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Gerst Amber - Yazoo Brewing Company

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80
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151 Ratings
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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14.86%
Wants: 1
Gots: 10 | 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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TheFlea1

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

06-04-2014 08:12:13 | More by TheFlea1
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Swettenham_Shire

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

This beer/brewery introduced me to the craft craze a few years ago. I haven't been able to try Gerst again until now as Yazoo only distributes in the south. Overall, it's a very refreshing summer brew. Taste reminds me of Alaskan Amber, both of which are like a crisper/better version of Newcastle. I'll probably share the rest of these this summer on the lake. Who knows, it may introduce some friends to good craft beer.

05-30-2014 22:59:57 | More by Swettenham_Shire
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BigGold

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-19-2014 19:02:31 | More by BigGold
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Mackbekeza

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

05-12-2014 00:29:20 | More by Mackbekeza
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Imperial_Sapient_Groat

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

04-25-2014 03:11:44 | More by Imperial_Sapient_Groat
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Brian_Ev

Mississippi

4.75/5  rDev +35.7%

04-22-2014 21:17:23 | More by Brian_Ev
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bhurtle4

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

04-22-2014 19:06:33 | More by bhurtle4
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3/5  rDev -14.3%

04-18-2014 21:12:33 | More by Gonzoillini
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.65/5  rDev +4.3%

Had on tap in a pint glass.

Pours a clear medium amber with a nice one finger white head. Fairly good head retention on a beer this light.

Lots of caramel in the aroma along with a moderate dose of grassy hops. Some hay and toast as well.

The flavor is somewhat sweet with some light toffee and toasted malt. A quick touch of fruit from the yeast along with some grass and hay. Mouthfeel is smooth and light with a pretty dry finish making this quite drinkable.

Overall, a tasty, sessionable beer. I was surprised at how good this is and could easily see putting back a few on a hot day.

04-16-2014 02:00:07 | More by rangerred
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aasher

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

04-12-2014 14:47:44 | More by aasher
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mdtvandy

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +35.7%

04-09-2014 15:38:32 | More by mdtvandy
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

04-09-2014 14:42:10 | More by LJWalker
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

3.35/5  rDev -4.3%

A - Pours a honey color with an amber hue. Has a small 1/2 finger offwhite head with little retention and no lacing

S - light aromas. Fairly sweet smelling. Mainly caramel with hints off coffee

T - Much like the aroma. Sweet and malty. Caramel up front with a nice nutty finish. Hints of coffee are present throughout as well

M - Light to Medium body. Has a fairly dry finish. Smooth drinking for sure

O - An easy drinking brown. This would bea good beer to introduce someone to craft beer with. Definately sessionable. Would be enjoyable on a hot day.

04-03-2014 15:10:51 | More by Goosehunter75
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DeepSouthSipper

Mississippi

2/5  rDev -42.9%

04-03-2014 00:42:56 | More by DeepSouthSipper
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

3.86/5  rDev +10.3%

Pours to a half inch head that falls to a thin ring of foam. No lacing. Color is a deep copper-amber. Aroma is very German, with soft noble hops and sweet decocted malts. Flavor is balanced and easygoing with sweet and nutty malts perfectly balanced with noble hops. Mouthfeel is light and CO2 is good. A very tasty and accurate Alt.

03-09-2014 01:17:04 | More by EagleTalon
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GaryWindham

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

03-08-2014 21:51:02 | More by GaryWindham
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AmishLightning

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

03-06-2014 16:12:41 | More by AmishLightning
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lemonblossom

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

03-02-2014 18:53:17 | More by lemonblossom
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Trappist77

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-09-2014 03:37:17 | More by Trappist77
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psmith161

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

02-06-2014 00:45:52 | More by psmith161
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richj1970

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

02-02-2014 20:51:48 | More by richj1970
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Theniz

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-02-2014 18:47:09 | More by Theniz
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

02-02-2014 03:43:07 | More by orangesol
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

01-30-2014 18:27:18 | More by CraigTravor
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benloho

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

01-29-2014 16:19:18 | More by benloho
Gerst Amber from Yazoo Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.