Ybor Gold Amber Lager | Florida Beer Company

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Ybor Gold Amber LagerYbor Gold Amber Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Florida Beer Company
Florida, United States
floridabeer.com

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by grdahl on 06-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
130
Reviews:
67
Avg:
3.27
pDev:
14.37%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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1.75/5  rDev -46.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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4/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +37.6%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of FosterJM
3.03/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

1146th Review on BA
Bottle to Chalice
12 oz

Work event for Master Pools in Tampa

App- Rich amber with some browns and golds. Bubbles float up and have a small called white head. Some decent cling.

Smell- Very malty and earthy and a bit of granular notes. Wasn't much here.

Taste- Stricky a average beer. Along the lines of SA lager or a Bud American Ale. Malty and lacking a punch.

Mouth- Medium body and medium carbonation. Little bitter, little earthy.

Drink- Just an average beer, nice to try a local but wouldn't seek this out.

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +7%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +37.6%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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4/5  rDev +22.3%

Photo of sim0n17
3/5  rDev -8.3%

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4/5  rDev +22.3%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of Tschnab
3.03/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- pours a copper orange with a tiny foam cap, no lace.

S- toasted grains, malts, slight hop aroma.

T- like the smell. Unpleasantly carbonated, and watery too. It is very easy to drink though.

O- a very meh beer. Easy drinking and forgettable, but I drank it pretty fast, so at least it is smooth.

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2.53/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a golden amber with a 1 finger head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of some malt and yeast, a hint of grass to it. Tastes grainy and one dimensional, no sweetness or hop flavor. Overly carbonated, harsh, and watered down. Not impressed with this.

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3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a conical pint.

A - 2 fingers frothy white head collapsing quickly and leaving some minor lacing. Color is light amber gold as advertized.

S - Light malt and cereal grains with just a hint of spicy hops behind, not too "lagery"

T - Pretty smooth, with a gentle lead in bitterness and a gentle undertone of caramel maltiness

M - Light and briskly carbonated

O - Pretty drinkable, if very average lager. Goes well with sushi, but unremarkable otherwise. I like my second pint better than my first, which couldn't stand up to the spicy food I paired it with.

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3.06/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clear light marigold color with a one inch white head that left some lacing.

Aroma of breadcrumbs, light lager yeast and fresh drying hay.

Taste is on par with the aroma. There is plenty of grass and a very light malty vienna grain flavor. Slightly overboiled maybe causing the grains to become a little tannic. There is a dry finish and a lingering bitterness that drops this beer from being relatively smooth to having a cauliflower aftertaste. Definitely not the best Vienna lager I have had but easy to drink and nice light beer for Hurricane Irene cleanup.

Overall ok, glad I do no have a 6 pack of it, but nice to have tried.

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4.03/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I think this beer may have been defunct for a while; maybe not, but I haven't seen it around in a few years. The brew pours a rich brassy golden hue and is capped with an inch of moderate-lived white head that settles to a covering film. Spotty lace is deposited. The nose doesn't do much except avoid offense and comply with style norms; there is not a tremendous amount of character expressed int the aroma. The flavor, however, is explosive by comparison; it is also very tasty. This bottle must be fairly fresh because it has a good deal of sublime and dynamic hoppiness; herbal and grassy notes are initially observed on the palate but they turn to piney and cannabis-like on the finish. The malt is very pale and mineral-y at first (AKA @ ~55°F) despite the relatively rich hue; as it warms and airs out notes of caramel and ripe fruit come through. The feel is light and refreshing, offering soft carbonation and medium-light body. Overall, I am stunned by this brew, as I did not expect it to be anything better than mediocre at best based on my recollection. It is pretty close to everything I would want from a straightforward lager, excepting the vagueness of the aroma, and it is definitely a case of the whole being better than the sum of its parts.

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2.93/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Passable beer for a long flight delay. Yellow colour, foamy head. Cheese aroma head. Smooth drinking, very light toasty malts, average mouthfeel. Subdued sweetness with mild bitterness in finish. Carbonation is above average buty not obtrusive.
Delta lounge, Tampa airport.

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2.71/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Clear amber color. Decent head formation and some lacing.

S: Not a lot going on here. Lightly malty/bready. No hops at all.

T: Mild flavor. Pretty bland on the tongue with a slightly tangy finish.

M: Slightly watery. Medium-dry finish. Medium carbonation.

D: Easy to drink, but the overall lack of flavor does not lead me to want another one.

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3.6/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

a- pours a nice soda-like clear amber brown with a finger of head that didnt stick around for long with a small ring of lacing
s- mild caramel malt scented
t- nice blend of caramel malt and slight nutty/chocolatey notes, a pretty balanced beer, nothing amazing but nothing to really complain about
m- medium mouthfeel, slightly creamy/oily
d- easy to put these down, good beer for kicking back and in the fall, gets the amber lager idea across without being too malty for certain people's tastes

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Ybor Gold Amber Lager from Florida Beer Company
3.27 out of 5 based on 130 ratings.
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