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Fountain City Amber | 75th Street Brewery

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Brewed by:
75th Street Brewery
Missouri, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Rio on 11-08-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by Rio:
Photo of Rio
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes from Barley's Brewhaus (Overland Park, KS) on 11/04/04. GABF 2004 Irish-Style Red Ale Gold Medal Winner.

Poured a clear, coppery red color with little head and no real retention. Aromas of grain and a slight malt sweetness.

A taste of grains, almost like biscuits, with a bit of caramel-like flavor that leads into the earthy hops with a bit of bite.

Smooth, very drinkable beer that I drank all night while I watched the election returns, and came back for again. Sometimes called 'Brick Red Amber,' but Fountain City is it's actual name. A pretty good representation of the style.

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Photo of jaydoc
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of busternuggz
3.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had a nice clear amber with a foamy head, leaving some thick lacing.
Very bready nose, with a little hops and citrus in there too.
The taste had pleasant dry caramel and a bread/toast note, very well balanced with a pleasant mildly bitter finish.
Medium bodied and slightly viscous.
Pretty smooth and tasty, I could have several of these.
Nothing complex but a solid and tasty amber.

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Photo of Dogbrick
3.1/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Sample at the brewpub. This beer is a mostly clear copper-amber color with a medium light beige head. Thin rings of lacing on the glass. The aroma is fruity malt with a touch of hops. Medium, smooth body with flavors of earthy malt and light fruity undertones. Slight hops presence as well. The finish is short and malty with a lightly bitter hops aftertaste. Just average.

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Fountain City Amber from 75th Street Brewery
3.58 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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