness comes out on top.

Flavor sees the grains struggle to keep pace with the sweetness. There's a sweetness from malt and grains and sweetness from sugar added, this is the latter. Seems fake and thin, lacking depth. The hops just don't add enough to hide this. Feels so-so.
Not a pour out beer, but I didn't wish to seek another...unless the other options were watery "pilsners".

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2013 21:59:10 | More by Mebuzzard
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Hoppy_McMalt

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

09-23-2013 02:26:29 | More by Hoppy_McMalt
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

09-14-2013 12:13:05 | More by ejimhof
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PKS

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

09-12-2013 06:07:09 | More by PKS
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Nunya

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

09-08-2013 12:42:42 | More by Nunya
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

08-31-2013 06:20:38 | More by bcsbeer
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davet100

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

08-30-2013 14:27:14 | More by davet100
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

08-28-2013 14:59:29 | More by GraduatedCashew
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KlayWey

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

08-24-2013 16:49:44 | More by KlayWey
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C_S

Washington

3/5  rDev -11.8%

08-22-2013 18:23:53 | More by C_S
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -11.8%

08-14-2013 16:14:46 | More by JTomczak
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snohojimbo

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-30-2013 02:12:10 | More by snohojimbo
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MatthewPlus

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-28-2013 20:27:13 | More by MatthewPlus
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forestkcary

Oregon

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-18-2013 21:13:41 | More by forestkcary
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-14-2013 18:08:02 | More by mrfrancis
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-14-2013 17:06:18 | More by jaxon53
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Soumya

Oregon

2/5  rDev -41.2%

06-28-2013 05:27:10 | More by Soumya
Drop Top Amber from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 383 ratings.