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Amber Lager | Blue Star Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Blue Star Brewing Company
Texas, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Gagnonsux on 02-24-2006

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by jasonjlewis:
Photo of jasonjlewis
2.11/5  rDev -34.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This beer has a decent head and apperance. The smell is of caramel malts and cascade hops. Weird whiskey like undertone smell.

This beer is overpowered by a strong alcohol presence. I can't stand that. I want to taste a balance of malts and hops and I want the alcohol to have a back seat to that. I don't like alcohol to be the dominating flavor.

The mouthfeel is thin and watery.

This beer is not that great for a session. Pass on this one.

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Photo of Mora2000
3.58/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewpub.

The beer pours an amber color with a white head. The aroma has a ton of sweet toffee in it without too much else going on. The flavor is similar. There is a ton of toffee and caramel notes, as well as as little bit of grass from the hops. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Not bad.

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Photo of LacquerHead
2.47/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

It looked like rusty water. There was no head, just a thin lacing that quickly faded away.

The aroma was not too promising. A slight sweet maltiness.

The taste was not very good. It had a dirty water and caramelized taste. The little flavor that was there was disappointing. It had too much of a caramel sweetness with virtually no hops to help it out. My sister ordered this and she didn't think much of it. Not worth the time, get something else.

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Photo of yankinwis
3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

Photo of RickSawyer
4.1/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a mahogany amber with a bit of a head. Smell is fairly simple, honey, whole wheat bread, and a floral hoppiness. Taste follows suit, beginning with a bready malt that is balanced with a very 'domestic' floral hop and finishing with a sweet touch of honey. Mouthfeel is thin and dry, as should be. Impressive amber, highly sessionable.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.2/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Color is a pale amber with a short, off-white head. Aroma has a standard amber lager sweetness. Taste is of light biscuity malt with some caramel mixed in as well. An edge of citrissy hop seems a bit out of place here. A bit more sweetness seems to be needed. Okay, this is fairly average, something seems a bit off, the drinkability is not here for this style of beer..

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Amber Lager from Blue Star Brewing Company
3.22 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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