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Buckshot Amber Ale - Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
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305 Ratings
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Ratings: 305
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 3
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: oberon on 08-05-2004

Malts: Maris Otter, Cara Vienna, Munich Malt, Cara Munich, Cara Pils, Special B

Hops: Magnum, Willamette (whole leaf), Santian

Yeast: Chico No. 2, 1272
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1/5  rDev -70.8%

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1/5  rDev -70.8%

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2/5  rDev -41.7%

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2/5  rDev -41.7%

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2/5  rDev -41.7%

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2/5  rDev -41.7%

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2.1/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A lot of caramel malt flavor, but very grainy and unbalanced leaving a metallic afterthought on the palatte. Not a lot to say. A very pedestrian amber. I have enjoyed other beers from this brewery, but not this one.

I hoped this would be an enjoyable session beer, but I am highly disappointed.
**I will note that this is markedly better on draft.

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2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

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2.68/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Portion of a 12 oz bottle poured into a Hunahpu's snifter. From notes.

A: Pours a clear amber/copper color, with a rather dinky-looking white head. Looks pretty good regardless.

S: All I pick up here is some unsweetened caramel.

T: The faintest twang of fruity esters builds to a caramel-y finish. Extremely unassuming.

M: Crisp, dry, and light. If you're going to showcase little in the way of flavor on the palate, this is how you do it.

O: Nothing wrong with this per se...it's just so bland, though. Really just one step up from BMC in my opinion.

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2.73/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours copper with a healthy white head. Nice lacing that sticks around. Not much nose, slight malt. Taste is well balanced but very light for my tastes. There's just not much there. A little toffee and malt, with a very understated hop finish. Not horrible, easily drinkable, just not that good.

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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2.8/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

I was disappointed in this amber ale. Maybe I'm just used to very full-flavored beers, but this one tasted watery to me.

Presentation: 12 oz bottle poured into a mug. No freshness date.

Appearance: Clear amber. Thin head that quickly dissipates.

Smell: Mostly caramel.

Taste: Has a nice caramel and nutty flavor, but the taste doesn't linger. I wanted more fullness.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied, watery, light carbonation.

Drinkability: Easy drinking, but not enough flavor for me.

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2.95/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dark caramel amber with a thin a layer of white head that quickly fades to a thin layer. The nose has notes of grains and burnt toast. The flavor has notes of sweet caramel, toasted malt, and mild earthy hops. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied, smooth, and moderately carbonated.

This is a smooth beer and easily drinkable, but it's rather lacking in flavor and forgettable.

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Buckshot Amber Ale from Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 305 ratings.