Colorado Native Amber Lager | AC Golden Brewing Company

BA SCORE
83
good
217 Ratings
Colorado Native Amber LagerColorado Native Amber Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AC Golden Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
coloradonative.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Colorado Native is a hand crafted lager made with all Colorado ingredients that celebrates the joys of life in Colorado.

Hold up a pint of Colorado Native and drink in its amber lager color, brought to life with pale and caramel malts from our famous Moravian 2-row barley. We painstakingly balanced its malt character against select Chinook, Centennial and Cascade hops to create a perfectly balanced, full-flavored beer. A lager yeast fermentation gives Colorado Native a slight fruitiness, complementing a citrus aroma note from a late kettle hop addition. Everything then comes together to deliver a clean taste and dry finish that is very drinkable by itself, or paired with your favorite foods.

Added by Domingo on 04-05-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
217
Reviews:
61
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
14.25%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
59
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 217 |  Reviews: 61
Photo of Sruds1
3.39/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hopfenpeter
3.69/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dankjohn
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Try-em-all
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wow, thus is based good one. Great cloudy look and appealing smell, goes down quite smooth and causes you to want another. Very nice.

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Photo of Forsythe2016
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jensen83
4.6/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BWED
3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into willibecher.

A- Amber with some great clarity. Dense off white head.

S- Toasty, a little nutty. Hop aroma isn't detectable.

T- Toast and a little caramel. Hop comes out a little more in flavor, earthy., to even things out.

M- Medium body, sweet and toasty. Just a bit of bitterness. Slight linger.

O- Not bad. Solid darker lager. Darker malts contribute mostly to the flavor. And kudos to sourcing ingredients locally.

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Photo of Parmesan
3.85/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: Deep Amber red, with a fluffy white head that lingers for a while.

S: Nutty earthy malt, with a floral hop character.

F: Earthy nutty sweet malt with a nice floral hop character and a good bitterness at the end.

F: Medium body and carbonation.

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Photo of V1per41
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BdM
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Proclarush
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gobzilla
3.25/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of erk0607
3.91/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RyanK252
3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a BarrelHouse Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours copper amber with a frothy tan head that settles to a nice layer and laces very well.

S: Bready toasty roasty malt, fruity notes, a bit yeasty and a little pine.

T: Toasty roasty malt, earthy, a little coffee, pine, and faint fruity notes.

M: A bit on the fuller side of medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Surprisingly flavorful amber lager. I think it could use a little more sweetness to counter the hop and roasted malt bitterness, but still pretty nice.

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Photo of Tlloyd417
3.37/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheHopsman
3.51/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zaraspook
3.27/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.72/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BryantForestry
3.44/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sporklift87
3.93/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JetFeather22
1.09/5  rDev -70.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer is not how an american amber lager is supposed to taste.. It is hoppy as hell, Amber lagers are supposed to be about the malts, I honestly can't taste much malt with all the hops in the way...

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Photo of ASirahSyrah
3.84/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Gerred
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbarny76
3.76/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcarter1221
3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Colorado Native Amber Lager from AC Golden Brewing Company
3.65 out of 5 based on 217 ratings.
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