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

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277 Ratings
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Ratings: 277
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 2
Gots: 21 | 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:
Malts: Maris Otter, Cara Vienna, Munich Malt, Cara Munich, Cara Pils, Special B

Hops: Magnum, Willamette (whole leaf), Santian

Yeast: Chico No. 2, 1272

(Beer added by: oberon on 08-05-2004)
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Ratings: 277 | Reviews: 68 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

BeerBuzzGuy, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of Mojo
3.43/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle -> New Belgium globe glass

A - deep amber with a thin white head and little in the way of retention and lacing

S - weak nose, mostly bready smells

T - caramel malt flavor with a dry finish that has a bit of a bitter edge to it.

M - medium thick, average carbonation

O - I don't know. Nothing about this beer just grabs me as outstanding, but yet I thoroughly enjoyed it. Was refreshing, easy to drink, and just seemed to hit the spot.

Mojo, Jun 08, 2014
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3.39/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours red orange with very little head, just a little lacing. Smells of caramelized malt and slightly fruity. Tastes of fruit, berries and slight maltiness. Beer is light bodied a tad heavily carbonated, good finish. Overall, a slightly above average beer.

cyclonece09, Jun 03, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

Sebas, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

spedprof, May 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

cbros, May 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Griffith, May 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12%

LAS, May 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

RWLawman, May 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Localdrinklax, May 11, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

Whsrickqb12, May 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

DuffDaddy, May 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

ascags, May 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

lmpaisan, May 05, 2014
Photo of Immortale25
3.64/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Dogfish signature snifter. No readable freshness date.

A- Pours a dark amber color with a 1/4 inch off-white head that retains decently before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a small center patch of sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves clots behind.

S- Sweet cereal grain malt and some caramel is actually quite pleasant.

T- Toasty malt brings more caramel notes. Very mild hop bitterness. Quite innocuous but it doesn't taste bad at all. A metallic aftertaste surfaces after a while.

M- Standard, actually a bit thin. Medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the fuller side.

O- Was expecting much worse from this considering the score but its sweetness, quaffability and considerable amount of flavor sort of won me over. The only downfall was the thin mouthfeel but this really isn't a bad beer overall.

Immortale25, Apr 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

OldhouseRecs, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of Foyle
3.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Amber to light brown and mostly clear. Pours a ½” inch head that fades quickly. Decent amount of lacing and moderately carbonated.
Aroma: toasted bread, caramel malts, earthy hops.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a slightly sticky mouthfeel and a fairly dry finish.
Flavor: Flavors the aroma – a significant malt presence dominates this brew. Nice mix of toffee, whole wheat bread, and earthy hop spice.
Overall: A very good session beer.

Foyle, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

mattsmith413, Apr 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

williahd, Apr 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

AngusOg, Apr 12, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

slimpickens101, Mar 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12%

Irish57, Mar 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

waiting4lunch, Mar 07, 2014
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a dark, amber-toffee coloring with a ton of carbonation and a clingy, low profile, off-white head that leaves a filmy lacing along the glass. Aromas of sugary sweetness, with tangy caramel, roasted nut, and hints of chocolate. Flavors are roasted and sweet forward, with more of the toffee and chocolate combination coming to the foreground. Roasted notes turn to a slight char character at the tail-end of the palate, with a subtle bitter hops character shining through there, as well. Smooth and light in mouth. Drinkable throughout, with a roasted and sweet aftertaste. The finish is light, slightly effervesced, with a slightly sweet linger. This is a very drinkable brew, but it doesn't do anything to separate itself from the middle ground of this style.

GarthDanielson, Mar 05, 2014
Buckshot Amber Ale from Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.