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Gerst Amber - Yazoo Brewing Company

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80
good

181 Ratings
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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 3
Gots: 18 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Featured beer of the Gerst Haus German restaurant, brewed in Nashville by Yazoo.

(Beer added by: sommersb on 03-25-2011)
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Photo of andrewjraab
3.71/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Light brown with good clarity. About an inch of egg shell head with little retention and stick.

S - Heavy on the malts, baked bread, caramel, crackers, yeasty.

T - Big caramel malts up front, bread, yeasty, corn, followed by a fruity flavor in the back end. Highly drinkable with big flavor to alcohol ratio.

O - Solid brew - not really familiar with an altbier, but this one drinks more like an octoberfest to me.

Photo of Arch-Harris
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Drknight
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of jerefreakinmiah
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of jkermitj
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of MisterFuzz
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of stprather
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of mdfb79
3.53/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 08/09/13 notes. Had this at Rippy's, among other places, over the weekend in Nashville. 12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.

a - Pours a deep amber color with two inches of off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of grains, bready malts, caramel malts, and dough. Not a ton going on, though not bad at all.

t - Tastes of grains, caramel, dark fruity malts, caramel malts, bready malts, dough, and biscuit malts. Some nice fruit, better than the nose was.

m - Light to medium body, more onthe light side and moderate carbonation. Overall a good mouthfeel as it is very easy to drink.

o - Overall a solid altbier that is very easy to drink; a nice alternative than al the Bud Lights being drank around you on Broad St. Nice fruit in the taste, worth checking out in a bar with not a lot of craft options.

Photo of ImperatorScab
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of zmoney1
1.95/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Nice golden-amber color but that's about it. Tastes like bread and has a sour aftertaste. A little bit of sweet flavor would have helped. The taste is the number one priority which is why I gave it a overall rating to match the taste. Yazoo never fails to disappoint.

Photo of remops
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of RocksteadyRye
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of ZachKelly
2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

Photo of lcdawg
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of brentk56
3.33/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color with a modest head that leaves just a hint of lace behind

Smell: Caramel malt and a hint of husky grain

Taste: Caramel up front, with a growing sweetness; husky grains appear in the mid-palate and linger into the aftertaste, though the predominate feature is the sweet caramel malt

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Rather disappointed with this beer - don't like the sweetness and I don't care for the husky grains

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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1.75/5  rDev -49.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -35.2%

Gerst Amber from Yazoo Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.