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Heavy Seas - Cutlass (Amber Lager) - Heavy Seas Beer

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114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 2
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
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Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
This malty lager is our most award-winning beer: it took gold, silver, and bronze medals at the Great American Beer Festival from 2006 to 2010. Cutlass Amber has a toasted, biscuity character. The slight sweetness comes from Crystal malt. Vienna malt contributes a remarkable smoothness and Munich malt gives an amber color and delicate aroma. Tettnang hops infuse the beer with a slight earthiness. Formerly named Heavy Seas Märzen, Cutlass Amber is our second best-selling beer. In 2012, Cutlass Amber won a silver medal at the World Beer Cup in the Vienna Lager category.

(Beer added by: bubseymour on 04-30-2013)
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Reviews by JednoPivoProsim:
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JednoPivoProsim

Maryland

3.14/5  rDev -10%

Poured from a 12 fl oz bottle into a pint glass. For brewery fresh taste, purchase before FEB 14.

Appearance: Pours a thin light amber body with a thin off white head.

Smell: Very faint caramel malt accented by very faint noble hop aroma.

Taste: Bready, toasty, caramel malt flavor. Slight hops for balance. Not bad, but not noteworthy either.

Mouthfeel: A little thin with little to no carbonation. Pretty watery.

Overall: I would love to support this local brewery, but beyond Loose Cannon and maybe Small Craft Warning (Imperial Pils), most beers are underwhelming. The draft versions around town (especially what I have had at OPACY) have all been much, much better than the bottled versions.

11-07-2013 23:50:15 | More by JednoPivoProsim
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Billolick

New York

3.68/5  rDev +5.4%

12 ounce bottle with purchase before date notched on label info.

Pours quite clear, lighter amber, minor head, with larger bubble rising and producing no lace...bleeh look to this one.

Faint malt on the nose

Better tasting then it looks or smells. Moderate malty sweetness with caramel prominent.

Easy drinking sessioner.

A worthy add in to my chicken marinade this morning.

This is a decently well rounded and smooth crowd pleasing type of brew.

10-26-2013 12:24:23 | More by Billolick
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mctizzz

California

3/5  rDev -14%

01-03-2014 23:27:44 | More by mctizzz
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BBQWhisperer

Maryland

3.52/5  rDev +0.9%

08-15-2014 23:19:49 | More by BBQWhisperer
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tallfellapgh

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

11-21-2013 01:54:25 | More by tallfellapgh
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

11-28-2013 19:30:17 | More by dcbeers
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Jeffreysan

Maryland

3.31/5  rDev -5.2%

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a golden color with an eighth of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved into a thin lacing of foam that gripped the sides of the glass and formed wispy clouds that collected in the center of the top of the beer.

Aroma: Not much in the aroma department at all. I got faint notes of malt, some honey, straw and clover.

Taste: Very reminiscent of a German-style lager. Malty, yet hoppy. Sweet, yet slightly bitter. Good floral flavors of clover, yeast, crystalized sugar, honey suckle.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light, but with some good and with an ABV of 5.4%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a very, very solid lager. Great session beer, full of flavor, nicely balanced and extremely drinkable. I’ll certainly get this beer again.

10-30-2013 00:26:09 | More by Jeffreysan
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socon67

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-19-2014 23:13:29 | More by socon67
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RickS95

Indiana

3.69/5  rDev +5.7%

Fairly non-descript pour. Looks like a stardard issue lager with some reddish hues to the regular golden color. Very clear, no haze. Head is bright white, a finger thick and has moderate retention.

It's got a yeasty, bready smell with just a splash of citrus. Not much of a hop nose.

Very flavorful for a lager. Very malty, though with so many different malts it's hard to distinguish each one. Earthy, Noble hops in a lasting finish.

It's smooth and slightly sweet. In mid-sip the hops take over and lay down a savory feel. Fairly crisp, dryish finish.

Not bad, easy to drink, lowish alcohol, mostly a non-aggressive sessiony kind of beer that would go with any occasion.

06-26-2013 02:39:08 | More by RickS95
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bconsidine

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-29-2013 14:23:19 | More by bconsidine
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Mbpike

Arkansas

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

09-02-2013 01:25:36 | More by Mbpike
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DOCRW

Washington

3/5  rDev -14%

04-23-2014 22:43:18 | More by DOCRW
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dvmin98

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

06-02-2013 22:22:11 | More by dvmin98
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

09-08-2013 21:41:32 | More by mikeburd1128
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SLewis

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

08-12-2014 21:04:17 | More by SLewis
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MM47


3/5  rDev -14%

06-23-2014 16:47:58 | More by MM47
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BogAl

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

07-12-2014 02:43:23 | More by BogAl
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metter98

New York

3.58/5  rDev +2.6%

A: The beer is crystal clear light amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that quickly died down, leaving delicate lacing on the surface and a very thin ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of sweet toasted malts are present in the nose; these become a little stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The taste follows the smell and has slight hints of initial sweetness with flavors of toasted malts and is followed by hints of earthy yeast towards the finish. No bitterness is perceptible, although there's just enough underlying hops to keep the malty sweetness from becoming cloying.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is nice and malty and tastes like a true representation of the style.

08-13-2013 01:27:28 | More by metter98
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GNH3

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-01-2014 22:04:53 | More by GNH3
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-27-2013 16:22:30 | More by dsshuck
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-19-2014 15:22:35 | More by ChipMurray
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citrusydark

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +14.6%

12-29-2013 05:19:42 | More by citrusydark
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Cook82

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

08-01-2014 00:23:02 | More by Cook82
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nitter

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

05-01-2013 00:15:27 | More by nitter
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axxe

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

05-11-2014 20:20:25 | More by axxe
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Heavy Seas - Cutlass (Amber Lager) from Heavy Seas Beer
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