American Hero | Liquid Hero Brewery

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81
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Liquid Hero Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
liquidhero.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Slatetank on 12-16-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
69
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
9.77%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
12
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 69 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of bradacad
4.45/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A standard bearer for ambers.

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Photo of GuyNamedSid
4.06/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Smell- the smell was a bit of a turn off. Had a bitter smell to it.

Looks- Cloudy, Amber

Taste- Crisp, very pleasant to the mouth. Rich to feel.

Overall - Not the most attractive lady in the bar, but don't judge a beer by it's bottle. This is a great every day beer. year round I could sit down and knock back a few pints of this. MUST TRY!!!

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of EvoRich
3.9/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jamato14
3.85/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of twenteone
3.82/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of calcnerd
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.74/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JWU
3.6/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz. can poured into a tumbler glass.

A: deep amber, some chill haze, with a half inch of light khaki haze. Little lacing.

S: Some biscuity malts, slight caramel, and some very light earthy/citric hop.

T: The malt bill is pretty dry. Biscuity, and slight caramel sweetness. Hops overshoot their mark to balance and are slightly too bittering on the finish. Pretty tasty nonetheless.

M- A bit too dry, bitter and metallic, but lighter side of medium.

O - If they could back off the bitterness, and find a yeast strain to impart some fruity notes, they'd have something here (New Belgium Fat Tire as an example) I'd certainly have it again though. Lots of English Bitter qualities here rather than an Amber Ale.

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Photo of metter98
3.57/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is very hazy amber in color. It poured with a quarter finger high beige colored head that died down, leaving lots of lacing on the surface and the sides of the glass as well as a collar around the edge.
S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel malts and grassy hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of caramel malts and floral and grassy hops, the latter of which contribute a light to moderate amount of bitterness. There also seem to be some hints of earthy yeast.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very well balanced between the malts and hops; the taste seems like a constant battle between caramel and bitterness on your taste buds with alternating notes of sweetness and grassy hops.

Serving type: can

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3.57/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #86 (Mar 2014):

Citrus, Toasty, Yeast

A well-put-together Amber Ale, the brewers dose this brew sufficiently with Cascade and Centennial hops. This beer has some body to it, while the toasted malt flavor evens things out. Even with all of this, though, it lands around the middle of the pack.

STYLE: American Amber Ale | ABV: 5.7% | AVAILABILITY: Year-round

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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American Hero from Liquid Hero Brewery
3.48 out of 5 based on 69 ratings.
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